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Passionate about working with students and making a difference in their lives? Join Colum Cronin and Matt Markin as they bring together the global academic advising community to share knowledge, best practices, and their own advising stories.

Passionate about working with students and making a difference in their lives? Join Colum Cronin and Matt Markin as they bring together the global academic advising community to share knowledge, best practices, and their own advising stories.

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United States

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Passionate about working with students and making a difference in their lives? Join Colum Cronin and Matt Markin as they bring together the global academic advising community to share knowledge, best practices, and their own advising stories.

Language:

English


Episodes

Navigating New Approaches - Adventures in Advising

1/18/2021
In our second episode of the new year Colum and Matt speak to advisors based in California and Australia about transfer students, implementing proactive advising approaches, and establishing a new advising structure. In this episode you’ll hear interviews with (in order of appearance): Jessica Davis - Senior Academic Advisor at California State University, San Bernardino Brendan O'Callaghan - Senior Academic Advisor at La Trobe University We love to hear from listeners. What did you...

Duration:01:36:16

Preparing to Succeed - Adventures in Advising

1/4/2021
Welcome to the first episode of 2021! You'll hear about starting a new job in the midst of a global pandemic and advice about onboarding in a virtual environment. You'll also hear about taking on new responsibilities and supporting student success. In this episode you’ll hear interviews with (in order of appearance): Jessica Jensen - Academic Advisor at Columbia College Chicago Ernesto Guerrero - Director of Academic Advising at CSU Channel Islands We love to hear from listeners. What...

Duration:01:36:49

Leading with Determination - Adventures in Advising

12/21/2020
Episode 25 sees Colum and Matt speak with dynamic and passionate higher ed professionals based in three different counties. You'll hear personal stories, pertinent insights, and practical advice on a variety of topics. In this episode you’ll hear interviews with (in order of appearance): Ian Tyndall - Psychology Lecturer at the University of Chichester Michael Harrison - Academic Advisor at California State University, San Bernardino Charlie Nutt - Executive Director at NACADA - The...

Duration:02:41:02

Flipping the Script - Adventures in Advising

12/7/2020
In episode 24 Colum and Matt speak with two experts of the flipped advising approach. Listen in to learn about the core concepts behind this approach and how it can be applied not only in academic advising, but in all aspects of student support in Higher Education. In this episode you’ll hear interviews with (in order of appearance): George Steele - Higher Educational Consultant and Lecturer at The Ohio State University JP Villavicencio - Coordinator, Pathway for Success at the University...

Duration:01:30:04

Setting Attainable Objectives - Adventures in Advising

11/16/2020
Episode 23 of Adventures in Advising sees Colum and Matt speak with three advising professionals from institutions across the United States. Alongside their journeys into working in Higher Education, the interviewees discuss projects they have been involved with and how they went about establishing aims and setting attainable objectives to ensure successful completion of projects. In this episode you’ll hear interviews with (in order of appearance): Leah Panganiban - Assistant Director of...

Duration:02:15:15

Listening, Leadership and Best Practice - Adventures in Advising

11/2/2020
In Episode 22 of Adventures in Advising, Colum and Matt speak with four Higher Ed professionals who offer insights into leadership, and best practice approaches. In this episode you’ll hear interviews with (in order of appearance): Cecilia Olivares - President at NACADA, The Global Community for Academic Advising and Director, Transfer Center and First Generation Student Initiatives and Interim Director of Discovery Center at the University of Missouri-Columbia Ryan Scheckel - Assistant...

Duration:03:13:56

Reflecting Back, Looking Ahead - Adventures in Advising

10/19/2020
Episode 21 of Adventures in Advising sees Colum and Matt reflecting, with their guests, on NACADA's recent virtual annual conference. You'll hear from the chairperson of the organising committee about the work that went into planning the conference. NACADA's Executive Director also speaks about his learnings and takeaways from #NACADA20virtual. A global perspective comes from the UAE. In this episode you’ll hear interviews with (in order of appearance): Jonathan Hallford - Academic Advisor...

Duration:02:28:27

Planning and Implementation - Adventures in Advising

10/5/2020
Welcome to Episode 20 of Adventures in Advising. This episode features interviews with two advisors who have been planning and implementing new and successful support strategies for both students and staff in their respective institutions. You'll also hear about the transcontinental mentoring programme that they collaborate on. In this episode you’ll hear interviews with (in order of appearance): Gavin Farber - Academic Advisor, at the Fox School of Business, Temple University Suzanne...

Duration:01:39:19

Enabling Innovation - Adventures in Advising

9/20/2020
Episode 19 of Adventures in Advising features two fantastically insightful interviews; during which you'll learn about the inclusive faculty framework, and hear discussion about advising systems, and meeting the needs of students. You’ll hear interviews with (in order of appearance): Sean Bridgen - Associate Director at NACADA Brian Kapinos - Assistant Academic Dean at the College of our Lady of the Elms You can find a link to Sean Bridgen's article 'Using Systems Theory to Understand...

Duration:01:46:46

Adjusting to New Realities - Adventures in Advising

9/7/2020
Episode 18 of Adventures in Advising features three fantastic interviews. Colum and Matt hear about the upcoming NACADA Annual Conference which has moved to a virtual format. They learn about the Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Resource Center (APIDA). And finally they explore student engagement and how advising approaches differ around the world. You’ll hear interviews with (in order of appearance): Jonathan Hallford - Academic Advisor at Auburn University Virginia Loh-Hagan -...

Duration:02:13:44

Connecting Advising Communities - Adventures in Advising

8/17/2020
In episode 17 of Adventures in Advising Colum Cronin and Matt Markin seek to offer listeners insights into NACADA's Advising Communities. You'll also learn more about each of their three interviewees, and how each of them came to be involved with NACADA. You’ll hear interviews with (in order of appearance): Amber Kargol - Academic Advisor at Iowa State University Wendy Schindler - Program Coordinator - TRIO Student Support Services at Northern Kentucky University Dawn Krause - Content...

Duration:01:44:18

Mentoring and Transitions - Adventures in Advising

8/3/2020
Episode 16 of Adventures in Advising is jam-packed with three fascinating interviews. Topics discussed include supporting and retaining students of color, mentoring students in the Arts, faculty advising, and offering guidance to students as they navigate through their doctoral studies. You’ll hear interviews with (in order of appearance): Evelyn Knox - Pan African College Scholars (PACS) Coordinator at California State University, San Bernardino Michael Cersosimo - Academic Advisor at...

Duration:02:50:50

Supporting Graduate Students - Adventures in Advising

7/20/2020
Episode 15 of Adventures in Advising is all about graduate students and how best to encourage them, amplify their voices, and advocate on their behalf. Colum Cronin and Matt Markin speak with three experienced advisors and support staff across two continents to gather ideas and insights relevant to working with his unique cohort. You’ll hear interviews with (in order of appearance): Jamie Heck - Director of Academic Affairs at the University of Cincinnati College of Nursing Niamh Nestor...

Duration:02:11:02

Learning Through Reflection - Adventures in Advising

7/6/2020
Episode 14 of Adventures in Advising sees Colum Cronin and Matt Markin listening and learning through the reflections of their guests from Ireland and the United States of America. You’ll hear interviews with (in order of appearance): Leanne McDonagh - Traveller Education Coordinator at the Cork Institute of Technology Ariel Collatz - Academic Advisor and Program manager for the Arts Group Advising Center at the University of California, Davis The article mentioned during the interview...

Duration:01:14:04

Exploring Pathways to Leadership - Adventures in Advising

6/15/2020
In episode 13 of Adventures in Advising Colum Cronin and Matt Markin speak with two stalwarts of the advising community. They discuss best practice approaches to advising and student success, leadership styles, and practical steps to furthering your career in Higher Ed. You’ll hear interviews with (in order of appearance): Duan Jackson - Interim Director Student Advising Initiatives at California State University, Office of the Chancellor Casey Self - Senior Director Academic Advising at...

Duration:02:15:57

Inspiring Ideas - Adventures in Advising

6/1/2020
In episode 12 of Adventures in Advising Colum Cronin and Matt Markin chat with Marian, Dane, and Jamie; advisors at three different institutions about their approach to advising and new ideas and programmes they have helped implement at their campuses. This episode is dedicated to the memory of Dr Christopher Lindfelt, who was associate dean of Undergraduate Education and professor of Health Sciences in the College of Natural Sciences at California State University at San Bernardino before...

Duration:02:36:25

Overcoming Obstacles - Adventures in Advising

5/18/2020
Episode 11 of Adventures in Advising sees Colum Cronin and Matt Markin speak with Leander Yazzie and learn about the about the experiences of Native students at Green River College. You'll also hear from advisors at California State University-San Bernardino about obstacles to learning and how to assist students to overcome these. In this episode you’ll hear interviews with (in order of appearance): Leander Yazzie - Progress & Completion Advisor at Green River College Monica Pulido -...

Duration:02:09:54

Celebrating the #NACADAfamily - Adventures in Advising

5/3/2020
Episode ten of Adventures in Advising sees Colum Cronin and Matt Markin celebrating Global Advising Week and NACADA's 40th anniversary. Global Advising Week recognises and champions the work of advisors, tutors, personal tutors, counselors and coaches who advise students around the globe. NACADA evolved from the first National Conference on Academic Advising in 1977; May 2, 1979 was the official date when articles of incorporation were signed creating NACADA. Join us in celebrating this...

Duration:03:03:56

Building Advising Networks - Adventures in Advising

4/20/2020
Episode nine of Adventures in Advising sees Colum Cronin and Matt Markin explore advising at the University of South Dakota (USD). They discuss the professionalisation of advising with Craig McGill. And you'll hear from advisors from across USD about their work in supporting students. In this episode you’ll hear interviews with (in order of appearance): Craig M. McGill - Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of South Dakota Sherrie Bosse - Senior Lecturer/Academic Advisor at The...

Duration:01:38:16

Facilitating Learning - Adventures in Advising

4/5/2020
In episode eight of Adventures in Advising, Colum Cronin and Matt Markin consider how advisors facilitate learning. Many institutions have been forced to move their teaching and assessments online in the past few weeks; this, in turn, has impacted upon students, faculty and advisors. You'll hear from all three groups, as we discuss the impact of this mid-semester shift. Additionally two Advising Directors discuss the significant contributions advisors make to teaching and learning. In this...

Duration:02:15:42