2019-02-09

2019 NASPA WRC: New Professionals Institute

November 02 – November 03, 2019
Portland, OR

The New Professionals Institute provides a forum for NASPA members with less than three years of experience to address the knowledge and skills they desire as they engage in the duties of student affairs administration.

About

As a new professional, you are uniquely positioned to bridge the emerging needs of students and supporting the administrative evolution toward addressing these challenges. The Institute is offered in conjunction with the NASPA Western Regional Conference which allows you to build your professional network within regions V and VI.

In this institute, we will feature discussions, panels, and small group activities dedicated to skill and knowledge enhancement in the following areas:

  • Finding your place within your organization
  • Student affairs career planning and positioning for purposeful growth
  • Strategies for effective networking
  • Pathways for professional development
  • Trends in student affairs administration
  • Understanding campus cultures – external and internal influences

 

Presented By

Region V
Region VI

Audience

This event is most likely to influence these groups.

  • New Professional

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Registration

Space is limited so please register as soon as possible. All attendees must register for the 2019 NASPA Western Regional Conference to participate in the Mid-Level Professionals Institute.

New Professionals Pre-Conference Institute

Early-Bird Registration
05/01/2019 to 09/14/2019
Regular Registration
09/15/2019 to 10/14/2019
Late Registration
after 10/15/2019
NASPA Member
$100
$125
$175

NASPA WRC Registration Fees

Early-Bird Registration
05/01/2019 to 09/14/2019
Regular Registration
09/15/2019 to 10/14/2019
Late Registration
after 10/15/2019
NASPA Member
$345
$395
$445

Questions?

Carmen Gold-Johnson
Conference Registration Chair
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Phone: 801-585-5065

Policies

View Registration Policies

Cancellation Policy: 
The cancellation deadline is October 14, 2019. All requests for cancellations must be in writing and sent to Carmen Gold-Johnson at [email protected] A $50 cancellation fee will be deducted from your refund. No refunds will be provided after October 14, 2019. This program may be canceled or postponed due to unforeseen circumstances. In this case, fees will be refunded; however, NASPA will not be responsible for additional costs, charges, or expenses, including cancellation/change charges assessed by airlines, hotels, and/or travel agencies. NASPA is not responsible for weather or travel related problems and will not reimburse registration fees for these issues.

Payment Policy:
Click here to view NASPA’s complete Payment Policies and Procedures.

Substitution Policy:
Substitutions will be allowed until October 14, 2019, and are only allowed between registrants with the same membership type (member to member, non-member to non-member) and the same registration type (professional to professional, student to student). All requests for substitutions must be in writing and sent to Carmen Gold-Johnson at [email protected].

Faculty


  • Dr. Kelly Dries

    Dr. Kelly Dries

    Executive Director, Career Services
    University of Redlands
  • Sarah Kutten

    Sarah Kutten

    Director of Student Services
    University of Oregon - Portland

Venue


Hilton Portland Downtown
Portland, Oregon

The Hilton Portland Downtown has been newly redesigned with an inviting, vibrant lobby and rooms that incorporate a timeless and contemporary feel. Conveniently located in the heart of the city, one block from the MAX Light Rail system, the Hilton Portland Downtown offers easy access to the city’s top restaurants and attractions including the Portland Saturday Market, the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, Portland Art Museum and Powell’s Bookstore.

AIRLINE DISCOUNT: We are excited to announce a discount on Alaska Airlines web fares for your travel to Portland. The discount code will be made available to conference attendees after they register for the 2019 NASPA Western Regional Conference!

ROOM RESERVATIONS: A block of rooms has been set aside at a rate of $195 per night plus taxes/fees. These rates are exclusively for conference attendees and subject to availability. The reservation link will be provided to you later in the year and the group rate will be available through October 14, 2019.

Book your Hotel room

PARKING: Due to the hotel’s location in Downtown Portland, please note that parking is extremely limited. There is no self-parking at the conference hotel (valet parking is $50/night). You may wish to consider off-site parking options.

Hotel Room Rate/Night
Hilton Portland Downtown
921 SW Sixth Avenue, Portland, OR 97204
(553) 226-1611
$195 per night (plus taxes/fees)
  • Travel

    The Portland International Airport (7000 NE Airport Way Portland, OR  97218) is located approximately 12 miles from the Hilton Portland Downtown.

  • Transportation

    Public Transportation
    The conference hotel is accessible from the airport via TriMet’s light rail MAX Red Line. The “Mall / SW 5th Ave” MAX Station is one block from the Hilton Portland Downtown (approximately a 45 minute ride).

    Shuttles, Taxis, and Rental Cars
    For more information regarding shuttles, taxi cab services, or rental car companies, please visit the Ground Transportation page of the Portland International Airport website

  • Weather

    Novembers tend to mark the start of the cool season in Portland, with temperatures ranging from 44°F to 58°F. As the conference gets closer, please visit the Weather Channel for more information.

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