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The University of Idaho

11th Annual Advising Symposium

September 12, 2014 


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7:30 - 8:20am 

Registration and Breakfast

Student Union Building (SUB Ballroom Foyer) 

8:30 - 9:20am  Incoming Students (UI Track 1 How Do I Fit In? An Ecological Theory of Academic Advising  The Advisor's Role in the Recruitment Process A Shared Journey: Advising International Students Building Ambassadors Groups Beyond Admissions 
9:30 - 10:20am  The Importance of Advising (UI Track 2) Supporting Success of Foster Youth in College  The Underground Life of Seeds: How Failure Can Be a Prerequisite to Success Advising Multicultural Students and Advising for Cultural Competence and Literacy Creating a Healthy Ecology for Transfer Student Retention 
10:30 - 11:20am  Vandal Web & the Academic Calendar
(UI Track 3)
The Challenges & Advantages of Advising Students at a Branch Campus Career Planning: A Goal Setting Approach for Student Retention Uniting for the Undocumented - A Coalition Seeking Answers to Better Serve Students Peer Facilitated Study Sessions Increase STEM Success 
11:30 - 1:15pm 

Lunch and Keynote

Student Union (SUB) Ballroom


Dr. Bruce Pitman

Sponsored by the University of Idaho's Vice Provost of Academic Affairs

1:30 - 2:20pm  Degree Audit Basics (UI Track 4) Dealing with Dishonest Students: What Faculty Need to Know to Survive All 12 Rounds Advising and Financial Aid: Working Together for the Student  Finding the Balance: Understanding NCAA Guidelines when Advising Student-Athletes Barriers & Success Strategies for the Low-Income Postsecondary Transition 
2:30 - 3:20pm  Digging Deeper into
Degree Audit (UI Track 5)
Student Retention through Solution-Focused Advising Serving the WHOLE Student: Creating a ONE- STOP SHOP! Why Do I Have to Take Math? I’m an English major! Promoting the Benefits of General Education to Every Major  Collaboration’s the Name, Advising’s the Game!