Reflection of a Student Affairs Professional

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Reflection of a Student Affairs Professional Saul Ruiz: Cal Poly, SLO/Graduate student I am a Latino male in the field of higher education/ student affairs. I am also a second year Graduate student at Cal-Poly, San Luis Obispo. I am pursuing my Master of Science in Higher Education/ Student Affairs. I recently started working at Cuesta college as a Bilingual Academic Success coach for a Title-V...

Making it Stick: Strategies for Engaging Students Returning from Spring Break Service Trips

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Making it Stick: Strategies for Engaging Students Returning from Spring Break Service Trips Andrew Haggerty, Calvin College: Associate Director, Service-Learning Center College students since the 1980s have chosen to forgo what is seen as a “traditional” spring break experience by instead participating in “alternative” spring break, spending their weeklong break doing service in a community with...

Tips & Tricks: Attending the Leadership Educators Institute

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Tips & Tricks: Attending the Leadership Educators Institute Lauren Irwin, University of Southern California, lauren.irwin22@gmail.com , @Lauren_Irwin22 Kelsey Hayes, Sonoma State University, kelsey.L.hayes@gmail.com , @kelseys_tweet The Leadership Educators Institute (LEI) will take place in Orlando, FL from December 9-11, 2018. LEI, a bi-annual conference, is co-sponsored by ACPA , NASPA ,...

Critical Reflexivity for Leadership Educators

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Critical Reflexivity for Leadership Educators Lauren Irwin, University of Southern California, lauren.irwin22@gmail.com , @Lauren_Irwin22 Nicholas Tapia-Fuselier, University of North Texas, nicholas.fuselier@unt.edu Leader and leadership development are central to higher education’s commitment to student success, career readiness, and citizenship (Dugan & Komives, 2007). However, many...

Student Affairs Escape Room Toolkit: A Review of Supplies and Lessons Learned from my First Escape Room

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Student Affairs Escape Room Toolkit: A Review of Supplies and Lessons Learned from my First Escape Room Brittany Martin, Allegheny College Escape games are gaining popularity among college-aged students (and other age groups too!) and give us the perfect opportunity for programming and teambuilding. Having been an Escape Game Aficionado for almost 3 years, I was ecstatic to see multiple at NACA (...