Assessment and Research

The mission of our office is to collect, organize, analyze, maintain, and report on internal and external data to dynamically and efficiently support strategic planning, decision-making, new program development and accountability throughout the college. In addition, the office coordinates the college-wide assessment activities of all departments and programs.


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Nicole Tomasello, Ph.D.

Director of Assessment and Research
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, Director of Assessment and Research, has a Ph.D. in Social Welfare from the University at Buffalo and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology/Anthropology from Canisius College. She enjoys assisting staff and faculty with their assessment plans, doing quality improvement research, and completing data-driven projects.

 

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David Holfoth, MS

Research Associate
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How We Can Help

Are you looking for student or other data that will help you make decisions about your program? Do you have questions about how to assess your office and your work? Do you need assistance analyzing survey results? You’ve come to the right place! Our office can help with all of the above scenarios and more. If you’re not sure if we can help, give us a call at 716.827.4352 and we’ll discuss your request and recommend next steps.


College-Wide Assessment Resources

Quinquennial Review – Academic Support Programs (PDF)

Quinquennial Review – Academic Programs (PDF)

Annual Report Template – Non-Academic Programs

Annual Report Template – Academic Programs


Student Learning Outcomes Resources

Example Curriculum Map

Example Rubric – Critical Thinking


Institutional Research Resources

Trocaire College Fact Book – 2015/2016

Academic Key Performance Indicators – 2015