HEROES members have the opportunity to attend conferences around the country at no cost!

NASPA General Assembly

MSUB HerosGeneral Assembly is a national conference hosted by NASPA each year where peer educators from colleges all over the United States gather. Each fall, HEROES takes advantage of the tremendous selection of learning opportunities during the conference at 70+ educational sessions, 2 keynotes, and 6 featured health issue presentations. At the Assembly, peer educators gain new ideas and strategies for their programming and awareness events. Advisors learn how to make prevention efforts stronger on their campuses while supporting the students who make it happen. Learn more about the upcoming 2021 General Assembly that will take place in Pittsburg, PA.

NASPA Region V/VI Peer Education Conference

Each spring, this conference gathers the peer education groups from Regions V and VI together to:

  • Get new program ideas on a variety of health & wellness issues relevant to working with college students
  • Gain new knowledge and skills to support your peer education efforts
  • Network with other peer educators & advisors from across New England
  • Learn how to revitalize, recruit and reenergize your organization
  • Learn more about how the BACCHUS Initiatives of NASPA can support your efforts

NASPA Strategies Conference

This conference opportunity provides student affairs practitioners with the knowledge and skills to effectively address collegiate alcohol and drug abuse prevention, mental health, sexual violence prevention and response, and well-being through a variety of comprehensive and integrative approaches. The upcoming 2022 Strategies conference will take place in Boston, MA!

HEROES student workers or students in leadership positions have the opportunity to attend Strategies.

Big Sky Drug and Alcohol Symposium

This annual two-day conference is hosted by the Yellowstone County DUI Task Force featuring local, regional and national experts in fields related to prevention, treatment, and enforcement.

The Yellowstone County DUI Task Force is a group of diverse individuals including members of law enforcement, prosecutors, educators, prevention specialists, counselors, and area business representatives appointed by the County Commissioners with the mission of promoting a healthier and safer environment for county residents by attempting to reduce the number of alcohol-related incidents through public education, awareness, legislation, and enforcement strategies.