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CUNY’s Central Office of Student Affairs (COSA) Invites You to  it’s Fall 2015 Featured Speaker Series

Balancing  student  affairs  work and  parenthood

Sara K. and Jessica R. Poster (Conflict Copy)PRESENTERS: Sara Klein, Dean  of Campus  Life  and  Engagement, Wagner College  & Jessica  Rosenzweig, Senior  Associate  Director  of  Advising, Leonard  N. Stern  School  of  Business  Undergraduate College,  NYU

THURSDAY, OCT. 29, 2015
555 West 57th St.
New York, NY, 10019
Ceminar Rm 14

You’re up at multiple times during the night responding to crisis. You spend a significant amount of time planning fun and educational programs. You organize meals for people of varied eating preferences, you address conduct issues, and you mediate conflicts. Are you a student affairs professional, or a parent? Or both?!? If you’re currently a parent, hoping to become one in the future, or even a parent’s coworker, this session will address the delicate balance of navigating a serious career in student affairs while also having a strong commitment to your family and personal life.

Light refreshments will be served
If you would like to attend please rsvp with  before Oct. 26. Space is limited!

Putting  ideas  into  action: Strategies  for leading and implementing change

CUNY’s Central Office of Student Affairs (COSA) PRESENTS IT’S FALL 2015 featured speaker series

Professional Development Series(2)Presenter: Staci Ripkey, Assistant Dean,Student Affairs & Academic Support Services, College of Dentistry, NYU

LOCATION: 205 East 42nd St.
New York, NY, 10017
Conference Rm 725

Light refreshments will be served
If you would like to attend please rsvp with    by  Friday, September 25, 2015

5 Tools To Create Success in Your Personal & Professional Life with Dr. Zebulun Davenport

As student affairs professionals, we are often required to support, serve and give to others. We rarely take the time to focus on “self.” Rejuvenating, revitalizing, and reenergizing are crucial practices for ensuring our own emotional and psychological well-being.  This dynamic session is designed to engage participants in ways that will stimulate the mental, physical, and emotional components of ourselves as leaders in our profession, enabling us to lead in a more integrated and authentic fashion We invite you to come and learn 5 Tools that will Create Success in your personal and professional life. >>

August 7, 2015
10:00am -12:00pm, EDT
New York, NY
Info & Registration

The 2015 NASPA Annual Conference

Learn about the NASPA Annual Conference, who you’ll meet there, and why it’s such a great value to attend. Discover all of the amazing things to do in New Orleans when you’re not at the Conference! Browse the wide range of session types that will be offered at the 2015 NASPA Annual Conference.  More Info>>

March 21-25, 2015
New Orleans

All Careers in Student Affairs Month Webinars are free to both Members and Non-Members of NASPA!

csam14_logo_draft__mediumCreating and Sustaining Inclusive Campus Communities

October 28th, 2014
Time: 3:30pm-4:30pm
Presenters: NASPA

Navigating Your NASPA Membership

October 30th, 2014
Time: 4:00pm-5:00pm
Presenters: NASPA


2014 Suggested  Reading

Five Books/Journal Articles Every COSA Professional Should Read

Building a Culture of Evidence in Student Affairs: A Guide for Leaders and Practitioners, by Marguerite McGann Culp and Gwendolyn Jordan Dungy

Outliers: The Story of Success, by Malcolm Gladwell

Creating Inclusive Campus Environments: For Cross-Cultural Learning and Student Engagement, by Shaun R. Harper, Editor

Multiculturalism on Campus: Theory, Models and Practices for Understanding Diversity and Creating Inclusion, by Michael Cuyjet, Mary Howard-Hamilton and Diane Cooper

Good Practice in Student Affairs: Principles to Foster Student Learning, By Gregory S. Blimling and Elizabeth Whitt

Learning Reconsidered 2: Implementing a Campus-Wide Focus on the Student Experience )
by Richard P. Keeling (Editor)

One Size Does Not Fit All: Traditional and Innovative Models of Student Affairs Practice (Paperback)
by Kathleen Manning

I CAN Finish College: The How to Overcome Any Obstacle and Get Your Degree Guide,
by Marcia Cantarella, Ph.D.

Beloved, by Toni Morrison

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