June Highlights

NACADA Highlights - June 2014

2014 NACADA Annual Conference

October 8-11 in Minneapolis, MN

Adventures in Advising: Explore, Discover, Collaborate, Transform

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Are you an Experienced Advisor? This year a specialized track will be available to a limited number of experienced advisors who meet established criteria.  There will be two tracks of multiple closed sessions offered during the conference with limited seating available for those chosen to participate. Sign up will be on a first come, first served basis so apply early!

NACADA invites eligible student members to apply for a Graduate Student Annual Conference Scholarship. Application deadline is July 1.

Upcoming Web Events


Mark your calendars! Dates and topics have been posted for Fall 2014 Web Events. 

  • Tuesday, September 9th – Advising and the Completion Agenda: Strategies for Student Success
  • Thursday, November 13th – Integrating Academic and Career Advising
  • Thursday, December 4th – Strengths and Challenges for Academic Advising in Two-Year College Communities

Watch our website for more information – registration will open soon!

Have some time over the summer to catch up on past Webinars that you've missed?  More than 40 NACADA RECORDINGS make summer professional development quick and easy.

Clearinghouse Feature

George Steele's Technology article "Intentional use of Technology for Academic Advising"


The June 2014 edition of NACADA's quarterly ePublication, Academic Advising Today, is now available online.  Voices of the Global Community discuss higher education at a critical crossroads, conversational advising, student motivation, undocumented students, staying energized, and much more!
Did you resolve in January that this year your professional accomplishments will include a publication? June 15 is the deadline to submit an article for consideration for the September 2014 edition.  Visit the Publication Guidelines webpage to learn more about the submission process.


NACADA will will hold a conference for advising professionals in the Middle East Region this November 2014 in conjunction with Qatar University. This conference will provide an excellent opportunity for professional development and a forum for professionals in the Middle East to join together and to collaborate on key issues in academic advising.

The Call for Proposals is now open! If you are in the Middle East and interested in attending this event or presenting, please continue to check the conference website for updates.

Region Conferences 2015

Over 3960 people attended the 2014 Region Conferences.  Join your colleagues at a NACADA Region Conference next Spring! See the schedule and mark your calendars. Watch the web for more information as it is available. Don't miss the 2014 Best of Regions presentations at the Annual Conference in Minneapolis.

Award Winners

Congratulations to the 2014 award recipients in the NACADA Annual Awards Program! We received many outstanding nominations this year. Advising award recipients will be formally honored in a reception hosted by the NACADA Board of Directors and Council during the NACADA Annual Conference in Minneapolis this fall.

2014 Summer Institutes

Plan NOW to attend the NACADA 2014 Academic Advising Summer Institute in Florida!

St. Petersburg, Florida on July 27-Aug. 1, 2014

NACADA/NCAA Partnership


Registration is now open!

NACADA Elections

Congratulations to the newly elected members of the NACADA Leadership! The term of office for these new leaders will begin at the conclusion of the Annual Conference in Minneapolis this fall.

Book Review

Looking for a good summer read?  The NACADA Journal provides book review opportunities for current members at. Find books available and guidelines for reviewing.