The region provides educational, volunteer, and awards and scholarships opportunities to ACUI members. Find out more about how you can connect with your regional colleagues below!

Upcoming Events

Host a Drive-In (May–July)

Region VIII is currently looking for locations to host union tours and workshops.

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Regional Conference
November 1–4, 2018 | Pennsylvania State University

Region VII Goals

  • Establish and maintain communication pathways and a timetable for regional needs
  • Create and increase awareness of products and services available from corporate partners
  • Engage regional members in participation of regional communication and strategies
  • Demonstrate the value of regional experiences
  • Strive to have the most inclusive and diverse experiences and membership within ACUI
  • Provide excellent scholarship and award opportunities within the region
  • Maximize the opportunities for members, leaders, and corporate partners to connect
  • Orient, connect, and continue the engagement of student members at regional and/or international programs, activities, etc.
  • Celebrate our member institutions, their unions, and our volunteers
  • Attract former and new institutions to the region and Association
  • Provide educational programs for professionals and students that create meaningful and valuable takeaways to bring back to their own campus
  • Deliver a comprehensive calendar of educational events that spans the year, reaches the many different types of members, and crosses all core competencies of the Association in a purposeful and intentional way
  • Utilize different learning styles and formats in delivering educational offerings
  • Identify regional experts and experienced members for future and upcoming educational offerings
  • Ensure that we foster and embrace an ACUI family feel at all regional events
  • Transition all members into Region VII and identify meaningful experiences that will harbor a regional identity and connection to VII
  • Engage all regional members in the development of the Region VII story
  • Capture regional history and records for archival purposes with the intent to honor our past, present, and future
  • Plan thoughtfully and fiscally for the long-term success of the region, its programs, and scholarship longevity
  • Maximize participation in all recruited opportunities (volunteers, scholarships, awards)

More About ACUI Region VII

Past Region VII Conferences

2014: Buffalo, New York
November 6–8, University at Buffalo, “Ground Breaking: Our Journey Begins”

2015: Philadelphia
November 12–15, Temple University, "Inspiration Everywhere"

2016: Pittsburgh
November 11–13, University of Pittsburgh, “Navigating the Current”

2017: Baltimore
November 2-4, University of Maryland–Baltimore County, “Discover Your Anthem”

Region VII Directors

Michael Patterson, SUNY–New Paltz

Neela Patel, Rutgers University