The Bloch Student Affairs Administrators Training Program is a 20-day immersion program for directors and staffs from the Student Affairs Department in Chinese Universities to learn the U.S. model of Student Affairs Management. Participants will gain an in-depth perspective and insight to best practices followed by student affairs in the United States and walk away with innovative ideas.
Program Length: 20 Days
Cities Included: Kansas City, Los Angeles, Washington DC and New York City
- Gain an in-depth understanding of student affairs administration in United States.
- Gain new knowledge and global experience.
- Become a better prepared and more confident administrator.
- Be able to compare the differences between student affairs management style in China and the United States.
- Grow an international network.
- Enhance your expertise.
- Interact and exchange ideas with the student affairs staffs in the United States.
- Experience the American culture and have fun.
- Overview of higher education system in the United States
- Â Admission and transfer process in United States
- Relationship between the university, government and local communities
- Role played by student affairs in helping students gain a global perspective
- Role played by student affairs leadership in a university's strategic plan and the journey to innovation
- Academic development and supplemental instruction
- Academic advising for the success of student
- Students’ health and counseling / Students’ physical and psychological needs
- Staff training and evaluation
- Team building and designing a professional development plan
- Visit private and public universities and their recreation facilities
- Case studies, examples of assessment tools, practice, etc.
- Introduction to student development theories.
- How to engage the external community and alumni
- The importance of student leadership and student organizations in the development of students
- Redesigning student affairs strategy model
- Visit International Student Affairs Association (NASPA) and learn how they are connected internationally