Missouri State News
Save the Date for National Transfer Student Week!
The National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students (NISTS) organizes an annual National Transfer Student Week. This year, National Transfer Student Week will be October 16-20, with the theme “Full Steam Ahead”. Missouri State University will have several events throughout the week to celebrate transfer students and transfer advisors. More information will be coming soon!
Inside Higher Ed: The Transfer Checklist
“There are many actions that people, institutions and legislatures can take to facilitate transfer student success… The following checklist gives six possible ways to increase the pipeline’s [of transfer students] flow.” Alexandra Logue, from the Center for Advanced Study in Education, outlines six opportunities to increase transfer student success by allowing for collaboration across the state, institutional, and individual level.
National Transfer Student Week Marketing Kit
Interested in creating social media content to celebrate your transfer students during National Transfer Student Week? Check out the free, digital Marketing Kit created by the National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students specifically for this year’s theme!
Transfer Advising Committee
The Transfer Advising Committee has representation from each academic college and works collaboratively to develop best practices for transfer advising, facilitate communication regarding transfer student issues, and offer professional development for transfer advisors. The minutes from the Transfer Advising Committee’s latest meeting can be found below.
Is there something you would like to see in a future edition of the Transfer Advocate? Email your ideas to TransferAdvisor@MissouriState.edu.