National and State Affiliates News

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 Fall 2017 NACAC College Fair Information

Long Island
Suffolk County Community College,
Health, Sports & Education Center – Grant Campus,
Brentwood, NY
Sunday, October 1, 2017
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

New York City
Jacob K. Javitz Convention Center, New York, NY
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

New York City
Jacob K. Javitz Convention Center, New York, NY
Sunday, October 15, 2017
1 p.m. – 4 p.m.


Dry Run, SACAC’s premier conference for new admissions professionals, will be held at
Emory University in Atlanta, GA from Sunday, July 23--Wednesday, July 26.

Dry Run is an annual four-day workshop designed to provide practical experience for new admission professionals.
The program provides training in relevant basic skills and discussion of pertinent issues and situations encountered in the
admission profession. Participants will attend presentations, engage in case studies, work within small-group settings
and participate in mock-situation settings.
Dry Run 2017 sessions will cover the following topics:
  • Event Planning
  • High School Counselor Relations
  • General Professional & Work/Life Skills in Admission
  • Recruitment Practices at Small, Medium & Large Institutions
  • International Recruitment & Admission
  • Transfer Recruitment & Admissions
  • Regional Recruiting
  • Public Speaking & Presentation Skills
  • Overview of Application Read & Committee Review Processes
  • Statement of Principles of Good Practice (SPGP) Code of Ethics
  • Student-Athletes & the NCAA
  • Multicultural & Diversity Awareness/Recruitment 
  • Technology & Social Media in Admission
  • Travel Planning
  • Supervising Tour Guides & Student Employees
  • Financial Aid – Scholarships, Grants & Loans
  • Making the Transition from Being a College Student to Being a College Professional
  • Current Trends in College Admission
For further program details and registration visit the Dry Run page of the SACAC website. 

If you are in the process of hiring and know you will have someone in place before the registration deadline,
you may register now on behalf of that person but you will need to provide all requested registration information for them no later than Friday, June 30.

If you have any questions, please contact Farish Jerman and Jared Richardson,
Dry Run 2017 Co-chairs, at

We hope to see you in Atlanta this summer!
Best wishes,
Farish Jerman
Jared Richardson
Dry Run 2017 Co-Chairs
Emory University