WRC Graduate Student Institute

November 08 – November 09, 2018
Sacramento, CA

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Are you a current graduate student in a Student Affairs/Higher Education program? Would you be interested in developing and solidifying your professional goals through evaluation of your personal ethics and values? Join us at the Graduate Student Institute at the Western Regional Conference! Connect with a diverse staff from a variety of student affairs function areas, as well as your peers, to continue growing your professional network.

Learning Outcomes:

  • As a result of engaging in the Graduate Student Institute (GSI), participants will (or will be able to):
  • Articulate their personal ethics and values and how they inform their professional goals
  • Name at least two strategies that they will utilize to navigate the culture(s) of a position/institution
  • Analyze professional experiences and identify examples for common interview questions/topics
  • Establish meaningful professional connections with peers and institute faculty


Presented By

Region VI
WRC Graduate Student Institute


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  • Graduate


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**Lunch & Dinner on Thursday and Breakfast on Friday will be provided.

Thu, Nov 08

Welcome & Lunch
Grounding and Foundations
NASPA & ACPA Competencies
– 8:00pm
Power & Culture

Fri, Nov 09

Meaning Making
Telling Your Story
Headshots & Interview Prep
What's Next? Profesisonal Development
– 12:00pm


  • Cassie Eskridge

    Associate Dean of Students
    Mills College
  • Susan Hua

    Residence Director
    University of Hawai`i at Mānoa
  • Aaron Jones

    ABC Retention Specialist
    UC Santa Cruz
  • Dr. Oli Muñoz

    Director of Residential Life & Community Standards
    Mills College
  • Asha Nettles

    ASI Program and Leader Development Coordinator
    CSU Fullerton
  • Shane-Justin Nu'uhiwa

    Title IX Compliance Investigator & Adjudicator
    University of the Pacific
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