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Encourage Your Students To Participate In Students Advancing International Leadership At Sea (SAILS) — Registration Deadline Is December 2nd
ACPA
Are your students looking for a way to take their leadership to the next level? Are they interested in expanding their leadership development in an international context? Do your students have a passion for making positive social change? Do you want to provide a framework for your students to learn about leadership in an international context? SAILS: Students Advancing International Leadership at Sea will set sail at the end of the spring semester — a perfect opportunity for students who cannot fit in a whole semester abroad! Students can choose to participate in one leg of the journey or the whole expedition. Voyage dates are May 18 to 31, 2014 and/ or June 1 to June 15, 2014. The expedition will visit Germany, Poland, Lithuania, Estonia, Russia, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, United Kingdom, Iceland, and the Isle of Man.
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Upcoming ACPA Professional Development Opportunities

Dec. 3-6 – 23 |  Women's Leadership Institute
Dec. 4 |  Career Central Webcast Series: Ready to Supervise: Developing Your Own Supervisory Style
Jan. 25-29, 2014 |  Donna M. Bourassa Mid-Level Management Institute
Feb. 23-25, 2014 |  A Veteran Symposium for Higher Education
March 29-30 |  2014 Next Generation Conference (Undergraduates only)
March 29 |  2014 Institute on Sustainability
March 30-April 2, 2014 |  ACPA Indianapolis Convention


Why College Campuses Get Hit By Meningitis Outbreaks
NPR
For the past nine months, Princeton University in New Jersey has been trying to halt an outbreak of bacterial meningitis in its students without success. So it's going to students a vaccine that's not yet approved for broader use in the U.S. Since bacterial meningitis is a serious infection of the brain and spinal cord that can cause brain damage and death, having it on campus is no small matter. The situation in Princeton, where six students and a visiting student have fallen ill, got us thinking — why do meningitis outbreaks seem to happen most often on college campuses?
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The Commission For Student Involvement Awards Nominations Are Open
ACPA
This is a wonderful opportunity to recognize, empower, and celebrate those you respect, admire and value for their continued commitment to the student involvement experience! Nominate a deserving colleague, staff member, mentor or even yourself by 5 pm, CST on November 25. Click here to view a full listing of available awards and submit nominations! E-mail Sarah Cunningham or Karen Homolka with questions.
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Student Exchanges Between U.S. And Other Countries Rise To Record
The New York Times
Student exchanges between the United States and other countries continue to expand, according to the Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange.

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10 Colleges With The Highest Rate Of Student Internships
U.S. News & World Report
It's a tough job market for recent college graduates. Of the workers who graduated from college in the past two years, 41 percent say they are underemployed and working in jobs that do not require their college degrees, according to a 2013 survey from Accenture, a consulting company.

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How College Health Centers Help Students Succeed
Forbes
Of all the dramatic changes in higher education in recent years, one that goes largely unnoticed is the tremendous growth in the mission, services, and facilities of health centers. Decades ago most colleges and universities believed their only responsibility for student health was to set up a clinic to treat the sick and injured.

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How College Students Can Attract Recruiters
U.S. News University Connection
College students may not put much thought into the post-graduation job search during their freshman year, but it's likely to weigh on their minds the closer they get to graduation. While students may not be interviewing with potential employers between classes, there are certain steps they can take to become more attractive to recruiters.
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Did You Miss The "Program Was Accepted, Now What" Webcast?
ACPA
If you missed the Webcast entitled "My Program was Accepted for Convention, Now What?" on Friday, November 15 you can view the recording here.
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Will A New Website Unite Canada's Mobile Students?
University World News
As the number of mobile university students worldwide climbs above three million, institutions and governments are charged with effectively informing and supporting students' travel. This is no simple task as the diversity of this group has kept pace with its numbers, and students' complex needs — academic, immigration, financial — seem almost infinite. Furthermore, there is some debate over who is primarily responsible for mobile students. Should governments, recruiting agencies or hosting institutions provide and fund the necessary support structures for students?
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The Journal Of The First-Year Experience & Students In Transition Now Accepting Nominations
ACPA
The Journal of The First-Year Experience & Students in Transition is currently accepting nominations (including self-nominations) for members of the editorial review board. Editorial review board members serve a three-year term (January 2014 – December 2016); hold advanced degrees (Ph.D. or equivalent preferred); have a minimum of five years’ experience in higher education; are affiliated with an accredited college or university; and have expertise in quantitative, qualitative, or mixed methods research design and analysis. Individuals who meet these qualifications are invited to submit a letter of intent and CV to Dr. Paul A. Gore, Jr., Editor, at paul.gore@utah.edu. The deadline for receipt of completed nomination packages is December 1, 2013.
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Student Exchanges Between U.S. And Other Countries Rise To Record
The New York Times
Student exchanges between the United States and other countries continue to expand, according to the Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. The report, published last week, said the numbers of foreigners attending postsecondary institutions in the United States and Americans studying abroad were at record highs. Released by the Institute of International Education, a nonprofit organization, the report said the number of foreign students at American universities and colleges in the 2012-2013 academic year rose 55,000 from the previous year to nearly 820,000.
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Cigarette Ads Have Heavy Influence On College Students
New York Daily News
Seeing just one cigarette advertisement immediately increases someone's desire to smoke by 22%, a new study reveals. And that urge to light up won’t go away for 7 days. "The supposed effects of these pro-smoking messages, they seem to be long-lasting, not something that just lasts for a few minutes or even a day," Steven Martino, co-author of the study and psychologist for the nonprofit research organization Rand Corporation, told the Daily News. The findings suggest that anti-smoking media messages could also have a strong effect, Martino said.
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