Engagement & Employability: Connecting Career Outcomes to Cocurricular Experiences Tuesday, 3/28/2017, 1 pm EST Dr. Adam Peck The webinar focuses on a national effort to connect career development to participation outside of the classroom. Called, "Project CEO (cocurricular experience outcomes)" this project has engaged more than 50 institutions and more than 20,000 college students. Taking Your Program Board to a New Level Thursday, 3/30/2017, 1 pm EST Dr. Charles Hueber This webinar will explore ways some programs boards are restructuring and finding success by taking into consideration today's students who process information faster, are better multitaskers, are more entrepreneurial and have higher expectations than millennials. Accommodating Pregnant and Lactating Students Thursday, 4/20/2017, 1 pm EST Heather Cowan, M.A. This webinar will discuss the various requirements for academic accommodations for pregnant and lactating students under Title IX with real-life scenarios and how they were resolved. TOGA: Training on Greeks and Alcohol Tuesday, 4/25/2017, 1 pm EST Toben F. Nelson, ScD Excessive alcohol use in the Greek system is a challenging and often frustrating concern for University administrators and students alike. Training on Greeks and Alcohol (TOGA) is an innovative risk management program for Greek leaders. This Webinar will describe the program approach and present findings from formative research on program implementation at Universities in four states. Lessons learned Responding to a Complaint of Discrimination Thursday, 4/27/2017, 1 pm EST Dr. Thomas C. Pellegrino & Karen Donoghue This webinar will unpack the Fairfield University “Ghetto” theme party as a real-life case study for participants recognizing this problem is not just unique to Fairfield University. The session will be broken down into three sections/phases: immediate response, short-term plan and long term University change. Throughout the entire webinar, participants will be able to see when creative solutions were used to address problems that were never raised at the school. The creative road map will be shared as a guide for participants to use if this was to ever occur on their campus. Starting a Cocurricular Mapping Program as a Summer Project Wednesday, 5/03/2017, 1 pm EST Dr. Adam Peck This webinar will provide step-by-step instructions for conducting co-curricular mapping. This process can help clarify how students experience our educational offerings and ensure more deep and robust learning over time.
Tackling Unconscious Bias in Decision-Making Dr. Ijeoma Nwaogu This webinar will distinguish and define a variety of underexplored biases, and provide examples of ways in which they affect day-to-day student affairs praxis. Developing a Comprehensive Volunteer Contract for Students Dr. Charles Hueber This webinar will examine a comprehensive example of a well-designed volunteer contract and discuss the benefits of developing a contract for students. Students with Autism/Aspergers in the Residence Halls Dr. Jane Thierfeld Brown This webinar will cover general issues of students on the autism spectrum and teach participants how to assist those students as they integrate into the residence hall. Closed captioning is provided. Five Simple Strategies for Increasing Involvement on Campus Dr. Adam Peck This webinar will discuss some innovative, yet well-tested strategies for improving the percentage of students on campus who are participating in cocurricular experiences. Personal Balance and Professional Experience Dr. Tom Segar This webinar will explore effective strategies for excelling at work while creating more time and balance for yourself. Guns on Campus: Best Practices for Keeping the Campus Safe Dr. Aaron Hughey This webinar will focus on emerging best practices as they relate to preserving the individual rights of those who wish to carry firearms on campus while protecting the safety and security of everyone who lives and works there.