LOCK HAVEN, Pa. -Lock Haven University’s Reynol Junco will deliver a keynote address to the 2008 conference of the Iowa Student Personnel Association. The conference will meet in Ames, Iowa, October 14-15. Lock Haven University is a member of the Pennsylvania State
System of Higher Education (PASSHE), the largest provider of higher education in
the commonwealth. Its 14 universities offer more than 250 degree and certificate
programs in more than 120 areas of study. Nearly 405,000 system alumni live and
work in Pennsylvania.
The theme of this year’s conference is “Inspire and Ignite Student Responsibility.” Junco’s speech will focus on inspiring students to use emerging technologies responsibly. “It is a privilege to be invited to augment professionals’ knowledge and skills in using technology to enhance student engagement and success,” said Junco.
Junco is an Associate Professor in the Department of Academic Development and Counseling and the Director of Disability Services at LHU. He holds his Doctor of Education in Counselor Education with a focus on College Student Personnel from The Pennsylvania State University. He is also a graduate of the University of Florida with a B.S. in Psychology. Junco's research interests include examining student development, engagement, and academic success through the use of technology. He is also interested in first year and transfer student success, online survey design, and psychometric assessment. His publications focus on college student technology use.
Also delivering a keynote address at the conference will be Arthur Chickering, special assistant to the president of Goddard College. Junco said, “It is an honor to be invited to give a keynote alongside Art Chickering, who is an internationally-known leader in the field of student development. In fact, his developmental theory is the cornerstone of my work with students.”
More information about Junco is available at www. reyjunco.com