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Careers in Student Affairs Month

October 2019

Whether you are a current Student Affairs professional, or you are a newcomer to the field of Student Affairs, we welcome you to our annual celebration of student affairs called Careers in Student Affairs Month.

Do you enjoy working with college students? Are you interested in having a direct impact on the lives of others? Do you love being a student leader and wonder whether you could make this a full-time career? Take time to learn more about what a Career in Student Affairs might mean to you and discover the possibilities of becoming a practitioner.

The field of Student Affairs is full of opportunities where you can make a positive influence upon others and support their academic and professional success. Positions in Student Affairs vary from working in areas like housing, enrollment services, campus engagement, admissions, or other student affairs departments. Positions found within these areas include: Academic Advisor, Orientation Coordinator, or Director of Housing and Residence Life. There are a multitude of opportunities within Student Affairs where you can join the profession and have the satisfaction of making a difference in the lives of students.

CELEBRATE

NASPA #CSAMPhotoChallenge

October 1-31 | Dean of Students Instagram Account

Check daily @utepdos for picture uploads from UTEP’s Higher Education Student Association (HESA). Our future professionals will post pictures and captions that describe what Inclusion, Community, Innovation, Leadership, and Impact mean at UTEP.

CSAM 2019 Opening Reception

October 14 | 5 - 6:30 pm | Gallery and Union East, 2nd Floor

Come join the Division of Student Affairs at UTEP as we celebrate current and future Student Affairs professionals’ journey into the SA profession. Refreshments will be served.

  • Participants can also sign-up to visit and shadow a UTEP Higher Education course (October 16, 17, 22, 23, 24, or 30) and shadow on what it’s like to be in a graduate preparation program for Student Affairs, or
  • Sign-up to participate in a 30 minute Informational Interview with current UTEP Student Affairs professionals from October 15-31.

EDUCATE

NASPA Educational Webinars

October 10 | 10 – 11:30 am | Union East, Templeton Suite

The Current State of Student Affairs

Host: HESA and Dr. Jesus Cisneros, Assistant Professor

October 24 | 2 – 3:30 pm | Union East, Barry Room

Supporting Undocumented Students in Higher Education

Host: HESA; Dr. Catie McCorry-Andalis, Associate Vice President and Dean of Students, and Dr. Jesus Cisneros, Assistant Professor


EXPLORE

Careers in Student Affairs Information Sessions

October 15 | 12 noon – 1 pm | Union East, Desert Canyon

Facilitator: Mallory Payan, Assistant Director, Student Engagement and Leadership Center

October 16 | 5 – 6 pm | Summit Hall, Miner Village

Facilitator: Jennifer Handrop, Residence Life Coordinator

October 22 | 11 am – 12 Noon | Union East, Barry Room

Facilitator: Andrea Lafleche, Assistant Director, Office of Student Conduct & Conflict Resolution

October 25 | 12 noon – 1 pm | Union East, Barry Room

Facilitator: Dr. Catie McCorry-Andalis, Associate Vice President & Dean of Students


Shadow in Graduate Course Preparation

Visit a Course in Higher Education/Student Affairs at UTEP
October 16 | 6 – 8:50 pm | Quinn Hall, Room 103

History of Higher Education with Dr. Eduardo Arellano

October 17 | 6 – 8:50 pm | EDUC 411

Diversity in Higher Education with Dr. Jesus Cisneros

October 22 | 6 – 8:50 pm | CCSB 1.0204

Higher Education Finance with Dr. Jesus Cisneros

October 23 | 6 – 8:50 pm | Psychology, Room 306

Higher Education Governance with Dr. Eduardo Arellano

October 24 | 6 – 8:50 pm | EDUC 411

Diversity in Higher Education with Dr. Jesus Cisneros

October 30 | 6 – 8:50 pm | Quinn Hall, Room 103

History of Higher Education with Dr. Eduardo Arellano