The Central Office of Student Affairs (COSA) held its annual staff retreat on Tuesday, February 26th at John Jay College. All levels of student affairs staff and administrators were engaged in a half-day of sessions designed to foster and broaden working relationships as well as showcase service area programs and successes. Leadership was a key theme and agenda item as junior as well as senior staff members were tapped to make presentations about new COSA initiatives and projects. Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, Frank Sanchez presented a morning update on current student affairs and University issues as they relate to the vision, challenges and goals set by COSA. Later, an open discussion provided a forum for comments and questions from staff. At meeting’s end, many of the COSA staff remarked on the quality of information shared by the colleagues they work with every day; and others expressed an appreciation for the opportunity to offer a perspective on how to elevate student affairs and further showcase the work being accomplished on behalf of CUNY students.