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Mission and Goals

Mission: The Donald G. Bollinger Memorial Student Union is the community center for Nicholls State University offering activities, programs, services and facilities that compliment the academic mission, student development and quality of campus life.

Vision: The Student Union is more than a building. We strive to be a professionally recognized system of people, services, programs, and facilities dedicated to achieving and maintaining excellence in: promoting unity, loyalty and regard for the campus community; enhancing the quality of life on campus; fostering learning and personal development through out-of-class experiences; and providing necessary and convenient goods and services.

2013 GOALS with Student Outcomes

Goal (1):
Revise and update policy and communication tools for Student Union and related operations.

Strategy: Revise and update manuals: Auxiliary Services Policy and Custodian Training Manual.

Assessment: Electronic and paper documents will be revised. Hard copies will be distributed as needed and on file in unit. Website Updated.

Student Outcome: To provide up to date information so students and end users will be informed and have maximum potential for effective communication.

Goal (2):
Implement the revised and updated rental fee policies to be effective July 1, 2012. (April 2012)

Strategy: Apply revisions and updates to each customer type fee sheets for facility rentals and equipment use.  Send letters of intent.

Assessment: Electronic and paper documents will be revised. Hard copies will be distributed as needed and on file in unit.

Student Outcome:  To provide up to date information so students and end users will be informed and have maximum potential for effective communication.

Goal (3):
Work with Auxiliary Services Marketing Director to further develop marketing plan to create sense of school pride and to enhance collaboration with university traditions.

Strategy: Outline timeline and tools for year-round initiative. Long term activities program plan will be developed. Work with Auxiliary Services Marketing committee.

Assessment: Electronic and paper documents will be revised. Hard copies will be distributed as needed and on file in unit. Freshman class surveys will be used.

Student Outcome: To increase foot traffic in the facility as well as provide an opportunity for positive experiences.

Goal (4):
Investigate feasibility of game room renovation.

Strategy: Research current industry technology, equipment and furniture to update current facility.

Assessment: Strategic plan creation. Funding source identified.

Student Outcome: To increase foot traffic in the facility as well as provide an opportunity for positive experiences.

Goal (5):
Promote one new “green effort” in building facilities.

Strategy: Install motion detecting light switches in at least 3 rooms.

Assessment: Equipment installation.

 

Additional Student Outcomes:

  • Students will be attracted to Nicholls State University as their school of choice.
  • Students will have a variety of out-of-classroom services and products that are desirable and fit their lifestyle needs.
  • Students will stay at Nicholls and accomplish their academic endeavors.
  • Students will be afforded outstanding services by the Auxiliary Services departments.
  • Students will recognize Nicholls State University and the Auxiliary Services departments with great student satisfaction ratings on the ACT Student Satisfaction surveys.
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