Wait, Wait, Do Tell Me
Faculty In-Service Week
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Kevin Li, Dean of Instruction
How many AQIP Action Projects is
Wright College working on and
can you name at least one?
Bonus if you can name all of them
College Completion
Building the Cultural Foundation to Increase College Completion and Transfer Rates
Skills Connection
Enhancing College Credentials of Economic Value
Service Learning
Implementing Service Learning to Increase Student Engagement, Satisfaction, and Success
What does Student GPS stand for?
Defined semester by semester academic pathway
and plan for students to complete certificate and
degree programs that includes block and predictive
scheduling strategies
Where is the Math Center located?
Who is the Math Center
Jeremiah Bridges
What is Block Enrollment?
A) Enrolling an entire city block of students on
one day
B) Enrolling in 4 classes in the same discipline
for one semester
C) Enrolling in 15 credit hours each semester
D) A cohort of students enrolling in the same set
of courses needed for timely progress toward
certificates and/or degrees
What does IAI stand for, and how
many Wright General Education
courses are IAI approved?
Illinois Articulation Initiative
A statewide transfer agreement,
which is transferable among more
than 100 participating colleges and
universities in Illinois.
A) 71-80
B) 81-90
C) 91-100
D) Over 100
The Service Learning team at
Wright is working on establishing:
A) A pet sitting and grooming service
B) A food pantry
In collaboration
with the Greater Chicago Food Depository
C) A mobile
nurse station
D) All of the above
What does HSI stand for?
Hispanic Serving Institution
Defined in Title V of the Higher Education Act as
not-for-profit institutions of higher learning
with a full-time equivalent (FTE) undergraduate
student enrollment that is at least 25 percent
Who is the Veterans Services Specialist?
Where is his office located?
A) Ed Harris
B) Mike Davis
C) Ed Davis
D) Ed Norton
E) Richard Harris
Room S-132
What does CTL stand for?
Where is it located?
The Center for Teaching and Learning
Located in S-243, the CTL fosters a
culture of engagement, development,
and lifelong learning through faculty
and staff presentations offered in a
collaborative environment.
Which of the following sessions
were offered through CTL?
A) Let It Flow: Creative Writing Workshop
B) The Power of Positive Drinking
C) Got Milk?
D) Going Back: Paradise Lost
E) Flipping Out in the Classroom
F) All of the above
What City College service provides
mental health and other social
services to support personal
well-being and academic success?
The Wellness Center,
under the leadership of Anne Wysoglad
Wright College was awarded the
Title V Grant in 2012 because:
A) Wright College is an HSI
B) Wright’s proposal included solid programming
C) Wright had completed the Title IV Grant in 2011
D) A and B
E) All of the above
Which online tool can help students
create a planning guide to transfer
to other schools?
formerly u.select
On April 23rd, Wright College
celebrated Earth Day. How many
years has this event been held?
A) 12
B) 13
C) 14
D) 15
What is the name of the advising
management module that allows students
to better monitor their classes and grades
by enabling communication among
students and faculty through its advising,
tutoring, and early alert modules?
In what year was Wright first designated
as a Tree Campus USA?
A) 2009
B) 2011
C) 1999
D) 2006
Tree Campus USA is an Arbor Day designation for colleges and universities
that meet five standards to promote healthy trees and student involvement:
1) Campus Tree Advisory Committee
2) Campus Tree Care Plan
3) Campus Tree Program with annual expenditures
4) Arbor Day observance
5) Service Learning projects
Which year did President Clinton
visit Wright College?
A) 1994
B) 1992
C) 1996
D) 2000
Name three of the five Wright
College top transfer institutions
Which sport had its first
competition at Wright College?
A) Badminton
B) Marbles
C) Table Tennis
D) Synchronized Swimming
Level Up is a tuition-free bridge to
college program for incoming
freshmen. How many students
enrolled in the program this
A) 42
B) 67
C) 88
D) 126
Which of the following programs
will you find in the Adult Education
B) ABE Adult Basic Education
Name the architect who designed
the Wright College campus
A) Norman Forster
B) Christine Marriott
C) Bertrand Goldberg
D) Frank Gehry
E) David Nurnberger
For which of these reasons would
you refer a student to Wright in
Your Corner (S-100)?
A) A first-stop to get questions answered
B) Academic coaching and mentoring
C) Peer mentor support
D) English and math tutoring
E) All of the above
Name two programs supported by
the Title V Grant
Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL)
College Readiness Initiative (CRI)
Embedded Tutoring
Holistic Placement
Learning Communities (LC)
Math On Demand (MOD)
Skills Connection
Wright in Your Corner (WiYC)
The Tutoring Center offers tutoring,
skills workshops, and review group
sessions in most subject areas.
Janie Wu is the Tutoring Coordinator.
Where is the Tutoring Center located?
In Fall 2013, what % of credit
students were new to Wright?
A) 15%
B) 25%
C) 30%
D) 45%
Where can a student get a copy of
his/her Educational Plan?
College Advisor
Who are the new SGA President
and Vice President for this
academic year?
President: William Whitmore
Vice President: Louis Cedeno
Student Government Association
How many Center for Teaching and
Learning sessions were offered in
Spring 2014?
A) 6
B) 19
C) 32
D) 12
23 sessions and 4 book clubs are scheduled for Fall 2014
Name 3 fitness classes offered
through Continuing Education
Cardio Step
What was the first program at
Wright to use embedded tutoring?
Math on Demand
How many faculty and staff
participated in CTL offerings
in Spring 2014?
A) 25-75
B) 75-150
C) 150-200
D) 200+
178 participated during the Spring
2014 semester
Name two of the Service Learning
courses that were offered at
Wright College in Spring 2014
Biology 119, 121
Botany 201
Business 208
Chemistry 212
English 101, 299
Physics 236
Political Science 204
Psychology 222
Reading 125
Religion 106
Social Science 102
Social Services 102, 105, 106, 252
Speech 101/English 101 (LC)
Service Learning activities engage students in projects that
serve the community, while building social, professional,
civic, and academic skills.
How many college advisors do we
have at Wright North and HPVEC?
19 at Wright North; 3 at HPVEC
Chris Alexander, Elizabeth Castillo, Lauren Cygan, Yanet Diaz,
Afton Donald, Nancy Galindo, Elizabeth Gardner,
Malgorzata Haptas, Neida Hernandez-Santamaria,
Alejandro Herrera, Patrice Jarrett, Trevor Karmanian,
Barbara Krzewinska, Lauren Lopez, Nelly Marcial,
Yolanda Martinez, Nicole Meeuwse, Elizabeth Miazek,
Oscar Nunez, Rolando Sosa, Marisol Towns, Pier Underwood
Name two of the Medical Career
short-term programs offered in
Continuing Education:
Basic Nursing Assistant (BNA)
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
Accelerated Phlebotomy
Dental Assistant
Pharmacy Technician
A Learning Communities Co-Requisite Course
pairs a developmental-level course
with a college-level course.
Name a Learning Community Co-Requisite
that we offered in the Spring 2014 semester.
Bonus: Who taught them?
English 100 / English 101
English 101 / Reading 125
Lizz Gardner & Jan Knapp-Caporale
Tara Whitehair & Chris Leonard
Randi Ploszaj & Roger Conner
Who is the Early College Coordinator
for Wright College?
Mila Simeonovska
What is CPFTA?
CPFTA provides training for students interested
in careers in public safety, law enforcement,
criminal justice, and fire science.
Wright’s College to Career (C2C)
focus is Information Technology.
Name the other colleges’ focus areas.
DA – Advanced Manufacturing
HW – Business, Entrepreneurship, and Professional Services
KK – Culinary Arts and Hospitality
MX – Health Sciences
OH – Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics
TR – Education, Human and Natural Sciences
Gateway Scholarships assist in tuition
payments for which group of students?
A) Any student in good standing referred by
the Gateway advising office
B) Adult Education students transitioning to
C) Level Up program completers
D) All of the above
What is the name of Wright
College’s literary arts magazine?
The Wright Side
Each year, a Career Development
Month highlights career programs
offered at Wright College.
What month is it held?
Name an award-winning bilingual
program offered at HPVEC that has
served over one thousand students
Carreras en Salud
(Careers in Health)
According to the CCC 5-year plan, the
FY 2013 IPEDS completion rate was 12%.
What is the projected IPEDS
completion rate for FY 2018?
A) 16%
B) 18%
C) 20%
D) 100%
Name a company that donates
goods to the SGA Café
Eli’s Cheesecake
Stewart’s Private Blend Coffee
What does FAFSA stand for?
Free Application for Federal
Student Aid
What is the name of the federal act
that requires all higher education
institutions to report crime statistics
to the Department of Education?
The Clery Act
According to the employee engagement
survey conducted during the AQIP retreat,
what percentage of respondents
(148 total) indicated that they felt they make
positive contributions to the college?
A) 54.9%
B) 69.5%
C) 81.3%
D) 96.6%
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