Schedule

This weekend conference features nearly 10 intense hours of practical help, research, and advice on how to improve your Student Government and how to become more effective and influential on your campus.

Conference Location

The conference is being hosted at North Park University, located at 3225 West Foster Avenue, Chicago, IL 60625. Download the campus map.

Text ASGA at conference ONLY: 352-258-4604

2018 Conference Schedule

Saturday, October 27, 2018

8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. – Conference Registration & Continental Breakfast

Hamming Hall

9:00 a.m. to 9:20 a.m. – Welcome

  • Suzette Walden Cole, M.Ed., Emcee

Hamming Hall

9:20 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. – Break

9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. – Training Block I

  •  A  13 Steps to a Super Student Government – Butch Oxendine
    Johnson Center, RM 314
  •  B  The Gift and The Curse: Talented and Overextended (Part 1) – Rasheed Ali Cromwell, Esq.
    Johnson Center RM 206
  •  C  From Vision to Reality: How to Achieve Your SG Goals – Suzette Walden Cole, M.Ed.
    Johnson Center RM 208
  •  D  What Big Assumptions are You Making That are Standing in the Way of You Accomplishing Your SGA Goals – Sarah E. Schoper, Ph.D.
    Johnson Center RM 209

10:45 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. – Break

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. – Training Block II

  •  E  The 25 Worst Mistakes Your Student Government Can Make – Butch Oxendine
    Johnson Center, RM 314
  •  F  The Gift and The Curse: Talented and Overextended (Part 2) – Rasheed Ali Cromwell, Esq.
    Johnson Center RM 206
  •  G  Knowing When and How to Call Someone Out: Confronting Members within the SG – Suzette Walden Cole, M.Ed.
    Johnson Center RM 208
  •  H  Is Your SG Running Like a Machine or a Brain? – Sarah E. Schoper, Ph.D.
    Johnson Center RM 209

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. – Lunch

Hamming Hall

1:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. – ASGA Halftime

Hamming Hall

1:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. – Training Block III

  •  I  How to Make Students Care About Your SG: Create “Signature Programs” – Butch Oxendine
    Johnson Center, RM 314
  •  J  Origins Of War: Communication, Non-Communication and Everything in Between – Rasheed Ali Cromwell, Esq.
    Johnson Center RM 206
  • K   Cultural Competency & SG Leadership: Ensuring Everyone’s Asked to Dance – Suzette Walden Cole, M.Ed.
    Johnson Center RM 208
  • L    NEW WORKSHOP  Five Tools for Bringing Innovative Ideas to Your SG – Sarah E. Schoper, Ph.D.
    Johnson Center RM 209

2:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. – Break

2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. – Roundtables

  1. Senators, Representatives, Judicial Branch, and Committee Members – Johnson Center, RM 314
  2. Presidents & Vice Presidents – Johnson Center RM 206
  3. Secretaries and Treasurers – Johnson Center RM 208
  4. Advisors – TBA

3:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. – Break

3:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. – Training Block IV

  •  M  What Can Your Student Government Really Accomplish? Choose Realistic Goals – Butch Oxendine
    Johnson Center, RM 314
  •  N  Impeachment: The Last Frontier – Rasheed Ali Cromwell, Esq.
    Johnson Center RM 206
  •  O  New Leaders of Tomorrow: Moving Apathy to Activism through C.A.R.E. – Suzette Walden Cole, M.Ed.
    Johnson Center RM 208
  •  P  The Power of Ongoing Regard – Sarah E. Schoper, Ph.D.
    Johnson Center RM 209

4:45 p.m. to 4:50 p.m. – Break

4:50 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. – Wrap-Up & Raffle

  • Suzette Walden Cole, M.Ed., Emcee
  • The Importance of Your Student Government – Butch Oxendine
  • Ultimate Connectors Raffle (return your evaluation form to enter)

Hamming Hall

Sunday, October 28, 2018

  • Community Service Project (on your own)
  • Private Consulting Appointments at conference hotel in 4th floor Concierge Lounge (must be arranged in advance)
    (Contact conferences@asgaonline.com to book consulting appointments or book your appointment when you register for the conference)