Higher Education
Volume 5 / Issue 1
October 5, 2016
In This Issue:
SPOTLIGHT: Student Health and Wellbeing 
In this issue, check out some available resources and recent news clips about how colleges and universities are supporting student health and wellbeing on campus. 

American College Health Association 

National Alliance on Mental Health

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

American Council on Education (ACE)

ACE, NASPA: Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, and American Psychological Association

University of Minnesota 

Pennsylvania State University 


The State Press , September 21, 2016

U.S. News & World Report , September 12, 2016

The Inquirer Daily News,  September 12, 2016


Postsecondary Success Advocacy Priorities
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation 

American Academy of Arts & Sciences

National Student Clearinghouse Research Center


University of Southern Mississippi

National Center for Campus Public Safety, International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators, and International Association of Chiefs of Police

For more news clips, visit  Stay Connected on the NCSSLE website!

Inside Higher Ed, September 26, 2016

Oregon's Largest Universities See 'Mediocre' Graduation Rates as a Problem
Oregon Live , September 24, 2016

7 Factors That Can Lead to Graduation Success
e-Campus News , September 23, 2016

Graduation Rates at Core of Potential Accreditation Overhaul
Education Dive , September 22, 2016

Emergency Apartment for Homeless Students at Kennesaw State
University Business, September 21, 2016

NCAA Asks College Presidents to Commit to Diversity and Inclusion
American Council on Education , September 21, 2016

What Does Innovation Mean in Higher Education?
EdSurge , September 20, 2016

Why First-Generation Students Need Mentors Who Get Them
PBS News Hour , September 20, 2016

Energy Drink Use Patterns Among Young Adults: Associations with Drunk Driving
Arria, A. M., et al. (September 2016). Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research

Prevalence and Predictors of Sexual Assault Among a College Sample
Conley, A. H., et al. (September 2016). Journal of American College Health

Behavioral Regulation and Dispositional Flow in Exercise among American College Students relative to Stages of Change and Gender
Ersöz, G., & Eklund, R. C. (September 2016). Journal of American College Health

Tracking Weight Change, Insulin Resistance, Stress and Aerobic Fitness over Four Years of College
Hopper, M. K., & Moninger, S. L. (September 2016). Journal of American College Health

Using Learning Environments to Create Meaningful Work for Co-Op Students
Nevison, C., et al. (September 2016). Higher Education Research & Development

Variability in Measures of Health and Health Behavior Among Emerging Adults One Year After High School According to College Status
Simons-Morton, B., et al. (September 2016). Journal of American College Health

Health Behaviors of Culturally Diverse Inner-City Community College Students
Heller, J. R. (August 2016). Journal of American College Health

Randomized Controlled Trial of the Resilience and Coping Intervention (RCI) with Undergraduate University Students
Houston, J. B., et al. (August 2016). Journal of American College Health

Operating in the Middle: The Experiences of African American Female Transfer Students in STEM Degree Programs at HBCUs
Smith, D. J. (August 2016). Community College Journal of Research and Practice

What's Life Got to Do With It? The Role of Life Experiences in Shaping Female Community College Students' Transfer Intent in STEM Fields of Study
Wickersham, K., & Wang, X. (August 2016). Community College Journal of Research and Practice


October 2016 through May 2017

Thursday, October 6, 2016, 2-3 PM ET

Campus Safety


Driving Superior Student Services through e-Forms

Thursday, October 6, 2016, 2-3 PM ET

University Business


Preparing Your Campus for the Next Generation of Students

Thursday, October 13, 2016, 2-3 PM ET

University Business


Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU): Assist Students Applying for Scholarships or Internships

Wednesday, October 19, 2016, 11 AM-12 PM CT



Parental Support for College Students in Distress

Thursday, October 27, 2016 12:30-1:30 PM ET
The Steve Fund


2017 Clery Act Trainings


Clery Center for Security on Campus


Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU) 22nd Annual Conference

October 23-25, 2016, Washington, DC



National Intercollegiate Athletics Safety and Security Summit

January 24-26, 2017, Hattiesburg, MS

National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security


American Council on Education (ACE) Annual Meeting

March 11-14, 2017, Washington, DC



Carnegie Foundation Summit on Improvement in Education

March 27-29, 2017, San Francisco, CA

Carnegie Foundation


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration 2016 Communities Talk Higher Education Initiative for Community and Youth-Led Coalitions, Colleges, and Universities

This is an ongoing initiative. See events below. For more information, contact  Dana West .

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