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NODA Region IV

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Upcoming Webinars

If you are interested in attending any of these virtual events, please log in to our Region IV Community on NODA Connect to access the link. If you are interested in hosting a session, please contact Brett Bruner, Region IV Special Events and Initiatives.


Starting and Advising a Tau Sigma Transfer Student Honor Society Chapter

Presenter: Juan Esppinoza Jr., Coordinator of Transfer Student Engagement at Texas A&M University-San Antonio 
Date: January 15, 11a.m. - 12:00p.m. Central Time 
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Submitting an Educational Session Proposal for the NODA Region IV Conference

Presenter: Joshua Neaves, Educational Sessions & Assessment Chair for the NODA Region IV Conference
Date: January 22, 12:00p.m. - 1:00p.m. Central Time 
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Submitting an Award Nomination for the NODA Region IV Conference 

Presenter: Nieesha Earls, Volunteer & Awards Chair for the NODA Region IV Conference
Date: January 30, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Central Time 
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OTR Professionals Advocating for Student Success Beginning at Orientation 

Presenter: Brent Haverkamp, Coordinator of Orientation & New Student Retention Initiatives at Johnson Community College.
Date: February 12 11:00 am-12:00 pm Central Time 
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Fall Week(end) Models for New Student Orientation 

Presenter: Angie Carr Robinett, Director of Student Life at Rockhurst University
Date: February 25 12:30-1:30pm Central Time 
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Holistic Student Transition Programming as an Approach for Student Success 

Presenter: Heather Eckstein, Director of Student Success Programs at Pittsburg State University
Date: March 12 from 11:30 am-12:30 pm Central Time 
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Self-Care in the Orientation, Transition, & Retention Profession 

Presenter: Rhylie Gachot, Assistant Director of Orientation Programs at Stephen F. Austin State University
Date: March 24 from 12:30-1:30 pm Central Time 
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Integrating Campus Safety Training in New Student Programming 

Presenter: Stephen Rogers, Assistant Director of Student Engagement at Collin College
Date: April 14 from 12:00-1:00 pm Central Time 
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Being a Doctoral Student and an OTR Professional 

Presenter: Dr. Brett L. Bruner, Dean of Student Engagement at Arkansas Tech University
Date: April 30 from 12:00-1:00 pm Central Time 
Description: a virtual space for those OTR professionals who are also doctoral students to come together to discuss and build community
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Regional Leadership

Sara Khalifa
Regional Coordinator
University of Houston

Whitney Jones
2020 Region IV Conference Co-Host
Baylor University

Erin Sullivan
Membership Outreach
University of Missouri, St. Louis

Jeina Stoumbaugh
2020 Region IV Conference Co-Host
UMKC School of Medicine

Brett Burner
Educational Initiatives/Events
Arkansas Tech University

Stefan Altheide
2020 Region IV Conference Co-Host
Texas Christian University

TBD
Communication and Social Media Coordinator

2020 Region IV Conference

Designing Your Dream Community

March 20 – 22, 2020
Baylor University
Waco, TX

2020 Region IV Conference

Designing Your Dream Community

March 20 – 22, 2020
Baylor University
Waco, TX

Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continually operating university in Texas. Located in Waco, Baylor welcomes students from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and 89 countries to study a broad range of degrees among its 12 nationally recognized academic divisions. Nestled along the banks of the Brazos River, Baylor provides many educational and research opportunities across various disciplines. A campus majestic in beauty, Baylor's picturesque setting, serves as a beautiful backdrop of our students' diverse and shared experiences.

Preparing for the Conference

As you prepare for the 2020 Region IV Conference, make sure to read through the Important Dates to Know, so you can stay on top of important conference deadlines.

Registration

Before registering for the conference, please review the 2020 Regional Conference Cancellation Policy.



Educational & Highlight Sessions

Educational and Highlight Sessions, and Peer Reviewer applications for the Region IV Conference will close on January 30, 2020.

Awards

Award Submissions for the NODA Region IV Conference will close on February 6, 2020. View a list of award descriptions.

Hotel Accommodations

Hilton Waco

Reserve your room by February 17, 2020.

Distance from venue: 1 mile

Rate per night: $169

Book your room: 866-318-1509

Courtyard Waco

Reserve your room by February 17, 2020.

Distance from venue: 0.8 miles

Rate per night: $169

Book your room: 800-359-1814

"NODA Region IV is designing experiences for content-sharing and conversations outside of educational sessions through table topics, affinity spaces, and breakout roundtables. The learning never ends and takes many forms."

Review the NODA Region IV Strategic plan.

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