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Women's Equality Day

Today (August 26) is Women's Equality Day. That day was designated in 1971 through the activism of Congresswoman Bella Abzug. Bella chose to commemorate the 1920 passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, granting women the right to vote. The first women’s rights convention, in Seneca Falls, New York, in 1848, was the official start of that struggle. 72 years later, the 19th...
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Darren Pierre - Member of the Week

Where do I begin? My involvement in ACPA has been pivotal in my understanding of student affairs as a vocation. As Chair of the Commission for Student Involvement, I was invited to see firsthand the incredible work being done by professionals across the globe. Beyond my campus, I saw the impact meaningful engagement experiences are having on the students we serve. Finally, ACPA has connected me...
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The Presidential Task Force on Digital Technology in Higher Education Website is Now Live

The Task Force will develop a multi-prong approach for educators, with the primary objective being to advance the application of digital technology in higher education informed by student affairs scholarship and practice, and to further enhance ACPA’s digital stamp and its role as a leader in higher education in the information age. The first goal of the task force, co-chaired by Ed Cabellon of...
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Call for Applications: Developments Editorial Board

Developments is a quarterly online publication that connects ACPA members to current trends, issues, and scholarship in higher education and student affairs. ACPA is seeking applications for the following Editorial Board positions: Associate Editor for Series The Associate Editor for Series is a senior member of the Editorial Board and is responsible for working with potential Series sponsors and...