Adventures in Advising

Adventures in Advising

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.... Show More

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March 1, 2021 113 min

We've reached episode 30 of the podcast!

In the fifth episode of 2021 you'll hear about narrative theory, interprofessional education, and NACADA's virtual conferences.

In this episode you’ll hear interviews with (in order of appearance):

Charlie Nutt - Executive Director at NACADA, The Global Community for Academic Advising

Shantalea Johns - Director of Continuing and Interprofessional Education at Wayne State University

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In this, the fourth episode of 2021, you'll hear about the upcoming NACADA regional conferences and preconferences. We also discuss aspiration, retention, and student success.

In this episode you’ll hear interviews with (in order of appearance):

Karen Lewis - Assistant Director of English Undergraduate Studies at the University of Maryland

Christopher Kirchhof - Director of Transfer Student Services at the University of Pittsburgh

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In the third episode of  2021, Colum and Matt delve into the topic of first-generation students with two experts in the field.

In this episode you’ll hear interviews with (in order of appearance):

Quentin Alexander - Senior Director of Advising for Undergraduate Education at George Mason University

Leah Frierson - Assistant Director, Robertson Scholars Leadership Program 


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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...

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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...

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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 Bernard...

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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 Villavice...

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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 orde...

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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 Un...

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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.

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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,...

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September 20, 2020 106 min

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

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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 - Academi...

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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 S...

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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, ...

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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 U...

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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 Califo...

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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 Chanc...

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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 Scienc...

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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 &...

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