Organization’s Regional Conference a First at Daemen
February 1, 2014
Director of Institutional Communication
AMHERST, N.Y. -- More than 100 students and advisors representing colleges and universities from New York, Canada and the surrounding region will gather Feb. 14-15 at Daemen College for a district conference that will focus on enhancing student involvement in alumni programs.
The two-day regional conference, “Little School, Big World,” will mark the first time the Council for Advancement and Support of Education Affiliated Student Advancement Programs (CASE ASAP) District 2 conference will be held on Daemen’s campus.
“We are so grateful to have the opportunity to host a CASE ASAP district conference and to bring like-minded students together to learn and develop as leaders,” said Kathryn Graf, Daemen director of alumni relations, who is overseeing the conference with student co-chairs Holli Nesbitt of Rochester and Kelsey Reeder of Livonia.
Keynote speaker for the 2014 conference will be creativity expert Dr. R. Bruce Baum, co-founder of Applied Learning Associates, who will speak on “Laugh Harder: Live and Learn Longer.” Professor emeritus of exceptional education at SUNY Buffalo State, Baum has authored several books and is a frequent presenter on creative problem solving, teamwork and humor, time management, and interpersonal relationships.
Conference sessions will cover a range of topics, including fundraising, recruitment efforts, time management and social media.
More information is available at daemen.edu/Alumni/caseasapD2/.