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1 Nicholls State University Student Access and Success Initiatives 1 Presentation to University of Louisiana System Academic and Student Affairs Committee December 4, 2008

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3 Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 3

4 17 month program with cohort group Classes in Houma alternating Saturdays 4 EMBA Executive Classroom Donated by Barker Family

5 COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 5

6 COLLEGE OF NURSING AND ALLIED HEALTH By 2020, one million RN vacancies Patient safety compromised by shortage of BSN qualified nurses 2004 LA Legislature responds to crisis 6

7 COLLEGE OF NURSING AND ALLIED HEALTH Nursing Capitation Program – Initial – Expanded 7

8 COLLEGE OF NURSING AND ALLIED HEALTH The Exceptional Semesters in 2008 and 2009 will allow the BSN Program to progress approximately 360 students through the clinical sequence of six semesters in only two calendar years rather than three academic years Admissions increasing by 125% Progression time to graduation decreasing 33% All achieved without increase in faculty or staff 8

9 COLLEGE OF NURSING AND ALLIED HEALTH Nicholls excellence in program expansion = Capitation funding exceeding that of all other ULS universities for All qualified applicants admitted in 2008 Ms. Leslie Battaglia 9

10 COLLEGE OF EDUCATION Associate of Science in Teaching Program (AST) Seamless entry from community colleges to Nicholls program 10

11 COLLEGE OF EDUCATION STAR program Students Teaching and Reaching 11

12 COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES Math and Science – a national challenge MATH 117 Contemporary Mathematics and Quantitative Analysis MS in Mathematics – Online! 12

13 COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES National Center for Academic Transformation – algebra redesign model Mathematics Enrichment Workplace - MEW 13

14 COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES MEW – Focus groups – Online lab – 3 hours Flexibility Individual attention More assessments Uniform evaluation Continuous improvement Mr. Carlos Segura 14

15 JOHN FOLSE CULINARY INSTITUTE Only Louisiana institution offering AS and BS degrees in Culinary Arts 15

16 JOHN FOLSE CULINARY INSTITUTE Industry based faculty Significant career opportunities Cajun/Creole cuisine Institute Paul Bocuse Comprehensive externship programs 16

17 JOHN FOLSE CULINARY INSTITUTE Fall 2008 doubled enrollment Increased enrollment exceeds facility capabilities Need YOUR help for continued student access 17

18 UNIVERSITY COLLEGE Advising Recruitment Retention 18

19 UNIVERSITY COLLEGE Presenter – Ms. Erin Donegan Peer Tutor – Mr. Chris Monier 19

20 UNIVERSITY COLLEGE Peer Assistants – Monica Benoit – Anna Waguespack – Cambria Bouzigard 20

21 Nicholls State University Student Access and Success Initiatives 21 Presentation to University of Louisiana System Academic and Student Affairs Committee December 4, 2008


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