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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, (or has already begun!). A cohort of new students will soon be arriving, eager to discover the campus, make new friends, explore new academic pursuits, and indulge in all that you offer during orientation. However, for these,(predominantly), Generation Z-ers, they’ll…

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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 assignments, (and who can blame them?!). At this time, improving their grades might feel like  a daunting task. However, as SAPros, we can help students by making this task less intimidating. By using motivation, feedback and leadership we can help…

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Student Affairs

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 affairs as an undergraduate, I constantly searched for information. Social media was a great resource for that. I eventually connected with a Twitter chat called #sachat and joined a community of other potential and current post-secondary educators. As my involvement…

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Tips for successful event promotion

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 that it’s often difficult to navigate all the platforms and connection possibilities. As a result, you run the risk of diminishing  engagement with your event, as well as making it more difficult to engage students, period. You probably don’t need…

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