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#SALead and ACPA

Last week, I had the opportunity to interview ACPA President and Master of Higher Education Administration and Doctorate of Education Program Director Gavin Henning about leadership opportunities and getting involved with ACPA.  419 more words

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Overview (Part 1): Delving Deeper into the Technology Competency Area for Student Affairs Educators

This multi-part series delves deeper into the new Technology competency recently added to the ACPA/NASPA Professional Competency Areas for Student Affairs Educators.  Intended to serve as a resource for faculty and professionals to guide professional development and teaching, it provides a deeper understanding of the topics covered in the competency and provides resources for further education. 1,252 more words


The Maps We Share*

One of my colleagues doodles maps. During a long day of meetings he will create an entire city on an 8.5×11-inch piece of paper. Sometimes tight urban areas, other times a coastal town or a community perched on a mountainside. 486 more words

Misc. Musings

Create Your Own Path

Hello everyone!

I hope that you all had an excellent August if you’re institution is back in session. August is a very busy month so I hope it was efficient, but now that its over, take some time for yourself. 311 more words

Learning & Reflecting

Your SA Inspiration for the Day: Little Things Lead You To Big Things

My good friend and filmmaker Brock Cravy posted this video of some kids and adults painting a fence in the hot Texas sun.  He asked simple questions… Why are you doing this?   61 more words


One Week Down... I'm Not Sure How Many More to Go (note to self: figure out how many weeks I have left for the year)

Let the record state that I have 3 different posts sitting in my drafts: one on last night’s VMAs and my reactions, one on an excerpt of a book that I’ve been reading for one of my classes, and one on the latest student affairs chats on Twitter. 770 more words


The Start of Something

Today marked the start of the Fall semester at UMD. We’re starting a whole week early. No more starting after Labor Day for our campus. I supervise the Peer Educators who work in our office. 221 more words

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