Reflections on Intent and Impact

From the President's Desk

I have spent the last several days reflecting about ACPA. The July Leadership Meeting (JLM) was an amazing few days with ACPA leaders. We were energized, unified, and positive about our Association's vision. We focused on concepts of leading, amplifying, mobilizing, and partnering (LAMP), and I sensed a true excitement about our future. We also talked about the importance of our core values,...
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Maria Tomaino - Member of the Week

ACPA has been there for me from the beginning. From a graduate student to a mid-level professional, I have grown through the organization and created a network that grows stronger and more significant, both personally and professionally, each year. As a career services administrator, it is vitally important that I am affiliated with a higher education organization that recognizes career services...

We’re sorry. We made a mistake.

Making a commitment to inclusion and social justice means doing the hard work of evaluating yourself and recognizing and owning when you make a mistake. Yesterday, we were excited to announce Laverne Cox as our closing speaker for the 2015 Convention in Tampa. Cox is one of the stars of the hit television series Orange is the New Black and brings forward an important message of inclusion,...
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Laverne Cox is the Closing Speaker for #ACPA15

Annual Convention
Laverne Cox is a critically-acclaimed actress who currently appears in the Netflix original series Orange is the New Black, playing the groundbreaking role of Sophia Burset, an incarcerated African-American transgender woman. Laverne is the first trans woman of color to have a leading role on a mainstream scripted television show. TIME Magazine named Sophia Burset the 4th most influential...