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10 Ways to Find Happiness as a Student Affairs Professional

Many of us get into the habit of normalizing stress as a proponent of joy and as a way of defining our personal and professional value.So many of us spend time creating a routine that feeds into the habits that can make our lives that happier, but how many of us take a moment to check-in with ourselves…

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4 Things Grown-ish Teaches Us about Student

There are several student affairs professionals who would say that a great deal of what they learned in their profession came from watching shows like A Different World and Felicity.

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The "Woke" Factor in Student Affairs: Being Awake Means Doing the Work

Unless you have been living off the grid, you’ve probably encountered the word “woke” in conversations about activism.

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Understanding Privilege and Power in Leadership Roles

For years, leadership has centered its practice on emotional intelligence and engaging individuals to be aware of the relationships they build with their peers.

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CelebratingTransgenderDay of Visibility

On March 31, people around the world will recognize Transgender Day of Visibility (TDOV) to celebrate the accomplishments and lives of transgender people.

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Celebrating LGBTQ Pioneers During Black History Month

Each year, multicultural centers and universities alike will honor the work of several Black pioneers through events and special programs.

Your First Year Working in Residential Life

It’s one of the most sought-after roles in student affairs: Residential Education Coordinator.

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Shifting Allyship to Activism on Your Campus

For some, being an ally can be difficult. Some worry that by supporting or participating in different forms of activism they are making a political stance against the institution, and that they may be punished.

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Honoring National Coming Out Day on Campus

Each year, universities across the United States celebrate National Coming Out Day, a day where the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) individuals are recognized.

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How to Stay Balanced in Student Affairs

Very rarely we do we talk about what it means for student affairs professionals to live healthy and balanced lives.

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Going Beyond "I Have a Dream" In Higher Education

The month of January signifies an important time to reflect for most people, especially those who do work around multicultural and social justice issues.

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What's The Cost of Holiday Cheer?

The holidays can often be extremely stressful, especially for students and staff who may not have the residual income to participate in expensive gift-giving.

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Four Ways To Support Student Self-Esteem During Break

Each year, many students go home for break with the worry that someone in their family might say something about their weight.

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Six Tips to Rock Your Conference Presentation

There is no better feeling than getting an email stating that the proposal you worked so hard on for a conference has been accepted.

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Addressing Burnout in POC Higher Ed Professionals

Burnout. It’s a buzzword heard often in the higher ed field that addresses the dimming passion that one might be having for their work in the field.

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How Colleges Can Fight Stigma on World Aids Day

Every year on December 1st, college campuses and the local community come together to celebrate and honor the fight against HIV.

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A Guide to College Mental Health for LGBTQ Students

Beginning your first year of college can inspire several emotions. From the first day of classes to finding your place in a sea of new faces, entering a university can be extremely exciting or exceptionally stressful.