|Report Title||Brief Description||Sponsoring Department||Summary Report||Highlights||Completed|
|Leadership Education for APIDA Development (LEAD) Conference Spring 2018||
The Leadership Education for APIDA Development (LEAD) Conference intends strengthening the campus identity and development of Asian, Pacific Islander, Desi American (APIDA) students on campus. Facilitated by the Department of Multicultural Services and the Asian Presidents’ Council, the purpose of the conference is to support and advocate for the APIDA community. Student Learning outcomes identified for students attending the inaugural conference, on April 22 2018 were:
|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|
|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|
|Leadership Learning, MSC CAMAC, 2015-2016||
The Memorial Student Center (MSC) Committee for the Awareness of Mexican-American Culture (CAMAC) mission is to unite students from diverse backgrounds, establish an appreciation for Hispanic and Latino cultures, and engage in cultural and educational event.The MSC CAMAC advising staff wanted to understand the student experience and learning from serving in leadership roles within MSC CAMAC during the 2015-16 academic year. The advising staff designated the following learning outcome for its leadership: MSC CAMAC Executive Leaders will be able to articulate areas of personal growth that contribute to life-long learning. The leadership experienced a series of developmental training throughout the year lead by their advisors, and incorporating readings from The Five Book, by Dan Zadra, which included exercises for the leaders outside of the meetings. The student leadership were then asked a series of five questions upon which to reflect and provide written responses. Their written reflections were evaluated using three criteria adapted from the American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) VALUE rubric, Integrative Learning. The attached report summarizes the results of that assessment.
|Memorial Student Center||07/30/2016|
|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|
|MSC Freshmen in Service & Hosting (FISH) Freshman Outcomes Assessment||
The Memorial Student Center (MSC) Freshmen in Service and Hosting (FISH) is dedicated to aiding freshmen in the development of leadership, integrity, purpose, identity, and independence while fostering personal relationships. The MSC FISH structure contains eight “schools,” which are smaller groups of freshmen led by upperclassmen. Members also have the opportunity to serve on one of four subcommittees to help plan and implement a variety of programs and projects. Through these subcommittees and schools, the MSC FISH staff helps freshmen become acquainted with the campus and community while serving as mentors.
|Memorial Student Center||07/07/2016|
|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|
|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|
|MSC Officer Student Learning Outcome Spring 2016||
The Memorial Student Center (MSC) provides leadership development opportunities for students through its 16 programming committees and six resource areas. Each includes student officers who bring higher levels of experience to lead the committees and resource areas. The MSC wanted to more fully understand the MSC officer student experience and measure their learning within their officer role as it relates to the Texas A&M undergraduate learning outcome of working collaboratively. The attached report summarizes the results of the analysis of the learning assessed as result of these MSC Officers experiences during the 2015-2016 academic year.
|Memorial Student Center||07/26/2016|
|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|
|Parent/Guardian Evaluation 2016-2017||
The mission of the Becky Gates Children’s Center (BGCC) “…is to provide an exemplary, affordable, accessible early childhood education program for the children of students, staff, and faculty affiliated with Texas A&M University” (http://bgcc.tamu.edu/mission-and-goals/ ). The BGCC provides services to a diverse group of children and parents/guardians. Yearly, a parent/guardian evaluation survey is sent out in an effort to evaluate and continue to provide high quality services to children and parents/guardians. The survey was designed to assess both the overall quality of the center, parent/guardian perspectives of the inquiry-based curriculum and the individual classrooms at the BGCC. The attached report summarizes the results of the survey sent out in reference to the 2016-2017 school year.
|Becky Gates Children’s Center||07/06/2017|
|Tutoring Services Assessment 2016-2017||
The mission of the Department of Multicultural Services Tutoring Program is to facilitate student academic success by providing personalized academic assistance and course-specific peer tutoring to assist students in the development of study skills essential to success in coursework. The attached report summarizes the results of the satisfaction survey sent to those students who utilized DMS tutoring services throughout the academic year
|MSC Campus Interest Survey - Fall 2018||
The MSC is the student union programming area at Texas A&M University and is responsible for providing leadership development opportunities for students and services to student organizations and the entire university population. The MSC staff wanted to gather feedback from the student body to identify students’ interests and needs regarding campus programs, understand students’ preferences for scheduling, costs, and marketing campus programs, and to gauge students’ awareness of the MSC committees. The MSC worked with Student Life Studies on similar projects in 2011 and 2013.
|Memorial Student Center||02/08/2019|
|MSC SCOLA 30th Annual Student Conference on Latino Affairs||
The MSC Student Conference on Latino Affairs (SCOLA) sponsors a conference yearly and this year's conference occurred on April 5-7 2018, and its theme was Influential Voices: Shaping Perspective through Representation. The conference featured five keynote speakers and 15 workshops. 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. Delegates attend the MSC SCOLA conference from colleges and universities from all over the country. The attached report is a summary of the results of the conference evaluation completed by delegates at the conference.
|Memorial Student Center||05/30/2018|
|SHARP Classes Fall 2016||
The Office of Consensual Language, Education, Awareness, and Relationship (CLEAR), within the Offices of the Dean of Student Life, promotes a campus culture of respectful communication and consent by connecting students to resources and facilitating authentic dialogues on healthy relationships and preventing power-based personal violence.The CLEAR Office hosted three Sexual Harassment and Rape Prevention (SHARP) classes between August 24, 2016 and January 10, 2017 in collaboration with the University Police Department and the Brazos County Sheriff’s Office. Attached summarizes the results of the survey provided to those who attend in effort to gauge their experiences at the workshop.
|Offices of the Dean of Student Life||02/15/2017|
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