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Submit Nominations for the Curtis P. Lawrence Award for Excellence in Advising
In recognition for outstanding academic advising, the annual Curtis P. Lawrence Award for Excellence in Advising honors one faculty advisor and one staff advisor during the spring semester. Nominations are due November 30, 2021.
Inside Higher Ed, Administrative Holds: Aiding or Preventing Student Persistence?
Cole and Fulton write, “While we’re encouraged by the hard work underway to reform hold policies that often create barriers to student success, our analysis suggests that policy and postsecondary leaders would be well served by developing a deeper understanding of the complexity of the administrative hold landscape. By building a more nuanced understanding of the origins and impacts of administrative holds on students, these leaders and practitioners will be more effective in reviewing and revising those policies that may not support students and often reinforce inequities.”
Advising Community on Transfer Students
Access the NACADA Advising Community on Transfer Students Resource page to review CAS Standards for transfer student programs and services, model transfer programs, and transfer websites.
Transfer Advising Committee
The Transfer Advising Committee works in cooperation with Transfer Council and the Provost’s Academic Advising Council to develop best practices for transfer advising, facilitate communication regarding transfer student issues, and offer professional development for transfer advisors.
Is there something you would like to see in a future addition of the Transfer Advocate? Email your ideas to TransferAdvisor@MissouriState.edu.