CSAM Events

With over 5300 colleges and universities in the U.S, there are many opportunities to pursue a career in the Student Affairs field. In recognition of Careers in Student Affairs Month, we will host a number of events that provide insight on the pathway to a Student Affairs career. Throughout the month of October, we will host four events, one event each week. Register today!

Careers in Student Affairs Month Events

Monday, October 4 at 4 p.m.

What is Student Affairs? A Panel Discussion about Career Paths. Learn from current Student Affairs professionals including Anita Manuel (Career Ctr), Carole Dowell (AS), Emerald Green (BLOC), Henderson Hill III (Student Involvement) and Nancy Nguyen (Student Involvement) about their path to a career in Student Affairs and why they chose this profession.


Wednesday, October 13 at 3 p.m.

Higher Education Leadership: SJSU's New Masters Program. Learn from Dr. Maria Ledesma, chair of the new Higher Education Leadership graduate program, about the curriculum and admission for this new degree program.


Wednesday, October 20 at 3 p.m.

Should I Pursue a Doctoral Degree for Student Affairs Learning & Advancement? A Panel Discussion. Join four SJSU Student Affairs professionals, Catherine Voss Plaxton (Health, Wellness & Student Services), Deanna Peck (Peer Connections), Sonja Daniels (Campus Life) and Tricia Ryan (GAPE), who have earned doctoral degrees and will share insights about their journey.


Wednesday, October 27 at 11 a.m.

Current State of Student Affairs. Learn from NASPA president Kevin Kruger about current national trends in Student Affairs. This virtual webinar is hosted by NASPA.