Bloomington Advisors Council


Please join us and support the
Out of Darkness walk on October 5th
You may walk with the team, volunteer to help during the walk or simply donate to the team. Go to
Please help us reach our goal of $300!

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NACADA Outstanding New Advisor
Certificate of Merit Award Winner

Shannon Stryjewski
School of Public Health

She will be honored at the 2014 NACADA fall conference

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Bloomington Academic Advising Council
2014 Terri Nation Outstanding Academic Advisor

Rachel Tolen

Health Professions and Prelaw Center
Assistant Director and Premedical Advisor

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Our Newest BAAC Officers for 2014

Will Smith, President

Liz Smith, Treasurer

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Links to Current Advisor - Related News at IUB

The Vision of the Ideal Collge Environment (VOICE) report

myInvolvement site - a link to student organizations

The Student Success Collaborative presentation/demonstration
(be patient while it loads)

Culture of Care is a student-led, staff-supported initiative designed to foster Hoosier-to-Hoosier care in the areas of sexual well-being, drug and alcohol awareness, mental health, and respect.

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Jessica McKamey, Scott Jackman, Nathan Venske

Group Advisor Photo

Best of Indiana and Best of Region V Winners
"Group Advising with a Twist"

They presented at the NACADA National Conference in Nashville, TN October 4-7, 2012

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Professional Development Events 

BAAC Fall Conference
Monday, September 29
IUB Georgian Room
9am-12 noon
Guest Speaker: Elizabeth Guertin, Assistant Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and Executive Director of Advising

Please RSVP by Friday, September 19:

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Upcoming Dates for the Fall BAAC Professional Development Program

Appreciative Advising - October 27 12:10-1pm IMU Dogwood Room
Career & Academic Advising - Nov. 17 12:10-1pm IMU Walnut Room
Students in Transition – December 15-19, TBA

Congratulations to the 35 IUB advisors
who completed
the Professional Development Program for 2013-2014

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 BAC Professional Development Certificate have recently been amended. Click here for the approved guidelines.

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Terri's family

Amanda Peterson, 2013 Terri Nation Award Winner with Terri's family - Mikki Nation (Terri's daughter), Lois Shipman (Terri's mother) and Suzy Schneider (Terri's granddaughter)

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