Our Mission

The University of North Texas Staff Development Committee for the Division of Student Affairs provides professional and personal development opportunities for staff members within the Division so we may better cultivate the success of our students. We accomplish this aim through education, communication, collaboration and staff recognition in order to foster community within the division.

Upcoming Division Events

7th Annual Student Portraits Symposium
Monday, May 15, 2017
Location: Gateway Conference Center

Division of Student Affairs New Employee Orientation
Friday, June 2, 2017
Location: Rec Center 205
Lunch at AVESTA immediately following orientation
RSVP by May 26 to Alicia.Fountain@unt.edu

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Professional Development Series

These sessions are designed to provide Division staff with opportunities to develop their work and personal skills. A newsletter will be sent to the Division at the beginning of each month with detailed information on all of the training sessions being offered for that month.

For more information regarding upcoming trainings, or to have a training session published in the monthly newsletter, please contact Kate Neal, Chairs of Professional Development, at kate.neal@unt.edu.

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Division Resources

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Your Committee Members

Dr. Teresa McKinney

Amanda Vaughn
Chair of Awards & Recognition

Carolyn Blevins
Chair of Special Events



Chair of Professional Development


  • Ashly Henson, Recreational Sports
  • Carolyn Blevins, Auxiliary Service
  • Shohreh Sparks, Dining
  • Patrice Abner, Center for Leadership and Service
  • Israel Chavarria, Student Health and Wellness Center
  • Amanda Vaughn, Dean of Students
  • William Roussell, Housing
  • Courtney Burke, Gateway/Coliseum
  • Becky French, Office of Disability Accommodation
  • Beverly Wilks, Career Center
  • Kally Jorgenson, Student Activities Center
  • Kate Neal, Student Affairs Marketing
  • Terence Yee, Student Legal Advisor
  • Charlotte Cooke, Union Administration
  • Danielle Wilcher, Greek Life