#SAconnect Chat Tonight! Digital Networking for Professional Development

I have the privilege of collaborating with some amazing professionals on an upcoming session at NASPA: Wednesday, March 25: 9:00am – 9:50am #SAconnect: How to Network Digitally for Professional Development and Relationship Building 209 – Convention Center To preview, build on, and prepare for our session, please join Christina Ferrari,  John Rodriguez, Lisa Endersby, Rebecca Windover, and Briana Mathew for a special twitter chat discussing how to network digitally for professional development. Engage in the conversation and share your wisdom through the #SAConnect hashtag!  It’s tonight at 7:00pm!

Tend To Your Student Affairs Professional Garden

There is a lot of free professional development available online and ways you can grow your own personal learning network.  The following slide deck comes from some of the presentations I give on this topic.  Who says professional development has to cost?  Enjoy.

“Go Digital In Your Job Search” Webinar on February 26 #SAsearch

I’m excited to be collaborating with Josie Ahlquist on an upcoming Studentaffairs.com webinar, Go Digital In Your Job Search.  This webinar is a mash-up of the knowledge Josie and I have acquired over the past few years doing sessions like these at conferences and to graduate programs.  It’s exciting to see what we have coming together when we combine forces. We’re still tweaking the language of the exact goals and outcomes, but the slide to the left should give you a sense as to what to expect.  The webinar is ideal for anyone doing… Read More

Presenting at OACUHO/University of Guelph this weekend…

I have the pleasure of heading to Canada today to present twice at the OACUHO Residence Life Conference at the University of Guelph.  Growing up in Rochester, NY, going to Canada feels a little bit like coming home.  The first session I’ll be doing this weekend is to the RAs and student leader’s in attendance on engaging their residents with and in conversations about social media.  The second is for the professional staff on how to be a digital SApro and seek out professional development online. Student Presentation: Social Media Momentum: Developing… Read More

I need your help! …to crowdsource a #StudentAffairs and #HigherEd resource…

Are you bored this 4th of July week, desperately counting down the days until vacation? I’ve got a distraction for you. I need… we need… your help!  I was searching for a solid list of professional associations in the student affairs/higher education field for my students and couldn’t find one.  The field is vast, always changing, and I certainly don’t know everything, so I thought, “Perhaps if I crowdsource this, I can draw on the collective wisdom of other professionals to create a resource not just for my students, but for everyone.”… Read More