Bloomington Advisors Council


Call for Nominations

2016 Terri Nation Outstanding Academic Advisor Award
Due December 4, 2015

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Several IUB Advisors attended the NACADA Annual Conference
in Las Vegas from October 4-7, 2015

Attendees at NACADA conference

IUB was represented by 10 advisors from several units. They had a great time learning more about advising best practices and networking with advising professionals from around the country.

Pictured are: Karen Franks, Matthew Graham, Sharon Hay, Connie Hanson, Daniel Lersch, Jenifer Berry, Malia Jackson, Emily McCord, Izabela Kenney, Kate Garrett

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Krystie Herndon recently had an article "The Importance of Advising Undergraduates in the Humanities" published in The Mentor.

K Herndon

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Read BAAC President William E. Smith III's BAAC Year in Review

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Congratulations to the Bloomington Academic Advising Council
2015 Terri Nation Outstanding Academic Advisor
Alfreda Clegg, School of Education

Alfreda Clegg

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2015 Guidelines for posting information to the BAAC Listserv

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Upcoming Professional Development Events

Applying to Prestigious Awards
Paul Fogleman, Associate Director in OVPUE
December 15th 12:10-1:00 PM
Oak Room

BAAC Spring Conference
February 22, 2016

Lunchtime Events (topics TBA)
January 19, 2016
March 15, 2016
April 19, 2016

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Brody Broshears' ppt presentation "Moving Beyond the Pursuit of Happiness" from the fall 2015 BAAC conference

Gail Fairfield's ppt presentation from the Technology in Advising professional development event

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Thank you for supporting our advisors who participated in the Out of the Darkness Walk for Suicide Prevention and Awareness. We had 11 walkers and raised $425. If you are interested in donating, donations will be accepted until the end of the year. You can make a donation through the BAAC Walkers team page.

BAAC Walkers photo

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2014-15 BAAC Professional Development Certificate Program

Congratulations to all of the advisors who completed the 2014-15 BAAC Professional Development Certificate Program.

The BAAC Professional Development Program is designed to provide national-caliber professional development training to IU professional academic advisors at no cost to the advisors. The Program will provide monthly on-campus professional development during the lunch hour. Each advisor who attends FIVE or more program events will receive a certificate of completion and acknowledgement letter sent to the advisor's supervisor. The requirements for the BAAC Professional Development Certificate have recently been amended. Click here for the approved guidelines.

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