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Resource Subcommittee Projects 2011-2012

Area

Objectives

Strategies to Meet Objectives

Assessment Method

Question

Program/Office/Department Performing Assessment

What does the department/ program do to meet the goals --- what practices are currently in place

 

What is done to meet the objective – how does the department meet the objective (already in place)

How will this practice (objective) be assessed – what tools are used to see if the objective is working

What question are you trying to answer?

Career Development Services

The mission of the office of Career Development Services is to provide all Hunter students and alumni access to the services and best available resources that will assist them in discovering the career that will provide optimum personal satisfaction.

Through an interactive process in individual and group counseling sessions, career counselors assist students in the exploration and evaluation of education, training, work history, interests, skills, and personal traits. Counselors help students recognize underlying factors that may impede progress toward decision-making. The office works collaboratively with faculty to integrate classroom learning with experiential learning through internships and jobs.

Use multi medium communications to promote system, ORION. All current students are imported into system by second week of each semester. "Welcome" letter sent to students by second week of each semester. CDS presentations at all Freshmen orientations day 2. Publicity blurbs on Hunter/Gatherer, flyers/posters distributed/displayed around campus, ORION "Kick Off" celebrations 3rd floor.

Is the ORION system providing better service to students?

Public Safety – Campus Access Control

Public Safety’s mission is to consistently work to create a healthy, safe, and secure campus environment for all students, faculty, staff, and visitors.

Public Safety, along with the College and CUNY, assisted in the installation of campus access control devices at all entrances to Hunter’s 68th Street buildings.

Public Safety compared the number of thefts on the 68th Street campus before and after the access control devices were installed.

Has restricting campus access lowered crime rates?

Athletics

The Hunter College Athletic Program provides a comprehensive, competitive, and fulfilling program in which all can feel pride, commitment, and affiliation.  We attract, retain, and graduate the finest student-athletes who in turn become loyal, supportive and proud alumni.

The program represents an exemplary model of intercollegiate athletics which athletic excellence is sought within the context of full support for the institutions’ academic mission. 

Athletics administers a student satisfaction survey at the end of the Fall and Spring semesters each year.

Are students satisfied with the athletics program at Hunter?

AccessABILITY

The Office of AccessABILITY enhances the educational experience for people with temporary or permanent disabilities.

The Office of Accessibility performs a review of its students’ Academic Risk Report provided by the ICIT, and uses this information to further advice, counsel and accommodate students to enhance their academic standing.

The transcripts of those students on academic risk or probation were reviewed. Based on the data gathered from Access and Technology center’s attendance records, a list of students that utilized services during 2010-2011 and belonged to those categories was created.  The number of students who utilized the Access and Technology center’s resources and services and improved their academic standing is determined. 

 

Does the resources provided through the Office of AccessABILITY’s Access and Technology Center improve at-risk students’ academic performance?

Environmental Health and Safety

Annual audit of lab activities. Written Standard Operating Procedures for tasks that significant risks

Offer training to all students and personnel in labs where hazards may be present

(1) Increase in the identification of regulated waste streams. (2) Increase in training attendance.

(1) Has environmental compliance improved?

 (2) Has user's safety awareness improved?