VACPA Virtual Conference 2024

The VACPA is excited to announce its inaugural conference! After much thought and consideration we are transitioning format from in-person to virtual. We will still spend time together on Friday, June 21, 2024 and are committed to providing space where attendees can connect with colleagues and share knowledge via program sessions.

Conference Details

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

Date: Friday, June 21, 2024

Format: Virtual

Conference Schedule


VACPA is proud to offer the following rates for its virtual conference as we work to increase access to meaningful professional development and networking opportunities.

Registration is now open! Click here to register. 

  • VACPA Members | $10
  • Non-Members | $15

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.