2015 IlliAAC Conference

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“Bridging the Gap: Strengthening Connections”
Friday, December 11, 2015
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
NCSA Building

2015 IlliAAC Conference Booklet

2015 IlliAAC Conference Presentations

8:30 – 9:15am Check-In, Light Continental Breakfast, Welcoming Remarks
9:30 – 10:00am Keynote Speaker: Mercedes Ramirez Fernandez NCSA 1122
4:30pm Networking Social Event, Attie’s Bar and Grill, 2600 Stone Creek Blvd., Urbana, IL

Program Session I (NCSA 1122)

Time

Session

10:15 - 11:00am

Turn Transfer Shock into Transfer Success—Best Practices in Supporting Transfer Students

11:05 - 11:50am

The (OO)7 highly effective academic advising strategies of Bond, James Bond

12:00 - 1:15pm

Lunch

1:15 - 2:00pm

Revealing Microaggressions in Advising

2:05 - 2:20pm

Dessert Reception

2:25 - 3:10pm

A NISE Idea: Communication and Practice

3:15 - 4:00pm

GLOBE - Global Leaders Orange and Blue Engagement

Program Session II (NCSA 1040)

TIME

EVENT

10:15 - 11:00am

Identify & Nurturing Potential Scholars - Richelle Bernazzolli & David Schug (National and International Scholars Program)

11:05 - 11:50am

Options for Online Appointment Scheduling - Barbara Anderson (HDFS), Trent Nelson (Media), Karin Readel (Informatics)

12:00 - 1:15pm

LUNCH

1:15 - 2:00pm

Panel Session: Barriers to Study Abroad - Jessa Barnard (ACES), Joe Hinchliffe (Political Science), Anna Ivy (English), Joy Phaphouvaninh (Study Abroad)

2:05 - 2:20pm

Academic Advising Awards and Cake Reception

2:25 - 3:10pm

Not a Picture Perfect Story: Evaluating Academic History - Joe Hinchliffe (Poli Sci)

3:15 - 4:00pm

MIndful Advising Journeys - Lori Davis (Secondary Ed), Beotol Escobar (OMSA), Anna Ivy (English), Alicia Rodriguez (Latina/Latino Studies) and MORE!

Parking Garage: Located just north of the NCSA building- use the Goodwin Ave. entrance (south of University Ave.). Park in the metered spaces: There is no attendant in the parking garage, but you may pay with change at the meter or you do have the option to pay for metered parking by credit card by calling 1-866-234-PARK (7275); the garage is location 4801. For more information, go to paybyphone.com

Street Parking: Available on surrounding streets- typically limited to 2 hours.

Rates are $1.00/hour, and all meters accept quarters, dimes, nickels, and dollar coins.