Nakama XVIII, August 30th, 2006
To view a copy of the program from this year's conference, please click here. (PDF file, 665Kb)
To view a photo gallery from the event, please click here. (Note: You must have Macromedia Flash installed and enabled to view gallery)
This year's keynote speaker was Timothy R. McMahon Ph.D. Tim is currently a Faculty Consultant in the Office of Academic Learning Services at the University of Oregon. Before moving West, he was the Director of Special Projects in the Division of Student Services as Western Illinois UniversityPrior to assuming this position, he was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Counselor Education and College Student Personnel at WIU for five years. Over twenty-five years of professional experience in student affairs have included positions at Oregon State University, University of Iowa, Washington State University, Lakeland College, and the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. These responsibilities have been in such areas as residence life management, coordinating recreational sports and intramurals, educational programming, leadership, working with fraternities and sororities, undergraduate and graduate teaching.
One of Tim's special interests has been working with colleagues and students in making presentations at national and state conferences (approximately 100) on many topics including: moral development and personality, ethics, diversity and cultures, spirituality, change and transition, motivation, learning styles, stress and time management, assessment, student and community development, student conduct, wellness, sexuality and relationships, instructional technology, and astronomy.
Click here to view Tim's presentation slide deck. (PDF format, 267Kb)