Student Development Conference

The biennial New Directions in Student Development conference is a professional development program for practitioners of all levels in the field of Student Development from two-year community and technical colleges in the five-state region of the Southeast.

2018 Conference

New Directions in Student Development

March 1-2, 2018

2016 Conference

New Directions in Student Development

March 3-4, 2016

CONFERENCE AGENDA:

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2
5-7 p.m. Early Registration Begins at Inn on the Square
5:30-7 p.m. Pre-Conference Social at Inn on the Square
 
THURSDAY, MARCH 3
8 a.m. Registration Begins
9-9:15 a.m. Welcome
9:15-10:15 a.m. Keynote Address – Dr. James L. Hudgins PowerPoint Presentation
10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Concurrent Session A*

12-1 p.m. Catered Lunch
1:15-2:15 p.m.

Concurrent Session B*

  • Generation Why? Millennial Student Transition into the Workforce and How Colleges and Universities Can Help
  • Building a Cohesive Advisement Model for the Technical College Student PowerPoint Presentation
  • Community College Students - Engaging Them to Make it Matter PowerPoint Presentation
  • Student Success Initiatives Galore! PowerPoint Presentation
2:30-3:30 p.m.

Concurrent Session C*

  • Writing and Assessing Learning Outcomes for Student Affairs Programming
  • Building and Maintaining Your EMPIRE PowerPoint Presentation
  • The Completion Agenda: Rethinking the Role of the Community College Academic Advisor
  • ENGAGE-ment = Better Retention PowerPoint Presentation
3:30-3:45 p.m. Snack Break
3:45-5:15 p.m.

Concurrent Session D*

5:45-7:00 p.m. Business After Hours at Inn on the Square
 
FRIDAY, MARCH 4
8:30-9:30 a.m.

Concurrent Session E*

9:45-10:45 a.m.

Concurrent Session F*

  • Taking Action: How to Assist Students in Distress PowerPoint Presentation
  • You Must Know Yourself to Serve Others PowerPoint Presentation
  • Strategies for Engaging in Productive Dialogue and Difficult Conversations
  • Making Sense of Records Requests
11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Concurrent Session G*

12:15-1 p.m. Wrap-Up and Boxed Lunch

*For complete information on the Concurrent Session presentations, click here.

Download Agenda here.

 

 

For questions or to be added to our mailing list, please contact Jennifer Fleming at fleming.je@ptc.edu or 864-941-8359.