Learning is part of our DNA.

Our programs incorporate real-world challenges that student affairs professionals face on a daily basis. Staff interested in participating in the Division's programs can register at OrgSync.

2018 Divisional Programs

2018 programs are under development. Contact Edel Jesse ( for more details. 

Runway Training

Visit the Runway Training website to see the training calendar and register for courses. 

Additional Programs for Leaders and Supervisors

Student Development leaders and supervisors are encouraged to consider attending programs through the Center for Leadership. To register, contact HR Learning & Development at 229-2541.

Circle of Learning: Administrative Support Staff

The purpose of the Circle of Learning is for administrative staff to share interests, create new knowledge, collaborate, enhance skill sets, network, and build community. To register for programs, visit the Student Development Staff page on OrgSync. All Circle of Learning programs includes lunch.

Fall 2018 circle of learning sessions are coming soon.

Contact April Graham or Amy Ayers if you have any questions. 

First Year Ongoing Orientation Programs

First session: Welcome and tour of the division, within 2 weeks of hire. Facilitated by department or office.
Focus: Developing awareness of the different departments and resources within the division.

Second session: Overview of Division of Student Development, held in the spring and fall semesters (attend one).
Focus: Increasing involvement within the division and short evaluation.

The Division of Student Development offers a 1.5-hour new staff orientation program twice per year to welcome new staff and offer important information to help them be successful in their new roles. The dates will be coming soon. The orientation program includes:
  • Networking with other staff members and student development leaders
  • Information on the departments and offices that comprise the Division and the students we serve
  • An introduction to the Diversity Strategic Plan and how the multicultural framework is used within the Division
  • An introduction to the assessment tools and resources available, budget planning, administrative resources, OrgSync platform, and news digest to help staff be successful
  • An opportunity to learn about the University's Catholic, Marianist values and the values and mission of the Division as well as how the Commitment to Community is an important component of the Division's work
Third session: Overview of campus community initiatives, staff spring and fall forums (email from human resources).

Focus: Expanding knowledge of University and strategic initiatives, including evaluation of acclimation and engagement.


Vice President of Student Development

Gosiger Hall
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0951