CSAA-D was well represented at the Georgia College Personnel Association’s 2016 Annual Conference in Macon, GA last week. CSAA-D students presented in five sessions and were recognized with several awards at the conference: 

“I Can Do Bad All By Myself’: Addressing the Strong Black woman Phenomenon in Supervisory and Advisory Relationships” 
Raven Cokley, University of Georgia
Lamesha Andrews, University of Georgia
Brean’a Parker, University of Georgia (CSAA-D)

“Sexual Violence is the Tip of the Iceberg” 
Wanda Swan, Emory University
Raphael Coleman, Emory University/ University of Georgia (CSAA-D)

“From #TeacherBae to What Can I Wear Today?: Body Image, Attire & Workplace Norms” 
Brittany Williams, University of Georgia (CSAA-D)
Lamesha Andrews, University of Georgia (CSAA-D)

“#CiteASista: A Guide for Reimagining & Operationalizing Digital Counterspaces in a Social Media World ” 
Brittany Williams, University of Georgia (CSAA-D)
Joan Collier, University of Georgia (CSAA-D)

“Fix It Jesus’: Addressing Christonormativity and Christian Privilege on Campus” 
Lamesha Andrews, University of Georgia (CSAA-D)
Joan Collier, University of Georgia (CSAA-D)

Conference Awards

In addition to presenting at their sessions, several scholars took home awards at the Annual Conference.

Brittany Williams, CSAA-D second year was awarded the Outstanding Graduate Student (Doctoral Level) award.

After winning the Outstanding Graduate Student (Doctoral) award. Left to right: John Spranza (President), Myself, Jeremy Brown (President-Elect)
Left to right: John Spranza  (President), Brittany, &Jeremy Brown (President-Elect)

Scholars Joan Collier and Brittany Williams took home first place in the Peach of a Program contest for best session for their presentation on #CiteASista.


Left to right: Joan Collier & Myself
Left to right: Joan Collier & Brittany Williams in #CiteASista

Lamesha Andrews and Brittany Williams also took home a tied second place finish for their session on professional dress and attire.

Left to Right: Myself & Lamesha Andrews
Left to Right: Brittany Williams & Lamesha Andrews

For more information about the Georgia College Personnel Association, visit their website. To become a member, join ACPA. GCPA membership is free to all ACPA members.

Awesome work, CSAA-D! We are proud to work and learn with you every day!

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