The 2018 NASPA Closing the Achievement Gap: Student Success in Higher Education Conference will focus on how student affairs practitioners can develop effective approaches to support students who struggle to complete their degree. Further, the conference programs will elaborate on how to address factors woven into students’ experiences which may impact their success and completion, such as being a member of an underrepresented student population; being low income; first generation; living with a disability; DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) status; experiencing homelessness or food insecurity; or work and family obligations.
Attend this conference to:
Expand knowledge about students who struggle to complete their degree and initiatives that seek to engage/re-engage students in their own persistence and retention;
Understand the various support systems and relationships required for persistence, retention, and degree completion of traditionally disenfranchised student populations;
Learn about economic barriers for low income students;
Recognize the role of technology in serving these student populations; and
Recognize mental and emotional stressors that may impede students from degree completion.
Check back often, as the website will change as programmatic details are confirmed. To view the last conference's proceedings, take a look at the website or the program book.
The 2018 NASPA Closing the Achievement Gap: Student Success in Higher Education Conference is an incredible opportunity to engage with professionals within student affairs, academic advising and many other functional areas to discuss effective approaches to support students' degree attainment. In addition, being co-located with the 2018 Symposium on Collegiate Financial Well-Being provides registrants with a two-for-one conference experience.
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