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A Letter to My Advisees: Let’s Make This a Good Semester!

– Jeanne M. Slattery To my Advisees, It’s the start of a new semester and both you and I want this to be a good one. Stop for a minute and consider what you’ve done in the past that have … Continue reading

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Leveling the playing field: Purposeful learning, purposeful teaching, and purposeful advising

— Jeanne M. Slattery and Joseph Croskey Joseph was meeting with an advisee recently who was struggling with having to take General Education courses, but particularly frustrated about some assignments that she had to do for her classes. He shared … Continue reading

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Advising is like birdwatching

— Joseph Croskey I don’t feed the birds because they need me; I feed the birds because I need them. – Kathi Hutton I think that watching birds is a delightful experience. Similarly, I genuinely enjoy advising students, providing them … Continue reading

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Confessions of an Avid Advisor

— Kathleen A. Welsch I have a confession to make. I enjoy advising. On its most basic level, the process of guiding students to a four-year graduation is like a logic problem. Making sure that advisees meet general education, major, … Continue reading

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