NASPA
2018 NASPA Annual Conference

Educational Sessions

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Highlighted Sessions

Name Day Time Room
Bridging Relationships Across Difference: Using Intergroup Dialogue Method to Cultivate Inclusive Campuses Sunday, March 4 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

122 B
Pennsylvania Convention Center

A Step-by-Step Guide to Co-curricular Mapping Saturday, March 3 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

121 C
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Addressing Student Mental Health: Understanding the Past in Order to Plan for the Future Sunday, March 4 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
African American Men’s Summit Sunday, March 4 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

113 A
Pennsylvania Convention Center

African American Women’s Summit Sunday, March 4 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

113 B
Pennsylvania Convention Center

An Interactive Introduction to Design Thinking Saturday, March 3 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

120 B
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Asian Pacific Islanders Promoting Educational eXcellence (APPEX) Sunday, March 4 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

112 B
Pennsylvania Convention Center

AVP Pre-Conference: Leading from the Unique Role of the AVP Sunday, March 4 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

109 B
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Becoming a Student Affairs Researcher: A Session for Practitioners Sunday, March 4 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

117
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Becoming an Individual and Institutional Advocate for First-generation College Students Sunday, March 4 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

115 C
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Bending the Arc: Community Foundations for Positive Transformation Saturday, March 3 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

109 A
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Collaborative Solutions for Complex Problems: Preventing Disability Complaints on Your Campus Sunday, March 4 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Community Colleges Institute Saturday, March 3 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Philadelphia Ballroom
Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown

Community Colleges Institute Sunday, March 4 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Philadelphia Ballroom
Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown

Creating Educational Environments that Nurture Post-Traumatic Growth in Students Saturday, March 3 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

122 A
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Cultural Competence for Social Justice: A Model for Creating Inclusive Campus Communities Saturday, March 3 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Salon A
Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

Designing and Implementing an Extended Orientation Experience Sunday, March 4 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

122 A
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Director to AVP: Advice for Those Who Aspire to be an AVP Saturday, March 3 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

109 B
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Discrimination, Not Just an Undergraduate Issue: Discriminatory Behavior Experienced at the Graduate and Professional Level Sunday, March 4 9:00 am to 4:00 pm


University of Pennsylvania

Doing the Work on Purpose: Centering QTSOC Experiences in Student Affairs Practice Saturday, March 3 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

121 A
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Engaging Parents & Families in Supporting the Holistic Well-being of Students Sunday, March 4 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

117
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Exploring Problems in Student Affairs Across Functional Areas: Using Case Studies to Relate Theory to Practice Saturday, March 3 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

122 B
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Faith Over Fear 2.0: Examining the Intersectionality of Christian Identity and Student Affairs Culture Among Student Affairs Professionals Saturday, March 3 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

113 B
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Financial Wellness Personalized: Applications and Self Exploration for the Student Affairs Professionals Sunday, March 4 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

115 C
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Further Exploring Technology’s Role in Student Affairs Sunday, March 4 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Game Design for Student Success: Creating Pathways to Mastery Through College to Career Saturday, March 3 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

110 A
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Greek 101: A Primer for Non-affiliated VPSAs Supervising Fraternity and Sorority Life Saturday, March 3 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

122 B
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Healing the Divide: Tools for Addressing Polarization and Conflict Sunday, March 4 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

121 C
Pennsylvania Convention Center

International Symposium Saturday, March 3 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Liberty A
Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown

International Symposium Sunday, March 4 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Liberty A
Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown

Latinx/a/o Knowledge Community (LKC) Institute: The Bell for Community, Inspiration, and Action Sunday, March 4 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

120 C
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Leading with Purpose: Developing and Implementing Frameworks for Culture Center Success Saturday, March 3 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

113 A
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Mind the Gap: Strategies for Bridging Student and Academic Affairs Sunday, March 4 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

122 A
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Multiracial Students and Transracial Adoptees Finding Their Place in Racial Justice Activism Sunday, March 4 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

115 B
Pennsylvania Convention Center

NASPA LEAD Initiative: Moving Beyond the Basics – Utilizing Competencies, Skills, and Agency to Grow in Civic and Community Change Sunday, March 4 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

115 A
Pennsylvania Convention Center

NASPA Vice Presidents for Student Affairs Institute Sunday, March 4 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Junipers Ballroom
Courtyard Marriott

Navigating Student Activism, Leadership, and Civic Education Around the Country Saturday, March 3 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

109 A
Pennsylvania Convention Center

New Professionals and Graduate Students Symposium Sunday, March 4 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

121 A
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Our Stories, Resilience, and Unconscious Bias: The Change We Need Sunday, March 4 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

115 B
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Roundtable on Diversity and Equity: Envisioning Our Work Ahead During Challenging Times Saturday, March 3 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

121 A
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Sharing the Indigenous Protocol Practice Policy Sunday, March 4 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

305
Marriott

Showing up for and with Each Other: Solidarity Among Communities of Color Sunday, March 4 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

306
Marriott

Small Colleges and Universities: Opportunities and Challenges for Vice Presidents for Student Affairs Saturday, March 3 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

113 C
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Spirituality, Secularism, and Religion in Higher Education: Where We’ve Been, Where We Are, and Where We’re Going Sunday, March 4 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

118 A
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Stories of Courage: Campus Safety and Violence Prevention Sunday, March 4 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

116
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Strategies for Higher Education Professionals’ Career Development: Managing Searches, Transitions, and Cultures Saturday, March 3 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

121 C
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Student Affairs Director Competency Development Saturday, March 3 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

111 B
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Student Affairs Moms’ Quests for Work-life Integration Sunday, March 4 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

122 B
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Student and Academic Affairs: Forging Interculturally Competent Partnerships Sunday, March 4 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

305
Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

Supervision Across Racial Identities: Tools for Identity Conscious Practices Saturday, March 3 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

120 C
Pennsylvania Convention Center

The Speakers and the Stage: Best Practices When Addressing Student Speech Issues Monday, March 5 8:00 am to 8:50 am

118 B
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Transforming Orientation, Transition and Retention Programs to Support the Success of All Students Saturday, March 3 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

122 A
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Transforming the Meeting: Creating, Empowering, and Act of Hosting Socially Just Conversations Sunday, March 4 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

120 C
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Undergraduate Student Pre-Conference Saturday, March 3 8:00 am to 5:30 pm

Temple University
Offsite

Undergraduate Student Pre-Conference Sunday, March 4 8:00 am to 2:30 pm

Temple University
Offsite

Understanding Title IX: Policy, Process & Moving Forward to Eliminate Sexual Violence on Campus Sunday, March 4 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

116
Pennsylvania Convention Center

UndocuTraining: Supporting Undocumented Students Sunday, March 4 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

120 B
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Utilizing Alternative Programming Formats to Engage Millennials Sunday, March 4 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

113 C
Pennsylvania Convention Center

When Keeping It Real Goes Right: Lessons Learned from Political, Media, and Litigation Sagas Saturday, March 3 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

113 A
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Writing for Professional Publication: A NASPA Journals-sponsored Intensive Workshop Sunday, March 4 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

118 A
Pennsylvania Convention Center