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

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

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English


Episodes
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A Shared Goal of Student Success - Adventures in Advising

4/8/2024
In episode 96, Matt Markin chats with Joan Krush, assistant director for member engagement at the NACADA Executive Office. Joan discusses her past experience in admissions and advising, building positive relationships between primary role advisors and faculty, as well as the revamp of the Emerging Leaders Program and why you should apply as an emerging leader or mentor. Apply to the Emerging Leaders Program! The X, Instagram, and Facebook handle for the podcast is @AdvisingPodcast Check out and bookmark the Adventures in Advising website! Also, subscribe to our Adventures in Advising YouTube Channel! You can find Matt on Linkedin.

Duration:00:44:40

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Opening the Door to Publications - Adventures in Advising

3/25/2024
In episode 95, Matt Markin chats with returning guest Ryan Braeger, assistant dean for advising and student development at Saint Michael’s College. Ryan discusses his experience creating an institution level advising publication, the pros and cons involved, and ways that every advising professional can contribute to the scholarship of academic advising. The X, Instagram, and Facebook handle for the podcast is @AdvisingPodcast Check out and bookmark the Adventures in Advising website! Also, subscribe to our Adventures in Advising YouTube Channel! You can find Matt on Linkedin.

Duration:00:46:36

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Curving Passion with Realism - Adventures in Advising

3/11/2024
In Ep. 94, Bri Harvie, associate director of academic advising at Southern Alberta Institute of Technology discusses how the Canadian higher education system differs from the U.S., how parenting has informed her practice in advising, changing the student mindset regarding grades, and accepting new challenges. Guest host Thomas Shelly from Oregon State University. The X, Instagram, and Facebook handle for the podcast is @AdvisingPodcast Check out and bookmark the Adventures in Advising website! Also, subscribe to our Adventures in Advising YouTube Channel! You can find Matt on Linkedin.

Duration:00:52:09

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How to Continue Best Serving our Students - Adventures in Advising

2/26/2024
Matthew Plescia, academic advisor in the Quinney College of Natural Resources at Utah State University discusses navigating the cultural and curriculum changes through switching institutions, advocating for others, synchronous communication technology, and utilizing an appreciative advising approach with students. Guest hosted by Dr. Locksley Knibbs, Florida Gulf Coast University. The X, Instagram, and Facebook handle for the podcast is @AdvisingPodcast Check out and bookmark the Adventures in Advising website! Also, subscribe to our Adventures in Advising YouTube Channel! You can find Matt on Linkedin.

Duration:00:43:49

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Reducing Barriers through Connection and Engagement - Adventures in Advising

2/12/2024
In episode 92, Matt Markin chats with Dr. Dana Zahorik, manager of advising services and retention initiatives at Fox Valley Technical College. Dr. Zahorik discusses the creation of CARES Purpose Driving Advising, what it means for educators to be student ready, and challenging the policies and procedures to make a better student experience. The X, Instagram, and Facebook handle for the podcast is @AdvisingPodcast Check out and bookmark the Adventures in Advising website! Also, subscribe to our Adventures in Advising YouTube Channel! You can find Matt on Linkedin.

Duration:00:44:17

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What Do You Know About Student Research? - Adventures in Advising

1/29/2024
In episode 91 of the podcast, Matt Markin interviews Dr. Ryan Keating, director of the Office of Student Research at CSU San Bernardino. Dr. Keating discusses how academic advising professionals can have a better understanding of what student research is, how to engage students and inform them about the importance of research, and what students do and take on during college have real implications for their future. *Interview originally on CSUSB Advising Podcast episode 67 (October 8, 2023) The X, Instagram, and Facebook handle for the podcast is @AdvisingPodcast Check out and bookmark the Adventures in Advising website! Also, subscribe to our Adventures in Advising YouTube Channel! You can find Matt on Linkedin.

Duration:00:42:51

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What Does the Future Hold for NACADA? - Adventures in Advising

1/15/2024
As NACADA’s executive director since August 2023, Dr. Kyle Ross joins the podcast to discuss how his background has prepared him for this role, his message to members, his vision for the direction of the organization, NACADA’s commitment to DEI, and how NACADA will remain the leader in academic advising. The X, Instagram, and Facebook handle for the podcast is @AdvisingPodcast Check out and bookmark the Adventures in Advising website! Also, subscribe to our Adventures in Advising YouTube Channel! You can find Matt on Linkedin.

Duration:00:30:25

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Examining the Professionalization of Advising - Adventures in Advising

12/4/2023
In Ep 89, we chat with Dr. Craig McGill, assistant professor at Kansas State University. Craig discusses grounded theory, knowledge creation within the professionalization of academic advising, and the untapped research and scholarship potential of primary role advisors. This week's episode is guest hosted by Ryan Scheckel from Texas Tech University. The X, Instagram, and Facebook handle for the podcast is @AdvisingPodcast Check out and bookmark the Adventures in Advising website! Also, subscribe to our Adventures in Advising YouTube Channel! You can find Matt on Linkedin.

Duration:00:37:54

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Transformational Leadership in Advising - Adventures in Advising

11/20/2023
In episode 88, we chat with Dr. Margaret Mbindyo, associate professor and advisement coordinator at Millersville University. Dr. Mbindyo discusses transformational leadership, change management, working with immigrant and refugee students through the Promising Scholars project, and the goals of the NACADA Global Engagement Advising Community! The X, Instagram, and Facebook handle for the podcast is @AdvisingPodcast Check out and bookmark the Adventures in Advising website! Also, subscribe to our Adventures in Advising YouTube Channel! You can find Matt on Linkedin.

Duration:00:44:40

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Celebrating First Gen College Students - Adventures in Advising

11/6/2023
In Ep. 87, we're observing First-Generation College Celebration in November! We chat with Zachary Desjardins with University at Albany. As a proud first-generation college graduate, Zach shares his personal and professional experience tackling the institutional and psychological barriers that exist for first-generation college students and how to better serve our students. The X, Instagram, and Facebook handle for the podcast is @AdvisingPodcast Check out and bookmark the Adventures in Advising website! Also, subscribe to our Adventures in Advising YouTube Channel! You can find Matt on Linkedin.

Duration:00:50:58

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Dealing with Compassion Fatigue - Adventures in Advising

10/23/2023
In episode 86, we chat with Dr. Quentin Alexander with James Madison University and Dr. Charlie Nutt, retired NACADA Executive Director. Charlie gives his thoughts on leadership changes in NACADA and being the latest recipient of the Virginia N. Gordon award, while Quentin discusses what compassion fatigue is and how it differs from burnout. Learn about the symptoms of compassion fatigue and what tips you can use to combat this. The X, Instagram, and Facebook handle for the podcast is @AdvisingPodcast Check out and bookmark the Adventures in Advising website! Also, subscribe to our Adventures in Advising YouTube Channel! You can find Matt on Linkedin.

Duration:00:49:03

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Reframing Perspectives - Adventures in Advising

10/2/2023
In episode 85, we interview Alex Kunkle, director of academic advising at Nevada State University. Alex chats about utilizing a centralized advising model, management styles, NACADA involvement, and supporting students experiencing shame and guilt. The X, Instagram, and Facebook handle for the podcast is @AdvisingPodcast Check out and bookmark the Adventures in Advising website! Also, subscribe to our Adventures in Advising YouTube Channel! You can find Matt on Linkedin.

Duration:00:49:26

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Guiding Students (and Yourself) in Finding Meaning - Adventures in Advising

9/18/2023
In Ep. 84, we interview Ryan Braeger, assistant dean for advising and student development at Saint Michael’s College, about faculty lead advising, opportunities in publications, and helping students invest in the exploration of their meaning through logotherapy. We also hear from Stefani Schrader from NACADA's Executive Office about submitting a proposal for the NACADA Region Conferences! Writing a Conference ProposalGenerating Proposal IdeasThe X, Instagram, and Facebook handle for the podcast is @AdvisingPodcast Check out and bookmark the Adventures in Advising website! Also, subscribe to our Adventures in Advising YouTube Channel! You can find Matt on Linkedin.

Duration:01:04:29

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A Different Kind of Student Learning Experience - Adventures in Advising

9/4/2023
In episode 83, we chat with Dr. David Marshall from California State University, San Bernardino about reimagining a university honors program that scales up a different type of learning experience, developing community minded students, and misconceptions about high achieving students vs honors students. Also learn about David’s specialization in medieval literature and his advice for new professors. The X, Instagram, and Facebook handle for the podcast is @AdvisingPodcast Check out and bookmark the Adventures in Advising website! Also, subscribe to our Adventures in Advising YouTube Channel! You can find Matt on Linkedin.

Duration:00:44:49

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Connecting AI and Academic Advising - Adventures in Advising

8/21/2023
In episode 82, we chat with Dr. Gabe Bermea, lecturer at Sam Houston State University and visiting scholar with the Rutgers Center for Minority Serving Institutions about the rise of artificial intelligence powered technologies and its connections to higher education, specifically academic advising. Can AI help advisors have more transformational conversations with students? What skills do advisors need working with AI? The X, Instagram, and Facebook handle for the podcast is @AdvisingPodcast Check out and bookmark the Adventures in Advising website! Also, subscribe to our Adventures in Advising YouTube Channel! You can find Matt on Linkedin.

Duration:00:40:19

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Perspectives That Matter - Adventures in Advising

8/7/2023
In episode 81 of the podcast, we chat with Dr. Mya Hines, senior academic advisor in the John Muir College at University of California San Diego. We discuss Mya’s exploratory study of Black undergraduates regarding student success, perspectives influenced by power dynamics in higher education, and recommendations to overcome barriers for students. Catch up on all episodes, https://adventuresinadvising.buzzsprout.com/ #acadv #academicadvising #nacada #podcast #podcasting #highereducation The X, Instagram, and Facebook handle for the podcast is @AdvisingPodcast Check out and bookmark the Adventures in Advising website! Also, subscribe to our Adventures in Advising YouTube Channel! You can find Matt on Linkedin.

Duration:00:45:12

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How to Empower Students for Success - Adventures in Advising

7/17/2023
In Ep. 80, we chat with Tom Liljegren, the Director of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences Advising Center at Utah State University. How can you help your student increase their own beliefs and feel empowered to put their plans into place? What are the essentials of motivational interviewing and making changes through interactions? How can you use the "importance ruler" to enhance your advising conversations? Catch up on all episodes, https://adventuresinadvising.buzzsprout.com/ #acadv #academicadvising #nacada #podcast #podcasting #highereducation The X, Instagram, and Facebook handle for the podcast is @AdvisingPodcast Check out and bookmark the Adventures in Advising website! Also, subscribe to our Adventures in Advising YouTube Channel! You can find Matt on Linkedin.

Duration:00:49:59

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Advisors as Cultural Navigators - Adventures in Advising

6/26/2023
In Ep. 79, we welcome back Dr. Melinda Anderson, Executive Director of Network Engagement at Achieving the Dream! Melinda discusses how to better connect with students through being a cultural navigator and utilizing a growth vs fixed mindset. Melinda also discusses using psychologically attuned language and framing it as learning and growth rather than a label, especially terminology around academic probation vs academic notice. Fixed vs Growth mindset image. A Positive Change for a Negative Label article Catch up on all episodes, https://adventuresinadvising.buzzsprout.com/ #acadv #academicadvising #nacada #podcast #podcasting #highereducation The X, Instagram, and Facebook handle for the podcast is @AdvisingPodcast Check out and bookmark the Adventures in Advising website! Also, subscribe to our Adventures in Advising YouTube Channel! You can find Matt on Linkedin.

Duration:00:38:52

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Leading Efforts to Close Equity Gaps - Adventures in Advising

6/12/2023
Ep. 78's interview is with Dr. Shonda Goward, Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Advising and Success at San José State University. Shonda discusses having to think large scale to be systematic and hands-on in order to close equity gaps, as well as a community cultural wealth framework to help students succeed in college. How does an advisor's role play into all of this? The Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook handle for the podcast is @AdvisingPodcast Check out and bookmark the Adventures in Advising website! Also, subscribe to our Adventures in Advising YouTube Channel! You can find Matt on Linkedin. Catch up on all episodes, https://adventuresinadvising.buzzsprout.com/ #acadv #academicadvising #nacada #podcast #podcasting #highereducation The X, Instagram, and Facebook handle for the podcast is @AdvisingPodcast Check out and bookmark the Adventures in Advising website! Also, subscribe to our Adventures in Advising YouTube Channel! You can find Matt on Linkedin.

Duration:00:42:00

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Money as Medicine in Advisor Wellness? - Adventures in Advising

5/30/2023
The wellness of academic advisors has become an increasingly hot topic. Last year, many advisors utilized a grant initiative to help their teams implement innovative ideas to address advisor burnout, mental health, and sustainability. Join guests Jennifer Nguyen and Cheri Souza from the Stupski Foundation on the progress advisors have made, challenges they still face, and how you can implement these ideas within your advising team without formal funding. The Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook handle for the podcast is @AdvisingPodcast Check out and bookmark the Adventures in Advising website! Also, subscribe to our Adventures in Advising YouTube Channel! You can find Matt on Linkedin. Catch up on all episodes, https://adventuresinadvising.buzzsprout.com/ #acadv #academicadvising #nacada #podcast #podcasting #highereducation The X, Instagram, and Facebook handle for the podcast is @AdvisingPodcast Check out and bookmark the Adventures in Advising website! Also, subscribe to our Adventures in Advising YouTube Channel! You can find Matt on Linkedin.

Duration:00:34:59