Strategic Plan - 2015 First Times and Celebrated

Tier 1

  • Mandatory advising for under 30 hours
  • Established a Tobacco-free Campus
  • Pioneer Career Center consolidated, moved and opened Fall 2015
  • TRIO grant awarded September 2015
  • Two Spring graduations and a December graduate reception
  • We have a CNA at a high school
  • Physical Therapy is on a nine-year success streak with 100% of student passing board exams on first exam.
  • First time we recognized by legislators for entrepreneurial events – 100 Garages Initiative
  • Renovation of Women’s Softball Field
  • Press box at baseball field constructed
  • Renovation of the old Wash Barn to relocate the Fire Science
  • Mortuary Science Database commended and upgraded
  • Jazz Band travelled outside of the country
  • Disabled stop lights and sidewalks
  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning (HVAC), Welding and Medical Assistant evening classes
  • Faculty, Staff, and Administrators stayed for the whole in-service
  • In-service on Tuesday rather than Monday
  • Spring classes began after MLK holiday
  • Closed college for Royals World Series Parade
  • Concurrent enrollment for nursing students in the KCKCC ADN & KU BSN nursing programs.
  • KU/KCKCC Faculty collaboration in Respiratory Therapy Program
  • Implementation of Ad Astra for College-wide calendar scheduling
  • Departments have access to update myDotte content
  • Established the President’s Institutional Innovation Proposal Award Process
  • Electronic purchasing implemented this fall

Tier 2

  • Certificate Programs available at night
  • First time the Medical Assistant Program has been offered night
  • Enrolled over 100 ESL students for the first time ever
  • Centralized student interns
  • New online classes
  • Student portal updated
  • Course Analytics available on the Learning Management System-
  • Printing requests available on line in lieu of paper requests
  • Student Services division sent a group of people to behavioral intervention training and formed a core team.
  • A spirit squad was formed for Athletic events
  • Director contracts
  • SALT reached 1,000 members.
  • Veterans Corner established
  • Alumni Association established
  • Hit 1,000 Followers on Twitter
  • Voicemails now go to email
  • Local employer filled all positions and left early at annual job fair
  • Serving over 200 small business clients in the Innovation Center
  • Presenting Ecosystem approach at the Regional and National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE) Conference.
  • Collaborated with the Kansas Board of Regents on the “Dream It, Do It” Initiative
  • Serving as a sub-recipient of the Mid-America Manufacturing and Technology Center
  • Business classes to provide “test centers” for small business support
  • Provide placement training for the Senior Employment Redevelopment (SER) program.
  • Offering Summer Computer Camp grant participants college credits

Tier 3

  • Established relationship with Boys and Girls Club of KC and local School Districts to attract students with GPAs of 2.5 of below
  • Replaced sidewalk in front of Administration Building
  • Merry Fit-mas by Wellness & Fitness Center
  • Replaced outside stairs going down to the Bookstore and outside of Science and Admissions
  • Built the Press Box at the Baseball Field
  • Book buy back at TEC
  • Instituted a payroll debit card for those who don’t have direct deposit
  • College Senate is being video recorded
  • New community garden plots
  • STEM scholarship established
  • Established President Cabinet and the Extended Cabinet
  • Established Alumni Director position
  • College Endowment changed to KCKCC Foundation
  • Reallocation of the Dean of Enrollment Management and Registrar Positions
  • Added Peer tutors in reading/writing center
  • Hired a 2nd nurse (part-time LPN)
  • New student lounge area
  • Planed a giving grove and garden
  • Tech Center hosted Eastern Kansas Skills USA
  • Board Room remodeled
  • Presidential Internship opportunity 

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