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USU Annual Advisor Conferences



University Advising provides an Annual Advisor Conference on campus that is also broadcast to remote RCDE sites. The conference addresses current topics related to advisor issues, interests, available tools and techniques, latest developments in student policies and procedures, majors and programs, etc.

Each year (effective 2012) the available presentations and addresses are made accessible for easy reference and review.


2013 Conference

  • Keynote Speaker
    • Dennis Kohler, Director, Academic Resource Center – “Cultivating the Good Idea: A Small-Step Approach to Making Big Impacts”
  • Workshop Session I
    • Su Lin Nelson – Strength to Succeed, (PowerPoint), (Acrobat pdf).
    • Nancy Hyde – Understanding the International Students We Advise
    • Mykel Beorchia – The RTI Model: Using Data to Advise all Students
  • Workshop Session II
    • Norm Jones – A Degree is More than a Major: Explaining USU's Degree Profile (PowerPoint), (Acrobat pdf).
    • Lauri Merrill, Susan Williams – Expanding the Introvert, Directing the Extrovert (PowerPoint), (Acrobat pdf).
    • Bryan Olsen – Discussion Panel: Interacting with a Diverse Student Population
  • Workshop Session III
    • Niki Weight – I Have an App for That: Sharing iPad Apps that Work Well for Advising
    • Taylor Adam – Networking Session: Canvas

2012 Conference