Supervising Former Peers in Higher Education: Challenges & Opportunities Thursday, 9/19/2019, 1 pm EST Dr. Aaron Hughey Generation Z Students: Challenges, Opportunities and Best Practices Tuesday, 9/24/2019, 1 pm EST Dr. Aaron Hughey This webinar will explore the characteristics of Generation Z students from a variety of different student populations, discuss the challenges and opportunities inherent to each subgroup as well as how to overcome them, and provide evidence-based best practices for retaining these students to graduation. Conduct and Students on the Autism Spectrum Wednesday, 9/25/2019, 1 pm EST Dr. Jane Thierfeld Brown This webinar will address how to best work with students on the spectrum who may present these challenges. Issues for classrooms, residence halls and students organizations will be discussed as well as dealing with parents. Increasing School Spirit Tuesday, 10/01/2019, 1 pm EST Dr. Charles Hueber This webinar will provide an overview of ways a school can focus on building that sense of pride among students through a variety of programs and focused initiatives. Managing an Esports Program Tuesday, 10/08/2019, 1 pm EST Dr. Charles Hueber This webinar will discuss the reasoning and provide evidence needed to petition administration for the support of and funding for an eSports program. We will briefly cover some of the details of launching a program but, the hour will be spent answering the questions why you should launch and how it can work. The primary goal of the webinar is to help student affairs professionals put together a proposal to seek funding and support for a competitive eSports program. Prior Planning Produces Perfect Presentations Thursday, 10/10/2019, 1 pm EST Dr. Jon Conlogue and Joanne Goldwater Public speaking is a valuable and important tool for Student Affairs professionals. This session will provide tested, valuable tools and tips for creating and presenting powerful presentations that can be used in a variety of settings.
Using Residence Life Staff to Assess Engagement and Aid in Student Retention Curt Naser and Karen Donoghue This webinar will explain the assessment rubric, highlight the results and explore opportunities for growth at your institution. The Role of Student Affairs in Supporting International Students Dr. Aaron Hughey This interactive Webinar will present current, evidence-based best practices associated with enhancing the college experience for international students as well as their persistence to graduation. TOGA: Training on Greeks and Alcohol 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. Developing a Strengths-Based Residence Life Program Anne Brackett & Alicia Wojciuch This webinar will help you consider if a CliftonStrengths initiative is right for you and give you concrete steps to begin or enhance your current residence life program. Building a Survivor Advocacy Program Dr. Maureen “Moe” McGuinness This webinar will provide information on building a survivor advocacy program from scratch; how to help survivors of sexual violence and intimate partner violence; and how to do outreach in your community to meet VAWA/ Title IX requirements as well as assisting survivors you do not even know about yet. Closed captioning is provided. Restorative Approach to Diversity and Inclusion Amanda L. McLittle & Mallory Martin-Ferguson In this webinar participants will learn about the concepts of Restorative Justice and how they can relate to Diversity and Inclusion work and will hear examples of situations at the University of Michigan where this approach was used.