In less than two weeks, the 49th annual NAASS conference will kick off in Philadelphia. President-Elect Jamie Bilella has created a fantastic program for new and experienced summer session directors. The program is available here, and it will make you want to join us on November 11-14. Register now!
For many students, the only recourse for funding a summer course is through Parent PLUS Loans. Read this article in the Chronicle of Higher Education about "The Parent Loan Trap". Make sure you attend our Financial Aid Panel Discussion at our Annual Conference in Philadelphia.
The North American Association of Summer Sessions (NAASS), the Association of University Summer Sessions (AUSS), the North Central Conference on Summer Sessions (NCCSS), and the Western Association of Summer Session Administrators (WASSA) are pleased to announce Summer Academe: A Journal of Higher Education is published in an online format using the Online Journal System.
Tracy Noyes, Marketing Director in Continuing Education and Extension at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, is the 2012 recipient of the Theresa Neil Memorial Research Award. Noyes will receive a $4,000 grant for her study of the "Effectiveness of Centralized Administrative Reorganization of Summer Session." Congratulations to Tracy!
The Northeastern Region invites you to its conference at the Desmond Hotel in Albany, New York. Plan to network with colleagues and explore new strategies and techniques for developing and marketing Summer Session programming.
Call for Proposals - the North American Association of Summer Sessions invites your proposals for the 49th Annual Conference to be held November 11-14 at the newly-renovated Sheraton Society Hill Hotel in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The submission deadline is June 1, 2012.
Each year NAASS recognizes member schools that offer creative and innovative programs. Through these awards, NAASS seeks to highlight the importance of curriculum development, give credit to summer session administrators who make outstanding contributions to the operation/management of summer session, and provide a forum for members to learn from each other.