Reflections on Leadership Development

Throughout their education, students are exposed to incredible historical figures who have catalyzed important social movements in our nation. Their actions and histories are closely studied in hopes of finding that one characteristic which distinguishes them from the rest, and which would enable the reader to act similarly. Unfortunately, in this pursuit, these important figures […]

Reflections from the Global Summit on Student Affairs and Services

NASPA’s 2011- 2014 Strategic Plan calls for our association to “launch initiatives to collaborate with student affairs worldwide.” The convening of the recent NASPA/International Association of Student Affairs and Services (IASAS) Global Summit was a significant step in support of this goal. On September 20–21, 2012, NASPA in collaboration with IASAS held the first ever […]

NASPA Graduate Associate Profile – Dith Pamp

The NASPA Graduate Associate Program (GAP) is an initiative to increase leadership opportunities of graduate students within NASPA. Graduate Assistants (GAs) work collaboratively with other GAs throughout the world to become another communication conduit for NASPA events, publications, and programs offerings within a campus community. Associates also have the opportunity to serve on an unofficial […]

Save the Date for the SSAO Retreat

Save the date for the Annual SSAO Retreat June 19th – 21st, 2013 at the Portland Residence Inn at RiverPlace. Bookmark the retreat website for more information. Registration opens on March 1st.      

Host Site Sought for the NW GLBT Student Leadership Conference

Want to bring an amazing professional development opportunity to your campus? Consider hosting the Power of One conference in 2014. Read about Kari Fass’ ELEVEN reasons to host. The number one misperception is that it will cost your campus money. It doesn’t have to. Many host campuses will choose to pitch in, but the conference can be […]

Campus Safety Resources for Student Affairs

With Hurricane Sandy and other recent events, there have been a lot of things happening in the past few weeks that relate to campus safety issues and I wanted to share one of the great resources that the Campus Safety Knowledge Community has, the campus safety resource page on the national KC’s website. You can […]