#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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Admissions Season is Here!

The UGA College Student Affairs Administration PhD program is once again looking for new members to join our community of practice.  We are seeking motivated practitioners who have a passion for student affairs and a willingness and desire to contribute to the field through the creation of new scholarship.  Our aim is to add members…

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Chris Linder: Emerging Scholar and Inspiring Professor

Congratulations to Dr. Chris Linder, an Emerging Scholars Award recipient at this year’s ACPA annual conference!  While deserving of this award, it comes as no surprise that Dr. Linder was recognized among the academy for her contribution to the field of student affairs.  Similar to ACPA, Dr. Linder espouses the values of multicultural competence, inclusion,…

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ACPA Conference: Day 1 Revisited

Masters student Alex Lange, presents an update from Day 1 of the 2014 ACPA Conference: Greetings from Indianapolis! Last night, ACPA 2014 kicked off officially with a re-invented opening session! In TEDTalk style – being dubbed HEd Talks for the Convention – we heard from three amazing speakers with messages that relate to our work…

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