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Webinar: Yes You Can: Staying Motivated During the Summer Orientation Season
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 Export to Your Calendar 6/28/2017
When: June 28, 2017
Where: United States
Contact: NODA

Online registration is available until: 6/27/2017
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Yes You Can: Staying Motivated During the Summer Orientation Season

Presented By:

Quincy Spencer, Director of New Student & Family Programs, University of Arkansas
Danielle Bristow, Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs, George Warren Brown School of Social Work

Date and time: June 28, 2017   1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST / 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST

Summer orientation can be very draining for you and your staff. This stressful period is a time when most of us are just trying to make it to the next session and not taking to time for ourselves because of the chaotic schedules that come along with running summer transition programs. Join us for a fun and inspirational conversation on ways to keep you and your staff motivated throughout the summer.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn ways to handle stressful situations during the summer orientation season
  • Learn how to create supportive environments for student leaders and professional staff members working summer transition programs
  • Discover ways to stay self-motivated throughout the summer

About the Presenters: 

Quincy Spencer serves as the Director of New Student & Family Programs at the University of Arkansas. In this role, he provides leadership to staff working in extended orientation programs, parent & family programs, leadership development, late night programs, and first-year initiatives. Quincy has been involved with orientation, transition, and retention programs for over 10 years and has served the association in many ways. He is currently serving as NODA President-Elect.

Danielle Bristow serves as the Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs at the George Warren Brown School of Social Work. The Brown School is home to approximately 600 Masters’ students in Social Work and Public Health. She is tasked with building and sustaining a positive student environment where students are supported in their personal and professional growth and development. In her role she oversees the following student services/support areas: Admissions, Registrar, Financial Aid, Student Support, Student Programs, the Communication Lab, Field Education and Career Services.

Previously, Danielle served as the Director of the First Year Center for 8 years at Washington University and has been involved with orientation, transition and retention programs for over 20 years, including serving as a Board Member, Annual Conference Co-Host, Regional Coordinator, Network Chair and Vice President for Internal Relations for NODA.

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