NASPA announces 2016 election results
NASPA is pleased to announce the results of the 2016 election, including the NASPA Board Chair-elect, Regional, and Knowledge Community leaders. They will assume their roles at the 2016 NASPA Annual Conference in Indianapolis, IN.
On Being a Wholehearted Hard-Ass
Hear a story from a woman who helps us think critically about the term hard-ass in order to treat ourselves and others fairly.
Don’t Forget to Vote-NASPA Elections
NASPA is conducting online elections for several key volunteer leadership positions for 2016, including the KC Chair for Student Affairs Fundraising and External Relations. Check your inbox for your online ballot and visit the elections website to learn more: http://www.naspa.org/about/elections
Time Confetti: Use It Wisely
Brigid’s book and the research within it has been the impetus for reflection and change in the author's own approach to work, relationships and leisure in my roles as mother, partner, friend, advocate, advisor and mentor. Some of the critical concepts that have stuck with her are listed below in this post.
Increasing Accessibility and Affordability: George Mason Family Weekend
In this constant changing economy, Student Affairs professionals are always looking for creative ways to serve their constituencies. The staff in George Mason University's Orientation and Family Programs and Services office saw their Family Weekend this year as the perfect opportunity to get creative and implement new structures that allowed their weekend of events to be affordable and accessible for all Mason families.
My mom immigrated to the United States with her younger brother and without my dad in 1974 from the Philippines. On the long journey to Michigan where her father and older sister immigrated to several years before, she carried me in her womb. She was eight months pregnant. She was nervous. She was frightened of what was to come.