Student Development Association (SDA)

Student Development Association (SDA) is an organization at Bowling Green State University intended 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

Social Justice & Inclusion Workshop!
Mark Your Calendars

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


Shontel Smith (She/her/hers)

Position: President


Emma Wilkin (She/her/hers)

Position: Vice President for Administration


Stephen Matthews (He/him/his)

Position: Vice President for Programming


Sydney Sloan (She/her/hers)

Position: Vice President for Professional Development


Shayauna Newsom (She/They)

Position: Vice President for Equity and Diversity

For more information please contact:
President: Shontel Smith at

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