Category: Professional Development

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: REMINDER – First OAD summer networking event next Tuesday, June 27th!

OAD is ready for some OAD Summer Networking fun! We’ll be sending along a full schedule of summer events, but we’ve got our first one planned:

OAD Goes to the Movies –  “Julie and Julia” 
Date: June 27th
Location: Millennium Park
Time: 5:00 p.m. if leaving UIC with us; 6:30 if you’re meeting us at Millennium Park

We’ll leave UIC around 5:00 p.m. and head over to get seats on the lawn – and enjoy watching the film with some great snacks and beverages…

Please RSVP by the end of June 26th so we know how many snacks and beverages to bring:
http://go.uic.edu/oadsummereventrsvp!


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: REMINDER – ILACADA Fall 2017 Drive-In Conference – Proposals due next Friday June 30th!

OAD will be providing transportation to the ILACADA Annual Conference on Friday, September 22nd – please let Joey (jvolpe@uic.edu) know if you’re interested in going with the OAD group! A formal RSVP will be sent along later in the summer. You should consider submitting a conference session proposal. See the call for proposals below…


The Call for Proposals for the 2017 ILACADA Annual Conference is now open!  The theme for this year’s conference is, Advising: The Root of Student Success.  Submissions on any and all topics are welcome, but topics focused on the conference theme are preferred.

Our keynote speaker for this year’s conference is Dr. Teresa Garate, President and CEO of Anixter Center in Chicago, IL.  Dr. Garate is a recognized authority and advocate in the fields of disabilities, education, human services and public health and has an extensive background in government, nonprofit and private sectors.

Who Should Submit a Proposal:

We encourage novice as well as experienced presenters to submit a proposal. Advisors, administrators, faculty, counselors, career development specialists, researchers, and graduate students are all welcome to submit proposals. If you have advanced techniques or proven practices to share that address higher education’s academic advising needs, please consider submitting a proposal.

Session proposals will be accepted electronically.  Click here to submit your 2017 ILACADA Conference session proposal.  Session proposal should include the name(s) of presenter(s), institution, e-mail, phone number, along with title and abstract and proposal of the session.  For more information on creating a presentation proposal and the evaluation criteria used by the reviewers, please click here to view the NACADA tutorial guide.

Session Formats:

Presentation: One-hour session that can include lecture, demonstrations, and/or participant discussion about topics relevant to the field of academic advising.

Panel Discussion: One-hour panel session where speakers address a specific advising topic each from their own perspective. Panel sessions are highly interactive with panelists representing multiple points of view from different institutions. Time is allowed for audience input and questions.

Important Deadlines:

  • June 30, 2017 – Proposal submissions due
  • Week of August 7, 2017 – All potential presenters will be notified of their proposal status
  • June 2017 – Conference registration opens

Questions and Submission:

For questions regarding your proposal, please e-mail Mazen Nagi at mazen@niu.edu.


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: REMINDER – OAD NACADA Webinar viewing tomorrow 6/21 and Friday 6/23!

REMINDER – Please join us for a summer brown bag event this week – showing tomorrow and Friday!

The OAD Steering Committee wouldn’t want our community to miss viewing the NACADA Webinar “When Students are Sad and Stay Sad: Best Practices in Advising Students with Depression” that was recently shown on May 24th.

Please RSVP now for one of the two different viewings of the NACADA Webinar:

Wednesday, June 21st at 2:00 p.m.
Location: 2650 UH
or
Friday, June 23rd at 2:00 p.m.
Location: 2750 UH

RSVP: http://go.uic.edu/oadnacadawebinarrsvp

Please RSVP if you haven’t already!

*Since we know it’s orientation season, here’s a secret – we’ll own the recording, so you can contact Joey to get the recording for viewing in your unit as well.


FOR YOUR INFORMATION: Announcing the 2017 Provost’s Excellence in Undergraduate Advising Award Winners!

Today, our 2017 Provost’s Excellence in Undergraduate Advising Award winners received congratulations from Provost Poser and Vice Provost Varelas via campus announcement.

On behalf of the OAD Steering Committee and the OAD Advising Awards Committee, we are delighted to extend our congratulations to the 2017 Provost’s Excellence in Undergraduate Advising Award winners:

Tula Georgopoulos, College of Nursing
Iliana Miranda, Latin American Recruitment and Educational Services (LARES)
Alicia Rodriguez, Hispanic Center of Excellence, College of Medicine

This award recognizes excellence, commitment, and dedication of professional advisors of undergraduate students at UIC.  Our winners were selected by a committee of their peers to be recognized for their work with our undergraduates and contributions to UIC’s mission. Congratulations to each of our winners!

Each of the winners was surprised in their office – view the pictures on our Advising Awards Page!

Thank you to all of our advisors for the vital role you play in the success of our students.

 

 


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: RSVP open for first OAD Summer Event – “Julia and Julia” in Millennium Park on 6/27!

OAD is ready for some OAD Summer Networking fun! We’ll be sending along a full schedule of summer events, but we’ve got our first one planned:

OAD Goes to the Movies –  “Julie and Julia” 
Date: June 27th
Location: Millennium Park
Time: 5:00 p.m. if leaving UIC with us; 6:30 if you’re meeting us at Millennium Park

We’ll leave UIC around 5:00 p.m. and head over to get seats on the lawn – and enjoy watching the film with some great snacks and beverages…

Please RSVP by June 23rd so we know how many snacks and beverages to bring:
http://go.uic.edu/oadsummereventrsvp!


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: RSVP for OAD’s NACADA Webinar “Best Practices in Advising Students with Depression” viewings on 6/21 and 6/23!

Join us for a summer brown bag event!

The OAD Steering Committee wouldn’t want our community to miss viewing the NACADA Webinar “When Students are Sad and Stay Sad: Best Practices in Advising Students with Depression” that was recently shown on May 24th.

The RSVP is now available for two different viewings of the NACADA Webinar:

Wednesday, June 21st at 2:00 p.m.
Location: 2550 UH
or
Friday, June 23rd at 2:00 p.m.
Location: 2750 UH

RSVP: http://go.uic.edu/oadnacadawebinarrsvp

Please RSVP by June 16th!

*Since we know it’s orientation season, here’s a secret – we’ll own the recording, so you can contact Joey to get the recording for viewing in your unit as well.


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: First OAD Goes to the Movies on 6/27 to see “Julie and Julia.” Join us!

OAD is ready for some OAD Summer Networking fun! We’ll be sending along a full schedule of summer events, but we’ve got our first one planned – OAD Goes to the Movies to see “Julie and Julia” in Millennium Park on June 27th.

We’ll leave UIC around 5:00 p.m. and head over to get seats on the lawn – and enjoy watching the film with some great snacks and beverages…SAVE the DATE!

Don’t forget to complete survey was sent to your email, but you can also use this link: http://go.uic.edu/OfcAdvDev_Summer_2017

 


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: OAD Brown Bag: NACADA Webinar “Best Practices in Advising Students with Depression” on 6/21 and 6/23

Join us for a summer brown bag event!

The OAD Steering Committee wouldn’t want our community to miss viewing the NACADA Webinar “When Students are Sad and Stay Sad: Best Practices in Advising Students with Depression” that was recently shown on May 24th.

We will be hosting two different viewings of the NACADA Webinar so please SAVE THE DATES:

Wednesday, June 21st at 2:00 p.m.

or

Friday, June 23rd at 2:00 p.m.

An RSVP and room information will be available in the coming weeks, but save the date(s) on your calendar now!

*Since we know it’s orientation season, here’s a secret – we’ll own the recording, so you can contact Joey to get the recording for viewing in your unit as well.


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: OAD is providing transportation to the ILACADA Annual Conference! Conference proposals due 6/30!

OAD will be providing transportation to the ILACADA Annual Conference on Friday, September 22nd – please let Joey (jvolpe@uic.edu) know if you’re interested in going with the OAD group! A formal RSVP will be sent along later in the summer. You should consider submitting a conference session proposal. See the call for proposals below…


The Call for Proposals for the 2017 ILACADA Annual Conference is now open!  The theme for this year’s conference is, Advising: The Root of Student Success.  Submissions on any and all topics are welcome, but topics focused on the conference theme are preferred.

Our keynote speaker for this year’s conference is Dr. Teresa Garate, President and CEO of Anixter Center in Chicago, IL.  Dr. Garate is a recognized authority and advocate in the fields of disabilities, education, human services and public health and has an extensive background in government, nonprofit and private sectors.

Who Should Submit a Proposal:

We encourage novice as well as experienced presenters to submit a proposal. Advisors, administrators, faculty, counselors, career development specialists, researchers, and graduate students are all welcome to submit proposals. If you have advanced techniques or proven practices to share that address higher education’s academic advising needs, please consider submitting a proposal.

Session proposals will be accepted electronically.  Click here to submit your 2017 ILACADA Conference session proposal.  Session proposal should include the name(s) of presenter(s), institution, e-mail, phone number, along with title and abstract and proposal of the session.  For more information on creating a presentation proposal and the evaluation criteria used by the reviewers, please click here to view the NACADA tutorial guide.

Session Formats:

Presentation: One-hour session that can include lecture, demonstrations, and/or participant discussion about topics relevant to the field of academic advising.

Panel Discussion: One-hour panel session where speakers address a specific advising topic each from their own perspective. Panel sessions are highly interactive with panelists representing multiple points of view from different institutions. Time is allowed for audience input and questions.

Important Deadlines:

  • June 30, 2017 – Proposal submissions due
  • Week of August 7, 2017 – All potential presenters will be notified of their proposal status
  • June 2017 – Conference registration opens

Questions and Submission:

For questions regarding your proposal, please e-mail Mazen Nagi at mazen@niu.edu.


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: OAD Summer Networking Events Survey link available!

Are you ready for some OAD Summer Networking fun? I know the OAD Steering Committee is ready to bring you exciting events! Help the OAD Networking and Community Building Committee plan summer events!

Because Chicago is filled with millions of great things to do, we want to know where we should focus our efforts. Some events may involve discounts on tickets, while others may just require coordination.

A survey was sent to your email, but you can also use this link: http://go.uic.edu/OfcAdvDev_Summer_2017

So over the next few weeks let us know what most piques your interest, and we’ll try to plan something that best fits everyone’s busy schedules while still giving us a chance to enjoy Chicago in the summer!