BACCHUS Initiatives of NASPA Spring Conferences Update


The BACCHUS Initiatives of NASPA Staff

February 6, 2017

Each spring, volunteer teams from around the country work to coordinate regional spring conferences. Since regional spring conferences are geographically based, they provide a more personalized and relaxed conference setting. Regional conferences also allow peer education groups to expand on presentations from General Assembly as well as network for future collaborations. Applications to host a spring conference in 2018 are now available.  We welcome you to attend any of the regional spring conferences if the location or dates are a better fit.

Suffolk University will be hosting the Region I Spring Conference in Boston, MA on April 2, 2017. The Registration Deadline is March 15, 2017. Learn More here.

Montclair State University will be hosting the Region II Conference in Montclair, NJ on April 1, 2017. The Registration Deadline is March 17, 2017. Learn More here.

Texas Woman’s University will be hosting the Region III Conference March 24-25, 2017 in Denton, TX. The Registration Deadline is March 10, 2017. Learn More here.

A conference will not be held in Region IV-East this spring. The Region IV- East team is working to create a virtual engagement opportunity for peer education groups. Stay connected to the BACCHUS Region IV-East Facebook page for the latest information.

Partners in Prevention will be hosting Meeting of the Minds, the Region IV-West spring conference April 6-8, 2017 in Kansas City, MO. Learn More here.

Rocky Mountain College will be hosting the “Big Leaders Under the Big Sky” Region V spring conference in Billings, MT March 31- April 1, 2017. The Registration Deadline is March 17, 2017. Learn More here.

Region VI- Details coming soon!

Applications for the 2017-2018 Student Advisory Committee are now being accepted. The Student Advisory Committee (SAC) is comprised of volunteer representatives from each region whose primary role is to serve as the student voice of peer education within the BACCHUS Initiatives and the larger constituencies of NASPA.  Those interested in applying for this national leadership position should submit their materials by April 10, 2017.

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