NASPA just shared some great resources coming up! If you are interested in one of these sessions and do not have a NASPA membership, please connect with me at firstname.lastname@example.org and I can assist!
Sept. 16 – 1:00 p.m. EST – The Rest of the Story: Effects on Administrators Following Campus Incident of Bias
Drawing upon racial battle fatigue literature and firsthand experience, presenters will discuss incident response as well as short and long term effects on those that respond.
Sept. 21 – 1:00 p.m. EST – Techne: Accessibility and Engagement – Designing Engaging Online Learning Environments for Graduate Students: Creating Programs Where Students Experience Community
USC’s Sharla Berry will discuss the role of highly structured online programs with technically savvy instructors, proactive students and required co-curricular experiences in promoting a sense of community for online graduate students.
Sept. 23 – 12:00 p.m. EST – Policy Briefing Series: Student Employment in the Context of the Affordable Care Act: Key Challenges and the Policy Conversation
NASPA’s Andrew Morse will discuss key issues and possible next steps in policy related to student employment under the Affordable Care Act.
Sept. 24 – 2:00 p.m. EST – Techne: Accessibility and Engagement – Online Orientation: Developing an Individualized Program
Kris Klann will explain how the University of Florida used e-learning platforms to develop an engaging online orientation experience, while being budget conscientious.
Sept. 30 – 1:00 p.m. EST – Building the A-Gap: A Roadmap to Success for First-Generation Students
During this interactive session, Dyonne Bergeron, Melanie Harris, and Keith Martin will highlight strategies that help this population to prevail over issues of social class, cultural barriers and academic inferiority.
Oct. 14 – 2:00 pm EST – Techne: Featured Speaker
Bill Carter, chief information officer of the Houston Community College System, will join us to discuss the view from the CIOs office and how IT and Student Affairs can work well together
Oct. 21 – 1:00 p.m. EST – Synergistic Supervision of Entry-Level Student Affairs Professionals: A Cross Cultural Examination
This session will introduce the synergistic supervision model and discuss how it can be revised for entry-level professionals.