Committee Updates

Professional Development and Teambuilding Committee Updates – July & August 2017

Dogs with Dogs Thank you to everyone who attended a fantastic DSA PDTB-sponsored event filled with BBQ, lawn games, and some very happy dogs on Wednesday, July 19. Grillmasters Kevin and Robert cooked up hot dogs and cheeseburgers while other guests relaxed in the...
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Professional Development and Teambuilding Committee Updates – July & August 2017

DSA at the Nationals DSA colleagues and their guests enjoyed an evening at the Nationals game on Wednesday, June 14, thanks to a donation from the Washington Nationals Community Ticket Grant Program.  While our hometown team lost the game to the Braves, it was still a...
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Professional Development and Teambuilding (PDTB) Committee Updates – June 2017

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...
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DSA Pull a Plane this Fall!?!?

In support of our team building efforts, DSA would like to put together a team to participate in the annual Dulles Plane Pull event on Saturday, September 23rd. The Dulles Plane Pull is a Special Olympics Virginia fundraiser, where teams of 25 are put against one...
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Save-the-date: Performance Management workshop – Wednesday, May 24rd

Save-the-date for a DSA personal development workshop on “Performance Management”  on Wednesday, May 24rd,  11-12pm. The workshop will walk through our annual review process, writing self-assessments and professional development plans, goal setting, and understanding...
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Save-the-date:Generational Differences in the Workplace personal development workshop – Tuesday, May 23rd

Save-the-date for a DSA personal development workshop on “Generational Differences in the Workplace”  on Tuesday, May 23rd, 3-4pm facilitated by Tim Miller, Center for Student Engagement and Anne Scammon, Center for Career Services.  Additional details will be coming...
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The DSA Walk/Run Club Continues in May!

Running or walking is more enjoyable and easier to stick with when done with others. Join our walk/run club to enjoy the outdoors and make the move toward better health. Each walk/run meet up will be roughly for 30 minutes (15 minutes out, 15 minutes back to the...
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Colonial Health Center shares highlights of the American College Health Association’s (ACHA) National College Health Assessment (NCHA) Survey – July & August 2017

In November of 2016, the ACHA survey was dispersed to GWU students in order to gain an in-depth snapshot of the health status and wellness behaviors at our university. The goal of this survey was to provide a needs assessment of the GW student body to direct future...
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ACPA Assessment Institute – July & August 2017

From June 21-23 , Toby Davidow (Planning and Outreach) attended the ACPA Assessment Institute in Costa Mesa, CA. The Assessment Institute was an opportunity to learn more about best assessment practices from leaders in the assessment field. Topics such as "Writing...
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Assessment and Continuous Improvement Committee Update – June 2017

Assessment Workshop Recap: The Quest for Found Data On Thursday, May 4th, DSA Assessment Committee members Dan Gardner, Athletics and Recreation, and Robert Snyder, Planning and Outreach, co-presented “The Quest for Found Data” The workshop covered found data and its...
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