Results 2017-12-08T13:09:22+00:00

Summary Reports

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Leadership
Student Employment
High Impact Practice (HIP)
Orientation
Retention / Persistence
International /Global
Learning in the Co-Curricular
Diversity and Inclusion
Alumni / Family
DSA Division Initiatives
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Report Title Brief Description Sponsoring Department Summary Report Highlights Completed
Global Leadership Initiatives Program Spring 2016

The Global Leadership Initiatives Program focuses on developing a context of international awareness, regional expertise, and language competence among the cadets at Texas A&M University. The Corps Global Leadership Initiatives Program is a partnership between the Corps of Cadets, the Department of International Studies, the Study Abroad Programs Office, and the Confucius Institute. Each year, cadets apply for one of the international trips. This year there were three different trips planned: Mexico, Japan, and Israel. The Corps of Cadets wanted to understand the experiences of the cadets on these trips, and three different surveys were developed in effort to measure the cadets' experiences in each country. The attached report summarizes the results of those assessments.

Corps of Cadets   07/19/2016
Global Leadership Initiatives- 2017

The Corps Global Leadership Initiatives Program is a partnership between the Corps of Cadets, the Department of International Studies, the Study Abroad Programs Office, and the Confucius Institute. Each year, cadets apply for one of the three international trips. Each year, different countries are selected, and once students are chosen, they attend orientation meetings to prepare for their experience prior to the actual trip in May. In 2017 three different trips were planned: China, Panama & Costa Rica, and South Africa. While in each country, students meet with various military personnel and diplomats to learn about the country and the relationship that country has with the United States. The trips utilize the DIME-R framework and focus on topics of diplomacy, information (media), military, economics, and religious/culture. Cadets also have time built into the schedule to explore the country to experience the culture, eat the food, and go to various museums or historical sites. The attached summarizes the assessments given to provide the Corps of Cadets a better understanding of the cadets' experiences during the program.

Corps of Cadets   06/27/2017
Customer Satisfaction Survey- DoIT Customer Support Summer 2016

In July 2016, a survey was developed and delivered to assess DSA staff satisfaction with DoIT customer support, focusing on the areas of workstation, software and end user support. The survey results were intended to provide information regarding the customer satisfaction level which would be used to improve the customer service that the DoIT Service Desk provides to the staff within the Division of Student Affairs. The attached report summarizes the results of the survey..

Information Technology   05/08/2016
Customer Satisfaction Survey-DoIT Customer Support

The report details the results of a customer satisfaction survey sent to customers who contacted the help (service) desk of the Department of Information Technology within the Division of Student Affairs in the 2016-2017 academic year. Intent was to measure the satisfaction level of customers of the help desk regarding their interactions with both student techs who work the Service Desk, and full time, professional staff who assist with troubleshooting and problem solving of issues brought through the help (service) desk.

Information Technology   07/31/2017
Student Worker Learning Outcomes Focus Groups

The Memorial Student Center (MSC) offices (Box Office, OPAS, Student Programs Office or SPO) developed student learning outcomes for their student employees for the 2015-2016 academic year focused on active listening as a component of the Texas A&M University learning outcome for undergraduates of demonstrating effective communication. During the MSC student employee retreat held in August, students were asked to identify major components of active listening (identified as pay attention, show you are listening, provide feedback, defer judgement and respond appropriately) and choose one on which to focus during the 2015-2016 academic year. Supervisors then met with their students throughout the year to gauge progress and ensure students were still focused on improving their chosen component. The MSC supervisors wanted to evaluate the student employees’ learning regarding this outcome and contacted Student Life Studies (SLS) to help create an assessment, and decided on a near end- of- term focus group, which would include approximately 50% of the MSC student employees. The attached report summarizes the findings of the MSC Focus Groups.

Memorial Student Center   07/20/2016
Memorial Student Center (MSC) Fall Leadership Conference (FLC) 2016

The Memorial Student Center (MSC) Fall Leadership Conference (FLC) is an annual event that occurs the week before the fall semester begins; this year’s conference was held on August 23th through August 25th, 2016. Program outcomes for the conference included giving new student leaders the opportunity to network with other leaders, staff, administrators and former students. MSC FLC also intended for delegates to increase their perspective of leadership, and understand how globalization affects everyone. Conference activities, such as focus group sessions, speakers, and group activities, are designed to accomplish all aspects of the program outcomes. The attached summary report provides results from the survey given to the delegates to assess their experience with the conference.

Memorial Student Center   12/21/2016
Memorial Student Center (MSC) Student Conference on National Affairs 63 Spring 2018

The Memorial Student Center (MSC) Student Conference on National Affairs (SCONA) was founded in 1955 in order to bring national and foreign policy issues to Texas A&M University.The theme for SCONA 63 was “New World Disorder: Reconsidering America’s Roles, Responsibilities and Relationships” and was held February 15-17, 2018. The conference, which brings together delegates from all over the world, was assessed using a paper survey in effort to gauge the delegates' experiences with the conference. The attached report summarizes the results of the survey.

Memorial Student Center   04/13/2018
MSC Diversity Survey Fall 2016

The Texas A&M Memorial Student Center (MSC) provides leadership development opportunities for students through its 16 programming committees and six resource areas. MSC leadership wanted to assess how MSC committee members and executive teams perceived the diversity initiatives toward creating an inclusive student union. The attached summary report provides the results of that assessment.

Memorial Student Center   02/01/2017
Memorial Student Center Alumni Survey Spring 2017

The Memorial Student Center (MSC) has been the student union at Texas A&M University since 1951. In addition to being a building on campus, the MSC is also a department in the Division of Student Affairs providing students with academic, cultural awareness and arts programs. The MSC Student Programs Office provides leadership development opportunities for students involved in any of the 19 committees or various trips and service experiences.The MSC keeps track of many former students who were involved in MSC committees and leadership opportunities. The department leadership wanted to understand the impact of the MSC leadership experience after they graduate, specifically related to the institution’s undergraduate learning outcomes. The attached summary report provides the results of the assessment conducted in Spring 2017.

Memorial Student Center   04/28/2017
Brand Awareness and Participation Survey

The Memorial Student Center (MSC) at Texas A&M University has been the student union on campus since 1951. It is a building, and a department in the Division of Student Affairs which provides students with academic, cultural awareness, arts programs, leadership development and services opportunities. The MSC Student Programs Office (SPO) wanted to conduct an assessment to learn what Texas A&M students, faculty and staff know and understand about the MSC, especially students’ understanding that the MSC is also a programming organization, not just a building. The MSC also wanted feedback regarding students’ use of the Flag Room within MSC, and their opinions about the Flag Room’s current food, drink and meeting usage policy. The attached summary report provides the results of that assessment.

Memorial Student Center   05/22/2017
MSC Abbott Family Leadership Conference San Antonio and Houston Trips

The Memorial Student Center (MSC) Abbott Family Leadership Conference (AFLC) is a five day event which introduces sophomore and junior student delegates to former students of Texas A&M University and leaders in industry who share experiences of incorporating values and ethics into their professional and personal lives. MSC AFLC sponsors two separate conferences, one in San Antonio (January 25-29, 2017) and one in Houston (March 1-5, 2017). MSC AFLC also sponsors additional pre-conference events that include all delegates. Different students attend each trip. MSC AFLC addresses four “pillars” in their pre-conference events and at both conferences: ethics, importance of family, service, and values. In 2016, MSC AFLC determined as its learning outcome for all conference and pre-conference events that delegates will be able to recognize an ethical dilemma and apply rational decision-making in order to address it after participating in conference activities. Evaluations of each conference and surrounding pre-conference events also include assessing delegates’ awareness, knowledge and application of the four pillars as a result of the delegates’ participation. The summary report attached present the assessment results regarding the student experiences from both the San Antonio and Houston trips.

Memorial Student Center   05/26/2017
Student Conference on Latino Affairs (SCOLA) 2017

The Student Conference on Latino Affairs (SCOLA) provides an opportunity for students to discuss issues that impact the Latino community and provides a stimulating educational environment through a variety of speakers. The conference occurred on March 3-5 2017, and this year’s theme was ¡Con Ganas!: Building a Legacy. The goal of the conference was to explore how one can grow as an individual and a professional while maintaining and fostering one’s identity/culture. The attached summary report provide assessment results from a survey distributed to conference attendees near the end of the event.

Memorial Student Center   05/25/2017
MSC CAMAC Mi Casa es Su Casa 2016-2017

Since 2005, MSC CAMAC has featured the program Mi Casa Es Su Casa whose purpose is to develop
a support system for Hispanic students, especially freshmen and transfer students. It is an opportunity
for Hispanic students to interact with Hispanic professors as the latter prepare a home cooked meal in
their house. The 2016-2017 year dinners where hosted monthly from September through April, except
December, January and March. The MSC CAMAC leadership wanted to understand the student experiences with the program,
especially its effect on the participating students’ motivation to stay in college through graduation. A
survey was designed to collect this information and given to students after their participation in each
dinner; the assessment results are highlighted in the attached report.

Memorial Student Center   06/07/2017
Mi Casa es Su Casa 2017-2018

Mi Casa es Su Casa, sponsored by MSC CAMAC, provides an opportunity for students to interact with faculty as the latter provides dinner in their home for the students. This report summarizes the assessment results from the student survey regarding their experiences at three dinners held throughout the 2017-2018 academic year. Generally very positive, the students' indicated they enjoyed the dinners, and the opportunities to connect with other students and professors at Texas A&M. And, because of this experience 98% agreed they were more likely to feel comfortable approaching Texas A&M faculty.

Memorial Student Center   04/02/2018
MSC Aggie Cinema Survey Fall 2017

MSC Aggie Cinema surveyed attendees of its fall 2017 cinema events, asking about their satisfaction with the films and preferences regarding upcoming MSC Aggie Cinema events.

Memorial Student Center   03/13/2018
Report Title Brief Description Sponsoring Department Summary Report Highlights Completed
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