Program

Learn from fun, interactive workshops.

This weekend conference features nearly 10 intense hours of practical help, research, and advice on how to improve your Student Government and how to become more effective and influential on your campus.

IMPORTANT: ID Information & Directions

Conference Location

The conference is being held at Emerson College, in the Semel Theater, 3rd Floor, 10 Boylston Place, Boston, MA 02116 (See interactive map/virtual tour). Although Emerson does not have parking facilities on campus, there are a number of nearby garages (See Directions/Parking).

IMPORTANT: Emerson College will require each person to show ID and proof of ASGA Conference registration upon entering the building.

Text ASGA at conference ONLY: 352-258-4604

2019 Conference Schedule

Saturday, August 3, 2019

8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. – Conference Registration & Continental Breakfast

Semel Lobby and Theater, 3rd floor

9:00 a.m. to 9:20 a.m. – Welcome

  • Rasheed Ali Cromwell, JD., Emcee

Semel Lobby and Theater, 3rd floor

9:20 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. – Networking Break

9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. – Training Block I

  •  A  13 Steps to a Super Student Government – Butch Oxendine
    Semel Lobby and Theater, 3rd floor
  •  B  The Gift and The Curse: Talented and Overextended (Part 1) – Rasheed Ali Cromwell, JD.
    Greene Theater, 6th floor
  • C   NEW WORKSHOP  The ABCs of SGA – Ernest J. Robinson
    Tufte 914, 9th Floor
  • D   NEW WORKSHOP  Teamwork Makes the Dream Work – Dessie Hall
    Tufte 1014, 10th Floor

10:45 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. – Networking Break

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. – Training Block II

  •  E  The 25 Worst Mistakes Your Student Government Can Make – Butch Oxendine
    Semel Lobby and Theater, 3rd floor
  •  F  The Gift and The Curse: Talented and Overextended (Part 2) – Rasheed Ali Cromwell, JD.
    Greene Theater, 6th floor
  • G   NEW WORKSHOP  Chess vs. Checkers: Understanding How and When to Make the Right Move – Ernest J. Robinson
    Tufte 914, 9th Floor
  • H   NEW WORKSHOP   FOR ADVISORS  SG Woes – Dessie Hall
    Tufte 1014, 10th Floor

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. – Lunch

Semel Lobby and Theater, 3rd floor

1:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. – ASGA Halftime

Semel Lobby and Theater, 3rd floor

1:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. – Training Block III

  •  I  How to Make Students Care About Your SG: Create “Signature Programs” – Butch Oxendine
    Semel Lobby and Theater, 3rd floor
  •  J  Origins of War: Communication, Non-Communication and Everything in Between – Rasheed Ali Cromwell, JD
    Greene Theater, 6th floor
  • K   NEW WORKSHOP  Serving in E.R.N.E.S.T. – Ernest J. Robinson
    Tufte 914, 9th Floor
  • L   NEW WORKSHOP   FOR ADVISORS  SG Matters – Dessie Hall
    Tufte 1014, 10th Floor

2:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. – Networking Break

2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. – Roundtables

  1. Senators, Representatives, Judicial Branch, and Committee Members – Semel Lobby and Theater, 3rd floor
  2. Presidents & Vice Presidents – Greene Theater, 6th floor
  3. Advisors – Tufte 914, 9th Floor
  4. Secretaries and Treasurers – Tufte 1014, 10th Floor

3:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. – Networking Break

3:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. – Training Block IV

  •  M  What Can Your Student Government Really Accomplish? Choose Realistic Goals – Butch Oxendine
    Semel Lobby and Theater, 3rd floor
  •  N  Impeachment: The Last Frontier – Rasheed Ali Cromwell, JD
    Greene Theater, 6th floor
  • O   NEW WORKSHOP  Lobby for a Hobby – Ernest J. Robinson
    Tufte 914, 9th Floor
  • P   NEW WORKSHOP  Retention Matters – Dessie Hall
    Tufte 1014, 10th Floor

4:45 p.m. to 4:50 p.m. – Networking Break

4:50 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. – Wrap-Up & Raffle

  • “The Importance of Your Student Government” – Butch Oxendine, ASGA Founder & Executive Director
  • Rasheed Ali Cromwell, JD., Emcee
  • Ultimate Connectors Raffle (return your evaluation form to enter)

Semel Lobby and Theater, 3rd floor

Sunday, August 4, 2019

Workshop Guide & Descriptions