Division members to present at NASPA

Next week, the annual NASPA conference in Philadelphia will be loaded with workshops and presentations about issues and topics pertaining to student affairs professionals. This year, five members of the division will be presenting: Celebrating the Win/Win: Recommended Strategies for Successful Partnerships Between Academic Affairs and Student Affairs Presented by Amber Fallucca, USC Connect Monday,…

Comings and Goings

Comings: Student Disability Resource Center – Amanda Noyes, Katherine Stori, Christopher Waitt, Jeremy Whisonant Office of the Registrar – Mary Elizabeth Henderson, Catherine Turner Student Health Services – Randi Blackmon, Mary Branton, Joshua Dunn, Amy Johnson, Danielle Rollocks Housing – Spencer Cohen Admissions – Kathryn Henchy, Elizabeth Szewczky Visitor Center – Kenneth Roach Health Services – Ray Dejesus Financial Aid – Chaz Gleen Moving…

What’s Dennis Reading? 2017-18

July 31, 2017 Engagement and Employability By examining the central role student affairs plays in helping students gain and articulate career skills, Engagement and Employability focuses on the top skills employers seek when hiring recent college graduates. Enjoy a discussion and numerous examples of how to identify, measure, and assess employability skills as an outcome of cocurricular…

Kennedy to lead housing and student development beginning Jan. 1, 2018

Kirsten Kennedy has been named interim associate vice president for housing and student development. Beginning Jan. 1, 2018, she will oversee faculty principal-led living and learning communities, Student Health Services, the Student Success Center and University Housing. Kennedy also will lead the Student Disability Resource Center and Student Conduct and Academic Integrity until a new dean…

What’s Dennis Reading? Directors Meeting Edition

Free Speech on Campus “Political philosopher Sigal Ben-Porath examines the current state of the arguments, using real-world examples to explore the contexts in which conflicts erupt, as well as to assess the place of identity politics and concern with safety and dignity within them.” – Sigal Ben-Porath, University of Pennsylvania Press Free Speech on Campus “In…

Enhance team-building skills with the USC Challenge Course Program

The USC Challenge Course Program now open to community member groups and organizations. The OREC challenge course is used to promote and enhance leadership and team-building through a series of adventure-based learning activities. This creative learning tool also develops stronger mental and physical well-being. Each program is tailored to a group’s and helps them connect…

GA Switch Process and GARP Dates

First-Year GA Switch Process: The First-Year GA Switch Process allows for first-year graduate students who are interested in having a different GA experience for their second year to interview with offices who are interested in hiring second years for any open GA positions they will have for the 2018-19 school year. The Career Center will…