ACPA CASHE Webinar Spotlight: Academic Support In A Digital Age

Commission for Academic Support in Higher Education
ACPA CASHE Webinar Spotlight: Academic Support In A Digital Age Name : Laura A. Pasquini, Ph.D. Institutions & Job Title: Lecturer, Learning Technologies , College of Information, University of North Texas Researcher, The Digital Learning and Social Media Research Group , Royal Roads University Why do we need to consider the digital aspects for student support? Although you might not advise...

Directorate Spotlight: Kathryn Angeles

Commission for Academic Support in Higher Education
Name: Kathryn Angeles Institutions & Job Title: Program Administrator at the Center for Data Science, New York University What have been some significant experiences about being engaged/involved in ACPA CASHE? I am the 2016-2017 CASHE fellow, which has given me the chance to get a closer look at ACPA and the opportunities available for its members. I was able to see what happens "behind-the-...

Directorate Spotlight: Tommy Amal

Commission for Academic Support in Higher Education
· Name: Tommy Amal · Institutions & Job Title: Virginia Tech; Assistant Director- Student Success Center · What is your vision for the Directorate and ACPA at large? I envision the Directorate continuing to expand and provide innovative ways for practitioners to develop and share best practices in our field. I also envision the Directorate playing a role in furthering the discussion on ways...

Transitioning to a New Institution: What Does That Mean?

Commission for Academic Support in Higher Education
The semester is in full swing, and in addition to focusing on the students and their transition to the new academic year, I am also reflecting and working on my own transition to a new institution, a different environment, and a new student population. I recently became the Program Administrator at the Center for Data Science (CDS) at New York University. CDS is a fairly new center that is...

Advising to Graduation

Commission for Academic Support in Higher Education
Three times a year, the Graduation Team in the Registrar’s Office sends several hundred emails informing students that they did not meet the requirements for graduation. The week we send the denials is inevitably filled with emails and panicked phone calls telling us “they didn't know about Requirement X” or “Advisor Y told me I was ‘all set.’” Telling a student they didn’t graduate because of...