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IUSPA is one of the oldest student personnel associations in the country. As the governing body of the IU HESA program, IUSPA has a great deal of responsibility and influence within the program, including:

  • Activism and campus involvement though the Graduate and Professional Student Organization
  • Planning the official hooding ceremony of the HESA program for Masters and Doctoral students
  • Publishing one of the first (and few) student affairs journals peer reviewed and published by a student organization in the country
  • Designing HESA orientation and pairing new students with their HESA buddy in the fall
  • Recruiting new HESA students through HESA Outreach each February
  • Creating professional development opportunities such as workshops and guest speakers
  • Organizing group events such as socials, community service projects, and mixers with other professional organizations

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