Ujima is the third principle of Kwanzaa and embodies an active commitment to the collective and to shared liberation. Inherent to the principle of Ujima is sharing in one another's achievements and hardships. Ujima, as a practice, assumes that the reconstruction of the history and humanity of the African diaspora is a fundamental part of the struggle for human liberation.
The principle of Ujima serves as the foundation for this institute, which has been envisioned and developed by senior level leaders committed to investing in building successive generations of student affairs leaders with the knowledge, skills, and competencies to build vibrant, diverse, global, and socially just higher education environments.
ABOUT THE INSTITUTE MODEL
In this cohort-based institute, participants will learn from senior student affairs leaders, who will share their journeys, lessons, and advice. To facilitate learning and enrichment, participants will be grouped for some parts of the institute into functional level tracks and for other parts of the institute into small group cohorts.
This professional development pathways program is designed for self-identified Black and African American student affairs professionals with three or more years of higher education administrative experience. The application process will include an online form and submission of a current CV/resume.
- Chart a plan for professional growth that address key competencies, career discernment, and personal values
- Experience safe space to share and strategize about navigating institutional challenges and politics with integrity and cultural alignment
- Develop mentoring relationships with senior student affairs leaders invested in your success
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Registration as a member is based on individual membership status.
05/13/2019 to 08/26/2019
08/27/2019 to 10/01/2019
|For registration matters, please contact:
Tonya Murphy, Assistant Director for Constituent Experience and Services
Phone: (202) 265-7500, ext. 1183
|For all other matters, please contact:
James Stascavage, Senior Director of Leadership and Senior Student Affairs Officers Initiatives
Phone: (202) 719-1172
If you would like to exhibit or sponsor at the 2019 NASPA Ujima Institute or have any questions, contact Kristie Jerde by phone at 218-280-7578 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for sponsorships and exhibiting opportunities is October 18, 2019.
FAU Boca Raton
Boca Raton, FL
Conference activities will take place on campus at Florida Atlantic University's Boca Raton campus. Institute participants will receive information about hotel rooms and room rates when accepted to the program.
Transportation in Boca Raton
We expect most institute participants will stay at the Wyndham Boca Raton. Each day, shuttle transportation will be provided from the hotel to Florida Atlantic University and back.
Parking at Florida Atlantic University
Participants who choose to drive to campus will need to createa profile at the Florida Atlantic Univeristy parking website. Once completed, please select a temporary ePermit. By purchasing a temporary ePermit, you will be entitled to park in any of the campus blue lots. Pricing is $5 per day (for a total of $15 throughout the Institute).
In order to complete this process, you will need your vehicle's licence plate number along with the state it was issues in as well as the make, model, and color of the vehicle. The Student Union will serve as the host site for the institute and we strongly recommend you park in Lot 16 or in Parking Garage 1 which are nearest to the Student Union.
Please note: you may not park in metered parking spots with your temporary ePermit.
|Wyndham Boca Raton
1950 Glades Rd, Boca Raton, FL 33431
|$119 - Double $119 - King|