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One More Day To Get A 25% Discount On Graduate Student Membership
ACPA
The month of October is designated as Careers In Student Affairs Month. As part of this celebration, we are happy to announce a 25% discount for ACPA graduate student membership during the month of October.
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Upcoming ACPA Professional Development Opportunities

Oct. 30-31 |  Minnesota State Conference — Forging Our Future: Prioritizing Equality for Our Student Success
Nov. 1-3 |  Kentucky State Conference — Achieving the Triple Crown: Inclusiveness, Professionalism, and Collegiality
Nov. 2-4 |  Institute for Aspiring SSAOs: Exploring Underrepresented Identities and Career Paths
Nov. 9-11 |  Institute on Social Justice
Nov. 14 |  Maryland State Conference
Dec. 2-5 |  Women's Leadership Institute
Dec. 5 |  Massachusetts State Conference — Piloting the Field
Dec. 11-13 |  Leadership Educators Institute
Jan. 14-16, 2015 |  Ohio State Conference — Discover — Connect — Lead
Feb. 3-5, 2015 |  South Dakota State Conference — Together Toward Tomorrow
March 5-8, 2015 |  2015 Annual Convention in Tampa


Impacts Of MOOCs On Higher Education
Inside Higher Ed
An international group of higher education institutions — including UT Arlington, Stanford University, Hong Kong University and Davidson College — convened by learning researcher and theorist George Siemens gathered last week to explore the impacts of MOOCs on higher education (full list of participating institutions below). The takeaway? Higher education is going digital, responding to the architecture of knowledge in a digital age, and MOOCs, while heavily criticized, have proven a much-needed catalyst for the development of progressive programs that respond to the changing world.
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Erik Qualman Webinar: The New Rules Of A Transparent Society. The Art & Science Of Surviving And Thriving In A Digital Age
ACPA
On November 13th at 1pm EST, ACPA will host a webinar facilitated by Erik Qualman. Based on his book What Happens in Vegas Stays on YouTube, renowned speaker and author Erik Qualman returns to ACPA to share strategies on how to turn the potential liability of a digital reputation into leadership. This webinar is an excellent starting place for student affairs professionals to learn best practices and advice on how to effectively integrate social media into the student affairs pedagogy. Space is limited. Register today!
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Four Types Of Students Who Should Consider International Universities
U.S. News & World Report
Thousands of students study abroad, but far fewer individuals consider earning their entire degree by attending college or university full time in another country. Doing so can unlock many unanticipated benefits, and it may lead you to finding your ideal school. While leaving the U.S. to attend college is not for everyone, there are some potential advantages of an international education, particularly for these types of students.
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Careers In Student Affairs Spotlights
ACPA
As part of Careers in Student Affairs Month, we have invited individuals from different ACPA entities to share their unique perspectives on the field through Career Spotlight Q&A pages. We hope these will be a valuable resource for individuals considering work or graduate school in student affairs and higher education.
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The Department Of Education Announces The Final Rules On Campus Sexual Assault
ACPA
On Monday, October 20, 2014 the Department of Education announced the final rules on the changes to the Clery Act by the VAWA Reauthorization Act of 2013. These new rules are will take effect July 2015 and are similar to what the Department released in June. These rules are also inline with the mission of our Presidential Task Force on Sexual Violence in Higher Education and our resources.
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Using Social Media To Shake Up College Fund-Raising
The New York Times
From blue flames to lasers that beam from his eyes, the white creature from Latvia has an array of ammunition at his disposal. He is called Hardy Rock, a name inspired by his formidable presence and stone composition. And although he seems equipped to battle the fictional world's greatest villains — or superheroes — he picks on fellow university mascots instead.
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25 Years And Counting: The Top 7 Reasons To Come To Tampa 2015
ACPA Member, Scott Brown
This marks my 25th ACPA convention. It is my singular most important professional development activity and I will be in Tampa for #ACPA15. Why? Let me give you my top 7 reasons to come to Tampa 2015:
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Top 10 Most Popular College Majors
USA Today
College is more popular than ever, with about 21 million students heading to class this year. Many schools have hundreds of majors available, but students often choose the same few majors over and over again. The following ten are the most popular college majors in the U.S. Nearly all of them are broad majors that give students many options upon graduating while at the same time teaching them critical skills necessary in the workforce.
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ACPA Foundation Diamond Honoree Class
ACPA
It's time for ACPA members to support the research, scholarship and professional development of our field by celebrating the ACPA Foundation Diamond Honoree Class of 2015! We encourage all ACPA members to visit the Diamond Honoree website to meet the Class of 2015 and make donations in their honor. All donors will be invited to a special reception at the ACPA 2015 Convention in Tampa, FL. Questions about the Diamond Honoree Program can be directed to Dr. Keith Humphrey at humphrey@calpoly.edu.
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Hands Up... Let's Discuss—Redefining Black/Brown Men & Masculinities
ACPA
Don't miss this webinar sponsored by the ACPA Standing Committee on Men & Masculinities on November 10, 2014 at 7:00PM EST.

In light of recent events, and the ongoing marginalized experiences of young men of color, this webinar will discuss implications for working with Black and Brown men in higher education. Current best practice will be shared from student affairs practitioners on how to promote student success and engage Black and Brown men in public and private spaces. Speakers include:
    Adrian H. Huerta, Ph.D. Student, University of California, Los Angeles
    Dr. Cameron Beatty Lecturer for Leadership Education, Iowa State University
    Cristobal Salinas, Jr., Ph.D. Candidate, Iowa State University
    Jonathan A. McElderry, Director of the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center, University of Missouri
This webinar is presented by the ACPA Standing Committee on Men & Masculinities which for the past 30 years has evolved as a space to discuss the role men's development plays in our lives as student affairs educators.

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Women's Leadership Institute Registration
ACPA
Join us for the premier program for women leaders across campus. The program is held at a resort-style location to maximize learning and minimize distractions, and is designed for women who aspire to new leadership positions on campus. The institute features a curriculum with an overall focus on building the next generation of leaders in higher education administration and student affairs. Register today!
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Next Gen Conference Registration & Scholarship Applications
ACPA
Registration and scholarship applications to attend the 2015 Next Gen Conference for undergraduates students is now open. Next Gen will be held March 7-8 in Tampa, Florida in conjunction with the ACPA Convention. Registration for Next Gen includes registration to the full Convention. Register today!
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