Join IlliAAC for an afternoon webinar and discussion on a increasingly important topic: First Generation Students When: Wednesday, 9/16 Time: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Location: 514 Illini Union Bookstore The Webinar will run from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. and be followed with a discussion with Cory Major from the Office of Minority Student Affairs. We … [Read more…]
Topic: Campus Tutoring Centers/Services Come learn about: which departments and units offer tutoring services. about how the various tutoring centers operate on campus. how you can start your own dept/unit tutoring service. Where: 2240 Digital Computer Lab When: Tuesday, September 15 Time: 9:00 a.m.
The Chronicle of Higher Education reports on a new advising initiative at the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley aimed at retaining students in STEM majors. The pilot project will incorporate technology to track student progress and personal coaching. If successful, UT will look to include more students in a variety of majors across the UT … [Read more…]
What: Advising For Military Students (NACADA Webinar) When: Wednesday, February 18th Time: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Where: 3111 Lincoln Hall We will watch the webinar from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m followed by a guided discussion with a representative of the Chez Family Foundation Center for Wounded Veterans in Higher Education and the Military Families Learning … [Read more…]
Arum, R. & Roksa, J. (2014). Aspiring Adults Adrift: Tentative Transitions of College Graduates. Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press. In Aspiring Adults Adrift: Tentative Transitions of College Graduates, Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa examine how the skills students learn (or do not learn) in college affect their life after graduation. In the follow-up … [Read more…]
IlliAAC Snack Byte – Appreciative AdvisingNovember 18, 20144-5pmLocation: Bevier Spice Box Terri Cummings, Director of Student Services in FSHN This session will focus on how advisors can successfully implement the Appreciative Advising theory-to-practice framework. Immersed in the positive psychology, Appreciative Inquiry, and motivational theory literature Appreciative Advising has positively impacted student retention and outcomes across … [Read more…]