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Call for Programs is open

10/3/2018 to 10/5/2018
When: October 3 to 5, 2018
Where: Mystic Marriott
625 North Road (Route 117)
Groton, Connecticut  06340
United States
Contact: Kim Beardsley & Danny DiCamillo


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Registration Rates

 

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION RATES

*Hotel Room is not included and must be booked separately*

Past-President Rate Promo code required $150
Member Rate - Early Bird $200
Member Rate - After Early Bird
$250 
Non-Member Rate $325
Wednesday Program Only (No meals) $100
Thursday Program Only (No meals) $100
Friday Program Only (No meals) $100
Wednesday Luncheon Only $50
Thursday Banquet Only
$50
Friday Luncheon Only
$50 

You MUST be signed in when you register to receive Member Rate. R
eimbursement will not be provided for payment of incorrect registration. 

Hotel and Amenities

NEACUHO 2018 in Mystic, Connecticut will be at the beautiful Marriott Mystic. The Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa is the hub for corporate, group, conference and leisure travel in the Mystic,CT shore region. This destination is an architecturally stunning Connecticut hotel boasting 285 rooms and suites. Experience Mystic Seaport,Mystic Aquarium,golf,beaches & nearby Mohegan Sun & Foxwoods Casinos. Indulge in services offered at our on-site, enhanced Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa. Enjoy our swimming pool and fitness center. Dine at our award-winning, AAA 4 Diamond, Octagon Restaurant. Please check out their website at Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa.


Book your hotel room today! Click HERE to reserve your room in the NEACUHO block.

*Hotel Room Rate valid for October 2, 2018 to October 5, 2018.*

Please make sure you have the correct check-in and check-out dates to receive the conference rate.


HOTEL ROOM RATE
2 Double Beds $159/night

 

KEYNOTE Speaker

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DR. KATHY COLLINS - Vice president for Student Affairs - University of Rhode island

Dr. Kathy Collins is the Vice President for Student Affairs at the University of Rhode Island, where she is responsible for leading a comprehensive Student Affairs Division. Departments within URI’s Student Affairs include Housing and Residence Life, Counseling Center, Health Services, Campus Recreation and Club Sports, Dining and Catering, Talent Development, Dean of Students (including Greek Life and Disability Student Services), Memorial Union (including student activities and leadership, Campus Store, and Conference Services and Program Development.)  

The majority of Kathy’s time in higher education has been in housing and residence life. Prior to arriving at URI, she served Michigan State University as the Director of Residence Education and Housing Services and oversaw the Student Union. In this role, she was responsible for Michigan State’s housing operation, one of the largest in the country, housing approximately 16,000 students. Before MSU, she was the Associate Director of Residence Life at Texas A&M University. She has also worked in housing at the University of Michigan, Juniata College, and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. In addition to this, she was faculty at ACUHOI’s National Housing and Training Institute.

In addition to her time in housing and residence life, Kathy has worked in a number of capacities at different schools working in assessment, conduct, student activities, athletics, and parent and family programs.

Dr. Collins earned her doctoral degree in Higher Education Administration with a cognate in Athletic Administration from Bowling Green State University (OH).  She holds an M.A. in Counseling with an emphasis in College Student Personnel from Shippensburg University (PA) and a B.A. in Political Science/International Relations Business from Juniata College (PA).

Dr. Collins has presented and consulted internationally on student learning across the university and published on assessment in higher education. She was Co-Editor with Dr. Darby Roberts of Learning is Not a Sprint: Assessing and Documenting Student Leader Learning in Cocurricular Involvement. (2012). NASPA publication.  

Schedule


THIS IS A DRAFT AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Tuesday

October 2, 2018

Time

Event

10:00 AM

12:00 PM

Executive Board/Conference Committee Check-in

1:00 PM

5:00 PM

Executive Board Meeting

1:30 PM

5:00 PM

Annual Conference Committee Meeting

6:00 PM

8:00 PM

Dinner Off Site

Wednesday

October 3, 2018

Time

Event

8:00 AM

5:00 PM

Registration Available

8:00 AM

5:00 PM

Exhibitor Check-In

8:00 AM

9:00 AM

Continental Breakfast for Executive Board and Conference Committee

9:00 AM

11:45 AM

MAPS

10:00 AM

11:00 AM

Program Committee Meeting

11:15 AM

11:45 AM

Welcome to NEACUHO Orientation (for 1st time attendees and new professionals)

11:15 AM

11:45 AM

Tech Check for Presenters

12:00 PM

2:00 PM

Opening Luncheon Welcome and Keynote

2:00 PM

6:00 PM

Experts in Residence (Meetings held throughout the day)

2:15 PM

3:15 PM

Program Block 1

3:30 PM

4:30 PM

Program Block 2

4:30 PM

5:00 PM

Case Study Intro/Sign-Up

5:00 PM

6:00 PM

District Meetings with Appetizers

6:00 PM

6:30 PM

Group Meet-up for Night on the Town

6:00 PM

12:00 AM

Dinner on your own/Night on the Town

Thursday

October 4, 2018

Time

Event

7:00 AM

9:00 AM

Breakfast with Incoming Committee Chairs

7:00 AM

10:00 AM

Exhibitor Check-In and Set-Up

8:00 AM

5:00 AM

Registration Available

8:00 AM

10:00 AM

Business Meeting

10:00 AM

6:00 PM

Experts in Residence (Meetings held throughout the day)

10:10 AM

11:10 AM

Program Block 3

10:30 AM

11:30 AM

Exhibitor/SHO Time

11:20 AM

12:20 PM

Program Block 4

11:30 AM

12:20 PM

Exhibitor Seminar

12:30 PM

1:30 PM

Lunch with Exhibitors

1:30 PM

3:30 PM

Exhibit Hall Open (Committee Sign-Up Table Available)

3:30 PM

4:30 PM

Program Block 5

4:30 PM

5:30 PM

Program Committee Meeting

4:30 PM

5:30 PM

Afternoon activity (Yoga/Zumba/?)

6:00 PM

7:00 PM

SHO/Past President/Special Guest Reception

7:00 PM

9:00 PM

Banquet (Awards & Outgoing/Incoming President Speeches)

9:00 PM

11:00 PM

Entertainment

Friday

October 5, 2018

Time

Event

7:00 AM

8:30 AM

Breakfast

9:00 AM

11:30 AM

Registration Available

8:40 AM

9:40 AM

Program Block 6

9:50 AM

10:50 AM

Program Block 7

9:00 AM

11:00 AM

Case Study Competition

11:00 AM

12:00 PM

Program Committee Meeting

11:00 AM

12:00 PM

Experts in Residence Q&A Panel

11:00 AM

12:00 PM

What's Next? Charting Your Path

12:00 PM

1:30 PM

ClosingLuncheon (Case Study & Program Awards)

1:30 PM

3:30 PM

2018-2019 Executive Board Committee Meeting


 

Program Slate

Please refer to guidebook for the most up to date schedule 

 

Special Events

 

Wednesday October 3rd:

  • Night on the Town @ Foxwoods Resort & Casino (Casino, Outlet shopping, Restaurants, Bars)
    Buses will leave at 6pm and 7pm and return at 10:30pm and 11:30pm.
    https://www.foxwoods.com/default.aspx for more information
  • Paint Night @ the Mystic Marriot: Limited spots available. Sign up at Check-In!

Thursday October 4th:

4:30 pm to 5:30 pm Afternoon Activities

  • Happy Hour Meet Up at Octagon at the Mystic Marriott
  • SAFit- A HIIT workout using body weight exercises. Designed for all athletic abilities. This is a great example of a workout that fits into the busy schedules of us ResLifers- quick, yet intense enough to help you get in or stay in shape, and provides a good mental break from work!

9 pm Night Entertainment @ the Mystic Marriott

  • Trivia
  • Ballroom Backyard BBQ games and activities!

Local Attractions

Olde Mistick Village
27 Coogan Blvd.
Mystic, CT 06355

Hours: Monday- Saturday 10am-6pm

The layout of the 1720-style Colonial Village, complete with a town green, a duck pond, birdhouses and a gazebo, offers a refreshing, world-class shopping experience and accommodates all who come to visit.

Mystic Aquarium
55 Coogan Blvd.
Mystic, CT 06355

Hours: 9am-4:50pm

Tickets: Adults: $36.99, Seniors (age 60+):$31.99

Get closer to an incredible variety of marine life than you ever thought possible at the Mystic Aquarium! See New England’s only beluga whale exhibit, a full one acre habitat viewed through 20 ft. long underwater windows. The African penguins, seals and sea lions are awaiting your arrival as well. Other things to see include numerous tanks with a variety of species, a unique Jellyfish exhibit, “Return to the Titanic”, Deep Sea 3D theater ride, and much much more!

Mystic Seaport
75 Greenmanville Ave
Mystic, CT 06355

Hours: 9am-5pm

Tickets: Adults: $26.05. Seniors: $24.25

AAA members: $3 off each general admission ticket for up to four people in your party. Must show valid AAA card when purchasing admission.

The largest maritime museum (40 acres) in New England, the Mystic Seaport Museum attracts more than 400,000 visitors each year. It is home to the Charles W. Morgan, the oldest surviving wooden sailing whale ship, and over 60 original historical buildings.

Visit the historical maritime museum that brings you back to life on the coast in the 19th century. Venture aboard historic ships, take a walk down a re-created 19th century village, and watch vessel restoration in action at the preservation shipyard.

 

OR VISIT BOTH WITH THE MYSTIC PASS! https://mystic.org/purchase/

Adults: $56, Seniors (65+): $50

B.F. Clyde’s Cider Mill
129 N. Stonington Rd
Old Mystic, CT 06355

Hours: 9am-6pm

Established in 1881, B.F. Clyde’s is the oldest steam powered cider mill in the United States. Season starts in September with sales of hard ciders and apple wines, jams, jellies, local honey, maple syrup, fudge, and what many people call “The best sweet cider on Earth!” Also available in the Fall are apples, apple pies, pumpkin bread, gourds, Indian corn, pumpkins, candy apples, kettle corn and apple cider donuts.

The Denison Homestead Museum
120 Pequotsepos Rd
Mystic, CT 06355

The Denison Homestead is 160 acre privately owned property 5 minutes from downtown Mystic. This 300 year old family farm has been preserved through the generations with a mission to connect the community to the history, land and environment of the property. The homestead is home to the 1717 House Museum, the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center and a farmers’ market. The 1717 House Museum, also known as Pequotsepos Manor, is on the National Register of Historical Places. It’s open June – October on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, 12pm – 4pm.

Mystic Pizza
56 West Main Street
Mystic, CT 06340

Delicious pizza at the setting and filming location for the 1988 movie “Mystic Pizza”

For a full list of local eateries, go to this site: http://thisismystic.com/food-drink/

Annual Conference Committee

 

Conference Chairpersons
Conference Co-Chair Kim Beardsley kimberly.beardsley@uconn.edu
Conference Co-Chair Danny DiCamillo ddicamillo@rwu.edu
Corporate Relations Chair Matt Foster mfoster@wpi.edu
Dining Co-Chair Alberto Jacome ajacome@fairfield.edu
Dining Co-Chair Jacob Nathaniel Jones jacob.n.jones@uconn.edu
Experts in Residence Chair Katie Graffum kgraffum@rwu.edu
Local Liaison Chair Beth Anne Voight-Jause voight-jauseb@sacredheart.edu
Marketing Co-Chair Amanda Manning amanda.manning@mma.edu
Marketing Co-Chair Sarah Johnson s23johnson@bridgew.edu
Program Chair Phillip Coontz phillip.coontz@uconn.edu
Registration and Hospitality Brittany Bookman bbookman@albany.edu
Special Events Co-Chair Matt McGrath mmcgrath6@suffolk.edu
Special Events Co-Chair Amanda Wagner wagnera9@sacredheart.edu
Volunteer Chair Jessica Eckstrom jeckstrom@annamaria.edu
 Conference Committee Members
 Program Committee - Case Study Co-Chair  Johnny Hurley jhurley@framingham.edu 
 Program Committee - Case Study Co-Chair Meghan Marino  marinom3@sacredheart.edu
 Program Committee David Grimes  d.grimes@northeastern.edu 
 Program Committee Michael Cherry  m.cherry@northeastern.edu
 Program Committee  Sonya Alexander  salexander3@fairfield.edu
Registration & Hospitality  Alanna Gaffny gaffnya@merrimack.edu 
Registration & Hospitality  Jeffery Funk  jfunk@albertus.edu
Special Events  Shereen Hassanein sh176@nyu.edu

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