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Monthly Archives: April 2017

Why Student Affairs is My Life

By Acacia Kapusta I bet you think I’m going to say that I love this job, it’s what I’m passionate about, and I can’t imagine doing anything else.  You’re not wrong, but that’s not what I’m here to talk about. What I’m here to talk about is systemic oppression. Yeah.  Ouch. Weren’t ready for that […]

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Self-Care Through Mindfulness

By Rebecca Jo Schaffeld As student affairs professionals, the nature of our work is to often be available for students at hours that are outside the typical 9am-5pm job. This can make finding work-life balance difficult. However, our students are experiencing just as much stress and as many challenges (if not more) balancing their school […]

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The NWACHO 2017 Mid-Level Challenge

By Drew Satter, Pamela Altmaier, & Ben Medeiros We asked the winners of our new Mid-Level Challenge to give us their thoughts on the experience and its importance for continued development in their roles. Here are their thoughts… Gamification or simulation of a situation is something that can be quite fun and our team got […]

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