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KC's provide access to information and resources in a particular subject area, connecting members and facilitating the sharing of knowledge.

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Divisions and Groups provide programs, services and resources around a particular area of focus, professional level or institution type, helping set the direction for NASPA's efforts in these spaces.



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  • Pioneers Vote: Engaging a Reluctant Audience

    Civic engagement on a college campus depends on the creation of an environment cognizant of the characteristics of its student population and respectful of the diverse opinions of all those in the campus community. In a national political and social environment where the act of engaging civically feels even more “risky”, how do we engage our diverse campus populations in a way that inspires and empowers them to use their voices and join in dialogue? At Texas Woman’s University, the answer has been to create civic engagement initiatives unique to our student population using research, best practices, and cross-campus collaborations.

    Posted on May 24, 2019 at 09:44 AM by LEAD Initiative
  • The Unique Nature of Our CLDE Meeting

    As we find ourselves in difficult times for our democracy, I hope you will join us in Florida next month. We will gather together as people possessing different institutional roles, focusing on different aspects of civic learning and democratic engagement, but also as people who share a passion for co-creating our institutions and communities. Join the conversation and action as we redouble our efforts to build a future in which we all can thrive.

    Posted on May 23, 2019 at 05:46 AM by LEAD Initiative
  • Community Service Work-Study Sparks Civic Action

    With the emphasis placed on internships as a high impact practice and practical work experience that future employers look for on resumes, community service work-study participation can serve as a way for students to access relevant nonprofit experience, needed funding, and embed these students within new peer, campus, and community networks. Whether community service work-study is a program that your institution is maximizing or under-utilizing, now is the time to see the potential in this resource and map out how you can best leverage it for deeper civic action in 2019-2020.

    Posted on May 20, 2019 at 09:16 PM by LEAD Initiative
  • Arm Chair Professional Development

    In higher education, where budgets are tight and time is limited, it’s difficult to know where to begin engaging in your own professional development.

    Posted on May 19, 2019 at 09:01 PM by Women in Student Affairs
  • Moving Up and Being the Only One: One AVP’s Perspective

    Moving up the career ladder brings with it professional advancement opportunities; however, it may also impact one's personal identities.

    Posted on May 17, 2019 at 09:30 AM by AVP Steering Committee
  • A Different Kind of Involvement by Generation Z Students

    At Frostburg State University our department utilized the book Generation Z Goes to College by Corey Seemiller and Meghan Grace to launch our professional development conversation about today’s students and how we as student affairs professionals engage them on campus and about the community. This reading provided interesting insights into the impact of technology and other world issues have impacted how Generation Z have grown and developed, as well as their expectations into the 21st century.

    Posted on May 14, 2019 at 12:07 PM by LEAD Initiative
  • Against All Odds: Increasing Latinx Postsecondary Completion Through Sense of Belonging

    Learn more about supporting Latinx students at community colleges.

    Posted on May 13, 2019 at 08:32 AM by Community Colleges Division
  • Membership Spotlight: Missouri

    This is a great time for student affairs professionals to reflect on all that has happened and make more sense of it. Using the well-known but less practiced philosophy both/and can help. For example, we have had tough moments on campus this year, like many other campuses, especially as it relates to student mental health, Title IX, and diversity and inclusion

    Posted on May 10, 2019 at 12:55 PM by Region IV-W

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