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Free pizza is just one small slice of the student affairs pie. Each week, host Meg Sunga interviews student affairs professionals about everything they're doing to improve students' lives, one campus at a time. We'll laugh, we'll cry, and yes, there will be food. Delivered to you by Presence.

Free pizza is just one small slice of the student affairs pie. Each week, host Meg Sunga interviews student affairs professionals about everything they're doing to improve students' lives, one campus at a time. We'll laugh, we'll cry, and yes, there will be food. Delivered to you by Presence.
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Free pizza is just one small slice of the student affairs pie. Each week, host Meg Sunga interviews student affairs professionals about everything they're doing to improve students' lives, one campus at a time. We'll laugh, we'll cry, and yes, there will be food. Delivered to you by Presence.

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English


Episodes

Supporting Trans Students on Campus

10/15/2019
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When it comes to supporting trans students on campus, access to bathrooms is just the tip of the iceberg. How are you and your colleagues working to affirm and advocate for trans students on your campus? We spoke with Luca Mauer, co-creator of the Teaching Transgender Toolkit, to find out.

Duration:00:54:45

Mental Health and Higher Ed

10/8/2019
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Happy World Mental Health Day! While today celebrates the efforts of folx raising awareness of mental health issues around the world, how are we prioritizing mental health for students year-round? This week, we chat with Dr. Erin Robinson about what SA pros can do to help eliminate stigma and normalize the mental health conversations on their campuses.

Duration:00:37:12

In Solidarity with Student Activists

10/1/2019
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Student activism transforms with each generation. But for many student affairs professionals, navigating politics while being a representative of an institution can be confusing. On today’s episode we speak with scholar-activist Ashley Gaddy about how SApros can work in solidarity with their students and find the teachable moment.

Duration:00:50:37

Finding Queerituality on Campus

9/24/2019
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Religiously-affiliated institutions exist to educate and serve their faith. But they also have an obligation to support their students. What does that mean for LGBTQ students and staff at religious institutions? This week, we chat with Sean Smallwood and Sergio Pérez about creating space and finding your queeritual community on campus.

Duration:00:39:30

Leadership & Power

9/17/2019
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When your entire industry exists to serve students, where does power come from? In this episode, we chat with Edna Dominguez, AVP of Student Affairs at UT Austin, about her journey to an AVP role, the importance of community, and codeswitching. From not knowing what an AVP was to becoming one herself, Edna shows us what it takes to be a strong leader.

Duration:00:44:15

Trauma, Burn-Out, and Higher Ed

9/10/2019
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Burn-out in student affairs is a familiar story. Living where you work, dealing with crises, and suffering secondary trauma all work together to push your burn-out boulder past the tipping point. In this episode, we speak with Duane Khan and AJ Guedouar about secondary trauma, burn-out, and how you can manage it before everything gets out of hand.

Duration:00:56:02

Fat-Positive Campus

9/10/2019
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You’re probably working to make your campus more inclusive to different types of students, and you’re probably even hosting body-positive programs. But are you being fatphobic in your work? Fatphobia is real and pervasive, and it’s affecting your students. This week, we chat with Kacie Otto about how you can shift your mindset and implement changes to support fat students on your campus.

Duration:00:46:36

Addiction and Recovery on College Campuses

9/9/2019
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You might be dedicating campus resources to alcohol prevention efforts, but are you putting effort toward supporting students in recovery from addiction? We spoke with Tim Rabolt and Tara Strong to learn more about how institutions can be supportive of students in recovery.

Duration:00:41:53

Season 1 Trailer

8/31/2019
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So, we've all been asked the question — what exactly do you do? I don't know about you, but explaining what we do in student affairs can be super awkward. While our titles might say one thing, folks outside our industry might see us as babysitters, party planners, or even glorified grocery shoppers. But your job is so much more than that. Introducing Will There Be Food?, a new podcast by Presence. Starting September 10, host Meg Sunga will interview SAPros across the US to bring you stories...

Duration:00:02:27