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Foundations of Advising Brown Bag Workshops



These workshops are a monthly forum for presentation and discussion of timely topics and current issues related to Academic Advising.

We meet in the RCDE Building, Room DE013, from Noon - 1:15


2013 Dates & Topics

2012 Dates & Topics

  • Jan 26, 2012 - Niki Weight - "Advising for Student Success", Graduate in 4 Handbook
    • Drawing Winner - Debbie Waite (Notepad)
  • Feb 16, 2012 - Debbie Waite - "Not Everyone Gets a Trophy"
    • Drawing Winner - Lisa Allen (Flash Drive)
  • Mar 22, 2012 - Cancelled
  • Apr 26, 2012 - Jessica Olson, Deborah Reece - "Work Smarter: Maximizing Advising Resources"
    • Drawing Winners - Leslie Jessop (Ear Buds), Debbie Waite (Clip Tabs)
  • May 17, 2012 - Lisa Allen, Tami Spackman - "Appreciative Advising"
    • Drawing Winner - Stephanie Hamblin (Clip Tabs)
  • Jun 21, 2012 - Cancelled
  • Jul 12, 2012 - Counseling Center
  • Aug 2012 - None (USU Advising Conference)
  • Sep 20, 2012 - Cancelled
  • Oct 4, 2012 - Jeannie Maughan (Registrars Office) - "Degree Works" Watch Movie
  • Oct 25, 2012 - Mark Nafziger (Counseling Center) - "Increasing Happiness and Well-being" Watch Movie
  • Nov 8, 2012 - Dennis Kohler - Procrastination vs. Motivation: The Epic Battle for Getting Things Done"(.ppt) Watch Movie
  • Dec 13, 2012 - Cancelled

2011 Dates & Topics


2010 Dates & Topics

  • Jan 28, 2010 - Presenter, Susan Haddock - "The Art of Helping" - (Cancelled)
  • Feb 18, 2010 - Presenter, Susan Haddock - "Identifying Outcomes for Advising and Delivery of Services"
  • March, 2010 - None (Spring Break)
  • Apr 22, 2010 - Presenters, Stephanie Hamblin, Steve Johnson - "Use of Technology in Advising"
  • May 20, 2010 - Presenter, Lisa Hancock, - "Working with Parents"
  • June 24, 2010 - Presenter, Lynaye Stone, Keith Osai - "Advising Student Diversity and Needs"
  • July 14, 2010 - Presenter, Dan Matthews, - "Legal and Ethical Issues in Advising"
  • August, 2010 - None (USU Advising Conference)
  • Sep 16, 2010 - Presenter, Krystin Deschamps - "Relationship between Advising and Retention"
  • Nov 04, 2010 - Presenter, Marlene Israelsen - "Advisor Training and Development"
  • Dec 02, 2010 - Presenter, Stephanie Hamblin - "Advisor Evaluation, Reward and Recognition"

2008 - 2009 Dates & Topics

  • Sep 18, 2008 - NACADA Journal: "The Advisor as Servant:  Servant Leadership and Academic Advising", Vol 27, No 2, Fall 2007
  • Oct 16, 2008 - Guest Speaker, Patricia Stevens - "Woman's Center"
  • Dec 04, 2008 - Guest Speaker, Mary Doty - "Students of Concern"
  • Jan 22, 2009 - Facilitator, Diane Baum - "Providing Support to Service Members and Veterans through Advising Services"
  • Feb 19, 2009 - Facilitator, Brian Evans - "Advising Athlete Students"
  • Mar 19, 2009 - Facilitator, Whitney Mulligan - "Reflective Learning"

2007 - 2008 Dates & Topics

  • Sep 19, 2007 - Advisor Reports: "Accessing Advisor Reports from the Banner Reporting Warehouse"
  • Feb 20, 2008 - NACADA Journal: "Adding Insight to Intrusive Advising,Its Effectiveness with Students on Probation", Vol 27, No 2, Fall 2007 

2006 - 2007 Dates & Topics

  • Sep 26, 2006 - NACADA Webinar "Advising as Teaching"
  • Feb 22, 2007 - Body Language: "What We're Really Trying to Say"
  • Apr 19, 2007 - "Basic Medical and Safety Procedures"

2003 - 2005 Dates & Topics

  • Sep 25, 2003 - Planting Seeds: Prescriptive Advising (Powerpoint: Right click to download or click if you have the plugin.)
  • Sep 23, 2004 - Transfer Student Services
  • Oct 21, 2004 - Advisor Development (Click for the Powerpoint Presentation)
  • Jan 27, 2005 - Stress Management
  • FERPA Discussion (video transcription)