UC Advising Conference
2014 UC Advising Conference Goals
- Provide opportunities for networking and collaboration
- Strategize ways to align our daily work with the UC Advising mission and vision
- Contextualize advising within UC’s Third Century as well as state and national higher education structures
- Share successful practices and innovative approaches which effectively meet the needs of diverse student populations
Charlie L. Nutt was appointed as the Executive Director of the National Academic Advising Association in October 2007. Prior to this he served as the Associate Director of the Association for five years. Additionally, he was also Vice President for Student Development Services at Coastal Georgia Community College for nine years and Assistant Professor of English/Director of Advisement and Orientation for six years. He received his A.A. from Brunswick College, B.S.Ed. from the University of Georgia, M.Ed. and Ed.D. in Higher Educational Leadership from Georgia Southern University.
Nutt has had vast experience in education. In addition to his fifteen years as a teacher and administrator at Coastal Georgia Community College, where he originated the college advisement center and orientation program that was awarded a Certificate of Merit by NACADA in 1995, he has taught English in grades 9-12, served as a department chair and assistant principal in a high school, served as Director of Development and Admission at a private K-12 institution. Presently, he teaches graduate courses in the College of Education in the Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology. He has also been instrumental in the development of the NACADA/K-State graduate certificate in academic advising and several other NACADA professional development initiatives.
The primary goal of this year’s conference is that all participants will meaningfully engage in interactive sessions and leave with new IDEAS to help them enact the UC Advising mission and vision in their daily work.
The five thematic areas for the 2014 UC Advising Conference include:
· Innovation – the use of interactive new technologies with a broad audience
· Development – personal and professional development of advisors
· Engagement – campus, cross-campus, and community connections
· Advancement – successful practices and program advancement
· Sustainability – sustainability and support for students, staff, and faculty
For more detailed information about the thematic areas, please see the call for program proposals.
2014 UC Advising Conference Committee
Chair - Kayti Kennard, University Honors Program
Program Co-Managers - Erin Alanson, University Honors Program; Todd Taylor, Lindner College of Business
Logistics Manager - Ryan Hopper, UC Blue Ash
Co-Registrars - Beth Shelton, College of Education, Criminal Justice, & Human Services; Carly Trimboli, Lindner College of Business
Volunteer Coordinators - Linda Moeller, College of Engineering & Applied Science; Bryce Johnsen, UC Blue Ash
Evaluations Manager - Kaci Kortis, Academic Excellence & Support Services
UCUAADA Representative - Jenn Lewis, Lindner College of Business