AVPs are often asked to give advice and counsel to new professionals on their career goals and how to best climb the student affairs professional ladder. This blog post provides advice and practical suggestions for new professionals who may find themselves seeking internal advancement opportunities due to factors preventing them from transitioning to a new campus.
Juan Guardia, Assistant Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students and University of Cincinnati approaches his role with balance and drive. Read more about Juan's commitment to students, his position, and the profession.
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The power of empathy and vulnerability as a student affairs professional and how embracing both of those things can help you become a better student affairs professional.
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My current role as the Program Coordinator for Diversity and Inclusion allows me the opportunity to provide support for first-generation college students. Our institution defines the first-generation identity as “the first in your family to attend college, or the first in your family to attend a college in the United States”. Our Center for Diversity and Inclusion oversees support for students of color, DACA/undocumented, LGBTQIA+, and first-generation student populations. As the first-generation student experience recently came into our Center’s purview, we are building a foundation for the support for this population. As I look at research around the first-generation student experience in higher education, I am consistently finding my passion for student leadership wanting to come into the conversation.