Specifically, this page provides periodical reports on performance that are available to public.
SPSU Business school produces highly competitive students. As an example, SPSU Business students recently participated in and won statewide Georgia Social Business and Microcredit Forum among 38 teams from 32 colleges and universities across the state. The SPSU team created Restoration Trust, a micro-loan program to help abused women in Marietta break the cycle of violence by reshaping their lives via education pursuits and enterprise. Dr. Muhammad Yunus, winner of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize, was the forum's keynote speaker. He presented the top award to SPSU for having developed a plan for a workable business to address a critical social issue.
Sources of Information and Dissemination to Public
a. Office of Institutional Research
Southern Polytechnic State University’s Office of Institutional Research is responsible for collection, analysis, distribution, and presentation of data for audiences both within and outside the University. Utilizing data for students, faculty, finances and facilities of the College, Institutional Research performs a number of functions including the following:
Detailed reports can be found at http://www.spsu.edu/institutionalresearch/
b. Planning and Assessment - Institutional Effectiveness
A great amount of information on performance and assessments is reported on a regular basis. The following short list depicts various outlets to public. http://www.spsu.edu/planningassessment/index.htm
c. Public Relations
Public Relations handles internal and external communications among the university's many audiences, including publicity, media relations and special target publications. The department supports activities and programs of our students, faculty, and staff, and interacts and collaborates with the community at large of behalf of the university. See Campus News (includes News Releases) at http://www.spsu.edu/newsroom/news/index.htm
d. Other Venue of Dissemination
In addition, SPSU supplies to the public the basic information required by the Higher Education Reauthorization Act. The URL is http://www.spsu.edu/higher_education_act/
e. Business Administration Resources
f. ACBSP - Results of Assessment Activities
g. ACBSP - Performance Report - CHEA Standard 12