Elevate the Voices of those Leading the Field: Call for CCD Award Nominations
Elevate the voices of those leading the field. Consider nominating your peers by November 1, 2017.
NASPActs Policy Basics: Your Role in Our Representative Democracy
Engaging with our representative democracy is essential to maintaining the health and function of our nation’s government. Whether you’re just getting started on your journey to becoming an engaged participant or looking for a resource to share with those who are starting theirs, this post from NASPA Director of Policy Research and Advocacy Teri Lyn Hinds will lay out some specific suggestions for learning and engaging in local, state, and national policy conversations. Student affairs professionals are sometimes hesitant to engage in active advocacy because of uncertainty about where their role as campus employee ends and their rights as a citizen begins. While we can’t offer legal advice or guidance, we have provided some tips and suggestions for engaging politically as an institutional employee.
Thank You For Being a Mentor
Dr. Jennifer Miles, Ed.D., explores the importance of mentorship in student affairs
Poverty Simulators & Exercises
This scenario may be common to a lot of us professionals, but let’s explore it anyways. You’re at a conference and heading to your next workshop or break-out session. The session you’re going to is called The Cycle of Poverty, or some variation of that. No matter the title, that isn’t the most defining piece of this session. The topic at hand is what we want to zero in on.
Southern Baptist Church Planter turned World Religion Professor: Finding Faithfulness in New Calling
PhD Student, Higher Education Leadership and Studies, Baylor University
Adjunct Professor, Religious Studies and Philosophy, College of DuPage
Co-Founder, Neighborly Faith: Evangelicals for Interreligious Engagement
Kevin Singer is a PhD student in the area of higher education studies and leadership at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, where his research interests center around religious diversity. Before coming to Baylor, he earned an M.A. in theological studies from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and an M.A. in systematic theology from Wheaton College, where he specialized in the theological comparison of Christianity and Hinduism and helped launch an interfaith group. In addition to his studies, Kevin has been teaching comparative religion at two community colleges since 2012, and is the co-founder of Neighborly Faith, an initiative that aims to draw more Evangelical Christians to the interfaith table.
SA Fundraising KC article in NASPA KC Publication highlights Diversity & Identity-Based Fundraising
The 2017 NASPA KC Publication has arrived! You can read our KC's article starting on page 56, and then enjoy the great work by other authors included in the publication.