Will There Be Food

A student affairs podcast by Presence

About the Podcast

Free pizza is just one small slice of the student affairs pie. Each week, host Meg Sunga interviews student affairs professionals about everything they're doing to improve students' lives, one campus at a time. We'll laugh, we'll cry, and yes, there will be food. Delivered to you by Presence.

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Mental Health and Higher Education
Episode 7
Mental Health and Higher Ed
Happy World Mental Health Day! While today celebrates the efforts of folx raising awareness of mental health issues around the world, how are we prioritizing mental health for students year-round? This week, we chat with Dr....
Featuring Dr. Erin Robinson
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Episode 6 of Will There Be Food — in solidarity with student activists, featuring Ashley Gaddy
Episode 6
In Solidarity with Student Activists
Student activism transforms with each generation. But for many student affairs professionals, navigating politics while being a representative of an institution can be confusing. On today’s episode, we speak with scholar-activist Ashley Gaddy about how SApros...
Featuring Ashley Gaddy
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Will There Be Food? podcast — Finding Queerituality on Campus
Episode 5
Finding Queerituality on Campus
Religiously-affiliated institutions exist to educate and serve their faith. But they also have an obligation to support their students. What does that mean for LGBTQ students and staff at religious institutions? This week, we chat with...
Featuring Sean Smallwood and Sergio Pérez
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Episode 4 — Leadership and Power with Edna Dominguez — Will There Be Food? podcast
Episode 4
Leadership and Power
When your entire industry exists to serve students, where does power come from? In this episode, we chat with Edna Dominguez, AVP of Student Affairs at UT Austin, about her journey to an AVP role, the...
Featuring Edna Dominguez
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Episode 3
Trauma, Burn-Out, and Higher Ed
Burn-out in student affairs is a familiar story. Living where you work, dealing with crises, and suffering secondary trauma all work together to push your burn-out boulder past the tipping point. In this episode, we speak...
Featuring Duane Khan and A.J. Guedouar
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Fat Positive Campus — Will There Be Food podcast — Presence — Interview with Kacie Otto
Episode 2
Fat-Positive Campus
You’re probably working to make your campus more inclusive for different types of students, and you’re probably even hosting body-positive programs. But are you being fatphobic in your work? Fatphobia is real and pervasive, and it’s...
Featuring Kacie Otto
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Episode 1
Addiction and Recovery on College Campuses
You might be dedicating campus resources to alcohol prevention efforts, but are you putting any effort toward supporting students in recovery from addiction? We spoke with Tim Rabolt and Tara Strong to learn more about how...
Featuring Tim Rabolt and Tara Strong
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Will There Be Food Trailer
Season 1 Trailer
So, we've all been asked the question — what exactly do you do? I don't know about you, but explaining what we do in student affairs can be super awkward. While our titles might say one...
Featuring Meg Sunga
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