Recent Highlights

ACPA is in full swing, but our doctoral students have so many things happening in addition to their many presentations. Below we highlight just a few of the great accomplishments they have achieved in the past few months! Congratulations to Jabari Bodrick on his election as Co-Chair of NASPA’s Socioeconomic and Class Issues in Higher Education Knowledge Community. Alumna…

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It’s Conference Season!

It’s student affairs conference season!  UGA’s CSAA and SAL programs will have a strong showing at the annual ACPA meeting in Tampa, FL and the annual NASPA meeting in New Orleans, LA this year! As student affairs educators and scholar-practitioners, faculty and students involved with the UGA CSAA and SAL programs are committed to engaging…

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#SACSA14: Join the conversation with #saUGA411

This weekend several of our CSAA students, faculty, and alumni will head to Louisville, KY for the 65th Annual SACSA Conference. This year’s theme is Achieving the Triple Crown: Inclusiveness, Professionalism, & Collegiality. CSAA will be represented in several conference presentations covering a wide variety of topics including social media, innovative pedagogy, and student success at HBCUs. We…

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Congratulations Zoe Johnson, GCPA Graduate Student of the Year

Zoe M. Johnson currently serves as the Director of Multicultural Services and Programs (MSP) at UGA. While leading an office that provides diverse programming for the university community, espouses a social justice agenda, and advises 13 identity-based student organizations, Zoe also wears many other hats. She is the wife of Tino Johnson, the Assistant Director…

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Research Spotlight: Jen Wells

 Jen Wells is the Director of Assessment in the Division of Student Success at Kennesaw State University and the Editor for the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS). Jen received her undergraduate degree from Albion College in German and History and her Masters in Student Affairs Administration from Michigan State University.…

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Research Spotlight: Jabari Bodrick

Jabari Bodrick is a Ph.D. candidate from Charlotte, North Carolina. He earned his bachelor’s degree in public relations from Florida A&M University and his master’s degree in college student affairs from the University of South Florida. His research interests include service-learning, minority serving institutions, and applied ethics in student affairs practice. Where are you in…

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Research Spotlight: Travis Martin

Travis L. Martin is a 2005 graduate of Mississippi Valley State University where he earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Biology. In 2008, Travis graduated with a Masters in Education degree in Higher Education Leadership from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. Also, in 2008, Travis came to the University of Georgia as a…

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Research Spotlight: Jeff Eppley

Jeff Eppley is a first year student in the CSAA-D program. In addition to being a student, Jeff works full time as the Assistant Director of Student Integrity at Georgia Gwinnett College in Lawrenceville, GA. His research interests include first generation students and their experiences,  LGBT student leader development, and ethical and moral student development…

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The Road to Research

One of the hallmarks of the CSAA-D program is the structure of our doctoral research requirements. Each student creates and conducts two original studies to fulfill the program’s requirements. Part of what makes our program unique is students pursuing studies related to their passions and areas of interest. While their advisor and committee members support…

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