2014 NAGPS Southeast Regional Conference

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Date(s) - 03/27/2014 - 03/29/2014
All Day

Old Dominion University


[headline]Strategic Planning to Build Leadership, Advocacy, and Collaborative Capital within Graduate Student Organizations[/headline] ODU 2

The National Association of Graduate-Professional Students (NAGPS) would like to welcome you to the 2014 Southeast Regional Conference! This annual conference brings together graduate student leaders from the Southeast region. Throughout the conference, our theme will focus on Strategic Planning to Build Leadership, Advocacy, and Collaborative Capital within Graduate Student Organizations.

Graduate student leaders from colleges and universities will share best practices and discuss some of the issues that they’ve faced on their campuses and how they’ve solved them.  You too, can contribute to the regional conference.Our call for papers (CfP) is linked on the Resources tab. On behalf of the Southeast regional board of NAGPS, I look forward to seeing you at the Southeast Regional Conference this year.

Best Regards,

Raleta C. Summers

Southeast Regional Chair


[tabgroup] [tab title=Register ] [headline]Registration Fees[/headline]

NAGPS Members: $45

Non-Members: $50

Late NAGPS members (registering after 3/12/2014): $50

Late Non-members (registering after 3/12/2014): $55   Registration includes:

Admission to conference sessions

Campus Tour on Thursday

Welcome Reception

Snacks and Lunch on Thursday & Friday

  Register Now [/tab] [tab title=Accomodation ] [headline]Accommodations[/headline] We have secured a block of rooms for conference attendees at SpringHill Suites (Marriott):

4500 Hampton Blvd,

Norfolk, VA 23529.

Special nightly rate: $114 (double occupancy) [box type=warning] Book by March 6, 2014 to access this rate[/box]

Book Here for Discounted Rate

[headline]Travel Info[/headline] Coming soon [/tab] [tab title=Resources ] [headline]Call for Presentations[/headline]

NAGPS regional conferences serve as a forum where student leaders from the region come together to share best practices, learn about national platforms, and grow in their understanding of issues relevant to graduate students in the Southeast. As such, we invite each school that will attend the conference to present for 30 minutes, about an issue relevant to graduate student government and graduate student life. Topics can be as varied as:

Increasing Leadership Capital
Increasing Advocacy Activities
The importance of Collaborative Capital Activism, volunteerism, and service Graduate funding
Graduate student leadership
Health, wellness, and student welfare
Professional development

Submit Your Abstract

[headline]Achievements & Challenges[/headline]

At the Southeast Regional Conference, we like to highlight the most significant achievements and challenges experienced by our members over the past year. Learning from your peers can be inspiring and empowering. We’d like to ask every school who participates in the conference to prepare a brief (5-10 minute) Achievements and Challenges presentation.  

Download the Template [/tab]

[/tab] [tab title=Elections ] [headline]Executive Board Elections[/headline]

If you are interested in serving on the regional board please nominate yourself or a fellow graduate student for the following positions:

  • Regional Vice Chair
  • Regional Legislative Concerns Chair
  • Regional Director of Outreach
  • Regional Director of Administration
  • Regional Director of  Communications

Nominate Here [/tab] [/tab] [tab title=Schedule ] [headline]Conference Schedule[/headline] Coming soon. [/tab] [/tabgroup]

If you have any questions please contact Raleta C. Summers by email at serc@NAGPS.org

More details are forth coming, so please register & prepare for a great conference!