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Assessment Newsletter June Edition
June edition of the Assessment Newsletter,
published by the Division of Academic Affairs Assessment Office, is hot off
the presses! Catch up with all things related to the College’s current
decennial accreditation process and access
previous editions of
the newsletter on our website!
New State of Maryland Policy for Address Changes
that the State has a new process for changing your address. The
change-of-address form is out and the “appropriate tax-withholding form” is
in! Please read the Memo issued Monday from the assistant director of the
Central Payroll Bureau.
BCCC’s 65th Commencement is Tomorrow!
Join the graduating class of 2014 at the
Patricia and Arthur Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric. This year’s
class includes two sisters - Jennah Abdul-Aziz
and Hajr Abdul-Aziz – who will graduate with their father, Muhammad;
outstanding STEM Scholars Francis Waddell, winner of the President’s Cup,
and Siham Elmali, who was selected for a prestigious summer research
internship at the Utah State University College of Engineering; and Abatar
Paudel, recipient of the 2014 Biotechnology Award for Highest GPA. 10
a.m. 140 W. Mount Royal Ave. in Baltimore.
SEC Names New Vice President
Faculty Senate Executive Committee (SEC) named its new Vice President
Friday, May 30. Professor Edward Ennels of the Mathematics and Engineering
department will serve for the 2014-2016 term. Dr. Katana Hall, English,
Humanities, Visual and Performing Arts, was elected President May 15 and
Professor Theron Coleman, English, Humanities, Visual and Performing Arts,
was elected Secretary. Click here for the full roster
of SEC officers and committee representatives for 2014-2016!
EEO Training for Non-Managerial Staff – Earn Two
Professional Development Credits!
two professional development credits by attending any one of four sessions
being held June 10 and June 17! Click here for more information or call Nicole Webb at
Deadline Approaching: Scholarship Opportunities Available
The Board of Trustees of The John J.
Leidy Foundation, Inc. awarded the BCCC Foundation $2,200 for student
scholarships. These scholarships will be awarded for Fall 2014 semester
students who reside in Maryland, have demonstrated financial need and are in
good academic standing.
may go to www.bcccfoundation.org/scholarships to download an
application and apply for all BCCC Foundation scholarships.
applications must be received by June 15.
further information, contact Myra Derbyshire at the BCCC Foundation at
Scholarships Available for STEM Students Transferring to Morgan
Help spread the word, scholarships are available for science and
math students transferring to Morgan State University for the 2014-2015
academic year! Students MUST be interested in attaining a B.S. in:
(including Pre-Med, Pharmacy, Dentistry)
students you know to Claton Lewis, Director of
Pre-Professional and Transfer Programs at the Morgan State School
of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences, at 443-885-4515 or
scholarships are for $2,000 per semester for five semesters. The deadline
is July 1, 2014 for submission of qualified students, who need to
have attained their associate degree from BCCC when applying for
Caps and Gowns for Saturday’s Commencement
and Staff may pick up cap and gowns NOW through Friday, June 6
at the bookstore.
Caps and gowns must be returned in original
packaging on Tuesday, June 10.
Thursday- 8:30 a.m. — 5 p.m.
Wednesday- 8:30 a.m.- 7 p.m.
a.m.- 4 p.m.
TODAY IS THE LAST DAY to take the 2014 Self-Study
Survey Update For Students, Faculty and Staff
The Self-Study survey for
students, faculty and staff will remain open through today. If
you haven’t already taken the survey, please access the appropriate link
below and provide your opinion.
2014 Self-Study Surveys for
Administrators, Professional Staff
and Skilled Services Staff
Thanks to your responses to the 2013 Spring Self-Study Survey,
we were able to provide a great deal of information for the Self-Study
Report. NOW, we need your help again! Your input helped us to identify
issues that need further attention. The Office of Institutional Research
and the Self-Study team have revised the Self-Study Survey for
Administrators, Professional Staff and Skilled Services Staff to help us
address some of the issues raised in the Self-Study Report.
Please take a few minutes to respond to this survey through
the link below.
It focuses on areas vital to responding to Middle States and
our continued enhancement of programs and services. All responses will
Self-Study Survey for Students
feedback about BCCC programs and
services is vital to the Self-Study
process and to enhancing the ways we serve our students.
2013 Self-Study Survey was key to the Self-Study
Report. The College has launched an updated Student Self-Study Survey
to help us respond to the Middle States Visit. Please strongly encourage
students to complete the survey when
they log on to Blackboard.
IT Services: Update
West has a new phone system! The 70 phones were successfully cut over
Wednesday night and by Thursday morning, all phones worked with only a
handful of FAX machines needing special attention, which were resolved by
the afternoon. Kudos to Harold King, Telecom Coordinator; Adeniyi Olunuga,
Network Engineer; and Kennedy Franco, Systems Admin., on a successful plan.
Clients at Liberty West should set up their voicemail and anyone who missed
or needs training (or needs the phone Reference Card), please contact
Harold via email at firstname.lastname@example.org so
it can be scheduled as soon as possible. The Main Campus will undergo a
similar phone change over the next few months and since the install is much
larger, the work will be performed in stages by groups and/or locations.
Faculty: Complete Dean and Associate Dean Assessment
adjunct and full-time faculty are encouraged to complete anonymous surveys
provide feedback about their respective Dean and Associate Dean. Human
Resources will share the data gathered from these surveys with President
and Vice President of Academic Affairs. The deadline to complete the
surveys is today.
Alert Your Students: Low-Cost Quality Child Care
Clarence W. Blount Child Development Center is now enrolling for summer
CCAMPIS (Child Care Access Means Parents in School) scholarships. The
College offers an infant-toddler and pre-school room program (6 months-5
years) and an evening aftercare program starting in the fall (ages 5-12).
is available to students who are eligible to receive the Pell Grant and
unable to afford the full cost of quality child care. Students receiving
child care subsidy from the State of Maryland are not eligible for
participation in the grant program, though there are sliding scale fees
available. The deadline to enroll in the evening program is Aug. 11. See eligibility for CCAMPIS scholarships
receive assistance through this program, students must:
Be a Pell-eligible student-parent
Be enrolled in 3 credits (summer) or 6
Have a cumulative GPA of 2.5
Attend workshop trainings and participate in survey and evaluation
For further information, please
contact Jinaki Kambui, Clarence W. Child Development Center Program
Director; Jodi Cosgrove, CCAMPIS Project Coordinator; or Vivian Gross,
CCAMPIS Program Group Leader at 410-462-7460.
Summer Hours for the Bookstore
Starting June 16, the Bookstore summer
hours will be:
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
9 a.m. – 6
9 a.m. – 3
Cafeteria Summer Hours
BCCC cafeteria is currently operating from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday
through Friday and the grill will close
at 2:30 p.m. daily. These hours will continue until further notice.
ID Booth Summer Schedule
this week, the BCCC ID booth will operate during the following hours. These hours will be effective through
Friday, Aug. 1.
Monday – Friday
9 a.m. to noon
1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Write Effective Performance Goals
faculty and staff are encouraged to click here and view the Professional
Development Office’s guide to writing effective performance goals. Learn
about the simple process for establishing measurable performance goals. To
receive one hour of professional development credit, complete pages 3-5 and
forward to Kemberly Sellman at email@example.com.
NEW BCCC Positions Posted!
Office of Human Resources is seeking qualified candidates for the following
Accounts Receivable Clerk (New)
Assistant Professor, English (New)
Assistant Professor, Fashion Design (New)
- Building Security Officer
- Helpdesk Specialist 1
- Instructional Specialist,
Manager of Non-Credit Healthcare
Procurement Specialist II (New)
Vice President, Business & Finance (New)
For more detailed information for all job
postings, please visit this link
at the left-hand column above!
Reminders from the E-Learning Department:
Your Course for the Quality Matters (QM) Review:
you taught an online or hybrid course for more than four semesters, please
consider submitting your course for the Quality Matters (QM) review.
The advantages for having
your online or hybrid course QM recognized are:
- Personal and professional recognition of a high-quality online/hybrid course
- Middle States commendations for maintaining online
offerings of high quality
- Creating a culture of excellence in the Academic
- Having your course acknowledged on the QM website
Steps for having your online or
hybrid course QM recognized and timeline.
- Respond to this email and copy your associate dean
and dean, indicating your willingness and commitment to follow through
- Enroll and complete successfully the two-week
course called Applying the Quality Matters Rubric (APPQMR). The
course is free for all attendees (a $25 per person technology fee will
be paid by the E-Learning Department). The course will be taught by
Diana Zilberman and offered from Wednesday, June 4 through
Wednesday, June 18.
- Prepare your course for the QM review by the end of
- Submit your course for review in September
- Have your course QM recognized in December
E-Learning Department would like to have at least 15 faculty members
participate in this process. If you are interested, email Diana Zilberman
and associate deans, please encourage your faculty to have their online or
hybrid courses QM reviewed. Many thanks for your support in this effort!
the Impact of E-Learning at Community Colleges:
Instructional Technology Council (ITC) recently published information about
the impact of E-Learning at community colleges. Click here to view the article and learn more about
how technology has affected teaching and learning in higher education.
Business and Finance News - Fiscal Year-End
In preparation for the end of the fiscal
year, please note and adhere to the following deadlines:
travel reimbursements for payment in FY14 to Accounts Payable. If travel
is in June, then submit by July 3
spring tuition reimbursement requests to
holders must submit May 2014 CPC statements with original receipts to the
holders must submit June 2014 CPC statements with original
receipts to the Procurement Office
to the College’s Cash Management Procedures, any checks made out to
Baltimore City Community College must be given to General Accounting for
processing. Please do not bring any checks to the Cashier’s window.
Failure to comply with established procedures may result in an audit finding
for the College. If you have any questions, please contact the General
Pavilion, Room 228
Pavilion, Room 237