Stronger Together

HBCU-CEEQA Chair and Director of Educational Outcomes and Assessment at Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) Mark Howse and the entire team at MSM have done an excellent job ensuring CEEQA is well positioned and ready to make a difference. HBCU-CEEQA’s Advisory Council, including Natasha Jankowski, Executive Director of the National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA) and Charles Taylor, Vice President of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SASCOC) have been extremely helpful in promoting our goals and vision.

Over the past 24 months our membership has grown…

From 10 to 35 colleges and universities;

5 national organizations;

1 state department of higher education;

72 Individual members;


Publications and Presentations

National Conferences

Assessment Institute in Indianapolis, IN:

  • Gianina Baker – NILOA Pre-Institute Workshop: An Introduction to Assessment and Navigating the Assessment Institute
  • Kiwanis Burr & Melanie L. Wicinski - Evaluating Plans and Reports with a Quality Enhancement Rubric to Improve Communication
  • Rebecca Graham & Glenn Phillips – Inching Together: Making a Case for Cross-Institutional Collaboration
  • Angelita Howard – Using Technology to Enhance Learning Outside of the Classroom
  • Natasha Jankowski – Examining our Narrative through Evidence-Based Storytelling, Keynote
  • Kimberly Lebby & Ereka Williams – Reframing the Narrative:  Moving HBCUs from Compliance to Continuous Improvement
  • Erick Montenegro – National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA) Resources and Improvement for Whose Benefit? How Issues of Equity Impact Campus Assessment Efforts
  • Erick Montenegro, Itihari Toure & Ereka Williams – If Not Now, Then When? A Panel Discussion on Why Equity Must be at the Heart of Campus Assessment Efforts
  • Verna F. Orr - Historically Black Colleges and Universities Assessment Trends: Provosts’ Perspectives, Moderator
  • Verna F. Orr – Mission and Metrics: HBCU Presidents’ Translation and Praxis, Moderator
  • Shontell Stanford – An Enhanced Assessment Method for Thesis and Dissertation Research Committees
  • Ereka Williams – Effective Communication of Student Learning Assessment: Telling our Stories Better
  • Ereka Williams – ‘Through We Travel Together, We Travel Alone’:  A Wrinkle in Time Inspired Look into the Role of the 21st Century Assessment Leader

White House Initiative on HBCUs - HBCU Week, Washington, DC

  • Mark Howse, Natasha Jankowski, Verna Orr, Franz Reneau & Shontell Stanford, Competing on Metrics: HBCUs Leading on Learning, Panelists
  • DeShawn Preston, Participant 

HBCU Consortium Summit, Nashville, TN

  • Shontell Stanford, Facilitator

Virginia Assessment Group, Charlotesville, VA

  • Mark Howse & Shontell Stanford, Participants 

This is an exciting time for HBCU-CEEQA! We are publishing, presenting, and growing and invite you to join us for one of our free webinars during the spring, summer, and fall of 2020. It is our hope that you will see this as an opportunity to engage in a community of practice that will prove to be mutually beneficial for all partners and the institutions served. Please stay tuned and visit our site frequently for announcements and dates for our webinars.