Schedule

This weekend conference features nearly 10 intense hours of practical help, research, and advice on how to improve your Student Government and how to become more effective and influential on your campus.

Conference Location

The conference is being hosted at the Hudson County Community College Culinary Conference Center, located at 161 Newkirk Street, Jersey City, NJ 07306. The conference is in the first floor Banquet Room. (Campus Map)

Text ASGA at conference ONLY: 352-258-4604

Parking

Impark Parking Garage
Address for GPS: 130 Sip Avenue, Jersey City, NJ
Phone: 201-420-8523 or 201-420-8525
Entrance also at 2854 Kennedy Blvd.

Culinary Conference Center guests receive a $2.00 discount for the Impark parking structure, located across the street. The ticket must be stamped at the security desk in the lobby of the Culinary Conference Center.

2017 Conference Schedule

Saturday, February 24, 2018

8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. – Conference Registration & Continental Breakfast

BANQUET ROOM

9:00 a.m. to 9:20 a.m. – Welcome

  • Christopher Irving, Ed.D., Emcee

BANQUET ROOM

9:20 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. – Break

9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. – Training Block I

  •  A  13 Steps to a Super Student Government – Butch Oxendine
    BANQUET ROOM
  •  B  SGA Training With an “Attitude” – Christopher Irving, Ed.D.
    SCOTT RING ROOM
  •  C  From Vision to Reality: How to Achieve Your SG Goals – Suzette Walden Cole, M.Ed.
    JOHNSTON 214-215
  •  D   NEW WORKSHOP  Handling Difficult SG Situations: Real Life Case Studies – Shawn M. Livingston, MPA
    ROOM 505

10:45 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. – Break

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. – Training Block II

  •  E  The 25 Worst Mistakes Your Student Government Can Make – Butch Oxendine
    BANQUET ROOM
  •  F  Leadership Reloaded: Skills For Effective SG Members – Christopher Irving, Ed.D.
    SCOTT RING ROOM
  •  G  Knowing When and How to Call Someone Out: Confronting Members within the SG – Suzette Walden Cole, M.Ed.
    JOHNSTON 214-215
  •  H   NEW WORKSHOP  Strengths and SG: Creating a Foundation for Success – Shawn M. Livingston, MPA
    ROOM 505

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. – Lunch

BANQUET ROOM

1:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. – ASGA Halftime

BANQUET ROOM

1:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. – Training Block III

  •  I  How to Make Students Care About Your SG: Create “Signature Programs” – Butch Oxendine
    BANQUET ROOM
  •  J  Change Agents: Diversity Training for SG Leaders – Christopher Irving, Ed.D.
    SCOTT RING ROOM
  •  K   NEW WORKSHOP  Cultural Competency & SG Leadership: Ensuring Everyone’s Asked to Dance – Suzette Walden Cole, M.Ed.
    JOHNSTON 214-215
  •  L   NEW WORKSHOP  Effective Role Modeling in SG: What Is Your Brand? – Shawn M. Livingston, MPA
    ROOM 505

2:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. – Break

2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. – Roundtables

  1. Senators, Representatives, Judicial Branch, and Committee Members – BANQUET ROOM
  2. Presidents & Vice Presidents – SCOTT RING ROOM
  3. Secretaries and Treasurers – JOHNSTON 214-215
  4. Advisors – ROOM 505

3:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. – Break

3:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. – Training Block IV

  •  M  What Can Your Student Government Really Accomplish? Choose Realistic Goals – Butch Oxendine
    BANQUET ROOM
  •  N  No More Drama: Conflict Resolution the “Right Way” – Christopher Irving, Ed.D..
    SCOTT RING ROOM
  •  O  New Leaders of Tomorrow: Moving Apathy to Activism through C.A.R.E. – Suzette Walden Cole, M.Ed.
    JOHNSTON 214-215
  •  P   NEW WORKSHOP  Proper Partnerships & Collaborations on Campus: Who to Know and Why – Shawn M. Livingston, MPA
    ROOM 505

4:45 p.m. to 4:50 p.m. – Break

4:50 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. – Wrap-Up & Raffle

  • “The Importance of Your Student Government” – Butch Oxendine, ASGA Founder & Executive Director
  • Christopher Irving, Ed.D., Emcee
  • Ultimate Connectors Raffle (return your evaluation form to enter)

BANQUET ROOM

Sunday, February 25, 2018