MASEA Monitor: February, 2017
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Student Employee of the Year Deadline 
Fast Approaching!  

Each spring, the National Student Employment Association (NSEA) coordinates a National Student Employee of the Year program to recognize outstanding contributions and achievements of students who work while attending college.  

  • March 1, 2017 - Campus winners due to Erin Schwartz (
  • March 22, 2017 - Regional winner submitted to NSEA's Vice President for Membership Services.
  • March 27 – March 31, 2017
    • MASEA Regional and State winner's schools notified.
    • National Student Employee of the Year selected and winner's school notified by NSEA President.
  • April 9-15, 2017 - National Student Employment Week
    • National SEOTY announced
    • Runner-Up finalists notified
    • National SEOTY Award presented at winner's campus

Check Membership!
Any institution who is a member of MASEA and/or NSEA may submit their student employee of the year for State, Regional and National consideration. *Must be a NSEA member to advance to the Regional and National level in the competition.​" 
SEOTY Information

Call for Nominations

The MASEA Board of Directors are excited to formally announce the opening nominations for the following 2017-2018 Board of Directors open positions:
The time commitment for each position is according to your dedication to the organization, but the networking and professional development is not something you can get from behind your desk!  Being on the Board of Directors will enrich your professional life, build your resume to remain competitive in today’s workplace, and allow you to learn and grow from colleagues across the region.  We don’t ask that you bring a wealth of experience to any of these positions, but we do ask that you bring an enthusiasm for student employment, teamwork, placing MASEA on the forefront and professional growth! 

We will be taking names of interested and active MASEA members between now and Friday, March 3, 2017, at which point we will begin the election process.  Please consider the above positions, and get approval from your school before asking to be nominated. The following items should be included in the nomination:
  • Your name or name of person nominated
  • Nominee’s contact information
  • Letter of Support from nominee’s supervisor
  • A video expressing your interest in the position and why you would like to serve is preferred, however a letter of nomination along with a photo will also be accepted

Email the above information to Eric Wordlow at by Friday, March 3, 2017. Please contact me, or any board member, for additional details.

Creating a Video Instructions
Save The Date
"Come Get Your Kicks at MASEA's 56th!"

Save the Date

SEE Training:  12 & 13 June

 MASEA Conference:  14-16 June

Missouri State University
Springfield, Missiouri
Conference Information
We want you to present a session at this year’s MASEA Conference  in beautiful Springfield, MO, June 14-16, 2017.   The conference theme is “Come Get Your Kicks at MASEA’s 56th,” paying homage to the iconic Route 66, which runs through Springfield.
You’ve never presented before? That’s okay! The form walks you thru the steps of creating a presentation.
Don’t have a topic idea? Consider what you know well. We’re recruiting for sessions in a variety of content areas. The form provides more details.
Completed Program Proposals are due by Friday, March 31, 2017.
Questions? Want to talk to a person? You can reach the 2017 Conference Committee by contacting  Let us know your preference and we’ll email or call you back.
*** Please share with others who may be interested. MASEA membership is encouraged, but not required. ***
Program Proposal Form
Springfield, MO Visitors Guide
*Stay tuned for additional Route 66 pit stops featured in upcoming newsletters and e-mail announcements aimed at helping you make the most of your conference experience!

Historic Downtown Springfield is just minutes away from the conference site & hotel. Recently revitalized, either a walk or short drive will take you to numerous local restaurants and local eateries, including local favorites

There's something for every palate: Nonna's Italian-American Cafe, Maria's Mexican, Aviary Cafe and Creperie, Harbell's Grill, Gailey's Breakfast Cafe, and Grad School. It's not one size fits-all in this unique neighborhood, there is something for every palate!

Wet your whistle and sample the local brew at Mother's Brewing Co. and Springfield Brew Co (dine in also). Looking for something with a little more ambiance, check out Scotch & Soda or J.O.B. Public House, Springfield's largest "by-the-drink" whiskey selection. 

Don't be a DRAG! If you're looking for some lively nightlife, dancing, or unique entertainment, be sure to check out the nightlife. Numerous clubs, watering holes, and local bars make up this college-town hot-spot; including Martha's Vineyard, an LGBT-friendly nightclub featuring live Drag Shows. 

Get your Java fix morning, mid-day, or late night at The Coffee Ethic, Mudhouse, or Kingdom Coffee, or European Cafe!

Your 2016-17 MASEA Board of Directors

Eric Wordlow, President, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Sean Boley, President Elect, University of Findlay, Findlay, Ohio
Craig Pelka, Past President, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana
Kim Hull, VP for Professional Development, Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, Kansas
Brett McKnight, VP for Membership, Missouri Western State University, St. Joseph, Missouri
Erin Schwartz, Secretary, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
Debra Scripter, Treasurer, Spring Arbor University, Spring Arbor, Michigan
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