Division of Student Affairs

A Professional Staff Retreat

Each August, Student Affairs staff kick off the new academic year with a staff retreat focused on issues and practices relevant to our work, plus team building, all informed by our Core Values.


2017 Retreat

Wednesday, August 2, 2017
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location: CFCC Union Bldg - 502 N. Front Street Wilmington, NC 28401 (Windell Daniels Hall Room 508)

Retreat Resources

Advance Readings: N/A

Retreat Agenda


2016 Retreat

Tuesday, August 2, 2016
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Coastline Conference & Event Center, 501 Nutt St., Wilmington

Retreat Resources

Advance Readings: The Road to Resilience and ON RESILIENCE

Retreat Agenda


2015 Retreat

4 August 2015
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Coastline Conference & Event Center, 501 Nutt St., Wilmington

Retreat Resources

Advance Reading: "Integrity: Without It, Nothing Works," Interview with Michael C. Jensen, by Karen Christensen. Rotman Magazine (Fall 2009). (393Kb PDF)

Retreat Agenda

Seating Assignments for Morning Session


2014 Retreat

Retreat Resources

Retreat Agenda (PD, 258Kb)

StrengthsFinders Presentation: Dr. Sonja Aroin, Office of Student Leadership & Engagement (PPT, 2.4MB)

Clifton StrengthsFinder® Themes (PDF, 78Kb)


2013 Retreat

Retreat Resources

Generation on a Tightrope, Revisited: Notes on a discussion of the book by Arthur Levine and Diane R. Dean (PDF).

Technology in Higher Education: Presentation notes by Bradley Davis, Amy Hector, Jorja Waybrant and Leslie Wright (PDF).

why we do what we do: Presentation notes by Sarah Gilbert, Holly Taylor and Bill di Nome (PDF)