2016 NAGPS South Central Regional Conference

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Date(s) - 04/22/2016 - 04/24/2016
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University of Missouri


Join us for the 2016 NAGPS South Central Regional Conference at the University of Missouri

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The University of Missouri is thrilled to host the 2016 NAGPS South Central Regional Conference. The conference will be held in Columbia, Missouri on the campus of the University of Missouri from April 22 – 24, 2016. This year’s conference will be a joint effort with the Midwest Region. The National Association of Graduate-Professional Students (NAGPS) is a student-run national, non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of graduate & professional student lives.

Once a year, The NAGPS Southcentral Regional Conference brings together graduate students from Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Nebraska, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Texas to discuss issues and initiatives important to the lives of graduate and professional students, and you’re invited! The planning committee is working diligently on conference components and making it an enjoyable and worthwhile event. We hope you join us for this year’s regional conference!

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Early Registration: $25

Regular Registration (after 3/25): $35


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The conference will be in MU Student Center.
Parking is free on campus and closest locations are behind the MU Student Center, Virginia Ave Garage, and Turner Ave Garage. See picture attached for map location.
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The hotel will be Drury Inn Columbia. Address 1000 Knipp St Columbia, MO 65203.


The special rate is $99/night.Please make your reservations by Monday, March 21, 2016 to receive NAGPS’ group rate.  Reservations made after this date will be subject to prevailing rate and availability.


Reservations can be made by clicking on this link



Reservations may also be made by calling 1-800-325-0720 and refer to group number 2271281.


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You can fly to Columbia Regional Airport, located 10 miles south of Columbia. Transportation options are available here: http://www.flycou.com/?page_id=96

You can also fly to the St. Louis International Airport or Kansas City International Airport. They are both about 2 hr drive from Columbia. Shuttles to Columbia from both airports are available here:
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Submit an abstract here

The SC Regional Conference is an occasion to perform some of the important business of meetings, including updates to our governing documents and the election of our leadership. During the business meeting, we will hold elections for the following regional positions:

— Vice-Chair

— Director of Outreach

— Director of Legislative Affairs

— Director of Communications

— Director of Advocacy

If you are interested in running for a position, please nominate yourself using this online form (we will also open the floor to nominations during the meeting).

Regional Board Nomination Form

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Conference Schedule

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Connect with other attendees of the South Central Regional Conference on Facebook!

This is a great way to coordinate hotel rooms, rides, etc.!


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