2018 NASPA Annual Conference

Understanding Islam: Best Practices for Supporting Muslim Students in Higher Education

In today's sociopolitical environment, discussions and assumptions about Islam and what it means to be Muslim have become more prevalent in society. The topic of Islam has become a point of contention in debates regarding peace and violence. This session will discuss various aspects of Islam that may influence Muslim lifestyle and ways it impacts the student experience from the perspectives of different areas of student affairs.


Monday, March 5
1:15 pm to 2:05 pm


119 A
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Presented by

Lani San Antonio, Assistant Professor, Zayed University
Jobila Sy, Assistant Professor, Zayed University
Alta Mauro, Director of Intercultural Education and Spiritual Life, New York University‚ÄďAbu Dhabi
Adam Jeffers, Assistant Professor, Zayed University