The Violence Prevention focus area brings together a variety of NASPA programs that provide resources for members to build comprehensive and intentional violence prevention programs on their campuses, including providing primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention responses that address both the occurrence of violence and the inequalities that create it. Through involvement in Knowledge Communities, the Commission on Equity and Inclusion, Enough is Enough, the Center for Women, the Violence Prevention Conference and other NASPA events, and writing and research opportunities, you can learn how to educate yourself and others about violence and the culture that supports it, to become an advocate for victims, and to create more inclusive campus climates.
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NASPA hosts various events throughout the year focused on violence prevention.
Upcoming NASPA events that focus on or include violence prevention topics.
Catch up on this week’s trending student affairs and higher ed news, including: the higher education president; uneven access, equal success; tough questions for DeVos; two tuition-free years; mental health on the syllabus; and the return of the MOOC.
Catch up on this week’s trending student affairs and higher ed news including scrutiny of new Koch grant; the debate over bathroom politics in Texas; why STEM majors need the humanities; hashtag campaign urge protection Title IX; Georgia tech’s model expands; NASPA wishes you bon appetit with a cookbook; and a new NASPA Right Now for the new year from President Kruger.
The start of a new year often brings an opportunity for renewal, growth, and new beginnings. While there have been significant challenges in this academic year, I am optimistic about the future because of the passion, commitment, and energy I feel from our community. NASPA continues to engage in the integral aspects of student learning, closing the achievement gap, access and equity, and many other issues that have an impact on our students. I look forward to continuing an action-oriented and collaborative student affairs agenda that will provide meaningful support to our students, our colleagues, and our profession.
A legend in her time, Dr. Alice R. Manicur was a pioneer in student affairs and higher education who broke the glass ceiling for women in the field. While her name may not be household yet to some, her influence is felt every day by the many supporting the student experience. After 92 years of continued service, passion, and dedication, Dr. Manicur passed away early last week leaving many reflecting on shared moments and lessons learned.