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Day of the Advisor 2018

 President Coley speaks at Day of the Advisor

Day of the Advisor 2018: Pathways to Student Success through Advising

Friday, February 16, 2018

Information regarding the 2019 Day of the Advisor will be coming in Fall 2018.

If you have questions, please contact Erin DeRosa.

2018 Event Schedule

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8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Check-In, Breakfast and Resource Fair
9:30 to 9:45 a.m. Welcome
9:45 to 10:45 a.m. Student Panel: The Role of Student Advising in My Success”
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Breakout Sessions
  • Fostering Faculty Mentoring Relationships with Students
  • Advising in a Semester System
12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Lunch and Keynote Speaker:

  • Dr. Jennifer Joslin, Associate Director for Content Development for NACADA: The Global Community for Academic Advising
1:45 to 2:45 p.m.
Breakout Sessions
  • Using Data to Support Student Success and Graduation Initiatives
  • Advising Partnerships- Key to Student Success (TGAs, Faculty Advisors, and Staff Advisors)
3:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Breakout Sessions
  • Advising Students Holistically
  • Core Competencies for Effective Advising
4:10 to 4:30 p.m.  Closing Remarks and Refreshments

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jennifer Joslin

Jennifer Joslin

Dr. Jennifer Joslin is a Past President of NACADA and the current Associate Director for Content Development at the NACADA Executive Office. Jennifer is co-editor, with Pat Folsom and Frank Yoder, of the 2015 book, The New Academic Advisor Guidebook: Creating a Foundation for Success, and with Dr. Nancy Markee, of the 2011 book, Academic Advising Administration: Essential Knowledge and Skills for the 21st Century.

Jennifer has presented at regional, national, and international advising conferences, consulted at institutions in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia, and presented webinars for NACADA on the topics of the Completion Agenda (2), social media, advising LGBTQA students, and advising administration. She is a proud member of the Jane Austen Society of North America. Jennifer earned her master and doctorate degrees from the University of Iowa in 2002 and her undergraduate degree from Occidental College in Eagle Rock, CA. 


If you are interested in volunteering at the event, please contact Erin DeRosa.