Monthly Archives: October, 2017

Advising Time

The middle of the semester is always rough for me as an advisor.  It’s the perfect storm of anxiety-making things happening to our students: midterm grades, illness and injury, personal and relationship problems, the consequences of bad choices, and of course, registration for next semester.  All of which seem to end up in my office …

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NACADA 2017 Take-Aways

If you went to St. Louis: What did you take away from the NACADA meeting? Did you meet new colleagues or re-connect with old friends? Learn something that will change your advising practice? Hear an inspiring speaker?   If you (like me) were unable to go to St. Louis: What would you like to hear …

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Meet you in St. Louis?

If you’re headed to NACADA 2017 this week, there are several faculty advising focused events where you can connect with the Faculty Advising Commission: Thursday October 12: 11:30 AM in Room 241/242 “Supporting faculty who advise: Using findings from Faculty Survey of Student Engagement to activate discussions. Friday October 13: 7:15 – 8:30 AM in …

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Welcome Back!

It’s been a while, and it’s time to shake the dust off this old blog!  A lot of things have changed for the Faculty Advising Commission since the last blog post in 2014. First of all,  NACADA has gone GLOBAL.  In addition to serving academic advisors in the US and Canada, NACADA members have the …

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