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The College Student Affairs Leadership (CSAL) curriculum prepares students for professional positions in institutions of higher education in a variety of areas such as admissions, student orientation, housing, student life, academic advising, recreation, financial aid, multicultural affairs, career services, international affairs and judicial affairs.


For information about the CSAL program and admission to the M.Ed. in the College of Education contact:

Dr. Donald “DJ” Mitchell, Jr.
Program Coordinator of M.Ed. in Higher Education program
Assistant Professor of Education
mitchedo@gvsu.edu 

For information about graduate assistantships contact:

Dr. Aaron Haight
Assistant Dean of Students
haighta@gvsu.edu
(616)331-3585


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News

CSAL Graduate Receives National Research Award

CSAL Graduate Receives National Research Award

May 03, 2016

The National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) selected CSAL alum Theresa Lyon '15 as a 2016 NACADA Student Research Award Winner.

Winter 2016 Graduate Deans Citation Awards

Winter 2016 Graduate Deans Citation Awards

April 22, 2016

Higher Education Program Has Strong Showing at Winter 2016 Graduate Deans Citation Awards.

ACPAs Coalition for Graduate Students and New Professionals 2016 Outstanding Dedication to Professional Service Award

ACPAs Coalition for Graduate Students and New Professionals 2016 Outstanding Dedication to Professional Service Award

March 17, 2016

Alex Dudek who received ACPAs Coalition for Graduate Students and New Professionals 2016 Outstanding Dedication to Professional Service Award.

CSAL Students Present at NASPA Annual Conference

CSAL Students Present at NASPA Annual Conference

March 15, 2016

Mariana Naddaf (16) and ReChard Peel (17) both presented at the NASPA conference held in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Burden Selected for Niemeyer Award

Burden Selected for Niemeyer Award

March 03, 2016

Scott Burden 16 was named a 2016 Glenn A. Niemeyer Award recipient at the graduate student-level.

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