Best Practices

A Focus on Focus Week

By Daniel Clapp, Lyndsay Grimm, Jane Wilson

To strengthen both academic and co-curricular efforts, our Student Life Division at Westmont College selects an educational emphasis each year that ...

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Professional Development

Practical Resources for Program Assessment in Student Development

By Shawnda Freer

“Assessment” – that dreaded word.  It implies statistics, spreadsheets, and summaries – all of which imply more work.  As ...

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Christian Faith

Winter Trees

By Amy VanDerWerf

Wisdom comes with winters.  Oscar Wilde As a native Minnesotan, winter has always been a significant part of my life.  Growing up, winters ...

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Best Practices

Developing Vocational Soft Skills

By Kendall Stanislav

A student development response to the It Takes More Than A Major: Employer Priorities for College Learning and Student Success report from the AAC&U.

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