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Division of Student Affairs will host regional 2019 Engage! Conference

The Division of Student Affairs will  host the 2019 Engage! Conference on Sept. 27 at the Tate Student Center.

The one-day conference will run from 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. It is designed for academic and student affairs professionals, support staff and campus partners from institutions across the Southeast to gather for a day of learning and professional development. The 2019 Engage! Conference will feature more than 30 sessions in a day of professional development, innovative thinking and networking.

The keynote speaker for the conference is Karen Reivich, director of training programs for the Penn Positive Psychology Center and the lead instructor and curriculum developer for the Penn Resilience Programs. Her keynote address, “Cultivating Resilience and Optimism,” will focus on her research in the University of Pennsylvania Resilience and Well-Being Program and highlight the major findings along with exploring ways to foster resilience among students.

Registration includes conference attendance, materials, lunch and refreshments. Registration fees are nonrefundable. Members of the UGA community who register but are unable to attend the conference can transfer their registration to another UGA colleague. The general registration fee is $85. The registration fee for UGA affiliates and alumni is $60. Registration for UGA student affairs staff, current UGA students, CSAA faculty and selected presenters is complimentary.

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