#SATBT Student Affairs Throwback Thursday: Ellen Hughey

Ellen Hughey Current Position and Institution: Assistant Director, University of Central Florida First Position and Institution: Resident Director, Lee University If you told me in my first year of full-time work in higher education just how important my co-workers would be throughout my life and in my future, I am not sure that I would have believed the extent to which this is true. Not only have my colleagues played a crucial role in my professional development, but they have also been essential to my personal growth. In the field of student affairs, we often… Read More

3 Things Every New Digital #SAgrad Should Do 2014

So you’ve recently started your journey towards a Master’s degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs.  CONGRATULATIONS!  As an instructor in one of these programs, one of the topics I like to review with my students is how they can begin to network and gain valuable professional development… digitally… and often for free.  Going digital really isn’t an option anymore, and with that in mind I wanted to give your three tips that can start you on your way: 1.  Follow ACPA/NAPSA on all social media channels As the two main professional… Read More

iPhoneography Photos From My Travels, 2014 – First Third

My extreme travels have continued into 2014 and it’s time for another photo update and commentary on the amazing places I have visited, food I have eaten, and people I have met.  My photo installments from 2013 are here (1st half) and here (2nd half). Nearly all of this travel saw me flying on JetBlue, of course.  (You’re not new here are you?)  All of the pictures were taken with my iPhone and I even added a new piece of equipment to my repertoire.  I’ve started playing with a series of physical lens attachments from… Read More