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Lessons in Student Affairs Campus Politics from Kenny Rogers' "The Gambler"

During today’s #SAchat, we were talking about being a change maker on campus.  This, of course, made me think of the chorus from Kenny Rogers’ … 799 more words

Student Affairs

The 40 People You Meet at Higher Education Conferences, Part III

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Woohoo, time for our final edition!

The Dating App User: The term ‘dating’ is relative, but not always sexy time so I’ll separate it from the type mentioned above. 475 more words

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The 40 People You Meet at Higher Education Conferences, Part II

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And now, the second part of our edition!

The Name-Dropper: One minute they’re telling you how they were on a bowling team with ‘”Marcia, or Baxter Mags as I call her”, the next they’re talking about how Vasti Torres made them cry in their grad school interview but now they’re total research besties. 448 more words

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Make Shift Happen

When I first began a career in student affairs, my director was a good and fair person, always supporting a life in balance. Work late for a program? 206 more words
Higher Education

The 40 People You Meet at Higher Education Conferences, Part I

I’ve had the good fortune to attend three national student affairs/higher education conferences as well as small regional conferences. After a while I picked up on a pattern of different ‘types’ of folks who attended conferences. 578 more words

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Hacking professional development: one year later

One year ago today, I launched a seemingly simple idea based on a single tweet:

If I had the $ and time, I’d go on an… 587 more words

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Magic.

The pride they have in Iowa State is really cool. I think that came through.  ~Jay Bilas in The Ames Tribune.

Higher Education