Staff Conference Presentations & Publications
Upcoming PresentationsKatie Sorokas, Residence Hall Director, is scheduled to present at the 2013 American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD) Convention and Expo to be held in Charlotte, NC from April 23-27, 2013. The title of her presentation “Creative Programming Utilizing Best Practices in Substance Abuse Prevention.” AAHPERD’s mission is to promote and support leadership, research, education, and best practices in the professions that support creative, healthy, and active lifestyles.
To learn more about AAHPERD, click here: http://www.aahperd.org/whatwedo/convention/
Laura De’Armond and Matt Musgrave, Residence Hall Directors, presented at the 2012 Great Lakes Association of College and University Housing Officers (GLACUHO) to be held in Columbus, OH from November 4-6, 2012. The title of their presentation “Community Partnerships: A Unique Approach to Service Learning.”GLACUHO strengthen is to better prepare housing officers to meet the diverse and changing needs of those we serve with primary concern for students; to contribute to the improvement of dining services, residential life and residential facilities provided by housing officers; and to advance and communicate professional knowledge and standards in the field of students housing. To learn more about GLACUHO, click here:http://www.glacuho.org/
Josette Skobierada Dua, Assistant Director for Residential Communities, Laura De’Armond, Residence Hall Director, Laura Forchione, Residence Hall Director, Matthew Musgrave, Residence Hall Director, and John Borawski, Academic Advisor, authored “Getting in Step With Your Partnership: A Look at Kent State University’s Community Partnership Model.”
Allison Smith, Senior Business Manager, presented at the 2012 Association of College and University Housing Officers (ACUHO-I) Business Operations Conference in Albuquerque, NM, Wednesday, October 11, 2012 to 13, 2012. The title of her presentation “Tomato/Tomahto: An Alternate View of Residence Hall Financial Reporting.”
ACUHO-I is the Association of College and University Housing Officers -International. ACUHO-I members believe in developing exceptional residential experiences at colleges, universities, and other post-secondary institutions around the world.
ACUHO-I achieves its vision by providing innovative, value-driven programs, services, research, and development as well as networking opportunities that help support and evolve the collegiate housing industry. We do this with the constant purpose of making a positive difference in the lives of members and those they serve. To learn more about ACUHO-I, click here: http://www.acuho-i.org
Jonathan Adams and Audrey Batista, Assistant Residence Hall Directors, presented at the 2012 Ohio College Personnel Association (OCPA) Careers in Student Affairs held at Miami University of Ohio in Oxford, Ohio. The title of their presentation“So You Want to be a Residence Hall Director? Things to Consider & Ways to Prepare.”
Charles Holmes-Hope, Assistant Director for Residence Education, moderated a campus-wide interview title “Advancing our Profession to the Next Level” within Student Affairs, a conversation with Dr. Kevin Kruger, President, National Association of Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA) in September of 2012.
The Ohio College Personnel Association supports the sharing of knowledge through quality professional development and networking opportunities that enhance student learning and development and encourages collaborative partnerships among undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, practitioners, and professional associations. To learn more about OCPA, click here: http://www.ocpaonline.org/Careers_Conference.html