Religion, Spirituality, Secular Identity Starter Pack

Starter Pack

About This Course

Register for this Religion, Spirituality, Secular Identity Starter Pack and gain access to the following OnDemand presentations:

Sessions

Creating a Climate of Safety for Religious, Spiritual, and Secular Students

Every single year, millions of college students come onto college campuses with little to no understanding of their rights related to religious, spiritual, and secular identities. How we protect them and their identities is a question that we have yet to solve. How can a university provide safety for students to express and live out their identities as whole persons?
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60 min

Hillel: A Jewish Foundation on Campus

Join Cody Nielsen alongside Hal Ossman, Chief Campus Officer for Hillel International for a one-hour discussion that will include conversations about the model itself, the way Hillel professionals are recruited and trained, and conversation about the BDS movement and what it means to the Jewish community on campus.
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60 min

Hindu Beliefs on Campus

Hindu populations in the United States, while small, are growing and will continue to grow especially on our college campuses. The needs of Hindu students are diverse and important, and despite the small population of the group, their needs should be taken seriously. In this briefing, Hindu students will be discussed at length and beliefs and belief systems of Hindus understood and explained.
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60 min

Islam in America and on our Campuses: Reducing Stigma, Increasing Support

Our college campuses are becoming increasingly a global environment where all forms of diversity are visible and need support. The religious identity of Muslim students from across the world is no different. Hear from Amer Ahmed, Director of Intercultural Teaching and Faculty Development at the University of Massachusetts – Amherst about this important and timely topic.
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60 min

Sikh Beliefs on Campus

As a prominent and global tradition, Sikhs hold a special and important place in the spectrum of religious, secular, and spiritual identities in the world. Join Expert in Residence Cody Nielsen alongside preeminent scholar Dr. Simran Jeet Singh for this informative discussion that will unravel some of the mystery surrounding Sikhs and will help professors better support the lives of these students.
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60 min

Understanding Humanism: A Conversation with Chris Stedman, Humanist Chaplain

The rise of those described as “nones” or those who are not religiously affiliated has steadily increased on college campuses for years. Perceptions that the “nones” are all atheists or anti-religious is prevalent. But Chris Stedman, one of the leading voices in the humanist community in the United States has much to say when it comes to understand those that fall within this category, and specifically those who describe themselves as humanist. Join us for this in depth discussion where we’ll discuss what it means to be humanist in America and on our campuses.
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60 min

Unpacking Christian Privilege in Student Affairs

Christianity has shaped higher education, even at U.S. institutions that are not currently or historically religious. But how does it shape our work in student affairs, and how can we be equipped to understand the impact of Christian privilege on our students, our work, and ourselves? As our colleges and universities become more religiously diverse, it is increasingly important for student affairs professionals to understand Christian privilege at the personal and institutional levels. Join the panelists as they unpack Christian privilege in student affairs.
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60 min

Values, Leadership, and Religious Identity

Sharon Parks and Cody Nielsen will look at the emerging trends about leadership development, values, and meaning making in higher education, answering questions about how higher education professionals can respond to the complexity of needs surrounding students in today’s day and age.
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60 min

Pricing

Introductory Sale! In our first month of offering our new Starter Packs, get them for last year's pricing of $99 each for members, $149 for non-members. Sale ends June 30, 2019 so register now!

After the sale ends, the pricing will be $199 for NASPA members, $249 for non-members. Pricing will be accurately reflected in your cart.

Accessing the Presentations

These sessions have been recorded, and are available immediately in your Online Learning Community dashboard. Once you complete your registration, you will be able to access the sessions by clicking on the "Login" button at the top of this page (or any page on olc.naspa.org).

  • You will be asked to login with your NASPA user name and password. Once you have done so, you will hit continue and be redirected to your dashboard in the Online Learning Community.

  • You will find the starter pack listed under "Enrolled."

  • By clicking into each sessions' materials, you will find the session recording, resources, and PowerPoint slides. You may view the materials as many times as you'd like, at whatever pace you would like.

  • If you have any difficulty accessing the materials, please contact Jace Kirschner (jkirschner@naspa.org).





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