Student Affairs Staffers Present at National Conference

COLUMBUS, Ga. — Six Student Affairs staffers at Columbus State University teamed up for a presentation at a national conference in March.

The presentation was made in Baltimore at the 96th annual conference of NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (originally the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators) by Gina Sheeks: vice president for Student Affairs; Kimberly McElveen, senior director for student engagement; Collins Brown, assistant director for student life and development; Johniqua Williams, coordinator for diversity programs and services and African American Male Initiative; Britney Kelley, coordinator for Greek Life and Miss CSU Pageant;  and Melissa Dempsey, coordinator for Student Activities Council, Registered Student Organizations and Parent Programs.

Their interactive presentation was titled “What did I get myself into? The journey of a new professional and the supervisors that deal with them,” dealing with challenges faced by those new to working in higher education student life positions.

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