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Advisor Forum Series Released by the Academic Advising and Transfer Center
Please make plans to attend the Fall 2021 Academic Advisor Forums. All sessions count toward the hours needed for annual renewal of the Master Advisor designation. All interested advisors are welcome, so please encourage colleagues to participate. All sessions will be offered through Zoom and registration is strongly encouraged.
Welcome to the first issue of the Transfer Advocate. The Transfer Advocate is a newsletter published by the Academic Advising and Transfer Center as a resource for the Transfer Advising community at Missouri State University. The newsletter was created to support professional development and inform staff and faculty about news related to transfer students both at Missouri State and as a whole.
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Sherman-Wilkins and Johnson Awarded NACADA Advising Awards
Dr. Kyler Sherman-Wilkins, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, and David Johnson, Academic Advisor and Retention Specialist in the McQueary College of Health and Human Services, have been awarded Certificates of Merit of the Outstanding Advising Awards. Both were nominated after receiving the 2021 Curtis P. Lawrence Excellence in Advising Awards.
The early registration deadline for this year’s conference is swiftly approaching! Registering on or before August 5, 2021 will save you $55.00 ($15 for students/retirees) and ensure that you have access to the many benefits of this year’s hybrid conference model. If you feel comfortable traveling, you can join us in Cincinnati and register as an in-person attendee. But if you’re not yet ready for a large meeting, we’ve got you covered! This year, in addition to in-person attendance, you have the flexibility to engage live conference sessions from the convenience of your home institution by registering as a virtual attendee!
With various presentations, posters, and workshops (including virtual sessions), the 2021 conference has something for everyone and will give you the opportunity to grow and reflect on your practice while engaging your peers.
Don’t miss the early bird registration window! For more information on how to register and the benefits of early registration, check out the Registration Information page on the Annual Conference website. We look forward to seeing you (in-person or virtually!) in Cincinnati.