College Student Personnel program

Deconstructing Transition: A Variety of Perspectives

There are many opportunities to learn from current students and alumni of the CSP program. We took the time to gain their diverse perspectives on how transition is impacting or has impacted their lived experience.Take a look at what four individuals had to say...

Alumni Spotlight: Hal DeLaRosby

We caught up with WIU CSP Alum Hal DeLaRosby '03 to learn more about his work as the Director Academic Advising at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma Washington. Hal also discusses his current research interests and reflects back on his days at WIU.

Creative Ways to Learn

Students enrolled in the WIU CSP course CSP 560: Student Characteristics and College impact engage in a project that closely examines the experience of a specific
student group in higher education. This project encourages the CSP students to consider the stereotypes, challenges, current research, and practices regarding
a specific student population...

Advancing Social Justice

In a recent conversation with Dr. Tracy Davis about his new book, Advancing Social Justice: Tools, Pedagogies, and Strategies to Transform Your Campus, he shared why the book was developed, the purpose of the book, and how a professional partnership contributed to the execution of this project…

Summer Internship: Taking Risks, Being Reflective, and Keeping an Open-Mind

Christine Nguyen, CSP Class of 2015 and summer intern at Cornell University (NY), shares her insights on taking risks, being reflective, and keeping an open-mind in the field of student affairs.

Emerging SA Pro Journey

The Student Affairs Collective, an online community with a goal of "creating a community of student affairs professionals in which everyone is both a teacher and student at the same time helping each other play, learn and grow to collectively reach higher levels of success" selected Meagan Savage, CSP Class of 2014 , to document and share her journey as a first-year student affairs professional. Check out what she has to say!