Educational Sessions

Based on your feedback on previous annual conference evaluations, educational sessions in Boston will be 75 minutes long; 60 minutes of education and 15 minutes of reflection time. This allows for more concentrated education and an opportunity to attend even more sessions. Over 90 sessions are separated into 10 time blocks from which you can choose programs and formats that meet your individual needs. There’s something for everyone as all the core competencies are represented many times throughout the program. Complementing the 75-minute education sessions are peer learning networks, sessions in the Career Center, flash sessions, technology demonstrations, and extended learning sessions. 
 

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Educational session block times: 

 

Block 1 Monday, March 19 8–9:15 a.m. Block 6 Tuesday, March 20 1:45–3 p.m.
Block 2 Monday, March 19, 9:30–10:45 a.m. Block 7 Wednesday, March 21 9–10:15 a.m.
Block 3 Monday, March 19, 3:15–4:30 p.m. Block 8 Wednesday, March 21 1–2:15 p.m.
Block 4 Tuesday, March 20 8–9:15 a.m. Block 9 Wednesday, March 21 2:30–3:45 p.m.
Block 5 Tuesday, March 20 11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m. Block 10 Wednesday, March 21 4–5:15 p.m.

Core Competencies to include:

Educational Session Blocks to include:




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There are 91 sessions in total.

Session TitleCore CompetenciesSession
Block
101 Ways to Motivate Your Students
  • Communication
  • Management
  • Student Learning
5
60 Hot Ideas for College Unions and Student Activities
  • Facilities Management
  • Marketing
  • Technology
3
A Tale of Two Unions' Revolutionary Transformations
  • Facilities Management
  • Management
  • Planning
6
ACT: Collaborative Response to Town/Gown Relations
  • Communication
  • Intercultural Proficiency
  • Leadership
10
ACUI Student Programs: Get Involved!
  • Leadership
  • Planning
  • Student Learning
3
ACUI’s Emerging Research Agenda
  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Planning
8
Alternative Spring Break
  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Student Learning
1
Are We Constructing Student Affairs Robots?
  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Student Learning
10
Art and the College Union: Create, Collaborate, Curate
  • Facilities Management
  • Management
  • Planning
3
Assessing the Custodial Operation of Your Facility
  • Facilities Management
  • Management
  • Planning
6
Assuming a Role: The Advisor-Student Relationship
  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Student Learning
2
Be the Research Revolution
  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Planning
1
Best Laid Plans: Timeless Union Design Elements
  • Facilities Management
  • Fiscal Management
  • Planning
4
Best Practices for Supporting Student Organization Advisors
  • Human Resource Development
  • Leadership
  • Student Learning
8
Beyond Diversity: Knowing Oneself to Create Change
  • Communication
  • Intercultural Proficiency
  • Student Learning
1
Bridging the Gap between Activities to Operations
  • Communication
  • Human Resource Development
  • Management
4
Build Your Professional Network
  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Management
4
Building Leadership Opportunities in Your Department
  • Human Resource Development
  • Leadership
  • Student Learning
10
Business Dining Etiquette for the Student
  • Communication
  • Intercultural Proficiency
  • Student Learning
4
Can You Relate? Advising Greek Organizations
  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Student Learning
6
Civic Engagement and Volunteerism in the Union
  • Intercultural Proficiency
  • Leadership
  • Student Learning
6
Class Councils: Building Community and Leadership
  • Management
  • Planning
  • Student Learning
10
Cloud App Speed Dating
  • Communication
  • Management
  • Technology
8
Collaborative Assessment: Start Your Revolution
  • Management
  • Planning
  • Student Learning
8
Comprehensive Plan for Long-Range Student Center Management
  • Facilities Management
  • Fiscal Management
  • Planning
10
Confessions of a Black Married Female Professional
  • Communication
  • Fiscal Management
  • Intercultural Proficiency
9
The Connected Professional
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Technology
3
Creating a Can-Do Workforce through StrengthsQuest
  • Human Resource Development
  • Leadership
  • Management
3
Creating an All-Encompassing Audio-Visual Training
  • Management
  • Student Learning
  • Technology
5
Custodial Training and the Core Competencies
  • Communication
  • Facilities Management
  • Planning
1
Decision Making for Today's Young Professional
  • Human Resource Development
  • Leadership
  • Management
5
Develop a Student Union Emergency Plan
  • Facilities Management
  • Management
  • Planning
8
Diversity Talk: The Hard Words and How to Say Them
  • Communication
  • Intercultural Proficiency
  • Student Learning
4
Dynamic Student Center Role at Community Colleges
  • Facilities Management
  • Planning
  • Student Learning
9
Education + Reflection = Social Change
  • Intercultural Proficiency
  • Leadership
  • Student Learning
4
Enlisting Others in Your Leadership Revolution
  • Leadership
  • Planning
  • Student Learning
1
Environmental Stewardship: Walking the Walk Within the Student Union
  • Facilities Management
  • Marketing
  • Student Learning
4
Establishing 12 Months of Campus Spirit
  • Marketing
  • Planning
  • Student Learning
3
Fabulous, Functional, and Eco-Friendly
  • Facilities Management
  • Fiscal Management
  • Leadership
3
Guiding Your Professional Journey: Career Paths and Current Trends
  • Human Resource Development
  • Leadership
  • Planning
2
Harness Cyber Power as a Leadership Training Tool
  • Leadership
  • Student Learning
  • Technology
6
Here Comes the Bride: Now What?
  • Facilities Management
  • Fiscal Management
  • Marketing
6
How Campus Green Funds Promote Student Leadership
  • Facilities Management
  • Leadership
  • Student Learning
9
I Used to Quote Theory: A Refresher Course
  • Communication
  • Planning
  • Student Learning
3
Implementing a Participatory Hiring Process
  • Human Resource Development
  • Management
  • Student Learning
1
Implementing Web-Based Programs as Training Tools
  • Human Resource Development
  • Student Learning
  • Technology
1
Increasing P.E.P. in Student Employees
  • Human Resource Development
  • Leadership
  • Student Learning
6
In-House Marketing, Design, and Revenue Generation
  • Communication
  • Fiscal Management
  • Marketing
1
Internationalizing Student Unions
  • Facilities Management
  • Intercultural Proficiency
  • Leadership
9
Learn and Lead: Developing Successful Organizations
  • Human Resource Development
  • Leadership
  • Planning
10
Lessons from Operating During Renovations
  • Facilities Management
  • Marketing
  • Planning
8
Linking Assessment and Policy
  • Management
  • Planning
  • Student Learning
4
Marketing Solutions for Expanding Student Unions
  • Communication
  • Marketing
  • Planning
5
MOMS: Revolutionizing Mothering in Student Affairs
  • Intercultural Proficiency
  • Leadership
  • Management
4
Navigating Our Work with Student Organizations - Legally!
  • Leadership
  • Planning
  • Student Learning
1
On the Fringe: Centers Not in the Center of Campus
  • Facilities Management
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
8
Organizational Change: Reflect and React
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Planning
5
Physical Place on Campus: The Summit on Building Community
  • Facilities Management
  • Planning
  • Student Learning
4
Reacting to an Emergency: A Team Approach
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Planning
2
Re-examining Student Digital Identity
  • Communication
  • Student Learning
  • Technology
1
Reflecting on 100 Years of ACUI
  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
5
Reimagine the Director: A New Framework for Leading
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Planning
6
Retail Leases and Contract Management in the Union
  • Communication
  • Facilities Management
  • Fiscal Management
5
Rethinking Student Setup and Audio-Visual Staff
  • Human Resource Development
  • Management
  • Student Learning
9
The Revolution of Recreation
  • Fiscal Management
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
6
Revolution: Helping and Healing Male Students
  • Human Resource Development
  • Intercultural Proficiency
  • Student Learning
2
Revolution: One Building Transforms Campus Life
  • Facilities Management
  • Planning
  • Student Learning
6
Revolutionize Employment: Inspiring Your Students
  • Facilities Management
  • Leadership
  • Student Learning
5
Revolutionize Student Training with E-Learning
  • Communication
  • Student Learning
  • Technology
2
Revolutionize the Walls: Art in the Student Union
  • Communication
  • Facilities Management
  • Student Learning
1
Revolutionizing Your Campus Through Large Events
  • Facilities Management
  • Management
  • Planning
1
Saying Yes, While Still Saying No
  • Communication
  • Facilities Management
  • Leadership
4
Session Submissions: Make Yours Count for 2013
  • Communication
  • Marketing
  • Planning
8
Setting Up A Campus Kitchen
  • Communication
  • Fiscal Management
  • Management
9
StrengthsQuest Leadership: From Idea to Action
  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Student Learning
5
StrengthsQuest Leadership: From Idea to Action
  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Student Learning
2
Student Learning: The Living Room to the Backyard
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Student Learning
9
Student Organization Leadership: Thrills and Skills
  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Student Learning
4
Success with Strengths
  • Human Resource Development
  • Leadership
  • Student Learning
9
Sustainability: From Cutting Edge to Cutting Cost
  • Facilities Management
  • Leadership
  • Management
6
Technology as a Core Competency for Student Affairs
  • Communication
  • Planning
  • Technology
9
Top 10 List for Construction and Project Management
  • Facilities Management
  • Management
  • Planning
2
Toy Box Leadership
  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Student Learning
3
Transforming the Student Employment Experience
  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Student Learning
4
Turning ACUI/EBI Assessments into Positive Change
  • Management
  • Student Learning
10
Unions and Libraries of the Future: Friend or Foe?
  • Facilities Management
  • Management
  • Student Learning
3
UPDATED: Generation App
  • Communication
  • Facilities Management
  • Management
3
What are Students Doing on Today’s Campus?
  • Communication
  • Facilities Management
  • Marketing
2
Women Who Dare
  • Human Resource Development
  • Intercultural Proficiency
  • Leadership
2
Work, Live, Talk: A Balanced Life with a Work Ethic
  • Communication
  • Human Resource Development
  • Leadership
5
Your Union Space Reservations: Who Comes First?
  • Facilities Management
  • Management
  • Planning
9