QEP: Quality Enhancement Plan

Topic Selection

Selected Topic
The area of focus for the QEP is advising. I Plan for Success! Advising Works is the selected topic.


  • April 2019 – QEP Topic Reveal event held on April 9, 2019
  • June 2019 – QEP Task Force attends NACADA Summer Institute
  • August 2019 – QEP topic and draft goals presented at Convocation
  • September 2019 – QEP draft goals vetted by the Enrollment, Advising and Retention Committee
  • October 2019 – QEP Director and IE/QEP Committee co-chairs discuss possible student learning outcomes
  • November 2019 – QEP Task Force met with SACSCOC VP
  • December 2019 – IE/QEP Committee provided draft QEP student learning outcomes
  • January 2020 – QEP progress-to-date presented at Convocation
  • February 2020 – Solicitation for QEP Implementation Team volunteers
  • March 2020 – SACSCOC Compliance Certification Due (included 2-4 page summary of QEP)
  • August 2020 – Implementation Teams Finalized
  • October 2020 – SACSCOC On-site Visit

Implementation Teams

Admission Team

  • Antonio Squire, Admissions Coordinator (Chair)
  • Tara Keeter, Director of Financial Aid
  • Tonia Lashley, Testing Coordinator
  • Charice Rosser, Director of Counseling and Academic Success
  • Sanethia Smith, Controller
  • Student

ACA Team

  • Eugene Tinklepaugh, Associate Dean/Chair of ASPS and English/Communications Dept. Head (Chair)
  • Marcus Lewis, Director of Institutional Research and QEP
  • Kim Mack, Executive Assistant to the President and BOT
  • Nichole Pitchford, Admin. Assistant to VP Academic Affairs/Aviso Administrator
  • Angela Randolph, Roanoke Valley Early College Liaison
  • Rachel Stephens, Communications Faculty
  • Student

Assessment Team

  • Sinclair Nicholson, Director of Title III/PRIDE Programs and Assistant to the President (Chair)
  • Arnette Davis, MLT & Phlebotomy Faculty
  • Kelly Eller, Nursing Program Director
  • Dr. David Forester, VP of Administrative Services/CFO
  • Dr. Edwin Imasuen, VP of Institutional Effectiveness and Advancement
  • Laura Zollicoffer, NC Works Career Coach

Advising Team

  • Allisha Hicks, Associate Dean/Chair of AHCTE/Human Services Department Head (Chair)
  • Dr. Julie Galvin, Science Department Head
  • Lonnie Barker, MLT and Phlebotomy Department Head
  • Willie Hardy, Lead Student Development Advisor (SSS)
  • Verna High, Dental Hygiene Department Head
  • Sonya Robinson, Student Development Advisor (SSS)
  • Dr. Bryan Ruffin, Northampton County Early College Liaison
  • Jason Shotwell, Welding Department Head
  • Student

Marketing Team

  • Molly Wallace, Director of Public Relations and Marketing (Chair)
  • Ethel Edwards, Assistant Registrar
  • Vanessa Council, Graphic Designer
  • Student