In order to achieve the Student Affairs’ mission to "provide an environment for our diverse student population to reach their greatest potential through inspiration, accessibility, and support," we recognize the necessity of providing positive development of intellectual, professional, social & cultural growth of UAA Student Affairs staff members.

Cultivate your career in Student Affairs:

  • Below are resources for enhancing your personal & professional development.
  • Share information across the division about ideas for advancing our profession and current issues facing Student Affairs.
  • Share educational and leadership opportunities.
  • Advertise pertinent trainings you are certified to offer to divisional departments.
    (Fill out the Advancing Excellence Form to submit a training you'd like to advertise.)

Training & Development Opportunities

 

Upcoming Webinars & Presentations

Assessment Brown Bag: Innovative Assessment Methods

Wednesday, April 23, 2014
12:30 - 1:30 pm
Lyla Richards Conference Room

This presentation will focus on new and exciting assessment methods being used in student affairs divisions across the country. We will be looking at methods outside of surveys and focus groups that will give you some amazing insight into the world of our students. Methods and services that will be covered include: Poll Everywhere, Google Forms, photo elicitation, sensory ethnography, and soundscapes.

Save the Date: Conversation Café

Wednesday, May 7, 2014
8:15 am - 4(ish) pm
Student Union

Reserve this day on your calendar for the Student Affairs Conversation Café - it promises to be a fun day filled with professional development learning oportunities and the chance to meet other of your Student Affairs co-workers.

For more information about webinars and presentations, contact Whitney Brown, Coordinator of Student Affairs Research, Assessment and Staff Development, at 786-6156 or WABrown3@uaa.alaska.edu.

Safe Zone

Receive a two hour training in this program designed to increase the overall campus community's understanding and awareness of issues faced by gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, allies (GLBTQA) and other marginalized persons. The training takes participants through a variety of activities aimed at expanding horizons and cultivating thoughts. It will help participants examine their thoughts and views while prepping them to become better allies for the GLBTQA community.

For more information email safezone@uaa.alaska.edu or contact Maria Bonifacio at 751-7448.

Past Webinars & Presentations

 For resources from previous webinars and presentations, see the "Past Webinar & Presentations" page.

 

Consortium Library SA Resources

See this list of print resources available for checkout at the Consortium Library.

 

Contact

For more information about staff development opportunities in Student Affairs, please contact Whitney Brown at WABrown3@uaa.alaska.edu.