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 or during the question & answer segment of the event.

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

Webinar: Digital Federations the Key to Social Media Strategy
January 17 | 2019 3:00pm ET

Presenter: Matt Radcliffe, Digital Strategist, Pikes Peak Community College


Auxiliary Services Marketing Professionals face unique problems when developing social media strategy because of limited resources (time, people, and money), wide varieties of programs to communicate about, and the limited geography of the market segment. On top of that people use social media platforms in different ways and for different needs. A comprehensive strategy entails, and these are the critical points of the presentation:

• Encouraging collaboration - consolidating stakeholders toward a common goal.
• Identifying specific goals for specific channels - understanding how target markets use different social media platforms and tailoring goals to that end.
• Creating federations - centralized federations for passive communications and decentralized federations for active conversations.

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Webinar: Recognizing Microaggressions on Campus
January 24 | 2019 1:30pm ET

Presenter: Dr. Victoria Harris

Why are spaces on campus inherently not inclusive? What do we do about it?

During this conversation we will explore why it is important to have inclusive practices in campus auxiliary services, how we can recognize exclusionary spaces and common microaggressions, and what we can do about it. Participants will leave with tangible tools for recognizing and disrupting common stereotypes and microaggressions, and an appreciation for why it is important to facilitate inclusive spaces on campus.

Dr. Victoria Farris is the founder of Farris Consulting where she serves as a consultant, trainer, speaker, and coach working to support equity and inclusion in higher education. With over a dozen years of experience supporting students’ learning outside of the classroom, Victoria has served as both an associate dean of students and dean for residence life. Victoria is committed to disrupting systemic racism by supporting higher education institutions, and professionals, in cultivating more inclusive campus environments so that all students, staff, and faculty can thrive.

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Virtual Roundtable: Empathy 2.0 - A Continued Conversation
February 19 | 2019 3:00pm ET

Presenters: Kelsey Harmon Finn, CEO of NACAS & Joanna Kessling, Member Services Coordinator of NACAS

At its core, empathy is an awareness - when practiced, it’s an understanding. How do you adopt empathy as a daily practice and apply it in the workplace? Even further, how does this process weave it’s way into your leadership style and impact your management? In a small group setting, join the conversation on how to address team challenges through empathy.

This Virtual Roundtable will have limited space available so that conversation can remain intimate and give you the space to actively listen and also ask questions. Brief pre-roundtable materials will be provided prior to the call to prepare for the discussion. Additionally, there will be an opportunity to submit questions ahead of time so come prepared to talk!

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Webinar: Food Allergy Management: How is your Campus Doing?
February 27, 2019

Presenter: Beatrice Povolo, Director, Director, Advocacy & Media Relations, Food Allergy Canada

In Canada, approximately 150,000 students enrolled in more than 225 universities and colleges are affected by food allergies. While students are expected to manage their condition, there are ways your institution can assist to help them feel safe, supported and included. Learn more about managing food allergies on your campus and considerations for developing or updating policies/practices related to food allergy and anaphylaxis as well as having stock epinephrine on hand.

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