Synergy Spring 2018

naspa diamond

Nkenge Ransom-Friday

May 17, 2018

As the profession of student affairs continues to evolve to meet the needs of diverse learners, many areas within the field have been streamlined to emphasize cross-departmental partnerships designed to impact retention and overall academic success. While our commitment to the development of the whole student is paramount, the field has changed from years ago.

Trends in higher education impact the important work of student affairs and we must continue to educate campus leaders and our non-student affairs colleagues on the importance of this contribution to student success.

As professionals, we must broaden our understanding of student engagement and success while seeking updated information from colleagues immersed in researched and practitioner based work. The efforts of our profession have strengthened student retention efforts via collaborative interdepartmental partnerships.

We encourage professionals to dive deeper into the topic of high impact practices and service learning in this edition of Synergy.

Thank you for your ongoing support and engagement with SAPAA!

Opinions expressed in this blog are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of NASPA. If you agree or disagree with the content of this post, we encourage you to dialogue in the comment section below. NASPA reserves the right to remove any blog that is inaccurate or offensive.

To comment, you can login to your preferred social network. Comments are lightly moderated and we do provide the option for users to flag a comment as inappropriate.

Get in Touch with NASPA