Be sure to participate in your regional activities and connect to people located closest to you.
CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT, Quebec, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island (Region I Canada), Belgium, England, France, Ireland, Netherlands, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Wales (Region I Europe)
NY, PA, WV, DE, NJ, MD, Washington D.C., Germany, Greece, Italy, Turkey
AL, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, TX, VA, Armenia, Bulgaria, Japan, Kenya, South Africa, Taiwan
IL, IN, IA, MI, MN, OH, WI, Ontario
NM, CO, WY, ND, SD, NE, KS, OK, MO, AR, Manitoba, Saskatchewan
UT, AK, ID, OR, NV, MT, WA, Alberta, British Columbia
Northern California, Southern California, Arizona, Hawai’i, Australia, Guahan (Guam), Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Aotearoa (New Zealand), & China
Afghanistan, Algeria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei,
Djibouti, Egypt, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgys Republic, Lebanon, Libya, Maldives, Mauritania, Morocco, Nepal, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palestinian Territories, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Sri Lanka, Syria, Tajikistan, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
Anguila, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curaçao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saint Maarten, Suriname, Trinidad & Tobago, Uruguay, US Virgin Islands, Venezuela
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
Once again, NASPA IV-West members rock when it comes to supporting future endeavors of our association. We have exceeded our goal of $18,000 in gifts to NASPA and are just six people short of the goal of 100 donors by June 30.
End of year celebrations and graduation always seem to put things back into perspective after an eventful year. For many students they’ve reached the pinnacle of their academic career and to have the opportunity to celebrate alongside them is priceless. As we wind down the semester, consider how you can volunteer with NASPA IV-W. Look here for all the ways you can get involved with the IV-W Advisory Board!
It’s May--that time when those of us on the semester system enjoy countless rounds of end-of-the-year champagne chicken, awards ceremonies, and the ultimate culmination: Commencement. Three years, four years, six years (or more) have finally resulted in a degree!
For us new and seasoned student affairs professionals, April and May tend to consist of the annual awards banquets, interviews for the next leadership team and end of year reports. How does it look for graduate students? Especially those who are doing the same while also participating in the job search process? I asked a couple of questions to some graduate assistants in my office and their responses were not surprising, to say the least.
Two weeks ago, Arkansas Tech University hosted the NASPA Region IV-West Spring Critical Conversations Event – the Every Student Counts: Student Persistence and First-Generation Student Conference. Over 325 individuals from 51 institutions and 5 states convened at the ATU campus to network, learn, and share ideas, challenges, and promising practices related to student persistence, retention, and success.