The region provides educational, volunteer, and awards and scholarships opportunities to ACUI members. Find out more about how you can connect with your regional colleagues below!


Upcoming Events

Regional Conference
November 1–4, 2018 | Pennsylvania State University

Region VII Goals

Communication
  • Establish and maintain communication pathways and a timetable for regional needs
  • Create and increase awareness of products and services available from corporate partners
  • Engage regional members in participation of regional communication and strategies
  • Demonstrate the value of regional experiences
Connections
  • Strive to have the most inclusive and diverse experiences and membership within ACUI
  • Provide excellent scholarship and award opportunities within the region
  • Maximize the opportunities for members, leaders, and corporate partners to connect
  • Orient, connect, and continue the engagement of student members at regional and/or international programs, activities, etc.
  • Celebrate our member institutions, their unions, and our volunteers
  • Attract former and new institutions to the region and Association
Education
  • Provide educational programs for professionals and students that create meaningful and valuable takeaways to bring back to their own campus
  • Deliver a comprehensive calendar of educational events that spans the year, reaches the many different types of members, and crosses all core competencies of the Association in a purposeful and intentional way
  • Utilize different learning styles and formats in delivering educational offerings
  • Identify regional experts and experienced members for future and upcoming educational offerings
Transition/History
  • Ensure that we foster and embrace an ACUI family feel at all regional events
  • Transition all members into Region VII and identify meaningful experiences that will harbor a regional identity and connection to VII
  • Engage all regional members in the development of the Region VII story
  • Capture regional history and records for archival purposes with the intent to honor our past, present, and future
General
  • Plan thoughtfully and fiscally for the long-term success of the region, its programs, and scholarship longevity
  • Maximize participation in all recruited opportunities (volunteers, scholarships, awards)

More About ACUI Region VII

Past Region VII Conferences

2014: Buffalo, New York
November 6–8, University at Buffalo, “Ground Breaking: Our Journey Begins”

2015: Philadelphia
November 12–15, Temple University, "Inspiration Everywhere"

2016: Pittsburgh
November 11–13, University of Pittsburgh, “Navigating the Current”

2017: Baltimore
November 2-4, University of Maryland–Baltimore County, “Discover Your Anthem”

Region VII Directors

2013–16
Michael Patterson, SUNY–New Paltz

2016–Present
Neela Patel, Rutgers University