2018 Professional Development Conference

It is our pleasure to welcome you to the 3rd Annual Stonehill College Professional Development Conference. As you will see, the sessions offered by our colleagues across the institution provides us all with a wonderful opportunity to learn from and with each other about a variety of both professional and personal topics.


Plenary Session: Dr. Annemarie Vaccaro, University of Rhode Island

Comprehensive Professional Development

A dynamic plenary session followed by an afternoon of sessions on a variety of pertinent student affairs and higher education topics.

2018 Conference :: May 23, 2018 :: Martin Institute


8:30 am - 9:00 am Check-In
9:00 am Opening and Plenary Session
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Session 1
2:10 pm - 3:10 pm Session 2
3:15 pm - 3:30 pm Closing

Conference Sessions

Opening and Plenary Session

Dr. Annmarie Vaccaro
University of Rhode Island

Session 1

1.1 Inclusive Leadership: A Meaningful Way to Work with Others- Martin 204
1.2 Motivational Interviewing and Substance Use with the College Population- Martin 205
1.3 When Faith & Pride Collide:  Supporting LGBTQ+ Students, Faculty & Staff at a Catholic Institution- Martin 206
Living the Mission: How Residence Life has Incorporated Mission into Daily Work- Martin 207

Session 2

2.1 Paving your Professional Path- Martin 204
2.2 We are ALL Career Coaches- Martin 205
2.3 First-Generation College Students: Who They Are & How We Can Support- Martin 206
2.4 Bystander Intervention for Employees- Martin 105