Category Archives: NACADA events

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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Minneapolis faculty advising sessions

Greetings, colleagues. . . I hope many of you are making plans to attend NACADA’s upcoming annual conference in Minneapolis this October.  The Faculty Advising commission received nearly two dozen presentation proposals for the conference, and choosing which to recommend was a rewarding and challenging task.  Here are some of the sessions you’ll find at …

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Faculty advising webinar

Greetings, colleagues. . . On Thursday, 24 April 2014 at 11 a.m. PDT, I’ll be moderating an official NACADA webinar titled “Balancing Faculty Advising with Other Faculty Responsibilities.”  The webinar will be a panel discussion focusing on: How academic advising factors into reappointment / tenure / promotion decisions Synergies between advising and teaching / research …

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NACADA’s strategic goals (3 of 8)

Happy 2014 everyone!  I hope your holiday season was restful and enjoyable, and that your new term is (or soon will be) off to a great start.  In this month’s post, we look at NACADA’s strategic goal to “provide professional development opportunities that are responsive to the needs of advisors and advising administrators.”  One of …

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Faculty Advising sessions in Salt Lake City

Greetings, colleagues. . . Please join me in congratulating all the folks listed below, who have confirmed their participation in the NACADA annual conference in Salt Lake City this October!  As you can see, we’ll have a lot of variety in topics and institutional types representing the Commission. In addition to the sessions listed below, …

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Cyberbullying

Greetings, colleagues. . . Please check out this recent article in USA Today by Byron Acohido; in case you have trouble with the link, the article title is “Cyberbullying extends to workplace, bedroom.”  It was originally published in USA Today online on 18 February 2013.  We’ve seen a lot of media attention on cyberbullying over the …

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Annual conference call for proposals

Greetings, colleagues. . . . NACADA’s 2013 annual conference will take place in Salt Lake City, UT from October 6 – 9.  Although that seems like a long time away, the call for proposals will actually open in just a few short weeks on 10 December 2012. Presenting at an annual conference (or any NACADA …

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Involvement opportunities

Greetings, colleagues. . . I was delighted to meet many of you at the recent NACADA conference in Nashville; I hope all of you enjoyed the conference as much as I did.  I found many of the sessions really informative and interesting. I wanted to call your attention to a couple opportunities for involvement in …

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Countdown to Nashville

Greetings, colleagues– I hope you’re getting excited for the upcoming NACADA annual conference in Nashville. The conference will take place at the Gaylord Opryland hotel from October 3 – 7, and will include many commission-related activities and presentations on faculty advising. The Commission and Interest Group fair will happen on Friday, 5 October from 1215 …

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