2016-01-28

2015-16 NASPA Community Colleges Symposium Series at Delgado Community College

May 06, 2016
8:30am
New Orleans, Louisiana (Delgado Community College)

The 2015-16 NASPA Community Colleges Symposium Series at Delgado Community College will provide an opportunity for community college student affairs professionals to engage with one another in the New Orleans area. The Symposium is a low-cost, high-quality professional development event focused on content covering the role of the community college in society, student development theory, adult learning theory, and inclusive service delivery designed to meet the needs of the diverse community college student population. 

About

Distinctive for its open door admissions policies, workforce training and responses to changing needs in society, the community and two-year colleges have secured their place in the history of higher education in America. Community colleges continue to be the primary door to accessibility and educational opportunity, while insuring diversity in post-secondary education.

The Community Colleges Symposium Series was designed specifically to address the needs of professionals and para-professionals working in community and two-year colleges. The Community Colleges Symposium Series will ensure continued quality services to the community college and its stakeholders.

NASPA stands ready to address the professional development needs of community college student affairs professionals by providing opportunitites to build skills and knowledge about student affairs to prepare them for future challenges. The programming, focused on skill building and delivered by content experts, will cover the role of the community college in society, student development theory, adult learning theory, and inclusive service delivery to ensure attendees are able to meet the needs of their diverse student populations.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will:

  • contextualize the community college experience in the history of higher education;
  • apply student development theory and adult learning theory to current practice;
  • develop multicultural competence and envision ways services can be enhanced or expanded to meet the needs of the diverse community college population;
  • explore unique and innovative ways in which individuals can advance the field and work of community college student affairs professionals;
  • connect the Professional Competencies for Student Affairs Practitioners and NASPA’s Focus Areas to the professional development of community college student affairs administrators;and
  • utilize the NASPA Community Colleges Division to serve as a resource to support student affairs work and/or development at community colleges.
Committee

Special thanks to the experts that volunteered their time and energy to developing the curriclum, identifying facilitators, and creating a valuable opportunity for community college student affairs practitioners.

  • Michael A. Baston, J.D., Ed.D., vice president of student affairs - LaGuardia Community College
  • Tricia Brand, associate dean of student development, Portland Community College
  • Marcia Conston, Ph.D., Vice President for Enrollment and Student Services - Central Piedmont Community College
  • Quincy Martin, III, Ed.D., Associate Vice President of Student Affairs - Triton Community College
  • Scott Peska, Ed.D., Dean for Students - Waubonsee Community College
  • Heather Wilcox, Associate Dean, Judicial Affairs, and Support Services

 

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2015-16 NASPA Community Colleges Symposium Series at Delgado Community College

Audience

This event is most likely to influence these groups.

  • Mid-Level
  • New Professional

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Schedule

The schedule will be updated periodically and is subject to minor changes.

Fri, May 06

8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Registration, Welcome, and Overview
8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
The History, Mission, and Philosophy of the American Community College & Foundational Studies of Student Development & Adult Learning Theory
William S. Wainwright, Ph.D., Chancellor - Northshore Technical Community College
9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Break
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Skill Building: Tools of the Trade for Accountability, Assessment, and Appreciative Inquiry to Add Value to the Learning Enterprise
Emily Saleh, Executive Director, Enrollment Management & Student Development - Louisiana Community & Technical College System
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Lunch
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Skill Building: Foundations of Student Success and Navigating Campus Collaboration
Carmen Walters, Ph.D., Vice President, Student Services and Enrollment Management - Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
Skill Building: Understanding How Your Leadership Orientation Can Impact Management Effectiveness
Kimberly Lowry, Ph.D., Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Student Success - Eastfield College
1:30 p.p. – 2:30 p.m.
Regional Expertise Presentation
Tim Hardy, Esq., Attorney/Partner, Roedel, Parsons, Koch, Blache, Balhoff, & McCollister and First Vice Chair - Louisiana Community Technical College System
2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Break
2:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Program and Service Inclusion, Diversity, and Social Justice
Deborah Love, Vice President, Office of Institutional Equity and Special Assistant to the President - Tulane University
4:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Closing

Registration

Registration as a member is based on individual membership status. If you are employed by a college or university that is an institutional member, you can join as an individual member at the $75 rate. If your institution is NOT a member, then you will need to join at the associate affiliate rate of $242 first and then you can pay the individual member rate for conference registration. Visit the Membership section of the NASPA website to learn about membership types. NASPA is pleased to offer discounted institutional memberships to community colleges.

Registration fees

Early-bird registration
before 04/01/2016
Regular registration
04/02/2016 to 04/15/2016
Late registration
after 04/16/2016
NASPA Member
$99
$149
$199
Non-member
$199
$249
$299

Questions?

Tonya Murphy
Member Services Coordinator
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Phone: 202-265-7500 ext. 1183

Policies

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Cancellation:  The cancellation deadline to receive a refund is April 4, 2016, less a $50.00 administrative fee.  All cancellation and refund requests must be received in writing.  No refunds will be given after this date for any reason.  All requests for cancellation and refunds must be in writing to refund@naspa.org.

Group Registration: NASPA offers discounts for attendees registering in groups of two or more individuals. To apply for this discount please contact NASPA at office@naspa.org. Please include in the email your name, the conference you're registering for, your institution name, and how many individuals you're registering. Our membership department will contact you once they've received this information.

Purchase Orders: Purchase orders will NOT be accepted for registration. There is now a Bill Me option online if you need to submit paperwork to your accounting office to have a check cut for your registration payment. Please use that option when registering online.

Registration Questions? Contact the NASPA office at 202-265-7500 or via e-mail at events@naspa.org.

Speakers


  • Kimberly M. Lowry, Ph.D.

    Kimberly M. Lowry, Ph.D.

    Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Student Success
    Eastfield College

    Speaker Bio

  • Timothy W. Hardy, Esq.

    Timothy W. Hardy, Esq.

    Attorney/Partner
    Roedel Parsons Koch Blache Balhoff & McCollister

    Speaker Bio

  • Carmen Walters, Ph.D.

    Carmen Walters, Ph.D.

    Vice President of Student Services and Enrollment Management
    Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

    Speaker Bio

  • Emily Saleh, Ph.D.

    Emily Saleh, Ph.D.

    Executive Director, Enrollment Management & Student Development
    Louisiana Community & Technical College System

    Speaker Bio

  • Deborah Love, J.D.

    Deborah Love, J.D.

    Vice President, Office of Institutional Equity and Special Assistant to the President on Diversity Initiatives
    Tulane University

    Speaker Bio

  • William S. Wainwright, Ph.D.

    William S. Wainwright, Ph.D.

    Chancellor
    Northshore Technical Community College

    Speaker Bio

Venue

Delgado Community College


Delgado Community College
New Orleans, LA

The 2015-16 NASPA Community College Symposium Series at Delgado Community College will be hosted on the City Park campus.

Should a participant wish to stay overnight, the hotel listed below is in close proximity to campus. Our host institution has arranged for a small room block. Rates listed below are subject to change based upon hotel availability.

Hotel Room Rate/Night
Courtyard New Orleans Metairie
2 Galleria Blvd.
504-838-3800
$149
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