Student Affairs 101 Conference

Co-hosted by the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Services and College of Education Higher Education Master's Program


Have you considered a career working on a college campus? Not sure what other options exist outside of being a professor? If you are interested in helping to shape campus communities and build leadership, then this event is for you! Come hear from UH staff and graduate students about careers options and professional preparation programs in student affairs, such as housing, campus recreation, student activities, and many more. The half day session will include panels and networking opportunities with young student affairs professionals, graduate students, and faculty in a broad range of positions.

Date: Friday, October 11, 2013
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location: College of Education, Farish Hall, KIVA Room 101

RSVP by Tuesday, October 7, 2013 by clicking the link in the upper right corner.

Click here to view photos from last year's conference!


9:30 a.m. Check-in/refreshments
10:00 a.m. Welcome: Dr. Richard Walker, VP for Student Affairs and Enrollment Services
10:15 a.m.

Session 1: "Meet the Pros" -Talking with Student Affairs professionals
Panelists include:
Dan Maxwell, Assoc. VP for Student Affairs, UH
Brian Mills, Assistant Director of Intramural Sports, Campus Recreation, UH
DuJuan Smith, Assistant Dean of Students, Dean of Students Office, UH
Dr. Thomandra Sam, Psychologist and Outreach Coordinator, Counseling and Psychological Services, UH
Tara Boyle, Director of Prospective and New Student Programs, Admissions, UH

11:20 a.m.

Session 2: "Student Affairs isn't a major, or is it?" Talking with higher education graduate students
Panelists include:
Branston Harris, 2nd year Higher Ed master's program student
Jonathan Shirley, 2nd year Higher Ed master's program student
Esmeralda Valdez, recent Higher Ed graduate, Executive Director of Auxiliary Services, UH
Matt Macer, Intramural Sports graduate assistant
Tiffany Dennett, CFSL graduate assistant

Please email De'Awn Bunch if you have any questions.