Great Student Experiences
|Initiatives for 2014-15||Performance indicators/ measurable outcomes||End-of-Year Status Update|
|Develop and implement a new Experience Seneca course that integrates student orientation initiatives that count for academic credit.||New Experience Seneca Course and Orientation model implemented by March 2015 with methods of assessment developed to track and improve first semester retention rates.||Achieved: New Introduction to Seneca Studies course developed and launched in three Faculty of Business programs in Fall 2014.|
|Develop first year programs and services to support Experience Seneca and transition of students to the College.||A new college-wide plan including an assessment model to support programs and Experience Seneca launched by March 2015.||Achieved: Experience Seneca successfully launched and college-wide integrated transitional programming developed.
Rescheduled: Assessment model currently under development with work set to continue in FY2015-16.
|Implement an enhanced strategic, coordinated and integrated approach to communicating with prospective students, current students and alumni.||Communication strategy deployed by Fall 2014.||Achieved: New communication strategies and processes developed.|
|Communication tools implemented by Fall 2014.||Achieved: New Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) system implemented to deploy strategies.|
|Develop a conceptual design with the Seneca Student Federation and the Student Athletic Association that incorporates a new student and athletic build at the Newnham Campus.||Conceptual design that integrates all stakeholders completed by March 2015.||Achieved: Visioning exercise, stakeholder meetings and development of student survey completed.|
|Review Seneca’s endowment and investment policies and practices to ensure sustainability and predictability of student support.||Investment portfolio review completed by March 2015.||Achieved: New investment broker in place for beginning of FY2015-16.|
|Enhance technology across Seneca campuses.||42 classrooms audiovisual upgrades by December 2014.||Achieved: Audiovisual upgrades to 132 e-classrooms across the College completed.|
|By March 2015, college-wide Internet availability, download speed and wireless network reliability and performance improved.||Achieved: Internet connection capacity across Seneca doubled. Wireless survey completed and wireless coverage increased across campuses. College-wide Internet access times significantly improved.|
|Enhance Seneca mobile app.||Seneca mobile app. updated to enhance functionality by August 2014.||Achieved: PeopleSoft Mobile functionality achieved by March 2015 laying foundation for continued enhancement to SenecaMobile.|
|Enhance parking services at all campuses.||Improved service repair times reached to address parking system issues by March 2015.||Achieved: An equipment maintenance agreement with guaranteed service response time signed with parking services partner.|
|Improve Security services presence across Seneca.||Renovation of Security and welcome bases completed at Seneca@York Campus.||Achieved: Renovation completed.|
|Promote our faculty, alumni and partners’ contributions.||Media and presentation training for administrative and academic leads completed by Summer 2014.||Achieved: Media training for administrative and academic leads took place in November 2014 and December 2014.|