Events

STUDENT AFFAIRS: THE GREATEST PROFESSION ON EARTH

(NASPA Webinar Watch Party)
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2014 | 2-3:30 P.M.  (Cougar Village II Large Conference Room)

Wonderful people. Amazing programs and services. Extraordinary impact on college life. That's what a career in Student Affairs is all about! There are so many aspects and dimensions to the profession of which you can be a part. Since October is National Careers in Student Affairs Month, what better time to showcase our field by bringing together an engaging panel of student affairs professionals who represent the diversity of our field. Our panel will share their personal journeys into and through the profession while also addressing broader questions about Student Affairs such as:

  • What is Student Affairs and why do professionals love this profession?
  • How does Student Affairs contribute to campus life?
  • What are some typical paths into the profession?
  • How can you prepare for becoming a student affairs professional?
  • What opportunities are available through NASPA to learn more about student affairs?

Financial Empowerment Series

Thursday, October 2nd, 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. in Cougar Village Conference Room, N-138

Join UEP, Bauer, & SHRL FYRE for the most powerful event to come! - College Student Financial Awareness - Personal Success Tips.


Commuter Student Academic Success: Are you ready for Midterms?

Monday, October 6th, 3-4 p.m., University Center Ballroom

Meet representatives from the Commuter Assistant Program and learn strategies for academic success from Learning Support Services, as well as healthy ways to de-stress. Participants will be entered into a drawing to win free gas cards as well as other giveaway items! This event is open to all UH commuter students.


Cougar Resource Fair

October 8, 11:30am – 1:30pm, Lynn Eusan Park


Fall Career and Internship Fair

Thursday, October 9th, UH Hilton Hotel, Conrad Ballroom, 1:00 – 4:00pm

Join University Career Services for the Fall 2014 Career and Internship Fair! All majors invited! Log into Cougar Pathway through AccessUH to RSVP for this event!


THE CURRENT STATE OF STUDENT AFFAIRS & LOOKING TOWARD THE FUTURE

(NASPA Webinar Watch Party)
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2014 | 2:00 – 3:00pm (Cougar Village II Large conference room)

From Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs) to the changing demographics of our students, the higher education environment is evolving more quickly than ever. Student Affairs as an entity must adapt to these changes or quickly become irrelevant. Hear from NASPA President Kevin Kruger and NASPA Board Chair Dr. Pat Whitely talk about these societal shifts and how our field must adapt. Come prepared to hear from this accomplished educator and have your questions ready.


Health and Wellness Week

October 13-18, campus-wide


THE INTERSECTION OF STUDENT AFFAIRS WORK AND POLICY

(NASPA Webinar Watch Party)
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2014 | 2:30 – 3:30 PM (Classroom and Business Building, Room 120)

Student Affairs Administrators are thrust into a complex world of laws and policies stemming from national, state, and local levels. While the role of administrators is not directly linked to law and policy, these qualities are vital for Administrators of all levels to understand. In this webinar, members of NASPA's Public Policy Division will outline the intersection of Law and Policy in the realm of student affairs through a lens of scholar-practitioner. Focus will be placed upon relevant policies on campus, NASPA's Public Policy Agenda, and other "hot button" issues.


MOVING INTO YOUR ROLE AS A NEW PROFESSIONAL

(NASPA Webinar Watch Party)
MONDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2014 | 2:30 – 3:30 PM (College of Education, Farish Hall, Kiva Room 101)

Are you on the verge of your first professional job in higher education? Are you looking to potentially further your education with a masters or doctoral degree? Are you looking to switch positions after a bad job fit? Come to this dynamic session with five new professionals who share their confessions, job searching tips, and hard-earned lessons from their first few years.


CREATING AND SUSTAINING INCLUSIVE CAMPUS COMMUNITIES

(NASPA Webinar Watch Party)
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2014 | 2:30 – 3:30 PM  |  Classroom and Business Building 120

How can you, as a Student Affairs Professional, ensure that campuses are safe and inclusive? Hear from our distinguished panel to gain their insights and perspectives.

Webinar Instagram Competition

For each of our Webinars above, NASPA will be sponsoring an Instagram Competition. Share your photos on IG with the #CSAM14 & Webinar-Specific Hashtag utilizing the criteria below. Winners will be determined by the picture with the most likes and will be announced after the last Webinar of the month. Each winner may only win once during #CSAM14, and the winner will receive a $50 e-Gift Certificate to the NASPA Bookstore.