We invite you to the 2020 University Advising Professional Development Series: Cultivating the Seeds of Success: Facilitating Transformative Advising Now
Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m., beginning September 30th (see specific dates below)
Note: More sessions to be added soon for Spring 2021!
- Communication for Connection in Virtual Advising with Rory McGloin
- Top 5 Nexus Technology Tools and Tips for Advising Virtually
- Best Practices in Virtual Advising
- #BlackLivesMatter and Advising Students of Color
- Student Mental Health and the Role of Advisors
- Trauma-Informed Advising: Tools for Advisors
- Nexus tech session
- Faculty Advising: Theory to Practice
About the Professional Development Series
Series at a Glance
(sessions occur on Wednesday from 10:00-11:00 a.m. )
Each session will be recorded and made available to advisors after each session.
|September 30th||Communication for Connection in Virtual Advising with Rory McGloin
Join Rory McGloin (Associate Professors in the Department of Communication) for a discussion to hear about and discuss opportunities for promoting advisor-to-student and
|October 14th||Best Practices in Virtual Advising
CANCELLED (stay tuned for updates for later in the semester)
(please note date change)
|Top 5 Nexus Technology Tools and Tips for Advising Virtually|
|October 28th||Where are My Students and How Are They Doing? Creating Connections through Resources
Join us for an engaging discussion where we will identify strategies for managing the challenges of connecting with students by navigating campus resources, facilitated by Leo Lachut, Director of the Academic Achievement Center.
|November 4th||Faculty Advising: Theory to Practice
Join Dr. Jennifer Pascal and Dr. Dana Ziter for a discussion to explore and clarify the role of faculty advisor and general faculty advising practices. This talk is meant to include both faculty and professional advisors.
|November 11th||Student Mental Health and the Role of Academic Advisors
Jonathan Beazley will be speaking on the critical topic of student mental health in this session. He will offer tools and resources to aid in identifying student mental health issues as well as to support students once an issue is identified. The role of the academic advisor in student mental health will also be clarified.
Recording unavailable due to WebEx technical issues.
|December 2nd||How are YOU Feeling? Strategies for Addressing Advisor Fatigue
Provost Carl Lejuez has some advice and strategies to share on the mental and emotional fatigue brought on by endless virtual meetings and many other realities of advising students during the pandemic.