Campus Dialogues: Creating a Culture of Civility
On August 9, 2014, Michael Brown was shot by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, sparking protest and civil unrest around the country. Over 800 miles away in Arlington, Virginia, a group of students at Marymount University raised their voices to request a forum to discuss current events and implications. Realizing the need for this conversation and others like it, the University set out to create an intentional dialogue series to engage students, faculty, and staff in meaningful educational and conversation surrounding issues that impact the campus on a local, national, and global level.
Finding Joy in the Chaos
It is hard to always be “on” for meetings and events or to not become drained by the student crying in your office or the twentieth person who tells you they NEED a single room. How do you find joy in your job when your work seems to be driven by chaos all the time?
Call for Proposals Now Open: 2017 Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement Meeting (CLDE17)
The American Democracy Project (ADP), The Democracy Commitment (TDC), and NASPA Lead Initiative are committed to advancing the civic engagement movement in higher education. During this year’s Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement (#CLDE17) Meeting in Baltimore, Md. from June 7-10, 2017, our goal is to bring together our collective networks of faculty, student affairs professionals, senior campus administrators, students, and community partners to advance our work to ensure that students graduate from our colleges and universities--both public and private--prepared to be the informed, engaged citizens that our communities and our democracy need.
Leading nationally with the Four “I"s
National Search for a chair-elect for the Adult Learners and Students with Children Knowledge Community.
No One Wins the Busy Game
What is it about General Assembly?
What is it about The BACCHUS Initiatives of NASPA General Assembly that gets students and advisors so excited every fall?