'Small Acts. Big Impact.' Micro-Affirmations Workshop

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'Small Acts. Big Impact.' Micro-Affirmations Workshop

Student Success & Retention Innovation
October 4, 2018

Please join UA colleagues and students as they explore micro-affirmations and the impact they have on student success.

The workshop will be held November 2nd, 9am-12pm, in the Student Union Memorial Center South Ballroom.

After this workshop, participants will be able to: 

  • Define what micro-affirmations are
  • Reflect how they may have been impacted by micro-affirmations in their own lives
  • Identify how micro-affirmations can be used in their campus unit to encourage sense of belonging to the students they serve
  • Develop an action plan/framework for implementing micro-affirmations in their work with students
  • Make initial connections between micro-affirmations, belonging and success in college

Register by clicking here.

Presented by:  

  • Candice Powell, Associate Director for Retention, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • James M. Ellis, Ph.D., Assistant Research Scientist, the University of Michigan School of Social Work


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