NACAS Event Schedule

October 2022

Thu. 10/06

3:00 PM Eastern

Webinar: Kickstart your Creativity with Canva for Campus

This collaborative session focuses on the basics of Canva including how to find templates, use basic design tools, and ways to publish and share designs for marketing, business, and other auxiliary services. Learn tips and tricks, homepage navigation, and efficient workflow systems. Learn how Canva can spark creativity on your campus!

Mia Kagianis and Janice Wintermyer from Canva
Crystal Fantry and Matt Fasano from Riddle and Bloom

Wed. 10/12

3:00 PM Eastern

Webinar: Top 5 Trends in Campus Stores

Join NACAS members for a session full of great ideas for self-op and contracted campus stores across the country and beyond. Learn about in-store design trends, course materials, one-stop centralized auxiliary services, and more. You will leave this webinar with a pep in your step and excitement for the future of your own campus store.

Presented by Kara Bunde-Dunn EVP of Sales & Marketing, Slingshot

Mon. 10/17

1:00 PM Eastern

Coffee Chat: Informal Discussions About Auxiliary Services

Join folks from the Professional Development Committee for an informal chat about what is top of mind for auxiliary professionals. We will use this time to talk about what is buzzing in the NACAS Lounge and also ask you to bring any and all topics to the table. No question or idea is too big or too small to share. Coffee Chats are scheduled quarterly.
James Nasipak, MA, Director of Auxiliary Services, Antelope Valley College
Martha Davidson, CASP, Director of Finance for Auxiliary Services, Duke University
Sid Mehta (he/him/his), Senior Director of Ancillary Services, Simon Fraser University
Robin A. Parker, Director, Marketing and Strategic Initiatives, Southeastern Louisiana University

Thu. 10/27

1:00 PM Eastern

Roundtable: Strategic Planning for the New Normal – Challenges, Concerns, and Opportunities

How might the strategic planning process look different following the recent pandemic?
What are the new challenges and concerns that auxiliary professionals need to take into account related to student access and affordability?
How should we integrate assessment, evaluation, and benchmarking into our strategic planning processes?
What are the key steps in launching the process?

Join us in this roundtable discussion with Emily Messa, PhD, CASP, and a team of higher education doctoral students from the University of Houston, who have spent the semester studying strategic planning through best practice research and interviews with national and international professionals.