Statement on Events in Ferguson, Missouri

From the President's Desk

"This year we commemorate 50 years since the passing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and yet we are sadly reminded of the disparities and injustices that still permeate our society today. The recent events in Ferguson, Missouri are a testament to the fact that we clearly we have much important work left to do. As Student Affairs educators, it is incumbent upon us to persist in our efforts to...
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Doreen Hettich-Atkins - Member of the Week

I have been involved with the profession of student affairs since being selected as an RA my sophomore year of college at the University of Pennsylvania. As a person whose masters-level training was not through a traditional student affairs program, I have found it sometimes challenging to connect with peers and to build a professional network of colleagues. When I moved to New York State for my...

Introducing the ACPA Tell Us Forum

From the President's Desk

In my previous blog post, "Reflections on Intent and Impact," I wrote that ACPA must take some concrete steps to affect change in the Association. Among the ideas for change that I shared in my post was our intent to launch a community dialogue forum in a visible place on the ACPA website. At this time, I am excited to tell you that the community forum on ACPA's website has gone live! Thank you...

July Leadership Meeting

Video Transcript Speaking: Gavin Henning, ACPA Vice President I'm Gavin Henning, Associate Professor of Higher Education at New England College, and here, I am the Vice President for ACPA. And I'm in beautiful Tampa, Florida, at our July Leadership Meeting. This is a meeting that all of the ACPA entity leaders and the leadership of the Governing Board get together for three days of planning and...

My Beautiful 30-Day Journey

Dr. Cindi Love, Executive Director

Dear Members and Friends of ACPA—College Student Educators International: I just completed my first month of official duty as your Executive Director, participated in my first July Leadership Meeting in Tampa, and filed my first monthly report with the Governing Board. Like most of you, part of my work is "doing" and, fortunately, at ACPA, part of my work is "being"—thinking and feeling and...