April 8th NASPA Policy Update
Hearings in Congress related to reauthorization of the Higher Education Act continue this week along with a hearing by the House Ed & Labor Committee with Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. In this week's update you'll find NASPA publications, state and federal legislative updates, regulatory advisories, and links to sign-on letter templates and resources so you can get involved today!
Why I ...Evelyn Ortega
The LKC Communications team has come up with an idea to showcase the LKC leadership team. We call it, the "Why I" series. We want to share with our Latinx/a/o community who members of the LKC leadership team are, our roles, and what inspired us to follow our career paths. Our goal is to increase the visibility of not just the LKC, but to the leaders who make the LKC what is to us all.
Scholar’s Corner: I am Only as Successful as mi Comunidad is Supportive
My daughter is five. As a #LatinaMamíScholar, a single Latina Mamí Scholar, I rely on my village, mi comunidad, mi familia for support. I realize more and more just how much my success is contingent upon the support of mi familia. Recently, I was asked by my campus Chief Diversity Equity and Inclusion Officer (CDEIO), on behalf of our Provost, if I was able to attend a professional development institute on supporting Latinx students with a couple other select campus members. I was initially intrigued and excited about the opportunity but then it set in...
2019 NASPA Community Colleges Institute In Review
Dr. Rocio Fajardo shares reflections from the 2019 NASPA Community Colleges Institute.
#NASPActs19 Policy Pop-ups at #NASPA19
Originally created during the 2016 NASPA Annual Conference in Indianapolis, NASPActs today is designed to provide ongoing outlets for social action and civic engagement opportunities, at the NASPA Annual Conference and year-round. At the 2019 NASPA Annual Conference, the #NASPActs19 Committee of the Equity, Inclusion, and Social Justice Division is sponsoring a series of five policy pop-up sessions that coincide with the 2019 National Student Affairs Day of Action (NSADA). Each session is scheduled for 20 minutes and designed to provide #NASPA19 attendees with a brief introduction to one of five different equity and inclusion areas along with suggestions for direct action they can take on the issue immediately. For our participants in NSADA who are unable to join us in person in Los Angeles, we are providing the information and resources that will be distributed during the Policy Pop-up sessions here.
Research & Policy Institute Guide to #NASPA19
Join members of NASPA’s Research and Policy Institute (RPI) at #NASPA19 to learn more about our work to connect research, policy, and effective student affairs practice in support of student success and the strategic priorities of the Association. Even if you aren’t able to join us in person in Los Angeles, you can still check out the RPI sessions that will be included as part of NASPA’s Virtual Ticket.