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WELCOME TO MOHAWK COLLEGE. Agenda. President. Rob Macisaac. Our Vision: Prosperous communities and transformed lives Our Mission:

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    2. Agenda

    3. President Rob Macisaac

    4. Our Vision: Prosperous communities and transformed lives Our Mission: Creating new realities by opening endless opportunities

    5. Our Values We are student focused Students and learning are at the heart of all we do.  We are committed to excellenceWe are committed to best practices in education, corporate and student services. We engage our communityWe are responsive to and collaborative with the communities we serve. We are inclusiveWe ensure a welcoming and supportive environment for all. We are accountableWe act with integrity, transparency and base our decisions on evidence.

    6. Strategic Planning • Quality 1.1 Programs & SEM 1.2 Employees 1.3 Facilities, Equipment & Services

    7. Strategic Planning • Innovation 2.1 Future Ready Students 2.2 Future Ready College 2.3 Future Ready Community

    8. Strategic Planning 3. Sustainability 3.1 Social Inclusion 3.2 Greening Mohawk 3.3 Financial Well-Being

    9. Security & Parking Services Matthew little

    10. Nothing is more important than the safety and security of our staff & students.

    11. Security is responsible for: • Maintaining a safe and secure learning and working environment • Staff consists of an Operations Supervisor, a Security Systems Specialist and 30 Contract Security Officers for Paragon Security • Issuing parking permits and enforcement • Crime prevention on campus • Safety in the community • Good relationship with Hamilton police • Promote good relations between students and neighbors

    12. Things you should know…. Emergency Lockdown • Triggered by internal threat • Alert by security broadcast on campus PA system and internal TV screens • Text, Voice and email alerts from SAM together with ‘popups’ on computer screens to augment the communication • What you should do: • Get to a safe place (office/classroom), lock door, turn out lights and stay quiet (turn off cell phones) • Leave the building if you can and get away from the campus

    13. Things you should know…. Hold and Secure • Triggered by an external threat • College alerted by Police • Lock down campus (no one in or out) until threat has passed Fire Alarm • Audible alarm • Leave the building immediately by nearest exit • Reenter after all-clear has been given

    14. Things you should know…. • We work very closely with Diane Harrison, Manager of Student Rights and Responsibilities to manage Student Behavior issues • If you experience student behavior outside your own expected ‘norms’ tell us as soon as you can • Trust your instincts and 'move it out’

    15. Things you should know…. How to reach us: • Dispatch – 905-575-2003, or 55 in emergency • Or, yellow buttons on Bell payphones, emergency intercoms and emergency phones with blue strobes • How to reach Alan Hayward: 905-575-2316 or 905-981-7987 (cell) Where to find us: • Fennell - C103A • STARRT – A110

    16. Introduction of your Mohawk Student’s Association Ryan chow

    17. Purpose of Presentation To educate you, the staff & faculty at Mohawk, on what the MSA can do for you and your students! • Mission and explanation of MSA • Overview of relevant services • Description of facilities • Upcoming campaigns • Interactive Q&A

    18. 2013-2014 MSA Board Introductions The MSA consists of 13 full time students, who sit on our board of directors. We have 12 full time staff and hire over 100 students each year. We have offices at all campuses. Full time President, Ryan Chow.

    19. Mission Statement The Mohawk Student’s Association exists for the betterment of all full-time fee paying students of Mohawk College. Proudly offering quality services, activities and facilities designed to satisfy the ever changing needs of all members and all campuses. We’re here to support students outside the classroom!

    20. We’re NOT just pub nights! We advocate and represent students on all issues. We are here for their benefit.

    21. MSA Services Health & Dental Plan • Students pay an annual fee ($170) for 70-100% coverage (prescriptions/dental/optical, etc.) • Easy claims online or in our Health Plan Office (G110) • Used to be $11/year and could only recover 70% of prescriptions The current plan is far more robust! www.ihaveaplan.ca or connect through MSA Social

    22. MSA Services cont’d Text Book Sale • Facilitated through MSA Social on “Books/For Sale” tab • Students can post, buy and sell online and meet in the halls Used to be a physical sale in the MSA office (not student friendly). The new sale is much more convenient for students! Please keep this service in mind at the beginning of each semester http://social.mohawkstudents.ca/marketplace

    23. Services Cont’d HSR Buss Pass • Each student pays a mandatory fee of $126.15 and receives a sticker on their One Card to board any HSR bus. • Was passed by referendum in 2011 Encouraging sustainability on campus! http://www.mohawkstudents.ca/services-section/hamilton-street-railway-bus-pass/

    24. Service’s cont’d Emergency Loans • MSA offers $150 as a loan to student interest free • Must be paid back by the end of the semester Please direct students to this service when they are in NEED! http://www.mohawkstudents.ca/services-section/emergency-loans/

    25. Services cont’d Food Bank • MSA offers a FREE food bank to students in need • Students can use twice monthly • Discreet service as once registered, we just swipe your OneCard Please direct students to this service when they are in NEED! http://www.mohawkstudents.ca/services-section/food-bank/

    26. Facilities • MSA Board Room rentals for all your meeting needs • Sept 2013 – Quiet Study Space • Social Inc. (Operated by Mohawk) • Mohawk Recreation Centre (students are paying for) • Feed Services and Catering

    27. Facilities Food Services • The MSA operates all food services in the Student Centre • Switch from being dollar focused to value focused • Used to use third party franchises, but we now operate 100% ourselves

    28. Facilities Only full-service Restaurant on campus Fair trade coffee and cheapest cup on campus! Focus on fresh and daily features! Sandwich shop with Soup, salad, sandwich combo for only $4.99 Coming to the DBARC Fall 2013 MSA owned franchise

    29. Facilities Catering • Alternative to Chartwell’s on campus • Meeting spaces for 10-500 people catered in house • Customized menus to suit your needs Contact Rob Morosin (rob-morosin@mohawkcollege.ca or ext.2265)

    30. Facilities Computer Tech Repair (Sept. 2013) • We’ve renovated the Clubs Room G008 and are making way for a Tech Repair Facility • Students will be able to have electronics serviced on-site (cheaper than Big Box stores) • It will be an Apple certified repair facility (on-site)

    31. Upcoming Campaigns • We are the only fully composting facility on campus • We, long with the College, have eliminated single use refillable water bottles • Sustainability continues to be a core value of the MSA

    32. Question & Answer Questions for us?

    33. VP Academic Cheryl jensen

    34. Vice President – Academic (VPA) Responsible for: • Delivery of all academic programs including diploma, apprenticeship, collaborative degree programs, Continuing Education, International education delivery, access programming, Co-operative Education and Community Employment Services. • Applied Research, Center for Teaching and Learning, Library Services • International Education and Partnerships

    35. Vice President – Academic (VPA) • Responsible for: • Over 900 faculty and staff • Program Delivery at: • McMaster Campus – Health programs, Collaborative Programs in Nursing, Medical Radiation Sciences and Bachelors of Technology • Fennell Campus • Stoney Creek Campus (Skilled Trades and Apprenticeship)

    36. Our three pillars: Quality • Program review • New program and product development process • Program rationalization and consolidation Innovation • Applied research - iDeaWORKS, MEDIC; two new Centres in Energy Technologies and Additive Manufacturing • Blended learning and innovative program delivery Sustainability • Academic Plan – 10 year navigation plan • Integration of sustainable learning outcomes in curriculum

    37. Benefit to Students Students and Learning are at the heart of all we do. • Inclusion of MSA representation on key initiatives - Faculty Advisory Councils • Work experience (real life) opportunities incorporated into all programs • Measures for success: • KPI, retention rates, graduation rates • Student feedback on teaching

    38. Key Projects • Academic Plan implementation – Institutional Learning outcomes, e-portfolios - http://www.mohawkcollege.ca/academicplan.html • Student Success – increase in retention rates • Decommissioning of Elgin Street campus • Blended Learning and innovative program delivery – implementation of video capture - https://elearn.mohawkcollege.ca/shared/Documents/CTL/Mohawk_Indicators.pdf#__utma=196877872.1202904027.1375817169.1375879978.1375880018.3&__utmb=196877872.3.9.1375880032693&__utmc=196877872&__utmx=-&__utmz=196877872.1375880018.3.2.utmcsr=google|utmccn=(organic)|utmcmd=organic|utmctr=(not%20provided)&__utmv=-&__utmk=21809403 • Applied Research • new initiatives and expansion of established centres to include innovative training initiatives • Program rationalization

    39. Opportunities for Staff • Help to bring the academic plan to life • Bring new ideas, technologies, techniques and learning opportunities to the classroom • Bring real world enhancement to the learning experience for our students • Be part of new and exciting initiatives at the College

    40. Executive Director, Office of the President FRAN AGNEW

    41. Strategic Planning • Refreshed Strategic Plan - 2012 • Three Pillars • Quality • Innovation • Sustainability • Annually develop priority projects • Dashboard

    42. Strategic Planning

    43. Corporate Events • Plan and execute internal and sponsored events and announcements. • Program development • Room bookings • Menus • Primary contact between President’s Office and College departments.

    44. VP Student Services Wayne Poirier

    45. Student Services Responsible for: • Marketing & Branding • Student Recruitment & Admissions • Registration, Financial Assistance & Convocation • Scheduling • International & New Canadian Advising • The Square, Service Integration & Quality

    46. Student Services Responsible for: • Student Development & Behaviour, Counseling, Health Services, Wellness & Student Success • Accessible Learning Services & Alternative Testing • Athletics/Recreation, Student Engagement, Student & Graduate Employment, Orientation & Transition • Aboriginal Education & Student Services • College relations with Foundation, Alumni, MSA & MCACES • All campuses – multiple locations, including 6 Nations activities

    47. Student Services Fit with Strategic Plan Quality • Responsible for quality services & meaningful interactions, to deliver on Mohawk Promise to students in support of student engagement & student success Innovation • Continuing to enhance service delivery & the advising model to enhance the student experience • Working on improvement to online as well as in person interactions with the college Sustainability • Play key role to ensure socially inclusive environment for students • Support financial well being of college through recruitment & retention initiatives

    48. Student Services Benefit to Students Students are at the heart of what we do • Chief advocates for students needs: • i.e.: Accommodations for students with disabilities, access for Aboriginal students, diversity & social inclusion • Key role in support of: • Enrolment stats, retention rates & student satisfaction (KPI) • Ministry reporting on key college agreements

    49. Student Services Major Projects • Social Inclusion • Future Ready Process Implementation • Campus improvements • Stoney Creek Wayfinding • Renovation plans for Student Services at Stoney Creek • Scheduling and space utilization • Student Success Plan • Opening of David Braley Athletic Recreation Centre • $35M, 65,000 square foot facility • Partnership with MSA with services provided by YMCA