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Plan: GBC Ely Center

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Mission Statement: Great Basin College enriches people's lives by providing student-centered, post-secondary education to rural Nevada. Educational, cultural, and related economic needs of the service area are met through programs, paertnerships, community service, and student support services administered through the Ely Center.
GOALS
1.  Goal: Goal 1: Offer variety of courses to attract students with diverse academic goals while maximizing services to all students to maintain/increase FTE’s for Ely & surrounding areas, including distance education students based on current enrollment. (Theme 1)

Last changed on 12/14/2012 by Cathy Fulkerson

  OBJECTIVES
  1.1  Objective: 1.1 Determine academic and community education needs of students in Ely & surrounding areas

Added on 06/29/2012 by Mary Swetich

Status: Ongoing

    ACTION PLAN  
    1.1.1  Task: Survey current students and take requests from local groups, schools, and individuals

Added on 06/29/2012 by Mary Swetich

Status: Ongoing

    1.1.2  Task: Keep record of program needs as determined in advising sessions.

Added on 06/29/2012 by Mary Swetich

Status: Ongoing

    1.1.3  Task: Maintain spreadsheet on major academic plans

Added on 06/29/2012 by Mary Swetich

Status: Ongoing

  1.2  Objective: 1.2 One half of students in the fall and one third of students in the spring will receive academic advisement.

Last changed on 09/21/2012 by Mary Swetich

Status: Ongoing

    ACTION PLAN  
    1.2.1  Task: Advertise advising appointments in newspaper, radio, campus sign.

Added on 06/29/2012 by Mary Swetich

Status: Ongoing

    1.2.2  Task: Track advising forms completed during advising sessions and compare with enrollment

Added on 06/29/2012 by Mary Swetich

Status: Ongoing

  1.3  Objective: 1.3 Implement group advising where possible

Added on 06/29/2012 by Mary Swetich

Status: Ongoing

    ACTION PLAN  
    1.3.1  Task: Determine students with declared degrees

Added on 06/29/2012 by Mary Swetich

Status: Ongoing

    1.3.2  Task: Contact students

Added on 06/29/2012 by Mary Swetich

Status: Ongoing

    1.3.3  Task: Meet with groups and share long term schedule.

Added on 06/29/2012 by Mary Swetich

Status: Ongoing

  1.4  Objective: 1.4 Incorporate benefits of People Soft for students

Last changed on 04/10/2013 by Mary Swetich

Status: Completed

    ACTION PLAN  
    1.4.1  Task: Demonstrate student center during application process and advising sessions

Added on 06/29/2012 by Mary Swetich

Status: Ongoing

  1.5  Objective: 1.5 Provide training and support for adjunct faculty and student government

Added on 06/29/2012 by Mary Swetich

Status: Ongoing

    ACTION PLAN  
    1.5.1  Task: Adjunct group sessions for Faculty Center through IAV from main campus and follow up with one-on-one assistance

Last changed on 09/21/2012 by Mary Swetich

Status: Completed

    1.5.2  Task: Weekly communication with SGA senators to provide support

Added on 06/29/2012 by Mary Swetich

Status: Ongoing

2.  Goal: Goal 2: Maintain Ely Campus to be attractive, safe, and sufficient for student needs. (Theme 3)

Added on 06/29/2012 by Mary Swetich

  OBJECTIVES
  2.1  Objective: 2.1 Develop safety plan with warning lights for inside classroom security

Last changed on 04/10/2013 by Mary Swetich

Status: Completed

    ACTION PLAN  
    2.1.1  Task: Install warning light system throughout classrooms in the building
Inside locks put into place 2009.
College-wide lock system put into place 11/12 so classroom doors lock from inside.

Last changed on 09/27/2013 by Mary Swetich

Status: Completed

    2.1.2  Task: Train instructors and facilitators, and then students to respond to the warning lights (stay in classroom, lock doors from inside)

Last changed on 09/27/2013 by Mary Swetich

Status: Ongoing

    2.1.3  Task: Walk through building with new law enforcement employees

Added on 06/29/2012 by Mary Swetich

Status: Ongoing

  2.2  Objective: 2.2 Upgrade classrooms for shop and IAV in computer lab

Last changed on 04/10/2013 by Mary Swetich

Status: Due 06 of 2013

    ACTION PLAN  
    2.2.1  Task: Install fans and vent in the shop

Last changed on 09/21/2012 by Mary Swetich

Status: Completed

    2.2.2  Task: Install IAV equipment in the computer lab for classroom use
Purchased spring 2009

Last changed on 09/21/2012 by Mary Swetich

Status: Completed

    2.2.3  Task: Eliminated

Last changed on 09/27/2013 by Mary Swetich

    2.2.4  Task: Install electric heaters in shop

Last changed on 09/21/2012 by Mary Swetich

Status: Due 12 of 2014

  2.3  Objective: 2.3 Increase aesthetic value of the campus

Added on 06/29/2012 by Mary Swetich

Status: Ongoing

    ACTION PLAN  
    2.3.1  Task: Maintain flowers and landscaping in front area to welcome students and visitors

Added on 06/29/2012 by Mary Swetich

Status: Ongoing

    2.3.2  Task: Obtain materials and labor to fill cracks, seal and stripe the parking lots

Last changed on 09/21/2012 by Mary Swetich

Status: Completed

  2.4  Objective: 2.4 Improve lighting and security on campus

Last changed on 09/21/2012 by Mary Swetich

Status: Due 12 of 2014

    ACTION PLAN  
    2.4.1  Task: Replace current front lighting for better lighting at night
Install motion sensor lights in restrooms and classrooms
Install astronomical timer for outside lights and entrance sign
Lighting is completed. Timers to be completed 12/12 or 1/13.

Last changed on 04/10/2013 by Mary Swetich

Status: Completed

    2.4.2  Task: Install security cameras in parking lot, including entrance area

Added on 06/29/2012 by Mary Swetich

Status: Due 10 of 2013

  2.5  Objective: To sufficiently provide for student needs

Added on 09/27/2013 by Mary Swetich

Status: Ongoing

    ACTION PLAN  
    2.5.1  Task: Provide tutoring access to students through live, Internet, IAV, Skype, or peer mentoring

Added on 09/27/2013 by Mary Swetich

Status: Ongoing

    2.5.2  Task: Equip classrooms with safe and comfortable study accommodations. Set up replacement of classroom furniture on a rotation.

Added on 09/27/2013 by Mary Swetich

Status: Due 12 of 2013

    2.5.3  Task: Provide study area for students to accommodate study groups.

Added on 09/27/2013 by Mary Swetich

Status: Ongoing

    2.5.4  Task: Provide testing area and resources conducive to study needs such as book check-out, calculators, and privacy areas for individual studying. (Some classes require TI 84 calculators which students need for only one class. Students may need a scientific calculator and not have one with them at the time of studying or test-taking when allowed).

Last changed on 09/27/2013 by Mary Swetich

Status: Due 12 of 2013

3.  Goal: Goal 3: Assist GBC in taking an active role in community and economic development (Theme 2)

Added on 06/29/2012 by Mary Swetich

  OBJECTIVES
  3.1  Objective: 3.1 Community participation in economic development

Added on 06/29/2012 by Mary Swetich

Status: Ongoing

    ACTION PLAN  
    3.1.1  Task: Develop written plan for GBC-Ely’s role in economic development

Added on 06/29/2012 by Mary Swetich

Status: Ongoing

    3.1.2  Task: Determine needs of local businesses and agencies

Added on 06/29/2012 by Mary Swetich

Status: Ongoing

    3.1.3  Task: Participation in economic development events

Added on 06/29/2012 by Mary Swetich

Status: Ongoing

  3.2  Objective: 3.2 Collaborate with NvEPSCOR to implement climate change date retrieval

Added on 06/29/2012 by Mary Swetich

Status: Ongoing

    ACTION PLAN  
    3.2.1  Task: Implement collaboration with representatives of NvEPSCOR for project years of 2011-2016

Added on 06/29/2012 by Mary Swetich

Status: Ongoing





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