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We’re ready to move with you through the uncertainty

By Donna-Jo Pepito, Director of Education and Research Strategy, NACAS

We are past the halfway point of 2020 and what a year this has turned out to be! Like many of you, the team at NACAS had big expectations to look forward to this year. For me, I was looking forward to finally feeling “settled” at work after a couple of years of everything feeling so new. Learn More

2020 Student Author Contest Winners Announced

NACAS, the largest auxiliary and ancillary services organization serving higher education, is pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 Student Author Contest. The Student Author Contest is an annual competition where students provide real-world examples of how auxiliary services impact their own personal campus experience. Learn More

It’s time for a change.

As auxiliary services professionals, it is our job to ensure the collective well being of the students we serve. NACAS cannot and will not remain silent. To all members of the black community and those who have been impacted by the recent and longstanding senseless acts of violence: We hear you, we see you, and we stand with you in the fight against systemic racism.  Learn More

South CX 2020 COVID-19 Update

Due to a number of developments related to the COVID-19 outbreak, including the World Health Organization declaring the outbreak a pandemic, the issuance of numerous governmental advisories and prohibitions against group meetings, and the institution of travel bans applicable to many college employees, the NACAS South CX conference scheduled for April 4-8, 2020 in Dallas, TX, will be postponed to June 28 - July 1, 2020. The conference will be hosted at the same location at the Hyatt Regency Dallas. We are working diligently to reschedule speakers and other details for this conference and will be in touch with further details as soon as they are available. Learn More

NACAS CEO Participates in “Placemakers” Podcast

In this podcast, MSC Retail sits down with Kelsey Finn, CEO of NACAS and Matthew Stein, VP of MSCU to talk about The World Beyond the Classroom.

Will the traditional college campus be relevant in the future? Today, it seems that everything in higher education is in question. Now more than ever it’s important for us to have those tough conversations about what the future holds. This podcast explores various topics with higher ed "placemakers": Those professionals who are in the business of making college campuses places where people want to be. Each week they will explore the future of the college campus in a very uncertain world. Learn More

Central CX 2020 COVID-19 Update

Due to a number of developments related to the COVID-19 outbreak, including the World Health Organization declaring the outbreak a pandemic, the issuance of numerous governmental advisories and prohibitions against group meetings, and the institution of travel bans applicable to many college employees, the NACAS Central CX conference scheduled for July 26-29, 2020 in Cincinnati, OH, has been postponed. Learn More

West CX 2020 COVID-19 Update

Due to a number of developments related to the COVID-19 outbreak, including the World Health Organization declaring the outbreak a pandemic, the host location prohibiting gatherings of our size over the event dates, the closing of the USA and Canadian Border, and the institution of travel bans applicable to many college employees, the NACAS West CX conference scheduled for May 31- June 2, 2020, in Vancouver, BC has been postponed.   Learn More

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Resources

These are the resources NACAS recommends using to address the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on your campus. Learn More

East CX 2020 COVID-19 Update

Due to a number of developments related to the COVID-19 outbreak, including the World Health Organization declaring the outbreak a pandemic, the issuance of numerous governmental advisories and prohibitions against group meetings, the closing of the USA and Canadian Border, and the institution of travel bans applicable to many college employees, the NACAS East CX conference scheduled for June 14-17, 2020 in Boston, MA, has been postponed. Learn More

NACAS Foundation Announces 2020 Mereese Ladson Scholarship Recipients

The NACAS Foundation, a non-profit corporation that promotes the auxiliary services profession through NACAS, announced today they have awarded the 2020 Mereese Ladson Diversity Scholarship to:

- Brandi Bryant, Assistant Director of Auxiliary Services, Xavier University
- Veronica Aymer, EdD, Director of Operations & Licensing, Temple University
- Kavinda Arthenayake, Director of College Events & Conference Services, Commencement, Rhode Island College Learn More