2017 NCSD National Conference

2017 NCSD National Conference
October 12 – 14, 2017
Cuyahoga Community College
Cleveland, Ohio

The NCSD National Conference is the premier professional development experience for those involved and/or interested in student development in the community college environment.

NCSD 2017 Conference Registration

NCSD 2017 Conference Program Book

The NCSD Annual Conference highlights promising student development research and practices at community and technical colleges. This year’s conference theme: The New Normal: Student Affairs’ Role in Guided Pathways, reflects a national movement in higher education toward increased efficiency, effectiveness, and accountability. Proposals have a student development/student affairs focus, and topics may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Advising
  • Career preparation
  • Developmental education
  • Equity
  • Financial aid/literacy
  • Industry and workforce
  • Law, policy, and governance
  • Persistence and retention
  • Personal development
  • Social justice and inclusion
  • Structured pathways


Keynote Presenters

The National Council on Student Development is pleased to announce the following keynote presenters for its 2017 Conference:

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Dr. Karen Miller
Opening Keynote Presenter

Provost and Executive Vice President,
Cuyahoga Community College

Friday, October 13, 2017

Dr. David Harrison
Plenary Keynote Presenter

Columbus State Community College

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Dr. Walter Bumpus
Closing Keynote Presenter

American Association of Community Colleges


Sponsorship & Exhibit Opportunities

Plan to be a part of the upcoming National Council on Student Development Conference while taking advantage of the sponsorship and exhibit opportunities. By sponsoring our conference, your company will be acknowledged as a strong supporter of student development at community colleges across the United States. Take advantage of this opportunity to enhance your company’s visibility, maximize your company’s brand, expand sales, and network with new connections at this educational event.

We are inviting your organization to engage with our members and to participate and sponsor this conference. The different sponsorship levels are all guaranteed to broaden the exposure of your company with endless opportunities to network.

 Take advantage of the sponsorship and advertisement opportunities, contact our office at info@ncsd-aacc.com and reserve your space today!

Hosting Institution

Cuyahoga Community College
Eastern Campus
4250 Richmond Road
Highland Hills, OH

This year’s networking reception and conference will be hosted at Cuyahoga Community College, Eastern Campus.

Founded in 1971, the Eastern Campus has a rich tradition of serving students who want to complete their first two years of College in a high quality educational environment, as well as those desiring a direct-to-job educational experience leading to a family-sustaining wage.

The Eastern Campus features the Associate of Arts and Associate of Science for students wishing to transfer to a four-year institution. The Campus has several strong articulations with more than 40 four-year partners, including on-site bachelor’s degree classes with Hiram College.

The campus, located off I-271 in Highland Hills, encompasses four buildings with state-of-the-art classrooms and laboratories. The Eastern Campus is also home to the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Humanities Center, which provides high performing student a collaborative, problem-based learning environment with a focus on leadership development and community engagement. Additionally, the campus features multiple venues for events, such as the 600-seat Simon and Rose Mandel Theatre, Gallery East art gallery and Cafe’ 4250, a student-run restaurant. Students and community members can enjoy a healthy lifestyle with a gymnasium, indoor and outdoor tracks, natatorium, dance studio, fitness center and massage therapy student clinic.

http://www.tri-c.edu/campuses- and-locations/eastern/

Conference Registration Fees


NCSD Member Registration
Non-Member Registration
Speaker Registration
One Day Registration
Awards Luncheon Only
Cuyahoga Community College Registration – discount expires September 1, 2017


NCSD 2017 Conference Registration

Deadline for Registration: October 1, 2017

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