NASPA Constituent Groups

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NASPA has many organizations and groups that tailor your NASPA experience to your location, professional level, and institution type. 

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Regions & Areas

Regions & Areas provide a local home for NASPA members, offering professional development, networking and events.

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Knowledge Communities

KC's provide access to information and resources in a particular subject area, connecting members and facilitating the sharing of knowledge.

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Divisions and Groups

Divisions and Groups provide programs, services and resources around a particular area of focus, professional level or institution type, helping set the direction for NASPA's efforts in these spaces.

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  • NASPA APIKC NPGS Virtual Roundtable - Summer Internships

    The workshop will have a panel of 3-4 professionals who have taken advantage of various summer internship opportunities and will discuss how they received the opportunity (researching opportunities, applying, benefits, etc.) and tips/advice on how to make the most of your experience through these internship opportunities.

    Posted on June 27, 2017 at 02:42 PM by Asian Pacific Islanders
  • Post-traumatic stress and the job search

    Sarah reviews how PTS can affect student veterans and their transition to a career, as well as how higher education professional can help them succeed.

    Posted on June 27, 2017 at 06:45 AM by Veterans
  • Empathizing Without Being Emotional: Tough Times When You Need to be the Rock for Others

    There are protocols and procedures to follow when there is a flood in a residence hall, a student is injured or a complaint is filed; and we must respond with a calm, level head. What we are usually not taught is that our role within each situation will be different, and the way we present ourselves during these challenging times greatly impacts everyone around us. We can practice and generalize what our reactions are going to be when something goes wrong, but unfortunately, nothing replaces the experience of a real actual crisis.

    Posted on June 26, 2017 at 06:39 PM by New Professionals and Graduate Students
  • NASPA IV-W - Volunteer Opportunities

    Volunteer Today with NASPA IV-W!

    Posted on June 26, 2017 at 01:49 PM by Region IV-W
  • Recapping the Spring 2017 Advisor Essentials Series

    ICYMI - Throughout spring semester, a number of BACCHUS advisors contributed blog posts about important issues in related to peer education group advising.

    Posted on June 22, 2017 at 04:12 PM by BACCHUS Initiatives of NASPA
  • Breaking the “Indiscernible Wall”

    When the rate of enrollment increased rapidly, colleges and universities across the United States had to bifurcate as Academic Affairs and Student Affairs in order to manage everyday operations of the college campuses. In that process, both branches were given the responsibility to be a prime factor in the student development process – “Academic affairs attending to intellectual development, and Student Affairs focusing on social and emotional development” (Arcelus, n.d.).

    Posted on June 21, 2017 at 07:02 PM by Region IV-E
  • Get Involved- Open Positions!

    Are you interested in getting involved in the Parent and Family Relations KC? Here is your opportunity. We have 4 open positions waiting for you!

    Posted on June 20, 2017 at 09:41 AM by Parent and Family Relations
  • Write Your Way Through

    The second act of Hamilton has many emotional moments. One of the most deeply affecting for me comes during Alexander Hamilton’s solo ballad “Hurricane.” While the instrumentation mimics an earlier moment of triumph for him (“Yorktown”- if you hadn’t already noticed the parallel, give it another listen. It blew me away!), this time the Founding Father finds himself at a crossroads. His solution, as with so many other key points in his life, is to “write his way out.” As he has with so many other major accomplishments in his life- leaving the West Indies for the Colonies, making the case for an independent nation, drafting the American financial system- he found his way there through writing.

    Posted on June 19, 2017 at 06:24 PM by New Professionals and Graduate Students


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