General InformationConference Site                                                     Cyber CafeLocated in the heart of t...
San DiegoConference CitySan Diego offers some of the best nightlife and world-class dining on the West Coast. In addition,...
SponsorsSILVER LEVELAramark Higher Education is the sponsor of the 2011 Awards Luncheon, the “Grammys”                    ...
SponsorsBRONZE LEVELCampus Labs is the sponsor of the Senior Student Affairs Officers Institute                           ...
Sponsors/ExhibitorsOTHER SPONSORSIntercare is the sponsor of conference breaks                       Intercare helps educa...
Featured Artists                                          Viet Mai was born and raised in San Diego, CA by a single mother...
Featured Speakers                             Richard Settersten                             Not Quite Adults             ...
Special SessionsExperience San DiegoSpecial hands-on and highly interactive sessions that engage the participants in exper...
Region V Hall of Fame Scott Goodnight Award                               Fred Turner Award        Distinguished Service A...
Region VI Hall of Fame Scott Goodnight Award                                  Fred Turner Award                  Distingui...
Professional Competency AreasIn July 2010, the NASPA Board of Directors and the ACPA Governing Board approved Professional...
Session Line-upWednesday, November 16, 2011                                      Thursday, November 17, 2011 continued  9:...
Session Albums                             The conference committee has identified several programs that can be put togeth...
Turntable SessionsThursday, November 17, 20112:30pm - 4:15pm            #track01 Making a Case for Arizona Encore I       ...
Short-Track SessionsFriday, November, 18, 201110:30am - 11:15am           #track11 #naspawr11 Conference Imagine I        ...
Extended-Track SessionsFriday, November, 18, 20112:15pm - 3:30pm           #track21 An SSAO, CAO, and CIO on Student Reten...
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  1. 1. General InformationConference Site Cyber CafeLocated in the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter, the Hard Rock The Cyber Café will be located along Abbey Road and will beHotel is anything but ordinary. Modern, non-traditional design equipped with computers and a printer for conferenceand cutting-edge technology permeates Hard Rock’s 40,000 attendees to use throughout the conference. You can also usesquare feet of indoor/outdoor meeting and event space. The the Business Center on the 1st Floor of the Hard Rock Hotel.Hard Rock Hotel offers an urban chic ambience at the heart Wireless internet is available to all conference attendees in yourof San Diego. Hard Rock Hotel guest room and will be available to conference presenters. For your convenience, the Cyber Café will beExhibit Hall available on Wednesday to Friday from 9:00am – 5:00pm andLocated on Abbey Road, the Exhibit Hall is a on Saturday from 9:00am – 2:00pm.great opportunity to meet conference sponsors and vendorsthat provide products and services geared toward a variety Social Media at #naspawr11of areas relevant to professionals in higher education. The The #naspawr11 conference was developed with social mediaExhibitor Break is scheduled for Friday, November 18 from in mind. All sessions have assigned hashtags (#track00) that you10:00am - 10:30am on Abbey Road. can use to capture your thoughts and reflection on any turntable, extended-track, or short-track session you attend! ItCapacity at Program Sessions also gives your friends and followers a reference to the specificWe are excited to be welcoming over 600 attendees to the tracks you attend. We hope you utilize Facebook and Twitter to2011 NASPA Western Regional Conference! The capacity of help us create our ANTHOLOGY – to learn more, attend an Ericthe Hard Rock Hotel can accommodate all of our participants, Stoller Unplugged session on Thursday!although we recognize that you may not always be able toattend your first choice track. Be sure to arrive early to grab a Sustainabilityseat! If you cannot attend the session you wish to attend, try The ANTHOLOGY Conference Committee has worked hard toanother session or explore an alternate: reduce our impact on the environment. Assist us in this effort by sharing electronic files using your guitar-shaped USB drive,-connect with a mentor or mentee or catch up with colleagues bringing a reusable water bottle, turning off the lights in your-stroll down Abbey Road to visit with our sponsors and exhibitors hotel room, and taking advantage of public transportation.-find a nice place to relax and reflect on your conference experience The conference program is being provided to you in an-visit one or more of the popular sites to see in San Diego! electronic version. Please consider your impact on the environment before you print. Instead, consider using an electronic device to view the mobile conference site at http://naspa2011.ucsd.edu/mobile. If you choose to print, the program listings and a conference site map are located on pages 13-21. 2011 NASPA Western Regional Conference
  2. 2. San DiegoConference CitySan Diego offers some of the best nightlife and world-class dining on the West Coast. In addition, there are famous theme parkattractions, fantastic shopping and a host of recreational activities for you to enjoy throughout your stay. And, let’s not forget theunbeatable weather making "America’s Finest City" the perfect location for the 2011 NASPA Western Regional Conference.AttractionsBalboa ParkBalboa Park is a 1,200-acre urban cultural park that is a primary attraction in the region. The park boasts 19 gardens, 17 museums,hiking and biking trails, numerous dining options, The Old Globe Theatre, and plenty of grassy space to picnic and enjoy the SanDiego sunshine. www.balboapark.orgSeaWorldBe moved by the awe-inspiring Shamu® in the brand new “One Ocean” show. Ride the mysteries of Atlantis. Go nose-to-bottlenosewith our friendliest dolphins. Get a rare up-close look at our gentle beluga whales. SeaWorld is so much more than a getaway. It’swhere worlds connect. www.seaworld.com/sandiegoWild Animal ParkThe San Diego Zoo Safari Park, formerly known as the San Diego Wild Animal Park, is a zoo in the San Pasqual Valley area of SanDiego, California, near Escondido. It is one of the largest tourist attractions in San Diego County. The park houses a large array ofwild and endangered animals including species from the continents of Africa, Asia, Europe, North and South America, and Australia.www.sdzsafaripark.orgUSS MidwayThe USS Midway was once an aircraft carrier of the United States Navy transformed into a museum ship at the San Diego AircraftCarrier Museum. It is the only remaining US aircraft carrier of the World War II era. www.midway.orgNeighborhoodsGaslamp DistrictLocated in the heart of San Diego, the Gaslamp District offers a vast array of shopping, dining, and nightlife for San Diegans andtourists alike. www.gaslamp.orgCoronadoAcross the soaring bridge from downtown San Diego is Coronado, a relaxed Southern California beach town, boasting one of theworld’s best beaches, endless sunshine, and a bayside overlooking San Diego’s skyline. Coronado offers you a plethora of watersports. Come soak up the sun. www.coronado.ca.usLa JollaKnown as the jewel of San Diego, La Jolla offers a wonderful selection of dining, shopping and various other attractions.www.lajollabythesea.comHillcrestHillcrest is an eclectic neighborhood on the outskirts of downtown San Diego. This urban village prides itself on its diverse cultureand array restaurants and shops. www.hillquest.comMusic VenuesAnthology: www.anthologysd.com4th and B: www.4thandbevents.comHouse of Blues: www.houseofblues.com/venues/clubvenues/sandiegoBelly Up: www.bellyup.comShoppingHorton Plaza: www.westfield.com/hortonplazaSeaport Village: www.seaportvillage.comFashion Valley: www.simon.comUniversity Towne Center: www.westfield.com/utcOutside AttractionsHiking www.sandiegohikes.comMission Trails Regional Park: www.mtrp.orgTorrey Pines State Natural Reserve: www.torreypine.orgKayaking in Mission Bay or La Jolla: www.hikebikekayak.comBeachesCoronado, Mission Bay, Mission Beach, Ocean Beach, PacificBeach, La Jolla Cove, La Jolla Shores, and Del Mar 2011 NASPA Western Regional Conference
  3. 3. SponsorsSILVER LEVELAramark Higher Education is the sponsor of the 2011 Awards Luncheon, the “Grammys” ARAMARK Higher Education is an organization dedicated to service excellence in dining, facilities and conference center management. We create living and learning environments that foster healthy growth, build loyalty and create lasting connections to more than 600 campuses across North America. By deeply understanding and aligning with our clients goals, we seek to responsibly address the issues that are most concerning to universities and colleges today. We focus on helping campuses thrive by treating our employees well, caring for the earth and its environment, ensuring the health and well-being of the campus and the communities in which we live, learn and work.Karen E. Gray 7 Pallazo, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677 (949) 257-7271 gray-karen@aramark.com www.aramarkhighered.comBon Appétit is the sponsor of our Featured Speakers Gwen Dungy and Shannon Ellis Bon Appétit Management Company is an onsite restaurant company that provides café and catering services to corporations, colleges and universities, and specialty venues. We have over 400 locations in 29 states. Our Dream is to be the premier onsite restaurant company known for its culinary expertise and commitment to socially responsible practices. Bon Appétit Headquarters 100 Hamilton Avenue Suite 400, Palo Alto, CA 94301 (650) 798-8000 fax (650) 798-8090 info@bamco.com www.bamco.com www.cafebonappetit.com www.facebook.com/bonappetitmanagement @bamcoCollegeWear is the sponsor of the Closing Session with Featured Speaker Eric StollerCollegeWear is your place to order customizable products with your original ideas and designs. We offer FREE shipping, guaranteeddelivery date, and an amazing customer service, all at great prices with no hidden charges.CollegeWear, Inc. 871 Harold Place Suite 307, Chula Vista, CA 91914 (619) 721-3209 info@collegewear.us www.collegewear.uswww.facebook.com/collegewearSodexo is the sponsor of the Opening Session with Featured Speaker Richard Settersten Increase your student recruitment and retention rates by partnering with one of the country’s largest providers of comprehensive solutions – Sodexo. From helping your campus achieve its sustainability goals to providing comfortable environments and serving foods your students love, our mission is to ensure your success by providing quality of daily life solutions tailored to your campus’ specific needs.Lew DelFierro Sodexho 10300 SW Greenburg Road Suite 271, Portland, OR 97223 lew.delfierro@sodexo.com (360) 624-7518fax (360) 573-0273 www.sodexousa.com 2011 NASPA Western Regional Conference
  4. 4. SponsorsBRONZE LEVELCampus Labs is the sponsor of the Senior Student Affairs Officers Institute Student Affairs professionals use the Campus Labs platform to measure learning, document student involvement, and inform strategic directions. Through sophisticated planning, assessment and reporting tools, divisions and departments can create reporting templates, collect data, benchmark with peers, and use assessment results to improve programs and services.Michael Weisman, Co-founder and Executive Vice President of Campus Labs mweisman@campuslabs.com210 Ellicott Street Suite 200, Buffalo, NY 14203 www.campuslabs.com @CampusLabsCoGolden Key is the sponsor of Graduate Students Scholarships Golden Key offers its members exclusive opportunities and connections through $1,000,000 in scholarships and awards, career and internship opportunities, and continuing education opportunities. As an international honor society with more than 400 chapters at colleges and universities around the world, Golden Key is committed to a high standard of scholastic achievement, and an ethos of integrity, innovation, respect, collaboration and diversity. Tony Kearney, Director of North American University Relations 1040 Crown Pointe Parkway Suite 900, Atlanta, GA 30338 (678) 689-2220 tkearney@goldenkey.org,USA Today is the sponsor of the Senior Student Affairs Officers Breakfast USA TODAY’s Collegiate Readership Program is an academic initiative designed to promote civic engagement, global awareness, and media literacy on campus by exposing students to the news in their living, learning & community spaces. Newspapers enable students to become more aware of the latest news and information, spark discussion and inspire thought and action. Students who read newspapers have stronger cognitive skills and are more involved in their local, national, and global communities. Ratona Harr 1531 Western Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45214 rharr@usatoday.com www.usatodaycollege.com @usatodaycollege.com www.facebook.com/usatodaycollegeOTHER SPONSORSAmerican Campus Communities is the sponsor of the Exhbitor Reception with Senior Student Affairs Officers American Campus Communities is the leader in providing on- and off-campus communities for todays college student. We are one of the nations largest developers, owners and managers of high-quality student housing communities. Since 1996, weve developed more than $2.5 billion in properties for our own account and our university clients, and we have acquired in excess of $2.4 billion in student housing assets. Teri Bump VP University Relations / Student Development 12700 Hill Country Boulevard Suite T-200, Austin, TX 78738 (512) 826-8235 fax (512) 732-2450 www.twitter.com/tbump www.linkedin.com/in/teribump www.teribump.comCustom Logos is the sponsor of the Guitar-Shaped for Conference Attendees Custom Logos enhances our clients brands through the effective use of promotional products, branded apparel, printed collateral and on-line company stores. Kristen Johnson, Account Executive 7889 Clairemont Mesa Boulevard, San Diego. CA. 92111 (619) 733-5316 kristen@customlogos.com www.customlogos.com www.twitter.com/custom_logos The Center for Graduate Studies in Sacramento builds on Drexel University’s distinctive strengths and unparalleled leadership in professional studies. The graduate degree programs in education- the Ed.D. in Educational Leadership and Management, the M.S. in Higher Education and the M.S. in Human ResourceDevelopment- are a testament to our commitment to provide a superior educational experience built on a platform of collaborationand innovation. Our mission: to produce leaders in education. Logan Murray-Boehler Drexel University Center for Graduate StudiesOne Capitol Mall Suite 260, Sacramento, CA 95814 lmm433@drexel.edu www.drexel.edu/sacramento 2011 NASPA Western Regional Conference
  5. 5. Sponsors/ExhibitorsOTHER SPONSORSIntercare is the sponsor of conference breaks Intercare helps educational institutions meet this demand with StudentCare, a unique healthcare plan specifically designed for students attending college, university or trade schools. StudentCare provides students with the most attractive, cost- effective plans while giving institutions a competitive opportunity to raise the bar in excellence—at no cost to the institution. Bo Lebherz, Vice President Intercare Insurance Solutions (858) 373-6933 fax (858) 366-0065 www.intercaresolutions.com www.studentnet.kp.org/wps/portalThe Power of One is the sponsor of the Opening Session Slam Poets Viet Mai and Simply Kat The Power of One is a Northwest student leadership conference designed to encourage and empower LGBTQQ college students, their allies, and the faculty and staff who support them. The 2012 conference, “Power of Understanding: A Call for Solidarity” will be hosted at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon on April 6-7. Kari Fass PO Box 64174, Pullman, WA 99164 kfass@wsu.edu www.nwlgbtleadership.wsu.edu Public Identity specializes in branded promotional merchandise and customized apparel. We work closely with collegiate organizations to find the right creative product fit, and always at the most competitive prices. Try us today!leland felsenthal 1220 S. Boyle Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90023 www.publicidentity.com @publicidentityPoint Loma Nazarene University is the sponsor of the Cyber CafeEXHIBITORS LeaderShape is a not-for-profit organization headquartered in Champaign, Illinois. Our vision is a just, caring, thriving world where all lead with integrity and a healthy disregard for the impossible. Over 48,000 young people have attended LeaderShape programs in 25 years.Paul Pyrz 1802 Fox Drive, Champaign, IL, 61820 Paul@leadershape.org www.leadershape.org iamleadershape.blogspot.comhttp://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/LeaderShape/152297626802?ref=ts @LeaderShape Omicron Delta Kappa Society, The National Leadership Honor Society for college students, recognizes and encourages superior scholarship, leadership and exemplary character. Membership in OΔK is a mark of highest distinction and honor, as the Society emphasizes the development of the whole person both as a member of the college community, and as a contributor to a better society. 224 McLaughlin Street, Lexington, VA 24450 www.facebook.com/OmicronDeltaKappa @odkfellow OrgSync provides community management solutions for educational institutions. Our web-based software platform enables students, campus departments, alumni, and prospective students to communicate more effectively by centralizing all campus activities in one location. OrgSync offers a broad suite of more than 35 tools that help facilitate student engagement, improve retention efforts, reduce operating costs and increase collaboration amongst multiple departments. Cayce Stone 13140 Coit Road Suite 405, Dallas, TX 75240 Cayce@orgsync.com www.orgsync.com @orgsync School Datebooks has spent 25 years fine-tuning our process into a simple, worry-free experience designed to make things as easy as possible for you. It’s about experience.Dale McDonald 2880 U.S. Hwy 231 Street Suite 200, Lafayette, IN 47909 dale@schooldatebooks.com www.schooldatebooks.com 2011 NASPA Western Regional Conference
  6. 6. Featured Artists Viet Mai was born and raised in San Diego, CA by a single mother and two older brothers. He learned early on how to entertain himself, using creativity and imagination to make sense out of his surroundings. As a youth, Viet was interested in how the world worked--from the toys that he dismantled, to the insects in his backyard. Since then, he has studied how the world works through observing people, culture, economics, and education. Viet began exploring his creativity by writing poetry while a student at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). With influences from Ethnic Studies and Music classes, as well as lyrics from Hip Hop artists, Viet focuses his writing and performing towards education, community development, self-reflection, and empowerment. Also known as vKnowledge, Viet began performing spoken word around San Diego in 2001 at open mics. As his talent and creativity bloomed, he was sought after as a featured poet at many events and venues in Southern California, and he has appeared in venues across America. In an effort to inspire others through art and culture, Viet is a co-host and organizer of San Diegos largest Spoken Word event, ELEVATED. Ultimately, Viets mission is to collaborate with community members to educate, motivate, and inspire the youth through spoken word, art, and culture. He has facilitated numerous workshops with various organizations and youth programs. After obtaining his BA in Math-Computer Science from UCSD, Viet currently works at the MAAC Community Charter School and the Village of Promise Collective Mentoring Project and continues to edutain his audience as a member of Collective Purpose. Simply Kat is anything but simple. Mother, student, mentor, and poet are just a few titles she holds. Simply Kat has conducted dance and poetry workshops throughout schools, grouphomes, and detention and rehabilitation centers for adolescents. She took on the role of coach and slam master for the 2009 I. E. youth slam team, which competed at Brave New Voices,and she continues to mentor. She has performed at colleges all over the nation with the intent of empowering and encouraging expression through all platforms of art. She has written and produced a one woman show entitled, CORNER SWEET, and was brought back to produce another show entitled, HUMAN. Simply Kat has competed in numerous slams, winning spots on the 2005, 2006, 2008 Hollywood Slam team, 2007 Los Angeles Slam team, 2009 Grand Slam Champion San Diego, and 2009 West Coast Regional Grand Slam Champion. Simply Kat has also performed for HBO Def Poetry Jam and opened up for such artists as Raheem DeVaughn, Ryan Leslie, Mos Def, and Whitney Thompson (ANTM). She was featured in documentary called Spit, and she has been seen on Current TV. She has been aired on radio stations from Alaska to Hawaii. Now as Executive Director of her own nonprofit, The Project Center, Simply Kat is a firm believer in adding as many tools as she can to her belt. With a childrens book soon to be published as well as a collection of poems, stories, and illustrations titled "Lay my Bones over Spilled Milk,” she is limitless in her dedication to the arts. Southern California trumpet virtuoso, Gilbert Castellanos, makes music that sounds effortless. Skilled with impressive dexterity and control, his clarity of expression moves listeners on a deeply emotional level. Recognized as a new American master by Downbeat magazine, Castellanos has established himself as one of the nation’s most inventive improvisers in stirring live performances as a member of the Clayton Hamilton Jazz Orchestra, Anthony Wilson Nonet, Charles McPherson Quintet, Willie Jones III Quintet, and as leader of his own groups. Castellanos was born in Guadalajara, Mexico, where his father performed as leader, singer and arranger of the popular cumbia band, Gil Castellanos y Su Copacabana. After graduating from the Berklee College of Music in Boston and Cal Arts in Los Angeles, Castellanos quickly rose to national attention as a member of the celebrated band Black/Note. A passionate advocate of formal jazz education, Castellanos regularly conducts high school workshops and is a lecturer at the University of Southern California’s Thornton School of Music. Shammy Dee was born and raised in LA with a music production degree from UCSD. He is considered an entertainment trifecta with careers in music, acting, and DJ’ing. A self-contained artist, he writes, produces, and performs. His debut album, TranscriptedThoughts, has had three number one hit singles on two major national college charts. He is the executive producer of two other albums and is currently working on his next project. As an actor, he has been on hit TV shows like How I Met Your Mother and Mind of Mencia as well as being in multiple commercials, plays, and feature films. As a DJ, he is fresh off a two-month Style Tour alongside Stacy London (from TLCs What Not To Wear). Earlier this spring, he completed another national tour with YouTube, dubbed the Digitour. His clientele list ranges from Nordstrom and Neiman-Marcus to Jimmy Choo, Steve Madden, Burberry, Louis Vuitton, and Diane von Furstenberg among others. Hes also DJ’ed events for celebrities such as Mary J. Blige, the Kardashian sisters, Michael Buble, and more. He is excited to be rocking it out for NASPA! Follow him on twitter - @shammydee. 2011 NASPA Western Regional Conference
  7. 7. Featured Speakers Richard Settersten Not Quite Adults Thursday, November 17, 4:30pm - 6:30pm Rick Settersten, Ph.D. is Hallie Ford Endowed Chair and Professor of Human Development and Family Sciences, and director of the Hallie Ford Center for Healthy Children and Families, at Oregon State University. He is also a member of the MacArthur Research Network on Transitions to Adulthood. A graduate of Northwestern University, Dr. Settersten has held fellowships at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development and Education in Berlin, the Institute for Policy Research at Northwestern, and the Spencer Foundation in Chicago. He is author or editor of many scientific articles and several books, including On the Frontier of Adulthood. Besides MacArthur, his research has been supported by divisions of the National Institutes of Health. Learn more about Dr. Rick Settersten at http://www.hhs.oregonstate.edu/settersten. Gwen Dungy and Shannon Ellis Anthology: Student Affairs’ Past, Present, and Future Friday, November 18, 9:00am - 10:00amStudent Affairs has evolved, and during this evolution a collection of stories, sounds, voices, and images has been created. Join us as we gather to hear from two of the profession’s sages, NASPA Executive DirectorGwen Dungy and Vice President for Student Services at University of Nevada, Reno, Shannon Ellis. These twophenomenal leaders will share their perspectives on the rhythms of Student Affairs past, present, and future.An accomplished speaker, leader, and educator, Gwen Dungy, Ph.D. has been Executive Director of NASPA since 1995. In her capacity as a national advocate for students and the primary spokesperson for studentaffairs administrators and practitioners, she draws on more than 30 years of experience in higher education. Before joining NASPA, Dr. Dungy was Associate Director of the Curriculum and Faculty Development Network and Coordinator of the National Diversity Network at the Association of American Colleges &Universities. Previously, she was a senior administrator at the County College of Morris, Montgomery College, and Catonsville Community College, and a counseling faculty member at St. Louis Community College. A licensed psychologist and a nationally certified professional counselor and career counselor, Dr. Dungy earned B.S. and M.S. degrees from Eastern Illinois University, a M.A. degree from Drew University in New Jersey, and a Ph.D. from Washington University in St. Louis. Learn more about Dr. Gwen Dungy at http://www.naspa.org/about/ed.cfm. Shannon Ellis, Ph.D. was appointed Vice President for Student Services at the University of Nevada, Reno, in 1998. Reporting directly to the president, Dr. Ellis serves as lead administrative officer and provides leadership for the Division of Student Services, which includes enrollment services, student life services and student success services. Prior to her position at the University of Nevada, Reno, Dr. Ellis served as Dean of Student and Academic Support Services at Evergreen State College. She has served in numerous positions at the University of Southern California, including Assistant Dean for Student Affairs / Director of Campus Life, Assistant to the Vice President for Student Affairs, Associate Director in the Office for Residential Life, and Director of Greek Affairs in the Office for Residential Life. She began her career in higher education as Director ofGreek Affairs and Assistant Dean in the Dean of Students Office at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Learn more about Dr. Shannon Ellis at http://www.unr.edu/president/administration/council/ellis.html. Eric Stoller The Next Voice in the Anthology Taking Strategies to Practice: Student Affairs and Social Media Saturday, November 18, 11:30am - 1:00pm We "get" Facebook. Some of us are even on Twitter. Do you YouTube? So what’s next? How do we create community and connections using social media? Student affairs practitioners are developing amazing ways to use social media to enhance their practice and reach their strategic goals. Let’s tweet, update, and create! Eric Stoller is a nationally known thought leader, speaker, consultant and blogger in the areas of higher education, student affairs, academic advising and technology. Eric has given presentations on student affairs + technology at multiple Student affairs / higher education conferences (AACRAO, ACPA, EDUCAUSE, NACADA, NACAS and NASPA), is a former regional chair of the NASPA Technology Knowledge Community and is currently the student affairs and technology blogger for InsideHigherEd.com. He holds a B.A. in Communications/Public Relations from the University of Northern Iowa and an Ed.M. in College Student Services Administration from Oregon State University. Learn more about Eric by following him on Twitter at http://twitter.com/EricStoller or visiting his blog http://ericstoller.com/blog. 2011 NASPA Western Regional Conference
  8. 8. Special SessionsExperience San DiegoSpecial hands-on and highly interactive sessions that engage the participants in experiences uniquely available in San Diego.An Anthology of Diversity: UC San Diego’s Campus Community CentersShaun Travers (UC San Diego), Edwina Welch (UC San Diego), & Marnie Brookolo (UC San Diego)Join us for an afternoon on UC San Diegos campus in La Jolla to explore the Campus Community Centers: the Womens Center,the LGBT Resource Center, and the Cross-Cultural Center. These social justice centers offer a progressive approach to diversityorganizing. Explore the spaces, connect with the staff, and begin visioning change on your own campus regarding community.Human Rights Border TourNASPA Region VI Latina/o Knowledge CommunityThis tour will take participants to the western-most area of the San Diego-Tijuana border region where they will visit three mainareas: 1) a deportation gate; 2) three physical borders that were constructed to prevent migration flow; and 3) Friendship Park(the area where the border extends to the ocean). The tour hopes to bring awareness to the current state of immigration and theimpact it has in our colleges and engage participants in critical dialogue that will encourage student affairs administrators to reflecton the national discourse on immigration.Eric Stoller UnpluggedIntroduction to Social Media Thursday, November 17, 2011 from 2:30pm - 3:15pm (Imagine II)Eric Stoller is a social media and mobile technology expert committed to integrating social media into Student Affairs communications.This gathering will focus on practical applications of social media and is perfect for those who have never tweeted, blogged oradministered a Facebook page.Advanced Social Media Thursday, November 17, 2011 from 3:30pm - 4:15pm (Imagine II)Eric Stoller is a social media and mobile technology expert committed to integrating social media into Student Affairs communications.This gathering will focus on practical applications of social media. Be ready to chat about social media tactics and strategies beyonddigital bulletin boards.SA Communication Strategies & Social Media Friday, November 18, 2011 from 8:00am - 8:45am (Encore III)Eric Stoller is a social media and mobile technology expert committed to integrating social media into Student Affairs communications.This gathering will focus on usage and practical application of social media. Student affairs communications is becoming a vital areawithin a successful student affairs division. This conversation focuses on how social media can serve as a core component of a successfulcommunications strategy.Panel of Listeners Friday, November 18, 2011 from 10:30am - 12:15pm (Celebrate)Panel of Listeners is a mentoring program for women (and people identifying as women) in student affairs. It provides opportunitiesfor seasoned leaders to meet with graduate students and new professionals to provide coaching on a wide range of professionaldevelopment and career issues. The program has been a tremendous success in helping to connect colleagues. The session at theregional conference is coordinated by Regions V & VI Women in Student Affairs Knowledge (WISA) Knowledge Communities.Public Policy Briefing Saturday, November 19, 2011 from 7:00am - 8:00am (Revolution I)Kandy Mink Salas (CSU Fullerton) & Rebecca Mills (Touro University – Nevada)NASPAs new strategic plan sets a goal to influence public policy that impact students, campuses, and student affairs professionals. Thepresenters will talk about significant current issues of public policy and will share how participants can build their capacity in order toinfluence public policy at the state, regional, and national levels. Volunteer Orientations Friday, November 18, 2011 9:00am - 10:00am Fame Friday, November 18, 2011 2:00pm - 3:00pm Fame Saturday, November 19, 2011 8:30am - 9:30pm Fame 2011 NASPA Western Regional Conference
  9. 9. Region V Hall of Fame Scott Goodnight Award Fred Turner Award Distinguished Service Award 2011 Awardee 2011 Awardee 2011 Awardee Mamta Motwani Accapadi Keri Ellingson Shannon Ellis2010 Celestino Limas 2010 Sherry Mallory 2009 Patricia Fabiano2009 Andrew Hanson 2009 Jeannie McIsaac-Tracy 2008 Charlotte Tullos2008 Barbara Snyder 2008 Art Constantino 2007 Larry Roper2007 Toni Castro 2007 Deneece Huftalin 2004 Susan Mancuso2006 Janet Felker 2006 Anna Carey 2003 Kathleen Rich2005 Georgia Beth Thompson 2005 Tish Griffin Satre 2000 Jeremy Stringer2004 Larry Roper 2004 Margie Van Vooren 1999 Mack Shirley2003 Art Constantino 2003 Barbara Snyder 1998 Tim Stanaway2002 Barbara Hollman 2002 Shannon Ellis 1998 Laura Blake Jones2001 Sue Weitz 2001 Mike Segawa 1994 Russ Deremer2000 Bruce Pitman 2000 Barbara Hollman 1993 Harris Shelton1999 Richard Stenard 1999 Larry Roper 1992 Ed Wilkinson1997 Pat Miltenberger 1998 Marie Kotter1996 James Tederman 1997 David Taylor Innovative Program Award1995 Julian Davis 1996 Penelope Wills 2011 Awardee1994 Robert Ackerman 1992 Sue Weitz The Evergreen State College1992 Russ DeRemer 1983 Mildred Carlson 2010 Utah Valley University1990 Val Christensen 1981 Channing Briggs 2009 Boise State University1989 Jo Anne Trow 2008 University of Utah1988 David Taylor Undergraduate Rising 2007 Evergreen State College1980 Robert W. Chick Star Award 2005 Salt Lake Community College 2011 Awardee 2004 Gonzaga University Outstanding New Emily Pearson 2003 Salt Lake Community College Professional Award 2003 Linn-Benton Community College 2011 Awardee 2010 Kim McAloney and Oregon State University Amber Dehne Baillon 2009 Pamela Alvarado 2002 University of Puget Sound 2008 Tamara Power-Drutis2010 Kerry Foxx 2001 University of Oregon 2007 Jeff Rosenberry2009 Abby Kelso 2000 Ricks College 2006 Joe Torres2008 Jacob Murdock 1999 University of Montana 2005 Colin Terry2007 Patrick McShane 1998 Portland State University2007 D. Robert Davies Graduate Rising Star Award 1997 Gonzaga University2006 Czarina Ramsay 2011 Awardee 1996 Seattle University2004 Krista Jorge Bailey Christopher Berry 1995 University of Nevada, Reno2003 Jeffery Hart 1994 Brigham Young University2002 Monica Nixon 2010 Richard Diaz 1993 Brigham Young University2001 M. Khalil Islam 2009 Anna Boyer2000 Allen B. Jones 2008 Ali Albrecht Knowledge Community1999 Todd Oldenburg 2007 Kim Becker Achievement Award1997 Seanna Kerrigan 2006 Erin Miedema 2011 Awardee1996 Rachel Durbin 2004 Shelly Clark Asian Pacific Islander1995 John Mortensen Knowledge Community1994 Thayne McCulloh Outstanding Mid-Level1993 Jacke Balzer 2010 Latino/a Knowledge Community Professional Award 2008 Disability Concerns Knowledge1992 Janice Hoffman1990 Lee Johnson 2011 Awardee Community1989 Mary Kentz Wendy Endress 2007 International Education1988 Sally Click Knowledge Community 2010 Katie Cohn1987 Shirly Roberts-Kerby 2009 Eva Frey Johnson 2008 Debra Daniels President’s Award 2007 Michael J. Hampton 2011 Awardee 2006 Melissa Wintrow Loren Anderson 2005 Sima Thorpe2010 Les Purce 2004 Jason Kilmer 2003 Anna Carey 2002 Les Cook Community College Award 2001 Lyn Stoller2010 Rod Romby 2011 NASPA Western Regional Conference
  10. 10. Region VI Hall of Fame Scott Goodnight Award Fred Turner Award Distinguished Service Award 2011 Awardee 2011 Awardee 2008 James R. Kitchen Wm. Gregory Sawyer Elizabeth Griego 2007 Sharyn Slavin Miller2010 Robert L. Palmer, Jr. 2010 Troy Gilbert 2006 Ronni Sanlo2009 Joanna Royce-Davis 2008 Debra Geller 2005 Randy Lewis2008 Doublas R. Freer 2007 Gary Kleemann 2004 Janet Gong2007 Michael Jackson 2006 Ken Kelly 2003 Lynne McVeigh2006 Renee Barnett-Terry 2005 James Drnek 2001 Michael Rooney2005 Shirley Jennings 2004 Renee Barnett-Terry 2000 Elizabeth Griego2004 Robert Naples 2002 Sandra Hubler 1997 Kathryn E. Goddard2003 Sandra Hubler 2001 Doris M. Ching 1996 Daryl G. Smith2002 Edward Shenk 2000 Doris M. Ching2000 Judith Chambers 1999 Jill Halvaks Innovative Program Award1999 Lois Bartholomew 1998 Sharyn Slavin Miller 2011 Awardee1998 Alan Yang 1997 Hal Gin Women’s Center1997 Sally Peterson University of Hawaii, Manoa Undergraduate Rising Dorothy Keller New 2010 Pacific One Word Project Star Award University of the Pacific Professional Award 2011 Awardee 2009 Bruin Leaders Project 2011 Awardee Tara Ignont Univesity of California, Los Angeles Steven I. Lerer 2010 Queena Hoang 2008 EMBRACE Program2010 Mark J Antonucci 2009 Mercy Daramola California State Univeristy, Fullerton2009 Shauna Young 2008 Jeremy Booker 2007 Express to Success Programs2008 Cecilia Santiago 2007 Nicole Mehta University of California, San Diego2007 Irvin Harrison 2006 Connie Moreno 2006 Bridge to Hope2006 Thomas Bourdon 2005 Rouel Velasco University of Hawaii, Manoa2004 Sunny Lee 2004 Philip L. Vasquez 2005 Black Male Symposium2003 Kevin Horan 2003 Justin Koppelman University of the Pacific2002 Christine Quemuel 2002 Candice Chick 2004 Alcohol EDU2001 Linda Prieto 2001 Brian Hooks Concordia University2000 Cedric Hackett 2000 Dawn Graham 2003 Office of Parent Programs1999 Dyrell Foster 1999 Isidro Martinez University of Southern California1998 P.J. Lutz 1998 Jessica McKinney-Morales 2002 Praxis1997 Lea Jarnagin 1997 Alyssa Elaine Browne Santa Clara University1996 Lori M. Ideta 2001 Caltech Freshman Summer Institute Graduate Rising Star Award California Institute of Techology President’s Award 2011 Awardee 2000 Your Portfolio 2011 Awardee Danielle Quinones University of Southern California 1999 Building Academic Community Timothy P. White 2010 Viridiana Guerra University of Arizona2010 Horace Mitchell 2009 Leslie Nichole Williams 1998 Protege Program2008 Richard Rush 2008 Kristina Juarez Higher Education Graduate Program 2007 Cesar Figueroa 1997 Staff Development Diversity Series Sandra Kuchler Excellence 2006 Tony Ribera University of California, Irvine in Mentoring Award 2005 Sheryl Leah Mauricio 2004 Maisha Beasley 2011 Awardee Knowledge Community 2002 Mathew Visser Kristen Hermann 2001 Andre Coleman Achievement Award2010 Jennifer Marie Garza 2011 Awardee2009 Kandy Mink Salas Outstanding Mid-Level Latino/Latina Knowledge Community2008 Dawn R. Person Professional Award2007 George Morten 2011 Awardee 2010 Latino/a Knowledge Community2006 Faith Kazmi 2009 African American Knowledge Serjio Acevedo2005 Anna Gonzalez Community2004 Saundra Lawson Taylor 2010 Faraah Mullings 2008 Assessment, Evaluation, and 2009 Cesar Figueroa Research Knowledge CommunityCommunity College Award 2008 Christine Quemuel 2007 Asian Pacific Islander Knowledge 2007 Mylon Kirksy Community 2011 Awardee 2006 African American Knowledge 2006 Cedric Hackett Denise Swett 2004 Kenneth Kelly Community2010 Kathryn L Mueller2009 Henry Gee 2011 NASPA Western Regional Conference
  11. 11. Professional Competency AreasIn July 2010, the NASPA Board of Directors and the ACPA Governing Board approved Professional CompetencyAreas for Student Affairs Practitioners.This set of Professional Competency Areas is intended to define the broad professional knowledge, skills, and, in somecases, attitudes expected of student affairs professionals regardless of their area of specialization or positional rolewithin the field. All student affairs professionals should be able to demonstrate their ability to meet the basic list ofoutcomes under each competency area regardless of how they entered the profession. Thus, this document isintended to inform the design of professional development opportunities for student affairs professionals by providingoutcomes that can be incorporated into the design of specific curriculum and training opportunities. Additionally, ifstudent affairs professionals desire to grow in a particular competency area, they can examine expected learningand skills in the intermediate and advanced levels. Such examination allows individual practitioners to use thisdocument to help guide their own choices about professional development opportunities afforded to them. In thisdocument, the terms “practitioner” and “professional” are used interchangeably. We expect that the contents of thisdocument will evolve in accordance with the needs of the profession and those whom the profession serves. Advising and Helping The Advising and Helping competency area addresses the knowledge, skills, and attitudes related to providing counseling and advising support, direction, feedback, critique, referral, and guidance to individuals and groups. Assessment, Evaluation, and Research The Assessment, Evaluation, and Research competency area (AER) focuses on the ability to use, design, conduct, and critique qualitative and quantitative AER analyses; to manage organizations using AER processes and the results obtained from them; and to shape the political and ethical climate surrounding AER processes and uses on campus. Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion The Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) competency area includes the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to create learning environments that are enriched with diverse views and people. It is also designed to create an institutional ethos that accepts and celebrates differences among people, helping to free them of any misconceptions and prejudices. Ethical Professional Practice The Ethical Professional Practice competency area pertains to the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to understand and apply ethical standards to ones work. While ethics is an integral component of all the competency areas, this competency area focuses specifically on the integration of ethics into all aspects of self and professional practice. History, Philosophy, and Values The History, Philosophy, and Values competency area involves knowledge, skills, and attitudes that connect the history, philosophy, and values of the profession to ones current professional practice. This competency area embodies the foundations of the profession from which current and future research and practice will grow. The commitment to demonstrating this competency area ensures that our present and future practices are informed by an understanding of our history, philosophy, and values. Human and Organizational Resources The Human and Organizational Resources competency area includes knowledge, skills, and attitudes used in the selection, supervision, motivation, and formal evaluation of staff; conflict resolution; management of the politics of organizational discourse; and the effective application of strategies and techniques associated with financial resources, facilities management, fundraising, technology use, crisis management, risk management, and sustainable resources. Law, Policy, and Governance The Law, Policy, and Governance competency area includes the knowledge, skills, and attitudes relating to policy development processes used in various contexts, the application of legal constructs, and the understanding of governance structures and their effect on ones professional practice. Leadership The Leadership competency area addresses the knowledge, skills, and attitudes required of a leader, whether it be a positional leader or a member of the staff, in both an individual capacity and within a process of how individuals work together effectively to envision, plan, effect change in organizations, and respond to internal and external constituencies and issues. Personal Foundations The Personal Foundations competency area involves the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to maintain emotional, physical, social, environmental, relational, spiritual, and intellectual wellness; be self-directed and self-reflective; maintain excellence and integrity in work; be comfortable with ambiguity; be aware of ones own areas of strength and growth; have a passion for work; and remain curious. Student Learning and Development The Student Learning and Development competency area addresses the concepts and principles of student development and learning theory. This includes the ability to apply theory to improve and inform student affairs practice, as well as understanding teaching and training theory and practice. 2011 NASPA Western Regional Conference
  12. 12. Session Line-upWednesday, November 16, 2011 Thursday, November 17, 2011 continued 9:00am - 5:00pm Conference & Institute Registration Open 6:30pm - 8:30pm Opening Reception Penny Lane Woodstock Terrace 9:00am - 5:00pm Cyber Cafe Open 8:00pm - 11:00pm Region V Reception Abbey Road Rock Star Platinum Suite 1101 1:00pm - 5:30pm Pre-Conference Institute 8:00pm - 11:00pm Region VI Reception New Professionals and Graduate Students Rock Star Platinum Suite 1110 Imagine I & II Friday, November 18, 2011 1:00pm - 5:30pm Pre-Conference Institute 7:00am - 8:00am 5k Fun Run (Meet in Hard Rock Lobby) Mid-Level Professionals 7:00am - 8:00am Meditation Session Encore I & II Encore I 1:00pm - 5:30pm Pre-Conference Institute 7:00am - 9:00am Continental Breakfast Senior Student Affairs Officers The Edge The Edge 7:00am - 5:00pm Conference Registration Open 5:30pm Institute Reception Penny Lane Celebrate 7:30am - 8:45am Senior Student Affairs Officer BreakfastThursday, November 17, 2011 Celebrate 7:00am - 5:00pm Conference & Institute Registration Open 7:30am - 8:45am Faculty Breakfast Penny Lane Imagine I & II 7:30am - 8:30am Institute Breakfast 7:30am - 8:45am Region V & VI Innovative Program Award Winners Abbey Road Encore II 8:30am - 1:00pm Pre-Conference Institute 8:00am - 8:45am Eric Stoller Unplugged New Professionals and Graduate Students Encore III Imagine I & II 8:30am - 9:00am Volunteer Orientation 8:30am - 1:00pm Pre-Conference Institute Fame Mid-Level Professionals 9:00am - 10:00am Featured Speakers Encore I & II Gwen Dungy, Ph.D. and Shannon Ellis, Ph.D. 8:30am - 1:00pm Pre-Conference Institute Legends Senior Student Affairs Officers 9:00am - 5:00pm Cyber Cafe Open The Edge Abbey Road 8:30am - 3:00pm Pre-Conference Institute 10:00am - 10:30am Exhibit Hall Break NASPA Undergraduate Fellows Program Abbey Road Celebrate 10:00am - 5:00pm Exhibit Hall Open 9:00am - 10:00am Volunteer Orientation Abbey Road Fame 10:30am - 12:15pm Turntable Sessions 9:00am - 5:00pm Cyber Cafe Open 10:30am - 11:15am Short-Track Sessions Abbey Road 11:30am - 12:15am Short-Track Sessions 10:00am - 12:00pm Exhibitor Check-In and Set-Up 12:30pm - 2:00pm Awards Luncheon / The Grammys Penny Lane Legends 11:00am - 12:30 pm Knowledge Community Leadership Luncheon 2:15pm - 3:30pm Extended-Track Sessions Encore III 3:45pm - 5:00pm Extended-Track Sessions 12:30pm - 1:00pm SSAO Institute & Sponsor/Exhibitor Reception 5:15pm - 6:15pm Community College Reception Rock Star Suite 602 The Edge 1:00pm - 3:00pm Region V Advisory Board Meeting 5:15pm - 6:15pm Knowledge Community Meetings Revolution I Legends & Encore I, II, & III 1:00pm - 3:00pm Region VI Advisory Board Meeting 5:15pm - 6:15pm NASPA Undergraduate Fellows Program Reception Revolution II Rock Star Suite 602 1:00pm - 4:00pm Experience San Diego 7:00pm Knowledge Community Night on the Town Off-Site Hard Rock Lobby 1:00pm - 5:00pm Exhibit Hall Open Abbey Road Saturday, November 19, 2011 2:00pm - 3:00pm Volunteer Orientation 7:00am - 8:00am Wellness Hour Fame The Edge 2:30pm - 3:15pm Eric Stoller Unplugged 7:00am - 8:00am Meditation Session Imagine II Encore I 2:30pm - 4:15pm Turntable Sessions 7:00am - 8:00am Public Policy Briefing 3:00pm - 4:00pm Newcomer Welcome & Revolution I Introduction to Knowledge Communities 8:30am - 9:45am Extended-Track Sessions The Edge 9:00am - 2:00pm Cyber Cafe 3:15pm - 4:15pm 2012 NASPA Western Regional Conference Abbey Road Planning Committee 10:00am - 11:15am Extended-Track Sessions Revolution II 11:30am - 1:00pm Closing Brunch/Featured Speaker Eric Stoller 3:30pm - 4:15pm Eric Stoller Unplugged Legends Imagine II 1:30pm - 2:30pm 2011 & 2012 Western Regional 4:30pm - 6:30pm Featured Speaker Richard Settersten, Ph.D. Conference Planning Meeting Legends The Edge 2011 NASPA Western Regional Conference
  13. 13. Session Albums The conference committee has identified several programs that can be put together to create a unique blend of tracks that create a compilation in the following areas: Mentoring, Leadership, Assessment, Social Justice, Race & Ethnicity, Gender, and Technology. You can choose to attend the tracks as suggested by each album below or create your own Anthology of tracks. Use the hashtag #track00 to track the programs you attend and use the hashtag #naspawr11 to share what you learn to your faithful followers on Twitter! Tweet your Anthology! Mentoring Album Album Le adershipLeadership g #track05 Customizing the NUFP Promotin #track15 ent Mentor Relationship Developm Disability, Entrepre neurship, #track06 Panel of Listeners #track20 ership and Lead ership, #track27 College as a Mentoring ions, Lead Environment Eth ical Decis #track23 nity #track42 Intentional 1st Gen & Commu Social r Leading Mentoring #track2 4 Tools fo fforts #track56 Meaningful Mentoring Change E ing and TEP Stud ent Learn Relationships S #track29 #track59 Using Student Dvlpmt Orgs Success rough gement th Effectively #trac k39 Enga Change entered Learning-C aining Model #track40 Tr Leadership Gender A lbum #track10 College M Themselv en in Sea rch of Assessment Album #track25 es Weaving #track12 A Little (Assessment) Help an Antho Latina W logy: from My Friends #track28 omen in Teaching SA (Part I) #track33 Reducing Prejudice & #track35 Men to A Weaving lig an Antho n Values Promoting Justice Latina W logy: #track36 Nurturing a Culture of #track43 om Improving en in SA (Part II) Assessment Male Help Behavior -Seeking #track41 Outcome-Based Review & Resource Allocations #track47 Assessing Learning thru the Conduct Process Social Justice Album #track58 Behavioral Assessment in Comm Colleges Arizona #track01 Making a Case for #track16 NA SPA’s Enough is Enough Campaign ice & #track33 Reducing Prejud Promo ting Justice tice #track44 Focus on Social Jus Album nology & the Future Conversations Tech logy #track46 The Making of an Resource Guide AB540 echno#tra ck09 T rence w/Social of SA Confe t #trace48 Infusing Theatre asp awr11 taying Curren Justice Edu cation #trac k11 #n for S tice Lens: 13 Stra tegies #track52 A Restorative Jus Race & #track SA An Anthology Ethnicit in #track0 y Album 8 Whit ion e Edu cks roduct Disman cators & *Hid den tra plugged: Int #track1 ller Un ia 8 Chall tling Racism Eric Sto o Social Med dvanced enging White P t ed: A #track2 in SA rivilege lugg ller Unp ation 2 Enga Eric Sto ocial Media A Communic gemen t& S :S #track3 Students of C Success for lugged ial Media ller Unp oc 4 Glob o al Learn lor Eric Sto trategies & S ing with S #track4 Leaving Cam out 5 Divers p e Stude us nts #track5 on Grad Prog ’ Decisions 4 Cultu rams ral C Genera ompetency fo tion Y r 2011 NASPA Western Regional Conference
  14. 14. Turntable SessionsThursday, November 17, 20112:30pm - 4:15pm #track01 Making a Case for Arizona Encore I Tonantzin Oseguera (UC Riverside) This session presents an opportunity to discuss NASPAs decision to keep its 2012 annual conference in Arizona and feelings and thoughts about attending the conference. Also, the session presents an opportunity to become educated about issues facing students and professionals in Arizona. #track02 Focus on Small Colleges & Universities Encore II Jeanne Ortiz (Whittier College) Senior-level and mid-level managers on small college and university campuses will identify and examine current pressing issues. Participants are encouraged to come and share thoughts, insights, and challenges in such areas as risk management, diversity, mental health, family relations, fiscal planning, staffing, fundraising, enrollment, housing planning, and learning outcome assessment. Learn new perspectives from colleagues. #track03 Collaborations between Athletics & SA Encore III Bruce Smith (Reed College) This roundtable discussion will encourage exploration of the geographic and intellectual marginalization of college athletes. The objectives of this discussion are to: (1) illuminate ways that student affairs divisions collaborate with athletic departments to shrink the distances that often times separate athletic achievement from intellectual achievement and social engagement; and (2) provide concrete ways to implement these ideas into student affairs programming. #track04 Exploring Minority Identity Dvlpmt thru Song Imagine I Shauna Young (University of the Pacific) & Analucia Lopezrevoredo (Portland State University) This program examines the role of hair as a tool for self-expression and the role student affairs practitioners have in cultivating a safe environment for growth and identity development. Using the song "I Am Not My Hair,” participants will have the opportunity to reflect on an anthology of their own experiences and engage in dialogue regarding the five stages of minority identity development theory. #track05 Customizing the NUFP Mentor Relationship Satisfaction David Daniels (University of Washington) & Dylan Yu (University of Washington) This session will focus on mentoring relationships and connecting students to non-traditional opportunities for growth. The presenters, a NUFP mentor and fellow, are the only two of their kind at a large public institution. Discussion will revolve around mentoring relationships where formalized NUFP support is limited and connecting with off-campus resources for student involvement activities.Friday, November 18, 201110:30am - 12:15pm #track06 Panel of Listeners Celebrate Women in Student Affairs (WISA) Knowledge Communities Panel of Listeners is a mentoring program for women (and people identifying as women) in student affairs. It provides opportunities for seasoned leaders to meet with graduate students and new professionals to provide coaching on a wide range of professional development and career issues. The program has been a success in helping to connect colleagues. Find pre-registration materials on the conference website. #track07 Tending the Spiritual Lives of Students Encore II Carol Lundberg (Azusa Pacific University), Ramona Acuña (Azusa Pacific University), & Enika Tumanov (Azusa Pacific University) Fostering the spiritual development of students is new territory for many of us, with only a few models to follow. After a brief review of literature, participants will identify challenges and strategies for engaging students in respectful and authentic spiritual exploration during the college years. #track08 White Educators & Dismantling Racism Encore III Leslie Webb (Boise State University) & Emily Pearson (Boise State University) You are invited to participate in an inclusive round table discussion. Topics will include privilege, intersecting identities, and multicultural competence. Interrupting racism, becoming more effective white allies, and examining our accountability in institutional racism are foundational tenets of this discussion. This session will inform a qualitative study focused on white identified educators in higher education. #track09 Technology & the Future of SA Revolution I David McCandless (University of Oregon) The Rise of Generation C by Friedrich, Peterson, and Koster (2011) presents a compelling vision of technologys impact on the coming generation of college students. This guided discussion will use the article as a starting point to explore the larger implications of technologys impact on students and on our work as student affairs professionals, with a focus on future practice. #track10 College Men in Search of Themselves Revolution II Michael Lovette-Colyer (University of San Diego) What are the "man laws" that shape and direct the behavior of college men? How has their socialization limited their freedom and potential for authenticity, intimacy, and fulfillment? While the struggles and needs of male college students are well-documented, there is a need to engage a diverse range of college men in the critical reexamination of their socialization. 2011 NASPA Western Regional Conference
  15. 15. Short-Track SessionsFriday, November, 18, 201110:30am - 11:15am #track11 #naspawr11 Conference Imagine I Grace Bagunu (UC San Diego) & Petrina Loh (San Diego State University) Participants will learn how to use Twitter to create their own digital anthology, a diverse collection of practices, priorities, and values in our profession. Participants will have the opportunity to practice the basics and utilize advanced features of Twitter to network and expand knowledge of student learning and success today and tomorrow. Create your Twitter account and join us! #track12 A Little (Assessment) Help from My Friends Imagine II Lea Jarnagin (CSU Fullerton) & Michael Weisman (Campus Labs) This session will explore the development of Cal State Fullerton’s Student Affairs Assessment Program – from forming an assessment committee to articulating learning outcomes to creating and executing strategic assessments and sharing results. We will focus on how the institution leveraged their relationship with Campus Labs (formerly StudentVoice) to support their efforts. Participants will gain an understanding of how institutions can utilize external assessment support to bolster the work of the division, and how the various tools and services available through Campus Labs could be leveraged to support assessment efforts on campus. #track13 Strategies for Staying Current in SA Encore I Sherry Mallory (Western Washington University) Student affairs and higher education are continually changing and evolving, as are the students we serve. Maintaining knowledge of current issues and trends is, therefore, a critical part of the work we do as student affairs professionals. In this session, the presenter will share a variety of strategies for staying current in student affairs, from social media to networking (and beyond). #track14 1st Gen Students’ Parents & Pre-College Prep Satisfaction Jennifer Garza (San Diego State University / Claremont Graduate University) & Cesar Figueroa (UC San Diego) Many parents of underrepresented, first-generation students do not have all the information they need to make fully informed decisions on how to best assist their students at the K-12 level. The purpose of the presentation is to assist student affairs practitioners by highlighting up-to-date research on how to better structure parent programs for underserved and underrepresented communities. #track15 Promoting Leadership Development Fame Aimee Nelson (CSU Fullerton), Rochelle Woods (CSU Fullerton), Emeline Yong (CSU Fullerton), Victor Delgado (CSU Fullerton), & Brittany Henry (CSU Fullerton) A training program was developed for students at Cal State Fullerton to support leadership development in seven leadership competencies. Utilizing a model from the University of Minnesota, the students participated in individual coaching appointments, attended a one-day retreat, and viewed podcasts related to each competency. Data will be presented related to student learning outcomes, program effectiveness, and strategies for future leadership development with students.11:30am - 12:15am #track16 NASPA’s Enough is Enough Campaign Imagine I Sabrina Sanders (CSU Office of the Chancellor) & Steve Jacobson (University of the Pacific) NASPAs Enough is Enough Campaign is an initiative to encourage peace and safety on campuses throughout the United States. Join us for this informative program as we explore the components of this important campaign. Learn how you can be part of the movement and review proven progressive action plans for reducing violence within your campus and community. #track17 Facilitating Transfer Student Success Imagine II Rochelle Woods (CSU Fullerton), Cathy Fernandez-Weston (CSU Fullerton), & Mark Filowitz (CSU Fullerton) The STEM Transfer Student Services Office at CSU Fullerton bridges the gap of culture and expectations between the community college experience and the 4-year university experience. Community colleges are the fastest growing post-secondary educational institutions. Participants will learn about the role student affairs plays in creating services for transfer students to help them become academically successful at 4-year institutions. #track18 Challenging White Privilege in SA Encore I Courtney Young-Law (Mills College) Who wrote the anthology for student affairs? This presentation seeks to explore the power and privilege of whiteness in higher education. We will review research on racial identity development of white student affairs educators who were nominated as racial justice allies by colleagues of color. The researcher offers a discussion of findings and possible educational opportunities to interrupt patterns of white privilege. #track19 Student Services on New Branch Campuses Satisfaction Nancy Thompson (Drexel University) & Holly Carpenter (Drexel University) The purpose of this program is to provide mid- and senior-level administrators, faculty members, and graduate students with an overview of the key issues to consider in providing student services on new branch campuses and to distant student populations. #track20 Entrepreneurship, Disability, and Leadership Fame Garret Westlake (Arizona State University) According to the Center for an Accessible Society, the employment rate for college graduates with disabilities is 50.6%. This presentation reports on a pilot project at Arizona State University that engaged seven college students on the autism spectrum in a course on entrepreneurship. Student outcomes and strategies for implementation across institutional platforms will be addressed. 2011 NASPA Western Regional Conference
  16. 16. Extended-Track SessionsFriday, November, 18, 20112:15pm - 3:30pm #track21 An SSAO, CAO, and CIO on Student Retention Celebrate Lynette Cooke Francis (University of Arizona), Melissa Vito (University of Arizona), Gail Burd (University of Arizona), & Michele Norin (University of Arizona) This workshop will describe the unexpected and effective partnerships that exist between student affairs, academic affairs, and the office of technology at the University of Arizona. These partnerships have led to innovations in teaching and learning that have had a positive impact on student engagement and retention. In addition, they have increased understanding and collaboration among historically differentiated areas of the University and made Student Affairs a critical partner in achieving the Universitys retention goals. #track22 Engagement & Success for Students of Color Imagine I Christine Quemuel (University of Hawaii at Manoa) & Thomas Tsutsumoto (University of Hawaii at Manoa) Highlighting the Office of Student Affairs Fellows Program at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, an innovative partnership between the Vice Chancellor for Students, the Student Employment Office, Student Equity, Excellence, & Diversity (SEED), and academic affairs departments, this session offers unique ways to engage students of color in student affairs work using a combination of on-line learning and in-person gatherings to promote student learning and success. #track23 Ethical Decisions, Leadership, & Community Imagine II Dean Kennedy (University of Houston) Participants will experience a highly interactive workshop examining how to incorporate the Baird Decision Model (an ethical decision making tool) into student leadership training, as well as its application to advising and supervising student leaders. Attendees will explore ethical leadership and how to build ethical organizations and communities, leaving the session with tools and information needed to bring this training to their campuses. #track24 Tools for Leading Social Change Efforts Encore I Craig Elliott II (Samuel Merritt University) The history of oppression in America is well-documented and built within its socio-political and economic structure. Often, institutions of higher education reflect this same structure, creating oppressive conditions on campuses. Student affairs practitioners are poised to lead the challenge to create inclusive learning environments. This session will provide the theoretical and practical connections for leading the change on campus. #track25 Weaving an Anthology: Latina Women in SA (Part I) Encore II Amber Garrison Duncan (University of Oregon), Naddia Palacios (Claremont University), & Maria Grandone (Loyola Marymount University) Anthologies are collections of stories. As Latina women in student affairs, our collective experiences can be woven together to create an anthology. The act of sharing our stories can be empowering, and the anthology of our stories can illuminate strength and resilience. This session will provide safe space for Latina women to discuss experiences and develop empowering strategies to sustain their work. #track26 A Wellness Space for Snack-Sized Programming Encore III Jerry Phelps (UC San Diego), Sarah Barclay (UC San Diego), & Gina Tang (UC San Diego) A new model for promoting healthy living on campus, The Zone is a small-scale, multi-purpose wellness center. The Zone is a space for snack-sized wellness programming designed to encourage discovery, trial, awareness, and adoption of new and current wellness services. We will describe the design, implementation, and results of one year of programs in a student-managed wellness space. #track27 College as a Mentoring Environment Revolution I Jeff Bolster (Point Loma Nazarene University) Based on a recent qualitative study, this program offers results based on interviews conducted with undergraduate students on the topic of mentoring. In a time of shrinking institutional budgets and increasing administrative responsibilities, this session will offer participants the opportunity to hear how students talk about mentoring. We will discuss specific and achievable ways to mentor students. #track28 Teaching Men to Align Values Revolution II Mandy Womack (University of San Diego) & Jason Schreiber (University of San Diego) We try to engage our male students in conversations to align their values with daily actions. Yet, we know that todays society is pressuring and hindering men to access emotions and explore their own purpose, causing struggles with building trust and relationships. Lets challenge previous methods and offer insight to a new era of how we engage men in the authentic discourse of connecting values to their individual and collective actions. #track29 STEP Student Learning and Success Satisfaction Theresa Garcia (San Diego State University), Raga Bakhiet (Southwestern College), & Rafael Alvarez (San Diego City College) STEP Partnership of San Diego (SPSD) is a student success initiative built on best practices of Mathematics, Engineering, and Science Achievement (MESA) and funds from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Serving 600+ principally educationally-disadvantaged students, SPSD provides students with career/leadership development skills that enhance academic success, help students outperform their peers, and stand out in interviews. #track30 Stanford’s Safety Net Committee Fame Johanna Infantine (Stanford University) Stanfords Safety Net Committee was convened as a cross-departmental collaborative designed to assist students who present challenging issues that may have accumulated over time. These issues can include enrollment, housing, financial standing, and can impact a students standing at the University. 2011 NASPA Western Regional Conference

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