Advisors' Educational Conference:
Friday, February 12, 2021
8:30am - 12:30pm
Previous Conference Themes and Materials
For themes and materials from previous advisors conferences please see below.
Virtual Conference Session Recordings:
- Maximizing Microsoft for Advisement
- Offering Multiple Pathways to Graduation
- Experience by Design: Helping Students Advance Reflection Capacity Through Advisement
- Developing a Virtual Flipped Advising Approach
- Equity Strategies for Advising Diverse Students
- Two Conduct Officers Walk Into an Advising Appointment: Developing Student Responsibility in Advising.
Every Student. Every Voice. One University. Fostering Diversity, Requity and Inclusion in Advising was the theme for the 2020 conference held on February 14, 2020. Sessions were aimed at how academic advisors can best support our students in inclusive and diverse environments.
Building Bridges: Mind the Gap was the theme for the 2019 conference held on February 15, 2019. Sessions were aimed at equipping advisors to help students navigate potential gaps in knowledge and experiences across all campuses.
Advising Hacks was the theme for the 2018 conference held on February 16, 2018. The conference aimed at providing academic advisors with the most essential information related to their position. Attendees chose two of five tracks.
Transfer Transitions was the theme for the 2017 conference held on February 10,2017. The conference focused on providing academic advisors with the knowledge and resources to assist transfer students toward a timely degree completion and included a keynote address by the Dean of Undergraduate Studies, Dr. Sandra Kelly.
Next Generation Advising was the theme for the 2016 conference held on February 19, 2016. The program focused on the students, technology and advising practice required to advise our ever-changing student population.
The program also included comments from our new provost, Dr. Joan Gabel, a keynote address, lunch and breakout sessions to maximize participation by advisors from all campuses.
The Complete Advisor: Putting the Pieces together was the theme for the 2015 conference held on February 13, 2015.
Appreciative Advising was the theme for the 2014 conference held on February 28, 2014 and included a keynote address: by Dr. Jenny Bloom on The Appreciative Advising Revolution.
Keynote and Breakout Session Materials [pdf]