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

  • Jacquelyn Gist, University Career Services
  • Reggie Hinton, Campus Recreation
  • Ion Outterbridge, Carolina Union - Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life
  • Aisha Pridgen, Student Conduct
  • Dr. Charla Blumell, Student Wellness
  • MaDana Bivens, Office of the Dean of Students
  • Alicia Freeman, Student Wellness

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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