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Let’s Get Social! Improving Student Retention Through Social Media  

Student retention is a pressing issue for almost any higher education institution –and it’s easy to see why. Retention is…

A Few Truths About Being a Student Affairs Professional

With Student Affairs being comprised of a multitude of diverse roles, providing a one-size-fits-all account of how the pros go…

3 Major Perks of Attending a Conference Alone

Although “colleagues” were listed as one of the eight essentials to bring to NASPA 2017, attending the conference solo certainly…

8 Things You’ll Want to Bring to NASPA 2017

In the lead up to the 2017 NASPA Annual Conference (Mar 11th – 15th) we’re dedicating the next week on the…

4 Ways Being a Post-Secondary Student is Like Being a New Parent

Beyond excessive caffeine consumption and erratic sleep patterns, being a post-secondary student is similar – in many ways – to…

Technology and the SAPRO Conundrum

Student Affairs Professionals are not simply required to keep up with the trends that shape their institutions. They are trendsetters,…

Missions Matter.

When I was completing my MBA, one of the most common questions put forward by professors and business leaders was:…

First-Year Students Thrive When You Use Tech in Orientation

Although it might seem like orientation is a long ways away, we all know that the best planning begins early,…

Improve the Student Experience by Making it Memorable

Student affairs is all about student development. Student experience needs to be memorable in order for their developmental effects to be remembered.

3 Concrete Ways an SAPro Can Help Students Academically

As the semester progresses, many students struggle with maintaining their grades. They’re tired of the exams, the papers and the…

Use Social Media to Enhance Your Student Affairs Career

As a higher education administrator, I have used social media to jumpstart my career.  When I decided to pursue student…

Avoid the Most Common Mistakes in Event Promotion

In higher ed there are a number of possibilities for event promotion. Unfortunately, our students’ lives are so technologically overwhelming…

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