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McComb, Jennifer L.; Hanson, William E. – NASPA Journal, 2009
The vast majority of college students gamble, with some doing so problematically. This article discusses gambling and problem gambling among college students, framing it as an emerging health issue on college campuses nationwide. Given that 4 out of 5 college students admit to gambling, and that approximately 8% gamble problematically, it is…
Descriptors: College Students, Campuses, Behavior Problems, Student Behavior
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Wheeler, Wendy Neifeld; Kennedy, Jelane A. – NASPA Journal, 2009
Parents of today's college students bring unique experiences to the academic journey. They support extended parenting into the college years, demonstrate commitment and knowledge as prevention specialists with regards to their son or daughter's safety, and value the opportunity for partnerships to be developed with the institution of their child's…
Descriptors: College Students, Prevention, Alcohol Education, Drinking
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Donovan, Jody A.; McKelfresh, David A. – NASPA Journal, 2008
Being in community with college students' parents and families extends institutional boundaries of influence. Partnering with parents and families of college students begins with an attitude of appreciation for the significant role they play throughout their students' educational journeys. Expanding institutional relationships to include students'…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Parent School Relationship, Parent Student Relationship, College Students
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Oster-Aaland, Laura; Eighmy, Myron A. – NASPA Journal, 2008
This article explores the issues surrounding medical amnesty policies in higher education beginning with the background of such policies, a summary of the current debate regarding the policies, and a discussion of research related to helping behaviors among college students. Due to the negative consequences of alcohol misuse, many student affairs…
Descriptors: Help Seeking, Drinking, College Students, Helping Relationship
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Cintron, Rosa; Owens, Tom; Cintron, Myrna – NASPA Journal, 2007
This article examines the intersection of health and culture with a focus on HIV/AIDS and Latino/a college students. An analysis of the complexity of some major traditional cultural values is provided, coupled with an overview of current medical concerns.
Descriptors: Sexually Transmitted Diseases, College Students, Cultural Influences, Hispanic American Students
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Henning, Gavin – NASPA Journal, 2007
"In loco parentis" had been the philosophical foundation of higher education policy and practice since 1913 when it was established as a legal doctrine in Gott v. Berea. The doctrine defined the relationship between colleges, students, and parents. That relationship has changed with the death of "in loco parentis" in Dixon v. Alabama Board of…
Descriptors: School Responsibility, Higher Education, School Safety, Partnerships in Education
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Etzel, Edward F.; Watson, Jack C.; Visek, Amanda J.; Maniar, Sameep D. – NASPA Journal, 2006
Collegiate student athletes are faced with the same developmental challenges and stressors as their nonathlete peers, but they are also expected to deal with the challenges of athletic involvement (e.g., time demands, physical demands, travel schedules). Such additional demands may put athletes at greater risk for experiencing physical and…
Descriptors: College Students, Athletes, Student Personnel Workers, College Athletics
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Gintner, Gary G.; Choate, Laura Hensley – NASPA Journal, 2006
Heavy drinking continues to be a nationally recognized problem on college campuses. This article describes how student affairs professionals play a pivotal role in identifying and referring these students for relevant services. A five-step model for alcohol screening, advising, and referral is described using motivational enhancement strategies.
Descriptors: College Students, Alcohol Abuse, Student Personnel Workers, Referral
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Edwards, Keith E. – NASPA Journal, 2006
Individuals who are supportive of social justice efforts are not always effective in their anti-oppression efforts. Some who genuinely aspire to act as social justice allies are harmful, ultimately, despite their best intentions, perpetuating the system of oppression they seek to change. Different underlying motivations of those who aspire to be…
Descriptors: Justice, Cultural Pluralism, Educational Change, Models
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Reardon, Robert C.; Lumsden, Jill A.; Meyer, Katie E. – NASPA Journal, 2005
Student portfolio development is an area of interest and activity on many campuses. This article describes an 8-year effort by leaders in student and academic affairs at a large research university to implement an e-portfolio. Initiated in response to a suggestion by the university president, the 5-year development process has led to the creation…
Descriptors: Student Development, Career Development, Portfolios (Background Materials), College Students
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Borsari, Brian; Tevyaw, Tracy O'Leary – NASPA Journal, 2005
Over the past decade, there has been a steady increase in the number of mandated students who have been referred to campus alcohol programs for violating campus alcohol policies. However, the severity of alcohol use and problems varies widely in mandated students, indicating that a "one size fits all" delivery of treatment may be inappropriate.…
Descriptors: Drinking, School Policy, College Students, Student Behavior
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Harper, Shaun R.; Harris, Frank, III; Mmeje, Kenechukwu (K.C.) – NASPA Journal, 2005
As is the case in most K-12 schools, male students, in comparison to their female counterparts, disproportionately violate policies and are sanctioned more often for violence and disruptive behaviors on college and university campuses across the country. A theoretical model to explain this phenomenon is proposed in this article. Specifically, a…
Descriptors: College Students, Elementary Secondary Education, Violence, Behavior Problems
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Baker, Thomas R. – NASPA Journal, 2005
Decisions by university officials not to notify a student's parents following a suicide attempt on campus have been severely criticized by some observers. Although courts have not imposed a parental notice requirement, the practice is advantageous to students in many situations. The author recommends a system of notification that relies primarily…
Descriptors: Courts, Suicide, Parents, College Students
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Herdlein, Richard J., III – NASPA Journal, 2004
The scholarship of student affairs has neglected to carefully review its contextual past and, in the process, failed to fully integrate historical research into practice. The story of Thyrsa Wealtheow Amos and the history of the Dean of Women's Program at the University of Pittsburgh, 1919-41, helps us to reflect on the true reality of our work in…
Descriptors: Deans, Biographies, Higher Education, Womens Education
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Reis, Janet; Trockel, Mickey; Wall, Andrew – NASPA Journal, 2003
Undergraduate students participated in a discussion on common secondhand consequences of alcohol use, including concerns about personal safety and impact on living environments. This easy-to implement and brief intervention may strengthen students resolve to be more proactively involved in prevention of alcohol abuse for their campus community.…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, College Environment, College Students, Higher Education
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