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.

Conference Location

The conference is being hosted at the Hudson County Community College Culinary Conference Center, located at 161 Newkirk Street, Jersey City, NJ 07306. The conference is in the first floor Banquet Room. (Campus Map)

Text ASGA at conference ONLY: 352-258-4604

Parking

Impark Parking Garage
Address for GPS: 130 Sip Avenue, Jersey City, NJ
Phone: 201-420-8523 or 201-420-8525
Entrance also at 2854 Kennedy Blvd.

Culinary Conference Center guests receive a $2.00 discount for the Impark parking structure, located across the street. The ticket must be stamped at the security desk in the lobby of the Culinary Conference Center.

2019 Conference Schedule

Saturday, March 2, 2019

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

BANQUET ROOM

9:00 a.m. to 9:20 a.m. – Welcome

  • Rasheed Ali Cromwell, JD., Emcee

BANQUET ROOM

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
    BANQUET ROOM
  •  B  TBD – Rasheed Ali Cromwell, JD.
    JOHNSTON 214-215
  •  C  Who Said There’s No “I” In Team? – Vicky Owles, Ed.D.
    FOLLETT LOUNGE 515
  • TBD – Shawn M. Livingston, MPA
    ROOM 510

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
    BANQUET ROOM
  •  F  TBD – Rasheed Ali Cromwell, JD.
    JOHNSTON 214-215
  •  G  Do the Right Thing: Ethics and Your SGA – Vicky Owles, Ed.D.
    FOLLETT LOUNGE 515
  • Who Cares? Transforming Apathy Into Action – Andrew Ortiz, J.D., M.P.A.
    ROOM 510

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. – Lunch

BANQUET ROOM

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

BANQUET ROOM

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
    BANQUET ROOM
  •  J  TBD – Rasheed Ali Cromwell, JD.
    JOHNSTON 214-215
  •  Mission SGA! – Vicky Owles, Ed.D.
    FOLLETT LOUNGE 515
  • We’re In This Together: Representing All Students On Your Campus – Andrew Ortiz, J.D., M.P.A.
    ROOM 510

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 – BANQUET ROOM
  2. Presidents & Vice Presidents – JOHNSTON 214-215
  3. Secretaries and Treasurers – FOLLETT LOUNGE 515
  4. Advisors – ROOM 510

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
    BANQUET ROOM
  •  N  TBD – Shawn M. Livingston, MPA
    JOHNSTON 214-215
  • O   FOR ADVISORS  Leadership Development: Developing the Leaders within Your SG – Vicky Owles, Ed.D.
    FOLLETT LOUNGE 515
  • Stoke the Fire: Seven Ways to Maximize Your Leadership Potential – Andrew Ortiz, J.D., M.P.A.
    ROOM 510

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)

BANQUET ROOM

Sunday, March 3, 2019

Workshop Guide & Descriptions