Professional Development

The Professional Development Committee is a working group within Student Affairs. Our mission is to connect Student Affairs employees to professional development opportunities at Carolina that align with the NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education and ACPA - College Student Educators International professional competencies.

NASPA & ACPA Professional Competencies

  • Personal and Ethical Foundations
  • Values, Philosophy, and History
  • Assessment, Evaluation, and Research 
  • Law, Policy, and Governance
  • Organizational and Human Resource
  • Leadership
  • Social Justice and Inclusion
  • Student Learning and Development 
  • Technology
  • Advising and Supporting

Committee Members

  • Ion Outterbridge (Chair), Carolina Union - Fraternity and Sorority Life
  • Jacquelyn Gist, UCS
  • Tori Hooker, Carolina Union
  • Barbara Lesane, HR
  • Coop Roberts-Cooper, Carolina Housing
  • Jenni Spangenberg, Student Conduct
  • Kelsey Williams, UCS

Interest Form

The Professional Development Committee has several volunteer opportunities available:

  • New Employee Orientation
  • Professional Development Conference Planning Team
  • Professional Development Conference Session Host
  • Student Affairs Mentoring Program
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