Stories

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Headshot of Christopher Medley, Director of Housing

Assessment is more than just numbers and emerging themes. The process provides data by which we can create and modify services that are truly student centered.

Christopher Medley
Director of Housing and Residential Services
Headshot for Matt Burke, Director of Athletics and Recreation

Many Athletic and Recreation departments frequently promote the ways we teach valuable life skills and contribute to academic success to recruits, current athletes and families. However, we often struggle to demonstrate those efforts in tangible ways.

Matt Burke
Director of Athletics and Recreation
Portrait of Hank Parkinson

Assessment not only guides our work, but also supports the work of our campus partners. In a 2019 and 2021 study, we learned that students who are not involved attribute their sense of belonging to the connection they made with a faculty member and/or academic advisor.

Dr. Hank Parkinson
Associate Dean for Student Development
Portrait of Beth Swartz

In TRIO SSS, assessment is the foundation for how we make decisions about what services we provide. It is a tool we use to measure our successes.

Beth Swartz
Director of TRIO Student Support Services