To further enhance your conference experience, New Professionals (those with less than 5 years in the field of Student Affairs) and Graduate Students are encouraged to attend the New Professionals Institute on Thursday, January 25, 2018.
The New Professional Institute will allow New Professionals and Graduate Students to have a chance to meet with seasoned student affairs professionals and learn strategies to be successful in this field.
This pre-conference opportunity will include lunch from a local Birmingham restaurant, and is included with the cost of registration until December 31 (early bird registration).
CHIEF STUDENT AFFAIRS OFFICERS
Chief Student Affairs Officers are invited to join Dr. John Jones, the Vice President of Student Affairs at the University of Alabama at Birmingham for a think-tank session during the Drive In. The meeting will be begin with lunch and will then move to structured time together.
Faculty are asked to perform research and service to their universities. The NASPA-AL Drive In offers a space for faculty attendees to learn to Bridge the Gap between academic and student affairs in order to improve their connections and support the academic missions of their institutions.