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Sunday, February 18 2018 - 9:00 AM

The Tale of the “Messy NSSE”: Using National Survey Instruments to Better Understand Students, Make Stronger Decisions, and Share the Impact of our Work

Sunday, February 18 | 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM | Room 201
Audience(s): All Professional Staff | Graduate Students
Learning Level: Functional 

Self-Care in the Student Leadership Experience

Sunday, February 18 | 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM | Room 202
Audience(s): Undergraduate Students | Graduate Students
Learning Level: Introductory 

Leaving a Legacy: How to create a strong strategic plan

Sunday, February 18 | 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM | Room 203
Audience(s): Undergraduate Students | All Professional Staff
Learning Level: Functional 

The Good, Not Great and Everything In-Between: Lessons Learned from My Entry-Level Professional Role

Sunday, February 18 | 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM | Room 204
Audience(s): New Professional Staff | Graduate Students
Learning Level: Introductory 

Creating and Assessing a Learning-Centric Student Employment Program

Sunday, February 18 | 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM | Room 206
Audience(s): All Professional Staff
Learning Level: Functional 

Navigating Campus Activities as a parent

Sunday, February 18 | 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM | Room 210
Audience(s): Seasoned Professional Staff | New Professional Staff
Learning Level: Introductory 

Understanding and Implementing the Inter-association Leadership Educators Consortium (ILEC) Recommendations on Your Campus

Sunday, February 18 | 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM | Room 301
Audience(s): All Professional Staff | Graduate Students
Learning Level: Introductory 

The New Kid on the Block: NACA's Diversity Advisory Group (DAG)

Sunday, February 18 | 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM | Room 303
Audience(s): All Professional Staff | Associates
Learning Level: Introductory 

Stop and Smell the Flowers; Your Guide to Self-Care

Sunday, February 18 | 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM | Room 305
Audience(s): Graduate Students | New Professional Staff
Learning Level: Introductory 

Rethinking Equity and Inclusion Through a Design Thinking Lens

Sunday, February 18 | 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM | Room 308
Audience(s): All Professional Staff | Graduate Students
Learning Level: Functional 

One in a Million: Making Sure Every Member Feels Engaged

Sunday, February 18 | 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM | Room 309
Audience(s): Undergraduate Students
Learning Level: Functional 

Moving to VP: Advancing your Career in Student Affairs

Sunday, February 18 | 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM | Room 310
Audience(s): All Professional Staff
Learning Level: Advanced 

Word Up!

Sunday, February 18 | 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM | Room 311
Audience(s): Undergraduate Students | All Professional Staff
Learning Level: Introductory 

From CAMP to Campus

Sunday, February 18 | 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM | Room 312
Audience(s): Undergraduate Students
Learning Level: Introductory 

Turn Up the Volume: Amping Up Your University's Lecture Series

Sunday, February 18 | 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM | Room 313
Audience(s): Undergraduate Students | All Professional Staff
Learning Level: Introductory 

Sunday, February 18 2018 - 10:15 AM

FOR STAFF MEMBERS ONLY: A Model for Creating a Vibrant and Active Campus Life

Sunday, February 18 | 10:15 AM to 11:15 AM | Room 201
Audience(s): All Professional Staff | Graduate Students
Learning Level: Functional 

Programming with a Purpose: How Assessment & Research Can Elevate Your Campus

Sunday, February 18 | 10:15 AM to 11:15 AM | Room 203
Audience(s): Undergraduate Students | Graduate Students
Learning Level: Introductory 

New Professional? Getting involved with NACA through the Leadership Fellowship Fellows Program

Sunday, February 18 | 10:15 AM to 11:15 AM | Room 204
Audience(s): New Professional Staff | Graduate Students
Learning Level: Introductory 

Assessment 101 Series: 10 Things You Need to Know About Assessment

Sunday, February 18 | 10:15 AM to 11:15 AM | Room 206
Audience(s): All Professional Staff | Graduate Students
Learning Level: Introductory 

Advisor Chat: Trends in Advising Campus Programming Boards

Sunday, February 18 | 10:15 AM to 11:15 AM | Room 210
Audience(s): All Professional Staff
Learning Level: Functional 

Roundtable for New Supervisors

Sunday, February 18 | 10:15 AM to 11:15 AM | Room 301
Audience(s): All Professional Staff | Graduate Students
Learning Level: Introductory 

Continuing Your Student Activities Journey

Sunday, February 18 | 10:15 AM to 11:15 AM | Room 303
Audience(s): Undergraduate Students | Graduate Students
Learning Level: Functional 

Design Thinking Workshop

Sunday, February 18 | 10:15 AM to 11:15 AM | Room 308
Audience(s): All Professional Staff
Learning Level: Functional 

A Dinner Date with Success

Sunday, February 18 | 10:15 AM to 11:15 AM | Room 309
Audience(s): Undergraduate Students | Graduate Students
Learning Level: Functional 

Do we keep the tradition alive...or keep it moving?

Sunday, February 18 | 10:15 AM to 11:15 AM | Room 310
Audience(s): Undergraduate Students | All Professional Staff
Learning Level: Functional 

MAJOR EVENT: How to survey, price, budget, offer, contract, market, advance & execute a major concert in under 60 minutes!

Sunday, February 18 | 10:15 AM to 11:15 AM | Room 311
Audience(s): Undergraduate Students | All Professional Staff
Learning Level: Introductory 

Creating Your Own Mainstage: The College Talent Show Reinvented

Sunday, February 18 | 10:15 AM to 11:15 AM | Room 312
Audience(s): Undergraduate Students
Learning Level: Introductory 

More Than a Check Box

Sunday, February 18 | 10:15 AM to 11:15 AM | Room 313
Audience(s): Undergraduate Students | Graduate Students
Learning Level: Introductory 

Sunday, February 18 2018 - 2:15 PM

STAR Supervision

Sunday, February 18 | 2:15 PM to 3:15 PM | Room 313
Audience(s): All Professional Staff | Graduate Students
Learning Level: Introductory 

Monday, February 19 2018 - 9:00 AM

0-100, Real Quick

Monday, February 19 | 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM | Room 201
Audience(s): All Professional Staff | Graduate Students
Learning Level: Functional 

When Co-Sponsorships Go Wrong

Monday, February 19 | 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM | Room 202
Audience(s): Undergraduate Students | All Professional Staff
Learning Level: Introductory 

Who is School Spirit For? Unpacking Campus Traditions for Shifting Demographics

Monday, February 19 | 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM | Room 204
Audience(s): All Professional Staff | Graduate Students
Learning Level: Advanced 

Assessment 101 Series: Questions and Survey Design

Monday, February 19 | 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM | Room 206
Audience(s): All Professional Staff | Graduate Students
Learning Level: Functional 

The Associate Life: An Interactive Discussion with Associates

Monday, February 19 | 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM | Room 210
Audience(s): Undergraduate Students | Graduate Students
Learning Level: Introductory 

Writing for Publication

Monday, February 19 | 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM | Room 301
Audience(s): All Professional Staff | Graduate Students
Learning Level: Introductory 

Grad Meets World -- Learn How to Go from Grad to Pro

Monday, February 19 | 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM | Room 303
Audience(s): Graduate Students | New Professional Staff
Learning Level: Functional 

All About You: Staff Financial Wellness

Monday, February 19 | 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM | Room 305
Audience(s): All Professional Staff | Graduate Students
Learning Level: Introductory 

CAS Standards: How to use these for self-assessment of your department

Monday, February 19 | 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM | Room 308
Audience(s): All Professional Staff | Graduate Students
Learning Level: Functional 

Bippity Boppity Boo: Transforming Screenings into Magical Movie Moments

Monday, February 19 | 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM | Room 309
Audience(s): Undergraduate Students
Learning Level: Functional 

M.I.N.D.F.U.L. ADVERTISING

Monday, February 19 | 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM | Room 310
Audience(s): Undergraduate Students
Learning Level: Functional 

Entertainment v. Justice: Finding Your Balance

Monday, February 19 | 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM | Room 311
Audience(s): Undergraduate Students | Graduate Students
Learning Level: Advanced 

CATS: (Concert) Checklist Actions Towards Success

Monday, February 19 | 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM | Room 312
Audience(s): Undergraduate Students | All Professional Staff
Learning Level: Functional 

Game of Members: Retention is Here!

Monday, February 19 | 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM | Room 313
Audience(s): Undergraduate Students
Learning Level: Introductory 

Monday, February 19 2018 - 10:10 AM

NACA Summer Institutes: Everything You Want to Know

Monday, February 19 | 10:10 AM to 10:45 AM | Room 201
Audience(s): Undergraduate Students | All Professional Staff
Learning Level: Introductory 

University of the Pacific's One Word Project

Monday, February 19 | 10:10 AM to 10:45 AM | Room 202
Audience(s): All Professional Staff | Undergraduate Students
Learning Level: Introductory 

So You Got Stood Up... How to React When No One Shows Up and How to Avoid it in the Future

Monday, February 19 | 10:10 AM to 10:45 AM | Room 203
Audience(s): Undergraduate Students
Learning Level: Introductory 

Lyricism and Leaders: What Hip Hop Can Teach Us About Student Leadership

Monday, February 19 | 10:10 AM to 10:45 AM | Room 204
Audience(s): Undergraduate Students | Graduate Students
Learning Level: Functional 

Grow your Garden of Homegrown Events

Monday, February 19 | 10:10 AM to 10:45 AM | Room 206
Audience(s): Undergraduate Students
Learning Level: Functional 

How to Plan a Themed Week 101

Monday, February 19 | 10:10 AM to 10:45 AM | Room 210
Audience(s): Undergraduate Students | All Professional Staff
Learning Level: Introductory 

Cultural Conversations: Creating Safe Spaces for Controversial Discussions

Monday, February 19 | 10:10 AM to 10:45 AM | Room 301
Audience(s): Undergraduate Students
Learning Level: Introductory 

Up Your Game! Presentation Tips and Tricks

Monday, February 19 | 10:10 AM to 10:45 AM | Room 303
Audience(s): Undergraduate Students | Graduate Students
Learning Level: Introductory 

Growing a Farmer's Market on Campus

Monday, February 19 | 10:10 AM to 10:45 AM | Room 305
Audience(s): Undergraduate Students | All Professional Staff
Learning Level: Functional 

Fight Fire with Funny

Monday, February 19 | 10:10 AM to 10:45 AM | Room 308
Audience(s): All Professional Staff | Undergraduate Students
Learning Level: Functional 

"Best Day of My Life" - Tips and Tricks to Improve the Audience Experience

Monday, February 19 | 10:10 AM to 10:45 AM | Room 309
Audience(s): Undergraduate Students | All Professional Staff
Learning Level: Functional 

It's Poppin! A look at Pop Culture on Campus

Monday, February 19 | 10:10 AM to 10:45 AM | Room 311
Audience(s): Undergraduate Students
Learning Level: Introductory 

Everything Event Planning

Monday, February 19 | 10:10 AM to 10:45 AM | Room 312
Audience(s): Undergraduate Students | New Professional Staff
Learning Level: Introductory 

Meeting Students Where They Are – Online!

Monday, February 19 | 10:10 AM to 10:45 AM | Room 313
Audience(s): All Professional Staff | Graduate Students
Learning Level: Introductory 

Tuesday, February 20 2018 - 10:15 AM

We Want Our Event Outside: National and International Tragedies and Their Impact on Large Outdoor Campus Events

Tuesday, February 20 | 10:15 AM to 11:15 AM | Room 201
Audience(s): All Professional Staff | Undergraduate Students
Learning Level: Functional 

CRE 8 IVI T

Tuesday, February 20 | 10:15 AM to 11:15 AM | Room 202
Audience(s): Undergraduate Students | New Professional Staff
Learning Level: Functional 

Transforming the Student Leadership Experience into Real World Experience

Tuesday, February 20 | 10:15 AM to 11:15 AM | Room 203
Audience(s): Undergraduate Students | Graduate Students
Learning Level: Introductory 

Difficult Conversations: Fostering Intercultural Dialogue

Tuesday, February 20 | 10:15 AM to 11:15 AM | Room 204
Audience(s): New Professional Staff | All Professional Staff
Learning Level: Functional 

Cultivating an Environment for Excellence Through the Empowerment of Student Employees

Tuesday, February 20 | 10:15 AM to 11:15 AM | Room 206
Audience(s): All Professional Staff | Graduate Students
Learning Level: Functional 

Community College Roundtable: Supporting Student Organizations

Tuesday, February 20 | 10:15 AM to 11:15 AM | Room 210
Audience(s): All Professional Staff
Learning Level: Functional 

What Style Am I?

Tuesday, February 20 | 10:15 AM to 11:15 AM | Room 301
Audience(s): All Professional Staff | Graduate Students
Learning Level: Functional 

Helping Student Leaders Learn to Engage as Allies

Tuesday, February 20 | 10:15 AM to 11:15 AM | Room 303
Audience(s): Graduate Students | All Professional Staff
Learning Level: Functional 

What to Asses When You're Assessing

Tuesday, February 20 | 10:15 AM to 11:15 AM | Room 305
Audience(s): New Professional Staff | Graduate Students
Learning Level: Introductory 

Engaging Faculty, Staff, and Students to Create a Leadership Model and Philosophy

Tuesday, February 20 | 10:15 AM to 11:15 AM | Room 308
Audience(s): All Professional Staff
Learning Level: Functional 

Getting More than Pizzas Donated: Facilitating Sponsorship Opportunities on Your Campus

Tuesday, February 20 | 10:15 AM to 11:15 AM | Room 309
Audience(s): All Professional Staff
Learning Level: Introductory 

Why Do You Hate Me? - A Look at Bullying and Self-Hate

Tuesday, February 20 | 10:15 AM to 11:15 AM | Room 310
Audience(s): Undergraduate Students | All Professional Staff
Learning Level: Introductory 

The Cypher: What Hip Hop Taught Me About Campus Activities

Tuesday, February 20 | 10:15 AM to 11:15 AM | Room 311
Audience(s): Undergraduate Students | Graduate Students
Learning Level: Functional 

Officer Transitions: What to assess to minimize stress!

Tuesday, February 20 | 10:15 AM to 11:15 AM | Room 312
Audience(s): Undergraduate Students
Learning Level: Functional 

Do the CopyRIGHT Thing

Tuesday, February 20 | 10:15 AM to 11:15 AM | Room 313
Audience(s): Undergraduate Students | All Professional Staff
Learning Level: Introductory 

Tuesday, February 20 2018 - 4:50 PM

Building Partnerships as Advocates for Historically Marginalized & Underrepresented Populations

Tuesday, February 20 | 4:50 PM to 5:50 PM | Room 206
Audience(s): All Professional Staff | Undergraduate Students
Learning Level: Functional 

World of Ideas Roundtable

Tuesday, February 20 | 4:50 PM to 5:50 PM | Room 210
Audience(s): Undergraduate Students
Learning Level: Introductory 

The Student Leadership Development Plan: Assessing Student Leader Learning through Involvement Experiences

Tuesday, February 20 | 4:50 PM to 5:50 PM | Room 301
Audience(s): All Professional Staff | Graduate Students
Learning Level: Functional 

Peer Leadership in Conflict Resolution

Tuesday, February 20 | 4:50 PM to 5:50 PM | Room 305
Audience(s): Undergraduate Students | Graduate Students
Learning Level: Functional 

If You Build It...They Will Come: Ways to Build a Consistent Brand for Student Programming

Tuesday, February 20 | 4:50 PM to 5:50 PM | Room 309
Audience(s): Undergraduate Students | New Professional Staff
Learning Level: Introductory 

Engaging Your Campus with Current Events

Tuesday, February 20 | 4:50 PM to 5:50 PM | Room 313
Audience(s): Undergraduate Students | All Professional Staff
Learning Level: Functional 

 

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