Thu Mar 4, 9:00 - 10:30 AM (EST)

Microsoft Teams

Resilience is defined as the ability to recover quickly from difficulties and to persevere in the face of adversity. This workshop will focus on strategies to help advisors model the key concepts of resilience and growth mindset to their advisees. This workshop will address common obstacles students face during their matriculation and how advisors can impart resilience strategies early in their advising sessions best avoid these barriers that hinder student success.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Participants will identify 3 resilience-building strategies to incorporate into their advising sessions
  2. Participants will learn how resilience can enhance their emotional well-being, coping skills and convey that message to their advisees
  3. Participants will identify ways to challenge how their advisees view mistakes, utilizing a lens of resilience and growth mindset.

Presenter:
Dr. April Scott, Associate Director of Mental Health Initiatives
Mental Health Initiatives
Student Health Services

Tue Mar 9, 3:00 - 4:30 PM (EST)

Microsoft Teams

A review of processes and procedures of the Office of Undergraduate Admissions and the Office of the Registrar.

Presenters:
Undergraduate Admissions
Office of the University Registrar

Amanda Lucas
Assistant Director of Transfer Advising & Retention Initiatives
University Advising Center

Fri Mar 12, 12:00 - 1:00 PM (EST)

Microsoft Teams

This session will share how the Disney customer service model can be implemented in student services & advising.

Presenter:
Bill Brown, Undergraduate Academic Advisor
(and former Disney employee)

Thu Mar 18, 12:00 - 1:00 PM (EDT)

Microsoft Teams

This session will provide a look at the black male student experience and how academic advisors can support them in college. Note: this is a repeat of the Fall 2020 session with some new content.

Presenter:
Dr. Spencer Platt
Associate Professor
Associate Director, Center for Innovation in Higher Education
Educational Leadership and Policies, College of Education

Wed Mar 24, 3:00 - 4:00 PM (EDT)

Intentional Advisement of Transfers

Participants will:

  1. Provide feedback regarding common issues when advising transfer students, and,
  2. Develop an action plan for transfer advising.

Presenter
Amanda Lucas
Assistant Director of Transfer Advising & Retention Initiatives
University Advising Center

Thu Apr 1, 10:00 - 11:00 AM (EDT)

Microsoft Teams

This session will provide an introduction to the reporting feature in EAB Navigate and highlight the specific reports that will be most utilized by advisors.

After attending this session, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify the best reports to run to gather specific advising data.
  2. Run the top four (Appointment Summaries, Appointment Stats, Daily Appointments, and No-Shows) reports in EAB Navigate.
  3. Develop a semesterly EAB Navigate reporting plan.

Presenters:
Brian Dusel
Director of Advising Technology, EAB Application Administrator, University Advising Center

Paige McKeown
Coordinator of First-Year Advising & Academic Intervention, University Advising Center

Tue Apr 27, 9:30 - 10:30 AM (EDT)

Microsoft Teams

The College Board’s College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) has been the most widely trusted credit-by-examination program for over 50 years, accepted by 2,900 colleges and universities and administered in more than 2,000 test centers. This rigorous program allows students from a wide range of ages and backgrounds to demonstrate their mastery of introductory college-level material and earn college credit.
Learning Outcomes:

  1. How do students get credit for CLEP?
  2. How do students prepare for the exam?
  3. They’re ready to take a CLEP exam. Now what?
  4. How can advisors help?

Presenters:
Derrin Perkins
Testing Coordinator
University Testing Center

Wed May 5, 3:00 - 4:00 PM (EDT)

Microsoft Teams

Transfer Series Discussion - What do we do now?

Presenter
Amanda Lucas
Assistant Director of Transfer Advising & Retention Initiatives
University Advising Center

Wed May 12, 3:00 - 4:00 PM (EDT)

Microsoft Teams

Transfer Caseload Management Workshop

Participants will:
Apply all training and information from the Transfer Student Series and,
Utilize best practices related to active transfer caseloads.

Presenter
Amanda Lucas
Assistant Director of Transfer Advising & Retention Initiatives
University Advising Center