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Spring 2020 Pack Assessment Ambassadors

May 26, 2021

Engaging Students in Assessment: Pack Assessment Ambassadors

Students can play a greater role in DASA Assessment projects with the help of some best practices, exemplified through the Pack Assessment Ambassadors program. 

Graphic advertising the Student Success GPS

May 4, 2021

Faculty Present GPS Analytics for Projects on Student Success

The Office of Advising Technology and DASA Assessment embarked on a new initiative the past two years to offer one-time funding opportunities to faculty interested in analyzing and leveraging data related to undergraduate student success. The main goal of the initiative was to encourage faculty-led, focused institutional research that supports data-informed decision making through the… 

William Kimler in front of a full book shelf

Apr 15, 2021

Applying Quantitative Literacy in History and Social Sciences

William Kimler, associate professor of history, describes how students in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences might encounter quantitative problems in their discipline and demonstrate their quantitative literacy skills after graduation. 

Sue Carson in a classroom

Apr 1, 2021

Applying Critical and Creative Thinking Skills in College and Everyday Life

Sue Carson, former director of TH!NK and professor of plant and microbial biology, discusses the importance of critical and creative thinking skills in college and everyday life. 

Alice Lee

Mar 3, 2021

Applying Written Communication Skills in Biological Sciences

Alice Lee, a professor in the College of Sciences, explains the importance of writing skills for students in biological sciences. 

Aerospace engineering students work in a lab

Feb 19, 2021

Applying Written Communication Skills in Engineering

Tarek Aziz, assistant professor in the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, discusses the importance of written communication skills in the engineering field. 

The bell tower with snow covered tree branches in front view

Feb 9, 2021

Get to Know DASA Assessment

Many aspects of academic and student life are driven by feedback from students. DASA Assessment takes that data to help the Wolfpack be as successful as possible in the classroom and beyond. 

Three incoming freshman, wearing their masks, chat together in Wolf Plaza during COVID-19 move in 2020. Photo by Marc Hall

Nov 19, 2020

Explore Results from the Fall 2020 First Term Survey

Results from the Fall 2020 First Term Survey are now available online. This year, the survey featured new questions related to virtual programming and services. The survey also explores student involvement, academic success and sense of community. Questions may be directed to DASA Assessment at Find out more about the First Term Survey and… 

A female student examines a wall of information

Oct 30, 2020

DASA Units Take Action with Academic Engagement Data

By Alison Krowiak The Division of Academic and Student Affairs has a commitment to improve student success at NC State. We achieve this through Retention Foundations Assessment, DASA’s ongoing assessment of some of the many factors that influence student retention and success. Throughout the 2018-2019 academic year, teams of faculty, staff, and students sought to learn… 

Howling wolf statue with students in the background

Sep 24, 2020

First Term Survey Results Inform Actions by DASA Faculty and Staff

The survey opens to first-year students on Sept. 28. Those who complete it will be entered into a drawing for DoorDash and AllCampus gift cards.