Volume 17, Issue 3

Letter from the Editors, June 2020

Hello, everyone. This issue of Developments focuses on how people are affected by, engaging with, and negotiating issues related to ...
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Letter from the President, June 2020

A week or so before our annual convention this year, I was chatting with ACPA’s Executive Director – Chris Moody.  ...
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Letter from the Executive Director, May 2020

After all that college students, their families, institutional leaders, faculty, and particularly staff and student affairs professionals have been through ...
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Living in the Times of COVID-19: Through the Eyes of a Liberian Girl

Angel Wazin Morgan State University They say a story told is a life lived. Lately, we find ourselves reading or ...
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ACPA Books Call for Publications

Do you have a great idea for a book that could benefit the field of student affairs and higher education ...
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Sincerely Yours, The Quarantine Club

Jordan Viars Duke University Emily Zarych Bryant University Hannah Aksamit California Polytechnic State University Molly Jean Callahan College of Charleston ...
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Building the Plane

Kipp Van Dyke Iowa State University It is often joked about that “universities move slowly” in terms of even simple ...
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COVID-19, Loss, and Reflections

Matthew R. Shupp Shippensburg University Casey Norton Shippensburg University Robyn Swayne Shippensburg University Gabrielle A. Reed Shippensburg University Taylor Donahue ...
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Calling out the Heroes Who Make Things Happen: COVID-19 ACPA/IASAS/ACUI Webinar Reflections

Robert Shea Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada On March 31, 2020.  ACPA - College Student Educators International the Association of College ...
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More Than Snow Storms and Hurricanes: The True Meaning of Essential Personnel in Student Affairs

Kevin P. Schafer Montclair State University I drove onto campus and there was plenty of parking, when just a week ...
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How I Spent My (Endless) Spring Break: What We Can Learn from our COVID-19 Experiences, from the Graduate Student Perspective

Margaret Potter Clemson University As someone who tends to be a fatalist, I realized on March 11th, 2020 that we ...
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Professional organizations and support for professionals experiencing unemployment

Conor P. McLaughlin Bowling Green State University In February 2020 3.5% of the United State population was experiencing unemployment (Statista, ...
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Recognizing COVID-19 as Trauma: Considerations for Student Affairs Educators and Faculty Developers

William L. Harder Goucher College Brian L. McGowan American University COVID-19 has disrupted the academic lives and professional trajectories of ...
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Teaching Student Affairs Administration Online via a Simulated Institution and a Pandemic

Becki Elkins University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Garrett Denning University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Beck Hawkins University of Wisconsin-La Crosse I (Becki) ...
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