VACPA Drive-In 2024

The VACPA is excited to announce its inaugural Drive-In conference! The one-day conference will be held on Friday, June 21, 2024 in Richmond, Virginia. Join us to connect with colleagues and access program sessions. Be on the lookout for more information soon on proposing a session presentation, event schedule, and registration information!

Conference Details

Theme: The Next Chapter: Higher Education & Student Support in Virginia

Date: Friday, June 21, 2024

Location: Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing

8550 Magellan Parkway, Suite 1100

Richmond, Virginia 23227

Please take the first right off off Magellan Parkway. The entrance will be the first door (Suite 1100). Please park in a spot marked with a blue square.

Important Dates

Program Proposals Open: January 26, 2024 (Volunteer to be a program reviewer by February 29, 2024)

Program Proposals Due: March 1, 2024.

Registration: Opening in February 2024. Stay tuned for more details!

Keynote Address

We are honored to host Tricia Smith, MS, MBA of Radford University for our inaugural drive-in keynote address!

Tricia Smith serves as the Associate Vice President of Student Life at Radford University. In that role she is charged with supervision of and collaboration with offices involving recreation and wellness, diversity and inclusion, fraternity and sorority affairs, clubs and organizations, service learning, parent and family programs and the University’s 380-acre Selu Conservancy. Tricia firmly believe that, if fulfilling its greatest potential, higher education has the potential to create curious, creative, and generous humans and communities that are invested in collective wellbeing and success.