NASPA
2018 NASPA Annual Conference

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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

“I want to kill myself.” Where We Go From Here Tuesday, March 6 3:40 pm to 4:30 pm

119 B
Pennsylvania Convention Center

#CampusCrisis: Using Social Media Engagement Strategies in Theory & Practice Monday, March 5 10:10 am to 11:00 am

119 B
Pennsylvania Convention Center

50 Assessment Tips in 50 Minutes Tuesday, March 6 10:10 am to 11:00 am

118 B
Pennsylvania Convention Center

A Decade of Enough is Enough Monday, March 5 3:30 pm to 4:45 pm

Hall D
Philadelphia 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

A Year of Yes in Student Affairs Monday, March 5 3:30 pm to 4:45 pm

Hall D
Philadelphia Convention Center

Acting White in Living Color: Navigating Code Switching and Social Change in Higher Education Tuesday, March 6 11:15 am to 12:05 pm

119 A
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Adapting Evidence-Informed Approaches: Challenges and Opportunities for Violence Prevention at Commuter Schools Tuesday, March 6 9:05 am to 9:55 am

118 B
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 Institutional Imperative: How to Integrate Campus-wide Intentional strategies for the Advancement of Undergraduate Men of Color Monday, March 5 3:40 pm to 4:30 pm

118 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

Analytics and Innovations for Student Engagement Tuesday, March 6 11:15 am to 12:05 pm

118 C
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

Being #2: Moving Forward From Failure Tuesday, March 6 3:30 pm to 4:45 pm

Hall D
Philadelphia 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

Black Student Concerns: How Two Universities Responded Tuesday, March 6 3:40 pm to 4:30 pm

119 A
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Building Better Technology for Campus Engagement: Insights from RIT’s Collaboration with CampusGroups Sunday, March 4 10:10 am to 11:00 am

119 B
Philadelphia Convention Center

Building Brotherhood, Building Leaders: Implementing an Anti-racist Leadership Development Program for Men of Color on College Campuses Tuesday, March 6 10:10 am to 11:00 am

119 A
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Catering to Gen Z: How Mobile Can Reshape and Personalize the Student Experience at Large Institutions Monday, March 5 2:30 pm to 3:20 pm

118 C
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Collaborative Solutions for Complex Problems: Preventing Disability Complaints on Your Campus Sunday, March 4 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Commands Are No Constraints: Reflections on Activism and Being the Administration Tuesday, March 6 10:30 am to 11:45 am

Hall D
Philadelphia Convention Center

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 Community for Foster Youth on College Campuses: Effective Strategies for Academic Success Monday, March 5 9:05 am to 9:55 am

118 B
Pennsylvania Convention Center

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

Digital Masculinity: Social Media’s Influence on Undergraduate College Men Monday, March 5 11:15 am to 12:05 pm

119 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

Disseminating Your Work: From Dissertation to Publication Monday, March 5 3:40 pm to 4:30 pm

119 B
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Doing More with Less: Exploring New Opportunities with External Revenue Monday, March 5 10:10 am to 11:00 am

119 A
Pennsylvania Convention Center

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

Embracing the Intersections: Reflections on Being a Queer Person of Color in Higher Education Tuesday, March 6 3:30 pm to 4:45 pm

Hall D
Philadelphia 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 our Relationship with Stuff and our Global Footprint Monday, March 5 2:30 pm to 3:20 pm

119 A
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

Facilitating College Transition for Students with Disabilities Through University-School Partnerships Tuesday, March 6 8:00 am to 8:50 am

119 A
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Faculty Fellows Programs: Bringing Expertise Together Tuesday, March 6 1:25 pm to 2:15 pm

119 A
Philadelphia 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

From Board Meetings to Soccer Practice and Sick Days: Advancing While Parenting Monday, March 5 3:40 pm to 4:30 pm

118 C
Pennsylvania Convention Center

From Foster Care to College: Finding a Family on Campus Monday, March 5 3:30 pm to 4:45 pm

Hall D
Philadelphia 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

Grad Students Need TLC, Too: Models for Providing Services to Graduate Students on Today’s Campuses Tuesday, March 6 1:25 pm to 2:15 pm

118 C
Philadelphia 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

Hashtags and Unfollows: Race and Racism in the World of Social Media Monday, March 5 1:15 pm to 2:05 pm

118 B
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Hate Incidents On Campus: Clery Considerations and Beyond Monday, March 5 11:15 am to 12:05 pm

118 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

Immediate Care, Long-term Wellness: Vicarious Trauma Support for Professionals Tuesday, March 6 2:30 pm to 3:20 pm

118 C
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Improving Student Communication with Texting Monday, March 5 10:10 am to 11:00 am

118 C
Philadelphia Convention Center

Innovating Orientation with Adaptive Technology Tuesday, March 6 9:05 am to 9:55 am

119 A
Philadelphia Convention Center

International Application of NASPA Professional Competency Areas Monday, March 5 9:05 am to 9:55 am

119 B
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

Liberty Ballroom B
Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown

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

Learning from Each Other: Working Collaboratively with Administrative Support Staff Monday, March 5 8:00 am to 8:50 am

119 A
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Life by Design: How to Build True Happiness Tuesday, March 6 10:30 am to 11:45 am

Hall D
Philadelphia 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

Nevertheless, She Persisted Tuesday, March 6 10:30 am to 11:45 am

Hall D
Philadelphia Convention Center

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

121 A
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Not Just Sea Monkeys: Campus Employment as a High-Impact Practice Tuesday, March 6 9:05 am to 9:55 am

118 C
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

Parents Behind Bars: Supporting Students with Incarcerated Parents Monday, March 5 9:05 am to 9:55 am

119 A
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Partners or Foes: Working Relationships among Chief Academic and Student Affairs Officers and Their Impact on Student Outcomes Monday, March 5 1:15 pm to 2:05 am

119 B
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Passport, the Journey Awaits: Partnership for Community College Transfer Success Tuesday, March 6 8:00 am to 8:50 am

118 B
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Programs with a Purpose: Building Effective Experiential Learning Opportunities Monday, March 5 8:00 am to 8:50 am

118 C
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Redefining Success: Intersectional Strategies of High-achieving Women in Student Affairs Tuesday, March 6 8:00 am to 8:50 am

119 B
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Reframing Our Approach to Leadership: Utilizing A Social Justice Lens Tuesday, March 6 2:30 pm to 3:20 pm

119 B
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Reimagining Inclusion: Creating Sustainable Student Affairs Partnerships for Inclusive Teaching Excellence and Institutional Change Monday, March 5 8:00 am to 8:50 am

119 B
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Resilience Tree: Growing Pathways to Senior Leadership Tuesday, March 6 3:30 pm to 4:45 pm

Hall D
Philadelphia Convention Center

Returning to the Foundations: Integrating Peer Mentorship into Social Greek Lettered Organizations Tuesday, March 6 9:05 am to 9:55 am

119 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

Self-Care Is Never Selfish, But It’s Not Sexy Either Monday, March 5 3:30 pm to 4:45 pm

Hall D
Philadelphia Convention Center

Sense of Adventure Required! A Case Study of the Nation’s First Virtual Leadership Training Program for College Students Monday, March 5 11:15 am to 12:05 pm

118 C
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Sharing the Indigenous Protocol Practice Policy Sunday, March 4 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Freedom Ballroom E
Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown

Shifting from Me to We: Advancing Collaborative Innovation by Using an Outward Mindset Tuesday, March 6 11:15 am to 12:05 pm

119 B
Pennsylvania Convention Center

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

Spoken Word Poetry and the Black College Experience Tuesday, March 6 3:30 pm to 4:45 pm

Hall D
Philadelphia 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

Student Engagement: An Indelible Impact at the Community College in year ONE Monday, March 5 10:10 am to 11:00 am

118 B
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Student Parents: Factors Contributing to Successful Engagement in Higher Education Tuesday, March 6 10:10 am to 11:00 am

119 A
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Student Success is Personal: Optimizing the Student Experience through Personalized Mobile Engagement Monday, March 5 2:30 pm to 3:20 pm

119 B
Philadelphia Convention Center

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

120 C
Pennsylvania Convention Center