Student Development Association (SDA)

Student Development Association (SDA) is an organization at Bowling Green State University SDAintended to:
  1. Provide professional development opportunities for the students in the College Student Personnel (CSP) Master’s and Higher Education (HIED) Doctoral programs at Bowling Green State University (BGSU)
  2. Promote cohesiveness and interaction among the students in the CSP and HIED programs and to provide a structure through which programming, social activities and special projects can take place
  3. Increase members’ awareness and understanding of the function of professional associations in the field of student affairs

Upcoming Events

Want to connect with a graduate of the College Student Personnel Program? Within our alumni database, you will find contact information for professionals working inside and outside of higher education. Click here to visit the Alumni Database!

Several popular sessions from the annual American College Personnel Association (ACPA) Conference are being presented again in a virtual setting for those who were unable to make it to the conference. All ACPA2Go sessions cost $10 to sign up for -- if you're interested and able, we encourage you to sign up!

The first webinar is coming up on June 15th from 1-2pm ET titled "How to Train Socially Just and Emotionally Intelligent Student Leaders". This will be presented by Joey McGinn and Diamond Newsome. Click here to register.

On June 28th from 1-2pm ET, "Brown/Black Card Revoked: Navigating Inaugural Positions at PWIs" will be presented by Olajiwon McCadney, Theresa Hernandez, and Melanie Pagan. Click here to register.

On June 28th from 3-4pm ET, there will be a webinar titled "Addressing Compassion Fatigue and Burnout in Student Affairs: Strategies for Creating a Culture of Community Care" presented by Genia Bettencourt and Rosemary Perez. Click here to register.

On July 12th from 1-2:30pm ET, "Advising & Supporting in Student Affairs: A Critical Self-Awareness Approach" will be presented by Chase Catalano, Laila McCloud, and Rachel Wagner. Click here to register.

"Application Submitted: Navigating Your First Job Search", presented by Connor Terry, will take place on October 6th from 1-2pm ET. Click here to register.

Our SDA executive board is working hard to plan events! Check back soon!

Nick Malendowski, wearing formal attire, standing in front of University Hall at Bowling Green State University

Nick Malendowski

  • Position: President
  • Pronouns: He/Him
Daryl McCoy, wearing formal attire, in front of gray background.

Daryl McCoy

  • Position: Vice President for Programming
  • Pronouns: He/Him
Jon McCullough, in formal attire, in front of gray background.

Jon McCullough

  • Position: Vice President for Professional Development
  • Pronouns: He/Him
JaNai' James, in an orange blazer, in front of beige background.

JaNai' James

  • Position: Vice President for Equity and Diversity
  • Pronouns: She/Her
Christina Freeman, in formal attire, in front of gray background.

Christina Freeman

  • Position: New Professionals in Transition (NPIT) Co-Chair
  • Pronouns: She/Her
Natalie Meredith, in a white shirt, in front of brick buildings and blue skies.

Natalie Meredith

  • Position: New Professionals in Transition (NPIT) Co-Chair
  • Pronouns: She/Her
Jessica Patton, in formal attire, in front of a brown background.

Jessica Patton

  • Position: College Student Personnel Assistant to the Chair
  • Pronouns: She/Her

Bowling Green State University Student Development Association Constitution

(Revised September 2019)


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Do you have questions, comments, or want more information? Come visit us in the Higher Education and Student Affairs Office in Education Building Room 310

Updated: 06/12/2022 05:58PM