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****THE LATEST ISSUE OF THE NONTRAD JOURNAL IS HERE! Click on Publications to view the Journal for Members at No Cost or to purchase as a non-member. Visit the 2016 ANTSHE Conference Page to learn more about the events that took place at our conference that was held April 8-10! 

ANTSHE's mission is to provide scholarship opportunities, academic resources, and motivational support for non-traditional students, and to celebrate, and to build on the network of faculty, administrators, and advisers that work with and inspire non-traditional students to succeed.

It's  that time of the year again!

Submit your nomination today for the 2016 Adult Learner Program Showcase Contest. The winner will receive a full page ad showcasing their adult learner program in The Nontrad Journal, recognition and an award to be presented at the 2017 Annual ANTSHE Conference. Awards Ceremony held March 23-26, 2017 at Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, Georgia.  Details...

The 2015 Issue of The Nontrad Journal is 
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Upcoming events

10/05/2016 (EDT) • Atlanta, Georgia
11/08/2016 (EST) • Albuquerque, NM
03/23/2017 (EDT) • Kennesaw State University
03/23/2017 (EDT) • Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA


Mohawk Valley Community College just opened a Veterans Study Lounge on campus as part of the Veteran’s Day Ceremonies on campus. What a great way to support your Nontrads!

Check out these pictures! 

Want to share a picture or your Information about your NonTrad Organization? 


Kennesaw State University's Adult Learner Programs received the Academic Support Initiative Award  from Commission for Academic Support in Higher Education of the American College Personnel Association (ACPA). The award will be acknowledged at a reception during the ACPA 2015 National Convention in Tampa,FL March 5-8, 2015

Congratulations Kennesaw State University's Adult Learner Programs!



19th Annual ANTSHE Conference 2016 Recap

The 2016 Pre-Conference Workshop and 19th Annual ANTSHE Conference were held on April 7-10 in Dearborn, Michigan. We thank the University of Michigan-Dearborn for hosting the 19th Annual ANTSHE Conference. We also thank those of you who attended the pre-conference workshop and the 19th Annual ANTSHE Conference. Your support for ANTSHE and nontraditional students is amazing and truly appreciated!

Conference Information

Below are links to information about the conference and pictures from the Pre-Conference Workshop and the ANTSHE Conference. 

  • 2016 ANTSHE Conference Pictures! Check out these pictures from the ANTSHE Pre-Conference Workshop and President's Reception, and presentation of awards, held Thursday, April 7. This album also includes pictures from Days 1-3 of the 19th Annual ANTSHE conference including: Concurrent Sessions, Gala Reception, Gala Event, Multi-cultural luncheon, Keynote Speakers, Silent Auction, Closing Ceremony, and Presentation of Scholarships. 
  • Conference presentations: Members can log in to access conference attendees' PowerPoint presentations.

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Conference Evaluations

If you attended any part of the 2016 conference, we would like to hear from you.  What did you enjoy most about the conference, or what did you find useful?  Was there something that you found irrelevant? Did you experience any problems? What can we do to make next year's conference better? 

Below are links to the online evaluation form where you can evaluate your conference experience and provide conference planners with your constructive feedback:

  • All-Conference Evaluation: Please tell us your experience at the ANTSHE conference. You can also access the evaluation by scanning the QR code below. 




Scholarships are awarded to nontrads that have contributed to the enrichment of their college and/or local community and demonstrate their continued contribution to their college and community.

ANTSHE seeks to promote leadership and campus involvement, academic and personal success, and community engagement by offering scholarships to its student members. An active ANTSHE membership is required for the scholarship applicants.


ANTSHE members enjoy exclusive access to academic  research and resources, discounted fees, access to academic professionals and ANTSHE's newsletter.

ANTSHE members can attend the annual conference at a discounted rate, and have the opportunity to have a direct impact on the organization with voting privileges for ANTSHE board member positions.




ANTSHE holds an annual conference every year, and they are hosted by colleges and universities across the country that proudly supports nontraditional students.


He has written numerous books and articles about modern American politics and culture. His most recent book, The Pact: Bill Clinton, Newt Gingrich, and the Rivalry that Defined a Generation (Oxford, 2008) examines the polarization of American politics in the 1990s. In addition to his scholarly work, Professor Gillon hosts shows and serves as an on-air consultant for The History Channel. From 1998-2006, he anchored The History Channel Sunday morning current events program, HistoryCENTER. He is currently working on a book/documentary series that will look at critical presidential decisions. He received his Ph.D. from Brown University. 

ANTSHE Awards & Scholarship Program

**ATTENTION Non-Traditional Students!! Are you interested in becoming a member of ANTSHE and possibly being the next non-traditional student to receive a scholarship award? 

**ATTENTION Academic Professionals or Other Members of Adult Learner Programs!! Do you know someone or do you feel you deserve recognition for your contributions and work to help nontraditional students?

ANTSHE presents awards on an annual basis to members who are deserving of recognition for their contributions and work to help nontraditional students. Awards are given by nomination and are presented to recipients at our annual conference each year. Nominees are invited to attend the ANTSHE Conference but do not have to be present to receive the award.

For more than 19 years, the Association for Non-Traditional Students in Higher Education has been awarding scholarships to motivated and committed non-traditional student members of the organization.

President's Scholarship for Graduate Students

The ANTSHE President's Scholarship is awarded to a nontraditional graduate student that demonstrates need and achievement.

Kazimour Scholarships For Undergraduate Students 

The Kazimour Scholarship is awarded to a nontraditional student that demonstrate strong academic achievement.

The Founder's Scholarship

The Founder's Scholarshipis awarded to a nontraditional student that demonstrates need and achievement.

The ANTSHE Board of Directors Scholarship

The ANTSHE Board of Directors Scholarship is a new scholarship awarded to a deserving nontraditional learner that the Board of Directors selects who demonstrates both academic achievement and contributions to their adult learner programs.

Submit your Nontrad Friendly School Nomination

Each year, a college/university is recognized for having the most active and vibrant student organization. Student Recognition Awards are presented to the winning school at the annual ANTSHE National Conference. Nominations are accepted throughout the year for recognition in the next year's conference. Maybe your college or university will be recognized!



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