PACADA

Advising Matters

Volume 24, Issue 1

October 2010


FEATURES

PACADA Says 'Farewell' to Two Steering Committee Directors . . .

For the last two years, Anneliese Kay and Cara Wetzel have served the Steering Committee with distinction. As outgoing Chair and Secretary, respectively, they share with Advising Matters some parting thoughts.

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. . . And 'Hello' to New Directors and Committee Chairs!

On February 17, 2010, the PACADA transition meeting was held. It was a time to celebrate the achievements of outgoing Steering Committee Directors and Committee Chairs and to welcome new ones.

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2010 PACADA Advising Awards

At the recent Annual Business Meeting, PACADA presented Sharon Kraebber with the Outstanding Advisor award and Chandra Holloway with the Outstanding New Professional Award. Read more about these accomplished advisors and the other fantastic award nominees!

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Advising Tip

Advising Matters presents its inaugural Helpful Advising Tip.

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ADVISOR SPOTLIGHT

Get a peek into the life and wit of Rex Fodrea, academic advisor in Biological Sciences.

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Introducing Veronica Rahim, vivacious Career Services Consultant in the Center for Career Opportunities.

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NEWS

Students Services Update Expands Roster

The Campus Affairs Committee hosted the spring Student Services Update on February 10 in Lawson 1142.  Campus Affairs is broadening the areas covered in update sessions, as can be seen by the February update participants.

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Krannert Open House Tour SuccessfulManagement Student Services Lobby

On December 9, 2009, the Management Undergraduate Programs Office and Management Advising staff opened the doors of their new facility to the PACADA community.

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School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Announces Degree Changes

http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~snpha/mortar_and_pestle.gifThe pre-pharmacy and pharmacy programs are changing. These changes, including curriculum changes, can be viewed on the School of Pharmacy website. Additionally, we want your students to know that applying to pharmacy school, and a career in pharmacy, is a unique and excellent option after completing a BS degree.

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School of Veterinary Medicine Announces Degree Updates

Denise Ottinger, Director of Admissions & Student Services, provides Advising Matters with some updates for their Veterinary Medical Degree program (DVM).

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CALENDAR

Mark Your Calendar for Upcoming Events!

It's another year of exciting events for advisors, including the PACADA Spotlight Series, NACADA Region V, and much more.

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Want to Get Away? Try One of These Upcoming Conferences!ontario with tulips

Spring is just around the corner and so are two information-packed events: the NACADA Region V and the IAAN Annual conferences.

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BUSINESS

New Assessment Committee Website Unveiled

The Assessment Team has worked hard this past fall in preparation for the accreditation visit.  You can see their work-in-progress on the Academic Advisors Resource Guide.

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PACADA Committee Chairs Reflect on the Past Yearcalendar

A chronicle of the year that was and a look toward the future.

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If you have an idea or information for the next issue of Advising Matters, please contact Gay Barnett or Jamie Schoenbeck-Walsh, Co-Chairs of the Communications Committee.



 
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