Universal Access: Enhancing the commencement experience for all

By Melisa Choroszy, Associate Vice President, Enrollment Services & Commencement       Natalie Ehleringer, Program Officer, Office for Prospective Students       Lexi Erwin, Manager, Prospective Student Events and Programs       Deserie Tillman, Program Officer, Admissions and Records Learn more about our Accessibility and Technology commitment and policies. “Accessible” means that individuals …

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Help! Research Based Approaches for Improving Service Utilization and Student Success

By Perry Fittrer, Ph.D. Assistant Director of the McNair Scholars Program  As the new academic year begins, Student Services is gearing up to provide students with a wide range of support services. However, many students may never seek help from these carefully crafted services and programs. Why is this? How do we increase service utilization? …

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Building a standard for student media advisers

By Blythe Steelman Coordinator, Student Publications and Marketing ASUN Center for Student Engagement “…you’re not going to find a one-size-fits all job description from people who do this.” — anonymous interview participant “This” means advising student media organizations. In my role at the University of Nevada, Reno, I advise four different student media outlets: The …

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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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