Educational Sessions

What will you learn in Philadelphia? Read abstracts for traditional 60-minute educational sessions below. Sessions are presented in alphabetical order and can be filtered by core competency.

Updated Oct. 9, 2016

Core Competencies to include:

Educational Session Blocks to include:





There are 98 sessions in total.

Session TitleCore CompetenciesSession
Block
"Invisible Disability": Social Stigma and Identity
  • Management
  • Planning
  • Student Learning
1
1967 ACUI Annual Conference - Philadelphia
  • Leadership
  • Planning
  • Student Learning
4
A Little Project That Could: The University of Kentucky Story Update
  • Communication
  • Facilities Management
  • Management
6
A Tale of Two Unions: UDC and UF
  • Facilities Management
  • Planning
10
Accelerating a Campus Culture of Entrepreneurship
  • Facilities Management
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Planning
  • Technology
8
Accountability in Programming
  • Communication
  • Fiscal Management
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Planning
3
Active Threat Response: Planning to Implementation
  • Facilities Management
  • Leadership
  • Planning
9
Activism and Advocacy: A Student-Centered Approach
  • Communication
  • Facilities Management
  • Student Learning
3
Addressing The Needs of LGBTQ-ASD Students
  • Communication
  • Intercultural Proficiency
  • Student Learning
4
Adrift in Uncertainty: Strategic Planning
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Planning
4
An American (University) in Ghana: A Reflection
  • Communication
  • Intercultural Proficiency
  • Management
5
An Inclusive Campus through Teaching and Learning
  • Facilities Management
  • Human Resource Development
  • Intercultural Proficiency
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Student Learning
1
Assisting Student Organizations to be Financially Competent
  • Fiscal Management
  • Student Learning
  • Technology
7
Balance Isn't Just for Gymnasts
  • Human Resource Development
  • Leadership
7
Breaking Out of the Assessment Rut
  • Facilities Management
  • Planning
  • Student Learning
10
Building an Authentic University Brand
  • Facilities Management
  • Marketing
  • Planning
9
Cancelled: Ask. Know. Encourage! Student Employment Done Well
  • Human Resource Development
2
Cancelled: Dig Deeper: Engaging Students to Yield Big Results
  • Facilities Management
  • Leadership
  • Management
2
CANCELLED: It Takes Lots of Work to Get a Little Money
  • Fiscal Management
  • Leadership
  • Planning
2
Capital Replacement and You
  • Facilities Management
  • Fiscal Management
  • Planning
8
Charting the Course: Navigating Student Learning
  • Human Resource Development
  • Student Learning
9
The College Union's Role in Emergency Preparedness and Prevention Planning
  • Communication
  • Facilities Management
  • Planning
3
Competition-Based Designer Selection
  • Facilities Management
  • Leadership
  • Planning
2
Council for International Engagement Focus Group Council for International Engagement Focus Group
  • Intercultural Proficiency
  • Leadership
  • Planning
2
Creating a Culture of Collective Accountability
  • Human Resource Development
  • Intercultural Proficiency
  • Student Learning
6
Creating Harmony Between Facilities and Programming
  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Management
4
Creating Marketing Emails That People Want to Read
  • Communication
  • Marketing
  • Technology
9
Creating Welcoming Facilities and Inclusive Spaces
  • Facilities Management
  • Intercultural Proficiency
  • Planning
1
Cultivating Reflective Leadership Practice
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Student Learning
7
Diversity and Inclusion: Unique Ideas and Trends
  • Communication
  • Facilities Management
  • Fiscal Management
  • Intercultural Proficiency
  • Marketing
  • Management
  • Planning
  • Student Learning
8
Do Late-Night Programs Impact Alcohol Abuse?
  • Management
  • Planning
  • Student Learning
10
Elements of Unions Evident in Campus Community
  • Facilities Management
  • Management
  • Planning
5A
Everything is Awesome! Engaging Tabling and Outreach
  • Communication
  • Marketing
  • Student Learning
6
Extended Session: Blueprints 101 - Understanding Architectural Plans
  • Facilities Management
  • Fiscal Management
  • Planning
  • Technology
3 and 4
Extended Session: Crucial Conversations
  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Student Learning
9 and 10
Facilities/Custodial Management
  • Facilities Management
  • Leadership
4
Financial Benefits of Revitalized Student Unions
  • Facilities Management
  • Fiscal Management
  • Leadership
10
From Pipe Dream to Pipeline: Creating a Village for Career Advancement for Women of Color in Student Affairs
  • Human Resource Development
  • Intercultural Proficiency
  • Leadership
3
From Technology to Toilet Paper
  • Management
  • Planning
  • Technology
3
Funemployment: The Hidden Truths of the Job Search
  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Planning
1
Funemployment: The Hidden Truths of the Job Search
  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Planning
1
The Future of Work
  • Leadership
  • Management
Got SWAGG? We Do. Ways to Foster Staff Involvement
  • Marketing
  • Student Learning
5
Helping College-Aged Men Thrive
  • Intercultural Proficiency
  • Student Learning
8
How Did We Get Here?
  • Communication
  • Facilities Management
1a
How Did We Get Here?
  • Communication
  • Facilities Management
1A
How To: Successful Scholarship Fundraising
  • Communication
  • Fiscal Management
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Management
  • Planning
  • Student Learning
  • Technology
10
Hybrid Union: Basketball Rules Shrine and Student Center
  • Facilities Management
  • Management
  • Planning
4
It's a Zoo Out There!
  • Communication
  • Intercultural Proficiency
  • Leadership
5
It's Not You, It's Me: Change and Political Capital
  • Leadership
  • Planning
3
Late-Night Programs Panel
  • Marketing
  • Management
  • Planning
6
Leading with Intention: A Better Student Leader
  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Student Learning
2
Living Your Journey: Some Assembly Required
  • Leadership
  • Planning
2
Log on, Plug in, and Chill out: UNT's Union Reboot
  • Facilities Management
  • Fiscal Management
  • Planning
8
Managing Alcohol Events with Student Staff
  • Facilities Management
  • Human Resource Development
  • Student Learning
5
Managing Large-Scale Events with Campus Partners
  • Communication
  • Facilities Management
  • Planning
3
Managing the Middle Without Getting Muddled
  • Communication
  • Human Resource Development
  • Leadership
  • Management
7
The Mashup of Social Justice and Technology
  • Communication
  • Intercultural Proficiency
  • Technology
9
Mid-Level Managers Program Only: Goodbye Millennials, Hello Gen Z!
  • Communication
  • Human Resource Development
  • Intercultural Proficiency
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Management
  • Planning
6
Mitigating Crisis Events in the Student Union
  • Facilities Management
  • Management
  • Planning
7
Moving the Needle in Diversity and Inclusion Efforts
  • Human Resource Development
  • Intercultural Proficiency
6
The Narrative of On-Campus Student Employment
  • Facilities Management
  • Human Resource Development
  • Management
  • Student Learning
9
Navigating During Difficult Times: An Open Forum
  • Human Resource Development
  • Intercultural Proficiency
  • Leadership
8
Navigating Your Career Journey with Purpose
  • Communication
  • Human Resource Development
9
No Fare, It's Free! Funding through Sponsorships
  • Fiscal Management
3
One Department, Two Campuses, Three-Plus Buildings, and Lots of Building Managers
  • Facilities Management
  • Human Resource Development
  • Management
  • Student Learning
  • Technology
8
Other Duties as Assigned: Keys to Motivating and Inspiring Your Student Staff
  • Human Resource Development
  • Intercultural Proficiency
  • Student Learning
10
Outstanding Feasibility Plans: Top 10 Essentials
  • Facilities Management
  • Leadership
  • Planning
2
Overstaying Your Welcome: Addressing Visitor Issues
  • Communication
  • Human Resource Development
  • Management
1
Party Rock is in the House (Union) Tonight
  • Facilities Management
  • Leadership
  • Management
1
The Quest for Equitable Event Management Practices
  • Communication
  • Intercultural Proficiency
  • Leadership
5
Recreation vs. Leisure: Living Well in the Union
  • Facilities Management
  • Student Learning
  • Technology
4
Responding to a Rapidly Evolving Student Body
  • Intercultural Proficiency
  • Management
  • Planning
2
Revitalizing Student Training
  • Human Resource Development
  • Intercultural Proficiency
  • Student Learning
6
Signage, Digital Screens, and Wayfinding, Oh My!
  • Communication
  • Facilities Management
  • Marketing
6
Somehow We Manage
  • Human Resource Development
  • Leadership
6
State Legislation and Higher Education
  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Management
7
Strategic Management: Planning and Assessment
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Planning
7
Student Affairs Academic Course Partnerships
  • Communication
  • Human Resource Development
  • Student Learning
4
Student Affairs and Parenting
  • Communication
  • Human Resource Development
1
Student Cultural Centers: Engaging Students in Office Space Design
  • Intercultural Proficiency
  • Leadership
  • Student Learning
8
Student Organization Advisors Open Discussion
  • Communication
  • Fiscal Management
  • Planning
5
Supervison: Out of the Dark and Into the Light
  • Human Resource Development
5
Sustainability Lessons Learned: Union Directors Panel
  • Facilities Management
  • Planning
10
Taking Cocurricular Experiences from List to Live
  • Planning
  • Student Learning
  • Technology
3
Team Cohesion: Building Your Organization's Brand
  • Facilities Management
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
2
Ten Reasons Why Your Union Needs a Wellness Program
  • Communication
  • Fiscal Management
  • Human Resource Development
5
Trans Activism in College: Transition into an Ally
  • Communication
  • Intercultural Proficiency
  • Student Learning
10
Union Energy Retrofit: Consumer to Conservation
  • Facilities Management
  • Fiscal Management
  • Planning
1
The Union Marketing Agency Model
  • Marketing
  • Planning
  • Technology
5
Union Transitions: Title IX and Gender Identity
  • Communication
  • Facilities Management
  • Intercultural Proficiency
4
Using Assessment for Effective Student Training
  • Human Resource Development
  • Leadership
  • Management
7
Vision 2030: The Transformation of Student Life
  • Communication
  • Facilities Management
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Planning
  • Student Learning
  • Technology
7
Wake Up From Your Marketing Nightmare
  • Communication
  • Marketing
1
When Students Demand Change
  • Intercultural Proficiency
2
Who Does Your PMs?
  • Facilities Management
1
Your Role in Student Success and Retention
  • Human Resource Development
  • Student Learning
8
Your Story. Your Union. Your Brand.
  • Communication
  • Facilities Management
  • Marketing
  • Planning
  • Student Learning
9