CAS Standards aren't just benchmarking—they're a guide, a tool, a sign in the forest to help you SEE the forest for the trees...
20 Apr 2017

Professional Standards by CAS: More than One Way to Evaluate Your SA Work

For those not familiar with CAS, the Council for the Advancement of Standards is a consortium of 42 higher education associations in the United States

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The Rider crew, peddling away but going nowhere (geographically, speaking); this is spin folks, and the journey travelled is one of self!
12 Apr 2017

A Journey of Growth: Joining the #RoadToCACUSS as a New SA Pro

#RoadtoCACUSS 2017 is a wellness journey that will culminate in Student Affairs Professionals from across the country cycling from Toronto to Ottawa to attend the

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Storify - Canada 150: Trauma, Resistance, & Reconciliation
28 Mar 2017

Connecting Our Country: March Twitter Chat — Canada 150: Trauma, Resistance, & Reconciliation

[View the story “Connecting Our Country | March Twitter Chat” on Storify]

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Storify — #SAcdn The Ripple Effect of US Politics in Canadian Student Affairs
08 Mar 2017

Connecting Our Country: February Twitter Chat — The Ripple Effect of US Politics in Canadian Student Affairs

PDF Link: “The Ripple Effect of US Politics in Canadian Student Affairs”, #SAcdn Chat February 2017; plain text transcript. [View the story “Connecting Our Country: the

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A toy train on tracks, sitting at the station that's labelled, "Student Affairs". On the back of the train hangs a banner that reads, "Learning Engine."
24 Feb 2017

The Little Engine that Could . . . and Will

“Student affairs programs and services have been recast as learning engines, designed to foster learning and development.” This is one of the primary conclusions my

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Annie Jiang profile picture, smiling at the camera in front of the water's edge.
10 Feb 2017

Staff Spotlight: Annie Jiang

Welcome to Staff Spotlight, where we give the members of #RyersonSA the opportunity to discuss everything from their own approach to the industry to their

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
17 Jan 2017

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s “The Danger of a Single Story”

TEDGlobal 2009: The Danger of a Single Story by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie It’s a little known fact about me, but I absolutely love story. The idea

Lucas Gobert 1
A large mural on the side of a building, standing between city sky and trees, depicting elements of Aboriginal history and community.
10 Nov 2016

Heeding the Call(s): Myriad Knowledges

The Truth & Reconciliation Commission’s Final Report is hovering, waiting for us to read, write, and develop programs in response to their findings. I feel

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October 2016 Connecting Our Country Twitter Chat Storify recap.
21 Oct 2016

Connecting Our Country: October Twitter Chat “What is CACUSS’ role in Student Affairs in Canada?”

PDF LINK: “What is CACUSS’ role in Student Affairs in Canada”, #SAcdn Chat October 2016; plain text transcript.   [View the story “Connecting Our Country

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We can see a piece of the road, but the whole path is still unclear, covered. Only time and effort will make it visible.
19 Oct 2016

Heeding the Call(s): Student Affairs and the TRC’s Recommendations

The Truth & Reconciliation Commission’s Final Report is hovering, waiting for us to read, write, and develop programs in response to their findings. I feel

Deena Shaffer 1
Arif Abu, splayed out on a dock, soaking up the day's sun.
07 Oct 2016

Staff Spotlight: Arif Abu

Position: Coordinator and Designated Learning Institution Representative Department: International Student Support, Student Life What’s the first thing you do when you come into the office?

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A whole lot of books, packed together, on shelves and on the floor, with just a thin space to move between them.
05 Aug 2016

Children’s books you should have on your SA Book Shelf

As a proud dad of twin boys much of the last two years of my life has been spent reading children’s books and often thinking

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