Upcoming Events

The benefit of engaging in a live online event is the ability to ask questions and contribute to a collaborative dialogue. The delivery of course material may spark areas of curiosity that you can address with content leaders in real time during the question & answer segment of the event.

Want to host a webinar on the NACAS platform? Submit a submission form today!

Webinar: Kickstart your Creativity with Canva for Campus
October 6 | 3:00 PM. Eastern

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!

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

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Webinar: Top 5 Trends in Campus Stores
October 12 | 3:00 PM Eastern

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
Dr. Lorelle Davies, CASP, VP of Finance/CFO, Columbia Gorge Community College

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Coffee Chat: Informal Discussions About Auxiliary Services
October 17 | 1:00 PM Eastern

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.
Presenters:
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

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Roundtable: Strategic Planning for the New Normal – Challenges, Concerns, and Opportunities
October 27 | 1:00 PM Eastern

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.

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