Honolulu Community College Work Plans

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WORK PLAN
UH campus and system teams were asked to identify large scale/high impact strategies, develop tactics necessary to implement the strategies, and prioritize next steps. Teams are currently moving forward on implementing their plans.

ONGOING ACTIVITIES

DATE UPDATE
June 2015 Campus Annual Report

December 2013
  • Created a Retention Office that falls under the Student Success Center in Academic Affairs. Office contacted all students that did not enroll the following semester and it showed positive results.
  • Number of students identified through their Early Alert system doubled.
  • Revamping tutoring services (pilot in Spring 2014) to embed tutoring in the courses.
  • Continuing with COMPASS brush up workshops.
  • Looking at possible student cohort group projects.
  • Bringing back redesigned Study Skills Workshops that will be open to all students (previously students had to register for a course).
June 2013
  • Focusing on increasing the students’ initial experience (hired outreach coordinator, retention specialist, etc.).
  • Implemented mandatory new student orientation.
  • For students placing in developmental courses, they are now required to take them in their first year.
  • Accelerating developmental courses (combining ENG 22 and 100 to a four credit ENG 100 course) and implementing Stat-way.
  • Developing new technical math courses for AAS programs.
Jan. 2013
  • Hosted Donna Linderman who met with HGI team and other groups on campus, and with the general campus at an open presentation.
  • Looking at the possibility of testing a “block” schedule based on Ms. Linderman’s CUNY model that would be based on a cohort model that incorporates “intrusive” advising/counseling
  • Advertising two retention positions (one faculty and one APT).
  • Designated a student success coordinator who will develop the retention office (with positions above) and build this into a larger student success initiative, which includes an early alert process that is currently live and available to faculty.
  • Testing an embedded developmental education course in one section of English 100.
Oct. 2012 Summit II, Oct. 2012 (.pdf)