Division of Student Affairs IEP Presentation by Dr. Terisa Riley, Vice President for Student Affairs
Major Accomplishments • Opened Javelina Dining Hall • Began 2 transportation systems: Blue & Gold Express and Kingsville Connection • Opened Mesquite Village West • Opened new retail outlet in the SUB: Sushic • Renovated Turner-Bishop Dining Hall
Major Accomplishments • 24% increase in employers attending the General/All Majors Career Fair
Major Accomplishments • Completed $1 million renovation to Student Health and Wellness Center
Major Accomplishments • Educational Opportunities Center and Talent Search were re-funded for $1 million each for five years, CCAMPIS was funded for 4 years for $312,000, and Collegiate G-Force was funded for two years by THECB for $300,000.
Major Student Accomplishments • The Bigger Event had a record number of participants—over 500 • Student Recreation Center—191,094 recorded users in 2011 • Pep Talk (peer mentoring and education program) received the “Outstanding Organization” and “Outstanding Community Service Program/Project” for Area 6 (includes TX, NM, LA, AR, and OK). • Sara Munoz was awarded “Outstanding Peer Educator” for Region 6.
Response to Assessment • Revision and updates to manuals and procedures in S.H.W. due to CAS audit and implementation of new records management system as a result of the TAMU System audit. • Providing on-line mental health screenings for students to assess possible eating disorders, depression, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and alcohol abuse/dependence as a result of SACS accreditation findings. • Recommended closing Lewis Hall based on Housing Study findings and deferred maintenance concerns.
Response to Assessment • Increase outreach to juniors and first semester seniors from Career Services due to findings from graduation survey which shows more than half of graduates waited until the final two months of degree program to start their job searches. • Created campus and local transportation offerings based on NSSE and Noel-Levitz survey feedback and advice from John Gardner’s campus review.
New Initiatives • Implementing new educational campaign related to: Student Code of Conduct, Honor Code, and civility. • Study costs and options for addition to SUB 2nd floor and remodeling facility.
New Initiatives • Promote Greek Life through a variety of programs, training/conferences, and new campus attractions.
New Initiatives • Implement outdoor improvements to area between Turner-Bishop and Martin Halls.