MEET THE TEAM
Maggie Tymms, M.A.
Maggie Tymms has over ten years of experience leading the design and implementation of SPC’s programmatic and institutional assessments, student surveys, program reviews and viability reports. She joined SPC in 2006 as an Adjunct Mathematics Instructor, and has also taught Applied Ethics at SPC. She is passionate about encouraging female students to pursue and succeed in STEM careers. Maggie holds a B.S. degree in Engineering and M.A. degree in Educational Leadership, and is a Leadership SPC Class of 2018 alumna.
Jennifer McBride, M.P.A.
Associate Director, Accreditation and Assessment
Jennifer McBride received her B.A. in Political Science and Economics from Agnes Scott College and her Master’s in Public Administration from Florida State University. Jennifer has worked primarily in higher education and nonprofit administration, with extensive experience in grant writing and management, program development, and evaluation. As the Associate Director of Accreditation and Assessment, Jennifer’s primary duties include overseeing Student Services and Administration Assessment Reports, the Titan Experience Survey, and assessment of the college’s Quality Enhancement Plan. Jennifer is a Leadership SPC Class of 2019 alumna.
Amy Eggers, Ph.D.
Accreditation & Baccalaureate Assessment Coordinator
Amy Eggers received her B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees in Criminology from the University of South Florida. Amy has served in the Department of Institutional Effectiveness for eight years as a Research Analyst and Assessment Coordinator. Amy’s primary responsibilities include working with Institutional Student Surveys, Academic Program Assessment Reports, Viability Reports, and Comprehensive Academic Program Reviews. Amy is a Leadership SPC Class of 2020 alumna.
Robert Mohr, M.A.
Robert Mohr holds a B.A. in English with a concentration in Creative Writing from Wofford College and M.A. in Library and Information Science from the University of South Florida. He joined St. Petersburg College in 2004 and has served in the Institutional Effectiveness office as a Research Specialist since 2012. Robert is responsible for the Recent Alumni and Employer surveys and assists with the Titan Experience Survey, Student Survey of Instruction, Viability Reports, Comprehensive Academic Program Reviews, and Neighborhoods for Success program.
IE is responsible for ensuring the quality and value of academic programs, student support services, and administrative units, collaborating with the provost, deans, faculty, and administrators to identify and conduct assessments in various areas.
SPC is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACS-COC). In addition, many degree programs offered at SPC are accredited or approved by state or national organizations.
Beginning Spring of 2021, IE is expanding the Undergraduate Research Experiences (UREs) model collegewide to provide paid opportunities for students pursuing STEM and non-STEM degrees, to complete paid 8-week UREs.