DSA Staff Forum Recap: Future of Higher Education and Student Affairs
The final DSA Staff Forum of the academic year on Monday, May 8th featured a panel discussion moderated by Peter Konwerski on the future of higher education and the profession of student affairs with:
- Rita Kirshtein, Visiting Professor of Higher Education Administration in the GW Graduate School of Education and Human Development;
- Kevin Kruger, President of NASPA; and
- Rebecca Sawyer, Vice President of the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (also, a GW alumna and former DSA colleague)
Personal Development Workshop Recap: Working Across Generations
On Tuesday, May 23rd, Tim Miller, Center for Student Engagement, Anne Scammon, Center for Career Services and Ashley Trick, Center for Career Services co-presented a DSA personal development workshop on “Working Across Generations.”
As a Baby Boomer, Gen Xer, and a Millennial the presenters shared research, personal experiences, and insights about each of the generations. Also, they talked about Generation Z, which is already on our campus.
See the presentation slides and handouts for additional information.
RSVP Today: SafeZone Training - Wednesday, June 7th, 3 - 4:30pm
As a follow up to the February DSA Staff Forum on transgender student overview and support the PDTB committee invites you to the SafeZone Training on Wednesday, June 7th, 3 - 4:30 pm.
The training, which will be facilitated by Timothy Kane from the Multicultural Student Services Center, will help promote a common understanding of the language associated with the LGBTQIA community, provide participants with a common foundation for the understanding of developmental, social, and emotional experiences of LGBTQIA people, and provide opportunities for self-reflection of personal biases and/or issues on the topic of LGBTQIA people.
RSVP here to participate. The location of the training will be included in a confirmation email sent to all registered participants.
RSVP Today: Washington Nationals vs. Atlanta Braves Baseball Game! - Wednesday, June 14, 4:05 pm
Thanks to the Washington Nationals Community Ticket Grant, the PDTB committee invites you and a guest to enjoy a DSA outing to the Washington Nationals vs. Atlanta Braves Baseball Game at Nationals Park on Wednesday, June 14th. Complimentary tickets will be available for DSA staff members and one guest per staff member on a first-come, first-served basis.
Start time is 4:05 pm, and DSA staff who participate will be able to leave the office early to travel to Nationals Park in time for the game as their schedules allow. However, please check with your supervisor for approval before you sign-up to participate.
RSVP by Friday, June 9th at 5pm to participate. All registered participants will receive a confirmation email closer to the date of the game with details of how to obtain the tickets.