The Thrill of Victory, Agony of Defeat: Presenting PechaKucha Style at #ACPA13

It’s almost time for our PechaKucha experiment at the 2013 ACPA National Convention!  Ed Cabellon, Patrick Love, Kristen Renn and I have been hard at work designing and rehearsing (and rehearsing, and rehearsing…) to get our presentations ready to go and out timing right.  Believe me, it’s harder than you might think.  (Some of my previous blog posts on the topic can be found here and here.) For those of you heading to Las Vegas next week, please join us for our session: The Future of Student Affairs in Six Minutes and Forty Seconds Wednesday, March 6,… Read More

2 Presentations for the 2013 Dalton Institute on College Student Values

I had the privilege of giving two presentations at the 2013 Dalton Institute on College Student Values at Florida State University in Tallahassee.  The theme of this year’s institute was “Character in an Age of Self-Promotion: Exploring the Role of Social Media on College Student Development.”  Obviously, perfectly suited for me and my research passions. 🙂 The abstracts and information about my sessions  can be found here.  Below you will find the presentations themselves as well as any additional information and links that might be helpful in understanding the topics.

The Future of Student Affairs in Six Minutes and Forty Seconds at #ACPA13

We’re nearing the 2013 ACPA National Convention, and I’m excited to be gearing up for a unique presentation with some of my favorite colleagues.  In a previous blog post, I outlined and explained what the “PechaKucha” presentation method entailed.  Now I want to share what myself, Ed Cabellon, Patrick Love and Kristen Renn have been cooking up!  Just prior to the convention I’ll share some more resources and a twitter hashtag for those of you how may want to participate from home. Abstract Four presenters at various stages in their careers were… Read More

PechaKucha is Coming to the #ACPA13 Convention

I am excited to be a part of brining an innovative new type of presentation style to this year’s ACPA National Convention in Las Vegas.  Myself and some of my favorite colleagues (Ed Cabellon at Bridgewater State University, Patrick Love at Rutgers University, and Kristen Renn at Michigan State University) will be presenting a series of PechaKucha presentations.  As the Convention gets closer, I’ll share more details about what we’re cooking up, but just to tease you a little, we’ve titled the session “The Future of Student Affairs in Six Minutes and… Read More

Capturing the Elusive: ASHE 2012 Presentation

I have the privilege of presenting a paper with some of my colleagues this week at the Association for the Study Of Higher Education National Conference in Las Vegas. Titled, “Capturing the Elusive: Accounting for Study Attrition and Complex Trajectories in a Longitudinal Study of Low-Income High School Graduates,” this presentation examines a unique method of data collection we employed in attempting to understand the college going behavior of a group of high school graduates of low socioeconomic status.  Below is a little preview of what we have in store.  Please do… Read More