#SASpeaks: Breaking Up With Busyness

During the NASPA 2016 Annual Conference, I had the wonderful opportunity to give a talk on "Breaking Up With Busyness," inspired by a post originally published here, as well as my ongoing personal journey and the great work of many writers and researchers.     Busyness, which can be described as the constant need in our … Continue reading #SASpeaks: Breaking Up With Busyness

Our Common Purpose is Inclusion. Change the Location of NASPA 2016.

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in times of comfort and convenience, but in times of challenge and controversy. - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The 2016 NASPA conference has been planned to be held in Indianapolis, IN in March of next year. Today, the Governor of Indiana signed a … Continue reading Our Common Purpose is Inclusion. Change the Location of NASPA 2016.

On NASPA, Yik Yak, and Perhaps What Really Matters

I'm in the airport on my way home from the annual NASPA Conference. And I'm thinking about the great NASPA Yik Yak fiasco of 2015. If you haven't caught up yet, there's a lot of brouhaha about a variety of yaks that have been made by conference attendees over the past couple of days. It … Continue reading On NASPA, Yik Yak, and Perhaps What Really Matters

“Honey! I’m Home!”: Making the Most Post-Conference

I am fresh off of the NASPA Region 1 annual conference right now. (For the record, I had a GREAT time. I loveĀ  NASPA. I consider Region 1 Conference to be one of my favorite holidays of the year). It's only been 5 hoursĀ  since we finished "Honoring Our Mission" in Mystic, CT and I'm … Continue reading “Honey! I’m Home!”: Making the Most Post-Conference