Title of Presentation

Advising the Whole Person: Perspectives on the Impact of Advising Relationships

About the Presenter(s)

Aaron Witherspoon, director of University advising initiatives, Division of Academic Affairs and Learning Initiatives Heather Parsons, coordinator of advising and departmental initiative, Department of Communication Stephen Wilhoit, professor, Department of English; director of faculty career enhancement Cynthia Payne, assistant director for academic success, Multi-Ethnic Education and Engagement Center Heather Schieman, assistant director for student services and outreach , Office of Education Abroad Liz Mancini, student success, School of Engineering Jamie Riley, assistant director, undergraduate advising office, School of Business Administration

Location

Vocation, Advising, and Mentorship

Start Date

7-1-2020 10:30 AM

Abstract/Description

Kennedy Union 331

This session will focus on how academic advising can be a transformative experience for students. The Academic Advising Task Force (AATF) report affirmed the university’s position that academic advising is an experience that should be based on assisting students in finding their vocation. Panelists will speak about how they have had positive interactions and strategies while working with students.

Goals for Attendees

- Be informed about the affirmation of using vocation and the well-being of students as the basis of advising - Present different techniques and strategies for working with the full student experience - curricular and co-curricular

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Jan 7th, 10:30 AM

Advising the Whole Person: Perspectives on the Impact of Advising Relationships

Vocation, Advising, and Mentorship

Kennedy Union 331

This session will focus on how academic advising can be a transformative experience for students. The Academic Advising Task Force (AATF) report affirmed the university’s position that academic advising is an experience that should be based on assisting students in finding their vocation. Panelists will speak about how they have had positive interactions and strategies while working with students.