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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UGA Gathering at NASPA

This week begins the NASPA conference in Baltimore, Maryland.  UGA is well represented with current students, faculty and alums both attending and presenting.  As a way to stay connected to all that is happening in conference sessions and discussions, we invite you to follow #saUGA411, where we will be posting all things NASPA this week.…

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A Few Things About Athens that We Love

Part of being in the CSAA programs at UGA is experiencing life in Athens.  We could not begin to cover all of the great places for eating, exploring, or grabbing a coffee, but here are a few of the students’ favorites on- and off-campus.  Finding a great spot in Athens might even make it feel…

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Dr. Richard Mullendore, 2014 NASPA Pillar of the Profession

This year NASPA has honored one of our program’s greatest gems, Dr. Mullendore, with their Pillar of the Profession Award. Describing Dr. Mullendore’s awards, honors, and previous positions makes me feel like I’m showing off just by knowing the man. He’s been a leader or a distinguished member in nearly every organization and association in…

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Our Students’ Experiences – In Their Own Words

We hope that the past few blog entries have offered you a chance to become more familiar with the graduate programs in student affairs at The University of Georgia.  This week, we want to give you the best representation of our programs, our students.  We asked two students, one alumnus and one current doctoral student,…

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A Note to Dr. Laura Dean, ACPA Diamond Honoree

I was recently asked to write one or two short paragraphs to congratulate Dr. Laura Dean on being selected as an ACPA Diamond Honoree and to say some words from a (former) student’s perspective. While I can only speak from my experiences, I would be blown away if these were not representative of the hundreds…

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