2010 Fall Conference

Academic Advising: Who, What, Where, When, Why?

This is the ninth annual professional development conference on academic advising sponsored by the Division of Undergraduate Studies, University Faculty Senate, Office of Undergraduate Education, and The Mentor: An Academic Advising Journal.

Conference Details

Date: October 27, 2010

Topic: Academic Advising: Who, What, Where, When, Why?

Presentations

  • Preparing for a Career in Academic Advising by Earning a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology (Keynote), James Endres Howell, Ph.D., Coordinator of Undergraduate Advising for the Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, College of Agricultural Sciences, Penn State
  • Narrative and the Education of an Adviser, Peter L. Hagen, Ph.D., Director of the Center for Academic Advising, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
  • "Promoting Global Citizenship as a Holistic College Experience: Conceptual Context and Implications for Academic Advising, Elena Galinova, Ph.D., Senior Undergraduate Studies Adviser, Division of Undergraduate Studies, Penn State, and K. Marion Schwartz, Ph.D., Senior Undergraduate Studies Adviser, Penn State
  • Integration of Academics and Athletics, Joseph Battista, Associate Athletic Director for Ice Arena Operations, Intercollegiate Athletics, Penn State, and Nathan Althouse, Ph.D., Academic Counselor and Career Development Coordinator, Morgan Academic Support Center for Student-Athletes, Penn State
  • Characteristics of Effective Teaching and Advising: One and the Same? Exploring Potential Tools to Improve Student Success, Daniel Foster, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, College of Agricultural Sciences, Penn State, and Terry Musser, Ph.D., Undergraduate Studies Programs Coordinator, College of Agricultural Sciences, Penn State
  • Major Exploration Motivated by a Metaphor: Finding a Major to Love, Laura Brown, Senior Undergraduate Studies Adviser, Division of Undergraduate Studies, Penn State
  • Strategies to Engage Students in Group Informational Sessions, Hilleary Himes, Senior Undergraduate Studies Adviser, Division of Undergraduate Studies, Penn State, and Jeffrey Gugino, Senior Undergraduate Studies Adviser, Division of Undergraduate Studies, Penn State
  • Reframing the Way We Think about Parental Involvement, Robert Reason, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Education, College of Education, Penn State, and Jennifer Mallen, Ph.D., Director of Parents Program, Division of Student Affairs, Penn State
  • The Role of Academic Advising in Developing Civic Commitment, Social Responsibility, and Purpose in College Students, Matthew Bundick, Ph.D., MacArthur Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, Penn State

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