Just Published: “College Student Development in Digital Spaces” in “Engaging the Digital Generation”

NDSS Volume 155

I’m pleased to share that the new volume of New Directions for Student Services that I’ve been collaborating on for the past year is finally available online!  Engaging the Digital Generation, edited by Josie Ahlquist and Ed Cabellon, focuses on issues confronting college students and higher education professionals related to technology.  The chapters in this volume include: Chapter 1: “A Historical Perspective on Student Affairs Professionals’ Use of Digital Technology” by Cabellon, E. T., & Payne-Kirchmeier, J. Chapter 2: “The Digital Identity of Student Affairs Professionals” by Ahlquist, J. Chapter 3: “A Strategic… Read More

Seeking Submissions for an #SATBT Book!

  Hello Friends… Do you want to contribute to a new book? After doing the #SATBT series on my blog, I was delighted with the wonderful stories shared and have received great feedback from others about how much they enjoyed reading them.  It inspired me to think about collecting these into a print-on-demand paper book!  The purpose of the #SATBT series is for mid and senior level professionals (defined as 5 years of professional experience or more, excluding graduate assistantships) to share inspiring stories and lessons learned from their first jobs.  I intend… Read More

Why It’s More Important Than Ever To Teach Students To “Lead Imperfectly”

I was recently provided a copy of James Robilotta’s new book, Leading Imperfectly: The Value of Being Authentic for Leaders, Professionals, and Human Beings.  James is one of my “digital friends.”  A person I’ve connected to virtually, through shared goals, a shared outlook on life, and kismet.  We’ve barely spoken in person, but he’s one of those people who give you the vague feeling that you already know them before you’ve met them.  All around a great guy.

7 Tips To Finish Your Dissertation Without It Finishing You

I came across this GREAT SlideShare from Wiley promoting their book by Joanne Broder Sumerson, Finish Your Dissertation, Don’t Let It Finish You.  Although I cannot vouch for the book itself, having not actually read it, this slick little piece of marketing material hits the nail on the head.  If you or someone you love are working on a dissertation, here are some tips that you can share.

Exciting Goings On: Being a Part of the ACPA Digital Task Force 2.0

  The following post originally appeared on the ACPA Digital Task Force Website.  I’m excited to announce that I will be a part of round 2 of this effort.  Specifically, I will be continuing my collaboration with Erik Qualman and others to develop educators guides and supplemental materials for the book to which we contributed, What Happens On Campus Stays On YouTube.  Find out more about this and some of the other exciting initiatives we have in store: