2012-2013 Professional Development Events

Today's Chinese Student: What Really Matters Webinar

  • Sep 12, 2012 12:00 AM – 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
  • MUB Ballroom A-2

Understanding how to successfully integrate Chinese students into your campus starts with understanding the students themselves. China's rapid growth has created socioeconomic changes that affect the aims and priorities of its university-ready population. Campuses need to reassess how they are welcoming, educating and supporting larger populations of Chinese students on their campuses.In this webinar, speakers will give a clear and more up-to-date picture of today's Chinese student. Through insights about . . . [read more]

How to Raise a Child Discussion Group

  • Sep 20, 2012 12:00 AM – 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
  • Rekhi Hall Room 101

A psychologist in Marin County, Calif., says everything today’s parents think they’re doing right is actually wrong. To read the article visit The New York Times website at: http://nyti.ms/LS0nYp . . . [read more]

Accelerate Your Potential (Student Session by Invitation Only)

  • Sep 23, 2012 12:00 AM – 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Wadsworth Hall Annex

Dr. Marcy Levy ShankmanMLS Consulting . . . [read more]

Emotionally Intelligent Leadership - What's in it for you?

  • Sep 24, 2012 12:00 AM – 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Wadsworth Hall Annex

(General session for Student Affairs staff and campus community)Dr. Marcy Levy ShankmanMLS Consulting . . . [read more]

Leverage Your Talent with Emotionally Intelligent Leadership

  • Sep 24, 2012 12:00 AM – 8:30 - 10:00 AM
  • Wadsworth Hall Annex

(Exclusively for Student Affairs Directors)Dr. Marcy Levy ShankmanMLS Consulting . . . [read more]

Student Affairs New Staff Orientation

  • Sep 27, 2012 12:00 AM – 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Rekhi Hall Room 101

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What does justice look like? "The Struggle for Liberation in Dakota Homeland"

  • Oct 09, 2012 5:00 PM – 7:00 - 9:00 PM
  • Memorial Union Building Ballroom B

Dr. Waziyatawain Angela Wilson, Associate ProfessorUniversity of Victoria, British Columbia . . . [read more]

Pedagogy with an Inclusive Lens: Trends/Practices for Meeting the Needs of All Students

  • Oct 23, 2012 12:00 AM – 12:00 - 1:00 PM
  • Memorial Union Building Ballroom B

Dr. Ronni Sanlo, Ed.DEducator, Author, Professor, SpeakerCalifornia State University Fullerton . . . [read more]

Strategic Alignment and Planning for GLBTQ-Inclusive Campus Community

  • Oct 24, 2012 12:00 AM – 8:30 - 10:00 AM
  • Wadsworth Hall Annex

Dr. Ronni Sanlo, Ed.DCalifornia State University FullertonEducator, Author, Presenter, Speaker . . . [read more]

Helping Prospective Students Understand Value Beyond Cost Webinar

  • Nov 02, 2012 12:00 AM – 1:00 - 2:30 PM
  • EERC Room 508

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What Makes Faculty "Tick"?

  • Jan 17, 2013 12:00 AM – 9:00 - 11:00 AM
  • Memorial Union Building Ballroom A-1

(Specifically for Student Affairs Directors)Dr. Christa Walck, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, Michigan Tech . . . [read more]

MLK History and the Legacies of the Civil Rights Era

  • Jan 21, 2013 12:00 AM – 6:00 - 8:00 PM
  • Memorial Union Building Ballroom

Dr. Tricia Rose, Author Brown University . . . [read more]

Successful Careers in Student Affairs

  • Jan 29, 2013 12:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Administration Building Room 404

Dr. Kevin Kruger, President of NASPA . . . [read more]

Helping Prospective Students Understand Value Beyond Cost Webcast

  • Jan 30, 2013 12:00 AM – 1:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Memorial Union Building Ballroom A-1

Dr. W. Kent Barnds, VP for Enrollment, Communications and Planning, Augustana CollegeDr. Robert J. Massa, VP for Communications, Lafayette College . . . [read more]

This Much I Know to be True

  • Feb 25, 2013 12:00 AM – 3:00 - 4:00 PM
  • Memorial Union Building Ballroom A-2

(Student Affairs/Campus Community Session)Dr. Peg Blake, Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs, Humboldt State University . . . [read more]

Personal Foundations in Leadership & Lunch

  • Feb 25, 2013 12:00 AM – 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Memorial Union Building Ballroom A-2

(Student Affairs Directors' Session)Dr. Peg Blake, VP for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs, Humboldt State University . . . [read more]

Looking Back/Thinking Forward: 30 Years of Retrospective

  • Feb 26, 2013 12:00 AM – 9:30 - 11:00 AM
  • Memorial Union Building Ballroom A-2

(Student Affairs/Campus Community Session)Dr. Peg Blake, Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs, Humboldt State University . . . [read more]

Black and Gay in America

  • Mar 21, 2013 12:00 AM – 7:30 - 9:00 PM
  • Memorial Union Building Ballroom A

Keith Boykin, JD Broadcaster, author and commentatorformer White House aide to President Bill Clinton . . . [read more]

Pop Culture: Students of Today, Students of Tomorrow Lunch and Learn

  • Mar 21, 2013 12:00 AM – 12:00 - 1:00 PM
  • Memorial Union Building Ballroom A-1

Travis Pierce, Director of Housing and Residential Life, Michigan Tech . . . [read more]

Google Drive

  • Apr 04, 2013 12:00 AM – 12:00 - 1:00 PM
  • Memorial Union Building Alumni Lounge

The Student Affairs Technology Advance Committee recommends that division use Google Drive to improve work processes and collaborative efforts. Bring your mobile devices to this session and learn how Google Drive can help simplify your file management system and workflow. If you don't have a mobile device, come anyway--Google Drive can run on your desktop computer as well.At this Lunch and Learn you will:Learn what Google Drive is.Discover how to . . . [read more]

Technology Day

  • May 07, 2013 12:00 AM – All Day
  • Multiple Locations

Visit the Technology Day website for more information. . . . [read more]

Touch the Future

  • May 07, 2013 12:00 AM – 10:00 - 11:00 AM
  • Student Development Complex Varsity Gym

Faculty and staff are invited to come and see what the Center for Pre-college Outreach Mind Trekkers' program is all about, and witness the exciting and engaging atmosphere Mind Trekkers delivers at events nationwide. This year’s event is a collaborative event between KeweenawCAN! (Baraga, Houghton, and Keweenaw Counties’ career and training/college access network), and Michigan Tech’s GEAR UP, Michigan Tech's Mind Trekkers, and the Copper Country Intermediate School District. This . . . [read more]