Posts From the monthly archives: "October 2015"

WACAC Fundraising Update


By Kevin Dyerly, WACAC Development Chair

What a great conference our affiliate hosted recently in San Diego for 7,400 of our closest friends and colleagues!  For those of you who attended our WACAC affiliate business meeting that Thursday, you heard …

The Way I See It: Travel Season


Curated by Amy Hammer

For some of us, travel season is coming to a finish while for others, there are still several more weeks to go. Whichever side of the desk you may sit on, the fall brings a high …

An IEC Primer to NACAC


By Nick Soper

Over the past few years, I’ve had a few first conferences—the annual WACAC meeting, the annual HECA conference, and smaller ones like Share, Learn, Connect, and the UC/CSU event. I went into them a bit blindly, assuming

By Amy Hammer

Moving along with our series, Joel Ontiveros of UCLA shares his experiences of starting a career as an admission counselor. Please click here to read the introductions by our two other contributors before we jump into learning …

Rental Car Shaming


By Sam Schreiber

Another week on the road, another day of frustratingly typing locations into your Neverlost cursing Hertz for not updating it annually. I am home this week which means lots of laundry and wanting to unpack but knowing …

By Jamilla Jamison

NACAC is always a great experience for gaining new knowledge, ideas and an opportunity for networking. NACAC San Diego was the largest ever hosted and WACAC was fortunate enough to have 900 attendees for its membership meeting! …

Action Alert

By Kris Zavoli

The US House of Representatives passed H.R. 3594, the Higher Education Extension Act which would extend the Perkins Loan Program for one year.

Now, the Senate needs to act on the same bill.

Both Senator Boxer and …

By Curtis Morisaki

The Journey
Blowing out your knee as an athlete in college may seem like the end of the world, but for Becky Konowicz the injury opened the door for new opportunities. After her injury, Konowicz decided she …

You Go Girl (or Boy)! – Post 2


By Amanda Wallin

Cheers to the second entry of You Go Girl (or Boy)!

Here are this month’s tips for encouragement and connection!

We need you!
We all have our strengths and specialties. If we are lucky, we also know …