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Congratulations to the Recipients of our Faculty Research Grant!   Dr. Lucy A. LePeau, Sarah F. Fernandez, and Ryan J. Davis

Congratulations to the Recipients of our Faculty Research Grant!

Dr. Lucy A. LePeau, Sarah F. Fernandez, and Ryan J. Davis of Indiana University Bloomington are the recipients of a $5,000 research grant from ACPA-College Student Educators International! The title of their study is Academic and Student Affairs Partnerships to Advance Diversity and Social Justice: A Content Analysis of Websites. Colleges and universities across the United States express the...
Student Mental Health

ASO Releases Student Mental Health Resources

From the ASO Website... Introduction Being a student can be stressful enough, but trying to juggle schoolwork and other responsibilities while experiencing mental illness can make it that much harder. But students can work through many challenges and still perform well in school. This comprehensive guide discusses and details a number of mental health issues, including information on how they...
Competencies Cover

Updated ACPA/NASPA Professional Competencies Released

As a new academic year begins, we are thrilled to share the culmination of the work of the ACPA/NASPA Professional Competencies Task Force . We are so thankful for the work of the Task Force and for the feedback received from thousands of members at both associations. The Task Force shared recommended changes to the professional competencies including the combination of two competencies (ethics...

RELEASED: Beyond Compliance: Addressing Sexual Violence in Higher Education

ACPA-College Student Educators International and the members of the ACPA Sexual Violence Task Force are pleased to release " Beyond Compliance: Addressing Sexual Violence in Higher Education ". This free resource for our members is intended to complement and move beyond the current compliance-heavy focus of courts, legislatures, and media response to sexual violence on college campus toward a...

Fulfilling Our Promise to Students: Fostering and Demonstrating Student Learning and Success

From the President's Desk

The benefit of June, July, and August on many college campuses is that the pace slows down allowing time for reflection and planning for the coming academic year. I’ve spent those months continuing to consider our role as college student educators in fostering student learning and success. Currently, a great deal of focus is on student learning in higher education. President Obama’s completion...