Reflections

My Reflection: It’s Time to Talk About Race

(This piece was cross-posted on the Feminists in Student Affairs blog) by Heather Shea Gasser My overall philosophy in serving as a host of Student Affairs Live is to bring...

Going Grey – Reflections on Turning 40

(Cross posted from blog: Feminists in Student Affairs. The featured photo on this post is of my mother, Susan Shea, and me on my 40th birthday) You wouldn’t know it by looking...

Student Affairs Live: Reflections on the first three episodes

I began serving as a co-host of Student Affairs Live on the Higher Ed Live network in January of 2014. I was offered the opportunity to serve as one of...

Beyond ACPA: Reflecting on Re-Entry and Involvement

Yesterday I began a blog post recapping all of the deeply satisfying and incredible experiences over the past week at ACPA. I hadn’t finished it last night before I could...

Positive Psychology and Student Affairs Leadership – Part 2

By Keith Edwards, Macalester College, Heather Shea Gasser, Michigan State University, and Grant Anderson, University of Minnesota Last year at the 2013 ACPA Convention in Las Vegas, the three of...

Happy Birthday, Gloria Steinem!

Today, March 25th, is feminist icon Gloria Steinem’s 80th birthday! In October of 2012, I had the pleasure of spending a significant amount of time with Gloria as she was the...

Drafts: Posting and Perfectionism

Over the past three months, I’ve struggled with moving my thoughts past the draft stage and into the posted stage on my blog. Those who also blog will possibly relate,...

FISHing in Student Affairs

Do you remember FISH! Philosophy? It was big in the early 2000s. I was in my second job out of grad school working in the Center for Student Involvement and...

Lessons from the Field: Feminist Supervision

Lessons from the Field: Feminist Supervision

Very early on in my career in student affairs I had a really terrible supervisor (who will remain nameless). He was a “good ole’ boy” in the purest sense, catering...