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A Resource For You

By Correct On Campus / July 29, 2022 / Comments Off on A Resource For You

I have a great resource for you. It’s the protocol officer’s association, an amazing organization for special events planners, chiefs of staff, people who work in government relations, international affairs, for hospitals, corporations, the military, who manage official residences, and for all of us who welcome distinguished guests, famous people, elected officials, or who plan…

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Parliamentarians Know the Rules

By Correct On Campus / March 3, 2021 / Comments Off on Parliamentarians Know the Rules

Last week Americans got a lesson in the important role parliamentarians play in ensuring that organizations do things according to their established rules. Elizabeth MacDonough, parliamentarian of the U.S. Senate, ruled that a proposal to raise the minimum wage could not be part of a COVID-19 relief bill because including it would violate Senate rules.…

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It’s Time to Ditch Buffets

By Correct On Campus / April 27, 2020 / Comments Off on It’s Time to Ditch Buffets

Overflowing self-serve buffets are likely going to be one of the victims of Covid-19, and that’s fine with me. Who wants to touch serving utensils and eat food that has potentially been contaminated by someone else (never mind this has always been the case)? Conversely, no one wants buffets where everything from fresh fruit to…

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Plan To Reduce Special Event Waste

By Correct On Campus / June 12, 2019 / Comments Off on Plan To Reduce Special Event Waste

New years in academia comes in August and one of my resolutions is to make this year’s events as eco-friendly as possible. As the planning cycle starts, now is the time to work on this. Fall begins with a series of outdoor picnics and tailgating that are by their nature, messy and wasteful, generating a…

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Freshen Up, Attend A Conference

By Correct On Campus / February 15, 2019 / Comments Off on Freshen Up, Attend A Conference

The annual meeting of the North American Association of Commencement Officers (NAACO) just wrapped up. It was three days of shared ideas, access to resources, and making connections with other people who do the same work. We heard from subject matter experts, swapped ideas, told war stories, learned about best-practices, and participated in provocative, motivating…

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