The Role of Student Affairs on the Post-election Campus

Joy, dismay, fear, elation, security, vulnerability, anger, betrayal, despair, hope. The results of the 2016 presidential election elicited a wide spectrum of reactions from both colleagues and students. The breadth and strength of the reactions prompted us to write to you, our colleagues, who, like our country, reflect diversity in all its forms including ideologies, …

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It doesn’t take a technology wizard, just a good plan!

By Raul Rodriguez Coordinator, ASUN Center for Student Engagement Every day we use technology in our work environment and in our daily lives. As Student Affairs administrators we interact with students via emails, social media, and text messaging. The recent increase in technology integration in institutions of higher education has demanded changes in practices, and …

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Advanced Registration, More Than Recruitment

By Theo Meek Coordinator, Admissions and Records Review more information on the effectiveness of Advanced Registration What do 3,183 students, a 93.2% full-time semester-to-semester retention rate, and an average enrollment of 15.8 credits all have in common? They are all characteristics of the freshmen class of Fall 2016 that participated in the University of Nevada, …

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Personal Finance for Students in Higher Education

By Delana Miller Assistant Director of Accounting, ASUN Center for Student Engagement Today’s students have access to purchase virtually anything with just a few clicks.  Whether it’s via mobile apps or online shopping, spending money has never been easier.  This proves all too true for acquiring credit cards as well.  With access to credit, the …

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Why I Write!

By Kimberly Cooper Thomas, J.D. Assistant Dean of Student Conduct Author, Sister in the Shadow (2015)     www.sisterintheshadow.com About two years ago, I sat down with a friend to discuss the idea of me as a blogger.  This friend’s idea for me was more of a directive than a cool idea worth sharing.  She said, “You …

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