Submit Your Action Project Idea!

Submit Your Action Project Idea!

South Central College (SCC) is opening a call for ideas that move the college toward continuous improvement! In an effort to maximize our strengths and improve the college in new and exciting ways, we would like to hear your ideas for Action Projects. These projects are focused initiatives that will help SCC advance and improve. Action Projects can be described generally by the following characteristics:

  • Align with SCC’s Strategic Plan and Mission
  • Accomplishes objectives in less than one year
  • Benefit our students and/or other stakeholders
  • Possess challenging, yet attainable goals
  • Are worked on by a team of staff, faculty, and students

Submit your project ideas at: http://southcentral.edu/aqipactionproject
If you have additional questions, contact  the AQIP Steering Committee at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is an AQIP Action Project?
A. Action Projects are focused improvement initiatives that will help South Central College (SCC) advance and improve college processes. Having Action Projects on file with the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) demonstrates the college’s commitment to quality improvement efforts. AQIP Action Projects can be described generally by the following characteristics:

  • Align with SCC’s Strategic Plan and Mission
  • Accomplishes objectives in less than one year
  • Benefit our students and/or other stakeholders
  • Possess challenging, yet attainable goals
  • Are worked on by a team of staff, faculty, and students

Q. Where do ideas for AQIP Action Projects come from?
A. Ideas for AQIP Action Projects come from anyone in the SCC community, including staff; faculty; students; alumnae; advisory board members; community members; and groups within the college, such as committees, student senate, and academic departments.

Q. When and how can I submit an idea for an AQIP Action Project?
A. Ideas can be submitted at any time.  Suggestions may be submitted via  https://forms.southcentral.edu/machformsSCC/view.php?id=33163

Q. What happens to my suggestion once I submit it?
A. Suggestions for AQIP Action Projects are reviewed by the AQIP Steering Committee A link to the rubric is available from the Action Project online suggestion form.

Project suggestions are prioritized based on the criteria provided in the rubric. A subset of the top scored project ideas are then ranked by AQIP Steering Committee members based on the needs of SCC at the time of the call for ideas. The AQIP Steering Committee then submits Action Project ideas to the SCC President for final approval.

Q. Where can I find examples of AQIP Action Projects?
A.  Information on past and current SCC AQIP Action Projects can be found at: http://www.southcentral.edu/AQIP-Steering-Committee/aqip-action-projects.html

Q. Who works on AQIP Action Projects?
A. Any SCC faculty, staff, administrators, and/or students who are interested in the project will work in teams on Action Projects. The AQIP Steering Committee will put out a call for volunteers, and encourage representation and participation from a variety of SCC constituencies.

Q. How many AQIP Action Projects do we work on at one time?
A. SCC is required to report on at least one action project each year. To ensure we can continually work on at least one Action Project, some projects will be in line, ready to begin as an Action Project is completed.

Q. How long to AQIP Action Projects last?
A. AQIP Action Projects typically last from a few months to one year. In rare instances, an Action Project may last several years. Projects that take several years may be completed in stages.

Q. How do I get involved with working on an Action Project?
A. Contact the AQIP Steering Committee via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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