College Student Personnel Association (CSPA)
The College Student Personnel Association (CSPA) is currently the first registered gradute student organization on the ATU campus. It is designed to help current CSP students, alumni, and student affairs administrators learn ways to grow and develop as effective higher education leaders.
The mission of the College Student Personnel Association (CSPA) at Arkansas Tech University is to encourage growth, change, and engagement in current and future student affairs professionals. This is accomplished by providing opportunities for professional growth through networking and professional development. Through discussions CSPA aims to assist members in preparing for and understanding the changing atmosphere of the profession of student affairs and higher education, and thus the essential skill of adaptability. Lastly, CSPA emphasizes engagement. Ultimately CSPA aims to help members encompass individual growth, change, and engagement into practical application for consistent improvement of the student affairs profession.
CSPA is proud to have the following individuals serve the organization for 2016-17 in a leadership role.
- President: Adam Joiner
- Vice President of Administration: Mary Breaker
- Vice President of Finance: Shirley Shao
- Vice President of Professional Development: Emily Thompson
- Vice President for Events/Marketing: Brittney Smith
- Online Liaisons: TBA
- Faculty Advisor: Dr. Alaric Williams
The 2016 Fall Calendar of Events is currently being developed.