NACAS Event Schedule

April 2022

Thu. 04/07

1:00 p.m. ET

Commencement: Never the Same! A Case Study of 3 Institutions

Three very different institutions share how they plan and execute their commencement ceremonies.
This webinar examines locations, traditions, change management, institutional governance processes, town-gown challenges, and of course, weather accommodations! Look at lessons learned from the past two years and how institutions have adopted new and creative ways to recognize their graduating classes.

Megan Silvestri and Jody Soares, Brown University
Shana Green and Karen Sechio, University of Rhode Island
Patti Nolin and Kavinda Arthenayake, Rhode Island College

Sun. 04/10


The NACAS South CX conference provides the premier exchange of campus-centric ideas, solutions, and connections to your regional area. Designed and delivered by your own professional peers, this event gives you the best opportunity to isolate your needs and nurture your relationships. Seek out other campus service leaders that have similar interests, requirements, and visions for how to empower campus communities and create lasting friendships.

Fri. 04/22

1:00 PM Eastern

The Basics and Getting Buy-In for Green Event Planning and Execution

Learn about ASU’s green event planning process from Kelsey Gaude, Program Manager of ASU Zero Waste. You’ll leave with planning checklists, guidance on connecting with vendors, and strategies for how to get buy-in by empowering staff to practice sustainability in events through increased resources and cultural awareness.

Kelsey Gaude
Program Manager
Facilities Management, Zero Waste
Arizona State University