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- Kaizen team members, from left, Kim Hachet, Ric Greene, Regina Harper and Brian Seeger during the taping of their first video.
Kaizen Tackles Two More Projects
The Kaizen team was busy over the winter break. Two projects from this unique quality improvement committee are nearing completion.
Improving Graduation Rates is a joint effort between Records and Registration, Information Technology and Curriculum Management. The project kicked off in July 2013 and wraps up in February 2014. The goal - "design a graduation process for students who meet requirements but have not attended Columbus State for at least one year." Team members include Brenda Dembraski, Sandra Downing, Julie Collins, Rick Greene, Kimberly Hachet, Regina Harper, Susan Norris-Berry and Brian Seeger.
Improving the Enrollment Process for Transient Students combines four departments - Records and Registration, Admissions, Financial Aid and Advising Services. The project deadline was December 2013. Team members are Mary Ashley, Tari Blaney, Jamel Chamberlain, Julie Collins,Jan Crozier, Brenda Dembraski, Sandra Downing, Tim Goetz, Rick Greene, Kimberly Hachet, Regina Harper, Marcy Leeds, Misty Mahefkey, Tisha Mcglaughlin, Susan Norris-Berry, Brian Seeger, Marisa Vernon, Suzanne Von Ahn, Michele Welsh, Mary Whitt, and Elizabeth Wyles,.
CQI Activity Form
CSCC improvement projects come in all shapes and sizes. But the bottom line is that quality is what we strive for every day. Here's the form you can use to tell us about your special project.
Selected CQI Projects
Below are some of the improvement projects going on this year, along with contact names.
Student Engagement through Athletics & Campus Recreation. Judith Cockrell, Patricia Fabrisi, Amanda Jennings, Darrylene Mason, Mikhail Shmukler and Todd Taylor. Improving student success and attainment through intercollegiate sports and recreation is the goal of this project. A Leadership Institute project.
Improving Online Student Success & Attainment with Embedded Librarians. David Metz, Jonathan Kreger, Julie Collins, Kim Leggett, Maurice Anderson, Martina Cora. Integrating librarians into online classes enhances connectedness and student success. A Leadership Institute project.
The Alumni Engagement Project. Patty Gabrenya, Doug Gray, Teddi Lewis-Hotopp, Jon Moorehead, Angie Schreiber, Sandy Kellam. Colleges depend on their alumni for many vital activities. This project will identify ways to develop those relationships. A Leadership Institute project.
Office Supply Project. Kimberly Brazwell, Lydia Gilmore, Murray Holmes, Michael Johnson, Christina Stillion. Streamlining and simplifying the ordering of office supplies will be easier once this project is implemented. A Leadership Institute project.
- Priority Projects
Achieving the Dream, data/metrics. Lisa Carpenter, 287-2729.
College Access & Readiness. Karen Gray, 287-5637.
Curriculum & Assessment Data Storage. Chris Emswiler, 287-2105.
Datatel User Interface 4.3 Upgrade. Tony Mandator, 287-2441.
Data Warehouse. Lisa Carpenter, 287-2729.
Dev Ed Initiatives.. Lisa Carpenter, 287-2729.
Dev Ed Intervention - Math model. Kelly Hogan, 287-5169.
Dual Enrollment Expansion. Karen Gray, 287-5637. CSCC's dual enrollment program allows college courses to be taught during the regularly scheduled high school day, by trained, approved high school teachers at the high school location. The expansion of the dual enrollment program will allow CSCC to open the door of access to more Central Ohio students.
Early Alert System (Starfish) Pilot Implementation. The purpose of this project will be the pilot implementation of an Early Alert System at CSCC that will work to increase student success and to achieve greater rates of retention.
Hobsons student application. Tony Mandator, 287-2441.
Integrating Bookstore w/ Colleague. Chris Emswiler, 287-2105.
Master Planning. Under the leadership of our new President, Dr. David Harrison, the College intends to develop a long-range plan that will address the College's role in meeting the higher education needs of central Ohioans.
Partnership Project. Columbus State Community College (CSCC) and The Ohio State University (OSU) will be launching a partnership beginning in Autumn of 2011 to provide class offerings and student services to students in the Delaware County/Northern Franklin County area.
Readiness Testing in selected high schools. Lisa Carpenter, 287-2729.
Tuition Payment Plan. Lisa Carpenter, 287-2729.