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In this podcast, we interviewed Dr. Darlena Jones, Director of Education and Program Development for EBI MAP-Works, LLC.  Since 1994, EBI MAP-Works has been dedicated to improving retention, student success, and the quality of the college student experience.

Darlena received her Ph.D. in Physics at Oklahoma State University and has served as a faculty member earning several research and teaching awards.   Since arriving at EBI, Jones has published numerous articles in journals and has delivered more than 150 presentations and workshops at international conferences focused on assessment strategies, program improvement, student success, and retention.   She has repeatedly been an invited speaker at the National Conference on First-Year Assessment, hosted pre-conference workshops at ACUHO-I, ACUI, and NASPA, and workshops for the John N. Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education’s Foundations of Excellence.

Direct download: Ep14_DarlenaJonesFinal.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:07am CDT

We interviewed TJ Logan on “forward-thinking” in the student affairs world. TJ is the Associate Director of Housing for Administrative Services at the University of Florida and is a leader in the world of student affairs innovation.

Direct download: Ep13_TJLogan.mp3
Category:Join The Conversation Podcast -- posted at: 4:11pm CDT

In this episode, we interviewed NASPA President, Dr. Kevin Kruger. Dr. Kruger has over 30 years of experience in higher education, including tenures at the University of Maryland College Park and the University of Maryland Baltimore County

He has been associate executive director of NASPA since 1995, and became its first executive-level president March 15, 2012.

Dr. Kruger has published and presented nationally on leadership development, using technology in student affairs administration, international education and is a regular lecturer on technology in student affairs, the Myers Briggs Type Indicator, assessment and student learning.

Direct download: Ep12_KevinKruger_final.mp3
Category:Join The Conversation Podcast -- posted at: 2:13pm CDT