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Getting involved in NASPA IV-W is a great way to grow professionally and help recognize those around you for all their hard work. By getting involved you become more in tune with opportunities to nominate your fellow colleagues and friends for the many awards through NASPA and our Region!
Your regional board just had its summer meeting and we are excited for our upcoming regional conference in St. Louis. We hope you will join us.
Learn more about what is going on with the NASPA Veterans Knowledge Community
Learn more about one of our Region IV-W amazing graduate students, Samantha Perrin from the University of North Dakota.
It's the end of June, and for many of us that means it's the end of a Fiscal Year. Do you have any 2016 funds remaining? If so, use them NOW to pay for registration for the fall 2016 WE conference!
Throughout my budding career in the Student Affairs profession, I have often heard the phrase: “do your work through a social justice lens”. But, what does that REALLY mean? As a new professional, this is a concept I have been challenged by in my second job post-grad school. I went from Multicultural Affairs to the Residence Life functional area. In my position as the Assistant Director of Multicultural Student Programs & Services, it was literally my job to think about social justice, diversity education, & equity issues all day every day. Now, as I wrap up a year of being a Resident Director, I have been reflecting on the following: 1) What is my personal definition of social justice? 2) How do I implement social justice values into my student affairs practice? and 3) What does it look like to have a social justice lens in functional areas that do not explicitly have equity initiatives in their job descriptions? This has been a hard reflection period for me since I still struggle with seeing myself as a “knower”, but this is what I have come up with thus far: