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UCAN October 2010 Meeting

UCAN October 2010 Meeting
Presentation by Terrance Parker & Laura Pasquini

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    • Getting Involved &  Connected for Advising  UCAN Presentation by Laura Pasquini & Terrance Parker
    • UCAN Get Involved Professionally
        • NACADA Purpose & Function
        • Commissions 
        • Interest Groups
        • Conference Proposals - Region & National
        • How to Get Involved
        • How to Stay Connected
    • NACADA  Vision and Mission Statements
        • Vision:   NACADA is the leader within the global education community for the theory, delivery, application and advancement of academic advising to enhance student learning and development.
        • NACADA Mission and Strategic Goals:  
        •      1:   Address the academic advising needs of higher education globally
        •      2:   Advance the body of knowledge of academic advising
        •      3:   Champion the educational role of academic advising to enhance student learning         and development in a diverse world
        •      4:  Educate university and college decision makers about the role of quality academic advising in higher education
        •      5:   Ensure the effectiveness of the NACADA organization
      http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/
    • NACADA Organization Chart - Executive Office
    • http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/AboutNACADA/orgdir.htm
    • NACADA Regions
      • http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Events/Conferences/Regional/upcoming.htm
      Hoo-ray for Region 7!!! 
    • UCAN is a NACADA Allied Member
      • The University Counselors Advisors Network (UCAN) as an official allied member of the National Academic Advising Association 
      • Benefits as an allied member include:
      • Access and use of NACADA mailing lists on a reciprocal basis in accordance with current NACADA mailing list policy.
        • 2. Publication of activities in the regional communications at the discretion of the editor.
        • 3. Identification of organization as “An Allied Member of the National Academic Advising Association”.
        • 4. Inclusion of representatives on Regional steering and planning committees when possible.
        • 5. Expanded political base from which to advance the goals of the organization.
        • 6. No legal involvement, connection, or obligation to the organization on the part of NACADA.
    • Where YOU Can Get Involved!! http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Leadership/cidiv.htm
    • NACADA Commissions
        • Advising Administration
        • Advising Adult Learners
        • Advising Business Majors
        • Advising Education Majors
        • Advising Grad & Pro Students
        • Advising High Achieving Students
        • Advising Student Athletes
        • Advising Student with Disabilities
        • Advising Transfer Students
        • Advisor Training & Development
        • Assessment of Advising
        • Distance Education Advising
      http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Commissions/index.htm
    • NACADA Commissions
        • Engineering & Science Advising
        • ESL/International Student Advising
        • Faculty Advising
        • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered & Allies Concerns
        • Liberal Arts Advisors
        • Multicultural Concerns
        • Peer Advising & Mentoring
        • Small Colleges and Universities
        • Technology in Advising
        • Theory & Philosophy of Advising
        • Two-Year Colleges
        • Undecided/Exploratory Students
      http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Commissions/index.htm
    • NACADA Interest Groups
        •  First-Generation College Student Advising
        • Probation/Dismissal/Reinstatement Issues
        • Health Professions Advising
        • High School to College Advising
        • New Advising Professionals
        • Pre-Law Advising
        • Study Abroad Advising
        • Appreciative Advising 
        • Large Universities
      http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/InterestGroups/index.htm
    • NACADA Interest Groups
        • Advising and Academic Coaching
        • Advising at Historically Black Colleges & Universities
        • Advising Fine Art Students
        • Advising First-Year Students
        • Advising Veterans, Military Students & Family Members
        • Advising Second-Year Students
        • Canada
        • Native American and Tribal College
        • Doctoral Students
        • Ethics and Legal Issues in Advising
      http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/InterestGroups/index.htm
    • NACADA Professional Involvement
        • Emerging Leaders Program
        • Book Review 
        • Research & Writing
        • Conference Proposals 
        • Volunteer & Committees
        • Stay Connected: Social Media
        • Other Ideas ....
    • NACADA Emerging Leaders Program
        • To assist in increasing diversity within NACADA leadership
        • 10 Emerging Leaders selected 
        • 10 Mentors are work with chosen emerging leaders
        • Emerging Leader (EL) and Mentor work closely to aid the EL in working towards their area of interest within NACADA
        • 2 year program commitment
        •   $1500 given during EL's first year to assist in travel expenses to state, regional, and national conferences
    • NACADA EL Program: Requirements
        • NACADA member for 2 years
        • Demonstrate active involvement in the association
        • Home institution support for attending 2 ir 3 annual conferences during the 2 year commitment
        • Participate in personal & program evaluation & assessment
        • Articulate goals for increasing involvement in NACADA leadership & how the program will support those goals
        • Articulate how participation will support the program goal of intentional leadership development for underrepresented groups within NACADA
      • Application due January 1, 2011 for 2011-2013 Class:  http://nacada.ksu.edu/Programs/EmergingLeaders/ELPLeaders.htm#App
    • UCAN Mentoring Program
        • Opportunity for less experienced UCAN members to develop presentation skills by working with members who have presented at conferences in the past 
        • Goal is to pair mentor & mentee in area of similar interest
        • Contact the UCAN president to be a mentor or a mentee
      • Contact Nola Moudry if interested TODAY!
      • [email_address]
    • NACADA Book Review
        • Must be a current NACADA member
        • Limited to 1 book review per membership year
        • Reviewer is given 1 free book in a topic related to advising in exchange for a written review of that book
        • The review will be in a future addition of NACADA Journal
        • Books cover a wide range of topics due to NACADA having a diverse membership in various university/college roles 
        • To find a list of current books to review and the instructions on how to submit a review go to:
      •      http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/journal/broverview.htm
    • NACADA Research 
      • NACADA supports research in academic advising to advance knowledge about academic advising as both a field of practice and academic inquiry. 
        • Grants of up to $5000 are available for a 1-year proposal
        • Multiple year grants are also available
        • Annotated bibliographies are available on the Research and Grant Writing Resources page of NACDA
        • NACADA allows for the surveying of its membership 
          • Specific guidelines must be followed 
        • For a complete list of the research resources available through NACADA go to:
      • http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/clearinghouse/research_related/index.htm
    • NACADA Resources & Publications
        • Academic Advising Today 
        • Publications: Monographs & Books
        • Clearing House 
        • Journal
      •                           http://nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/index.htm
    • NACADA Volunteers
      • http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Leadership/VoluntrForm.htm
        • Commission Steering Committees
          • Advising Business Majors
          • Advising Transfer Students
          • GLBTQ & Allies Concerns
        •   Interest Group Steering Committees
          • Advising First Year Students
          • Study Abroad Advising
          • Advising Military Students & Dependents
        • Within the Commission and Interest Groups:
          • Write Newsletters
          • Update Website
          • Review Conference Proposals
          • Commission/IG Fair Help
        • Diversity Committee
        • Membership Committee
        • Professional Development Committee
        • Awards Committee
        • Research Committee
        • Journal Editorial Board
        • Standards and Ethics Committee 
        • NACADA Annual Conference On-Site Support 
        • Volunteer at the NACADA regional level  
          • Write Newsletters
          • Update Website
          • Help at Regional Conferences
    • UCAN Committees
        • Elections--Kelly Ayers
        • Hospitality--Alicia Welch
        • Professional Development (Awards)--Brandy Ellis
        • Programming--Terrance Parker
        • Public Relations (UCAN Logo)--Laura Pasquini
        • Conference/Retreat Planning Committee--Terrance Parker
      Help us, help you. Get involved!
    • Conference Proposals
      • NACADA Conference Proposal Tutorial:  http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/AnnualConf/proposals/tutorial.htm
        • Brainstorm a topic
        • Check out the past presentations for ideas
        • Find an advising friend on campus to work with
        • Review the guidelines
        • Draft your proposal
        • Submit the proposal by the deadline
    • Some Proposal Suggestions...
      • 1.     Clearly stated purpose and objectives
      • 2.     Timeliness of the subject matter
      • 3.     Topic's contribution to the advising field
      • 4.     Creativity in an approach to a situation or ways to manage it
      • 5.     Adaptability of ideas to a variety of institutional settings
        • A solid foundation for proposal content
        • Adherence to proposal submission guidelines
        • Reflective of good writing practices
    • Sample Outlines & Presentations
      • Check out the NACADA 2010 Presentation Topics & Handouts on the Interactive Scheduler for ideas:  http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/cgi-bin/proposalsphp/ScheduleInteractive.php
    • Upcoming Conferences
        •   Students in Transition Confernece
          • November 13-15, 2010
          • Houston, TX
          • Registration ends October 22, 2010
        • Conference on the First Year Experience 30th Annual
          • February 4-8, 2011
          •   Atlanta, GA 
          • Early Registration ends January 14, 2011
        • TEXAAN Annual Conference
          • February 23-25, 2011
          • College Station, TX
          • Early Bird Registration is open and ends December 3, 2010
        • NACADA Region 7 Annual Conference
          • March 6-8, 2011
          • Oklahoma City, OK
          • UNT's Carol Pollard is the region chair so will be involved in the conference!!
        • American College Personnel Association (ACPA)
          • Student Affairs focused organization
          • March 26-30, 2011
          • Baltimore, MD
          • Early Bird Registration is open & ends January 31, 2011
        • NACADA National Annual Conference
          • October 2-5, 2011
          • Denver, CO 
        • The American College Counseling Association Conference
          • October 3-6, 2012
          • Orlando, FL
    • Get Connected with UCAN & NACADA
    • UCAN is Social Get Connected!
    • UCAN Online & Interactive
      • Keep the conversation going beyond our monthly meetings!
      • Here are a few ways to connect:
      • UCAN Facebook Page:
      •   http://www.facebook.com/pages/UCAN-at-UNT/191953200927
      • UCAN Forum:   http://ucan.unt.edu/drupal/forum
      • UCAN Blog:  http://ucan.unt.edu/drupal/blog
      • UCAN Presentations:  http://www.slideshare.net/UCANatUNT
      • UCAN Flickr Photos & Videos:
      •   http://www.flickr.com/photos/ucanatunt/
    • Socialize with NACADA Peers Here's how...
    • NACADA Gets Social (Media)
    • Local Advising Organizations
        • National Academic Advising Association (NACADA)
        • NACADA Southcentral Region VII
        • The Texas Academic Advising Network   (TEXAAN)
        • UT-Arlington Advising Association (UTAAA)
        • UT-Austin Academic Counselors Association (ACA)
        • Texas A&M University Advisors and Counselors (UAC)
      • Other Connections? Suggestions?
    • Other Ideas for Pro. Development
      • Student Affairs
        • ACPA  http://www2.myacpa.org/
        • NASPA  http://naspa.org/
      • Higher Education
        • Inside HigherEd  http://www.insidehighered.com/
        • The Chronicle  http://chronicle.com/
      • Career Services
        • NACE  http://www.naceweb.org/home.aspx
      • Counseling
        • ACA  http://www.counseling.org/
        • ACCA  http://www.collegecounseling.org/
        • TCA  http://www.txca.org/tca/Default.asp
    • Thoughts? Questions? Ideas?
    • Terrance & Laura