Engage! Options for Advocacy for Student Affairs Professionals
No matter your position, title, or area of expertise, as a student affairs professional there are a myriad of ways you can – and should – engage in public policy conversations for the benefit of you, your students, and your institution. While advocacy in public policy can seem like a tricky topic, in this post NASPA Director of Policy Research and Advocacy, Teri Lyn Hinds, will lay out some key terms and specific examples of how both individuals and institutions can engage in advocacy.
Apply for the 2018-2020 NPGS Leadership Team!
We are seeking new professionals and graduate students (both master's and doctoral) to apply for leadership opportunities on the 2018-2020 New Professionals and Graduate Student Knowledge Community (NPGS KC) Leadership Team! Specifically, we would like to help you #MakeYourMark in the NPGS KC in 2018-2020!
LKC Member Contribution: When you think you are so WOKE you are actually sleeping
As a Complex Coordinator at The University of Texas at Austin, I have witnessed students who have become advocates for themselves and others. The students that I have worked with have become more aware of their own identities and how those identities affect them as they navigate through the world. As they learn and study how they deal interpersonally or the way they think about themselves in relation to others, they are conscious of how that reflects on their intrapersonal selves, meaning the way they think about themselves.
Disability Knowledge Community - Elections Nominations Committee Information
We are soliciting nominations of members to serve as the next Chair, or Co-chairs, for NASPA’s Disability Knowledge Community. The KC Chair is elected for a three-year term: one year (March, 2018-March 2019) as KC Chair-/Co-chair-elect and two years (March 2019-March 2021) as KC Chair/Co-chairs.
So, That’s What It Is Called; Imposter Syndrome
I started researching what exactly is this emotion. Why do I feel like this? My research has led me to believe I suffer from “imposter syndrome!” The fear that you’re bumping up against the limits of your ability.
Latinx/a/o Scholars Corner
Given my work as a college advisor, I ensure that my research findings inform practical recommendations for student affairs professionals. Because I have worked as a student affairs officer, I realize that there are not enough financial resources and time available to implement a lot of the recommendations made by researchers. I often note the lack of available resources, as I make the recommendations because there is a continued need to advocate for institutions to prioritize Chicanx/Latinx student success.