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Office of the Executive Director of Academic Advising News

Academic Advising assists students by collaborating with them in identifying and pursuing their educational goals, providing accurate and timely information, and promoting student responsibility and accountability for their academic success.

Current Academic Advising News

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Campus News | October 17, 2022

Enhanced support helps connect UNLV's transfer students to campus and to each other.

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People | July 11, 2022

As director of the UNLV/CSN transfer office, Cole is removing barriers that trip up community college students seeking a bachelor's degree.

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Campus News | January 12, 2022

Liberal Arts faculty tackle affordability of course materials in first-year seminars as campus begins incorporating more open access resources.

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People | July 29, 2021

Tricia McCrory leads the charge for student access to academic advising and earns UNLV’s most prestigious award.

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Campus News | April 6, 2021

Step 1: Don't panic. Step 2: Read these tips to complete verification.

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Campus News | February 4, 2021

UNLV instructor uses the power of inquiry to help freshmen find their majors.

Recent Academic Advising Accomplishments

March 25, 2022
Maria Aladjova (School of Health Sciences Advising Center) and Lae Morales (College of Sciences Advising Center) recently served on a panel of academic advisors at the 2022 Region 9 NACADA Conference in Orange, California. They shared their successes and challenges that could be used in the planning process of designing future training activities…
March 24, 2022
Elizabeth Johnson and Sheetal Survase (both Academic Success Center Advising Center) recently presented at the 2022 Region 9 NACADA Conference in Orange, California. Their presentation was titled "Coping During COVID-19: Examining Advising Effectiveness in Relation to an Advisor's Work Conditions." They shared their insights on ways to strengthen…
March 23, 2022
Jacquee De Jesus (Academic Success Center Advising Center) recently presented at the 2022 Region 9 NACADA Conference in Orange, California. Her presentation was titled "The IROH Approach to Academic Advising: Providing Mentorship and Guidance." She and her co-presenter, Derek Furukawa from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, shared how the IROH (…
March 22, 2022
Tiffany Schmier (Academic Success Center Advising Center) and Nicole Stella (Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education) recently presented at the 2022 Region 9 NACADA Conference in Orange, California. Their presentation was titled "Identity Theory 101: Using Identity Theory to Support Students." They provided an overview of pertinent…
January 4, 2022
Le Quanda Cole (Student Success) was selected as one of five National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students (NISTS) Transfer Champions in the nation—Rising Star Award Winners for 2022. Cole is the the UNLV/CSN Transfer Program director. NISTS recognizes exemplary transfer advocates who are influencing policies, practices, and programs to…
September 30, 2021
Qingmin Shi, John Crooker, Christina Drum, and Brent Drake (all Decision Support) authored a paper that has been named a Charles F. Elton Best Paper by the Association for Institutional Research. The paper, titled "Investigation of the Effect of First-Year Seminars on Student Success," was presented at the 2019 AIR Forum and will be published in…