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Professional Development Seminars

Seminars are scheduled monthly to provide professional development opportunities for USU academic advisors both on Logan campus and throughout the state. This platform will also encourage advisors to become familiar with the USU statewide system of campuses, centers, and sites, and the advisors at those sites.

Upcoming Seminars

All seminars will originate in LIB 154, 10:00 - 11:00 AM, and will be broadcast to Regional Campuses

January 22, 2015 - Mykel Beorchia and Mitchel Colver
The Early & Often of Student Engagement: Using Adlerian Psychology to Focus Students' Academic Goals through High Impact Behaviors

February 19, 2015 - Jessica Olson

March 26, 2015 - Niki Weight

April 23, 2015 - Jessica Olson

May 20-21, 2015 - Utah Advising Association Annual Conference
Turn Up the HEAT in Advising!! To be held at the Dixie Convention Center in St. George
Visit the UAA Website for additional information: Utah Advising Website

2014 Dates & Topics

Update will be available soon

 

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 Adviisor 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)