• Member Mixer

    Attend a free Member Mixer event hosted by a current APA member to learn more about APA and how you can get involved! 

    The next member mixer will be held on March 1st at Miller Auditorium's PNC Lounge from 4-5 pm. Please RSVP here: RSVP for Social Mixer

  • Lunch and Learn Presentations

    Temporarily suspended: Bring your lunch and join us for a quarterly presentation by an APA member with expertise in a particular area. Suggestions for presenters welcome through the Contact Us form. 

    • Oct. 10, 2019—Western CARES: Helping Students in Distress, Noon to 1 p.m., 2730 Sangren Hall. Presented by Bre Traynor, mental health outreach coordinator in Student Affairs. One in three Western Michigan students have been diagnosed or treated by a professional for a mental health condition. Bre will review common warning signs of distress, how to respond effectively to a student in distress, and how to identify when and how to share resources to a student in need. CARES is the campus suicide prevention program.
    • August 14, 2019—Staying Active in the Workplace, 12:10 to 12:55 p.m., Classroom 3012, Student Recreation Center. Presented by Beth Northuis, assistant director of fitness and wellness programs, who will share helpful workout tips on stretching, resistance training, and cardio at this Western Wellness presentation on incorporating wellness into your workday. Presentation slides.
    • JUNE 10, 2019—Student Assessment. Noon, Rooms 157-158, Bernhard Center. Presented by Ciji Heiser, director of assessment and effectiveness. This presentation will focus on an overview of the assessment cycle and will include exercises on how to write and measure learning outcomes. This session will also help audience members decide between multiple assessment tools to best meet their needs and measure their learning outcomes. Presentation video.
  • Lunch Meet-up

    Lunch Meet-up

    Temporarily suspended: Bring your lunch and connect with other APA members at a Lunch Meet-up.

  • Pickleball Social

    We are piloting a new social event: APA Pickleball Social! Join us at the Student Recreation Center on February 17th at the Student Recreation Center from Noon to 1:00 pm.

    RSVP for Pickle Ball by emailing Kyle Belback at