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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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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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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