Five Reasons Why Every Student Affairs Professional Should Serve on a Non-Profit Board

Next week, I will officially end my three-year term as a member of the Board of Trustees for a non-profit that promotes the health and dignity of people living with HIV and AIDS. It has been a tremendous honor to serve in this capacity for such a long time and I am going to miss … More Five Reasons Why Every Student Affairs Professional Should Serve on a Non-Profit Board

Vocation Helping Vocation: Lessons About Student Affairs Administration from Career-Specialized Institutions

When I think about college and university campuses, I think about student involvement, athletics, greek life, traditional residence halls, studying on the quad, switching majors, and really learning to discover “who you are.” I think of students focusing on learning as much outside the classroom as they do inside the classroom. I think of the … More Vocation Helping Vocation: Lessons About Student Affairs Administration from Career-Specialized Institutions

Does Size Matter? Professional experiences at small colleges and universities.

“I always assumed that working at a small school was like scraping the bottom of the barrel.” The moment this was stated, I knew exactly what this graduate student was saying. It was a sentiment I have heard from various graduate students that I have connected with over the course of the summer. There seemed … More Does Size Matter? Professional experiences at small colleges and universities.