University of Idaho Position Available

The University of Idaho Student-Athlete Support Services (SASS) department is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Tutor/Academic Coordinator.

The Tutor/Academic coordinator provides support and education to elevate students’ learning experience at the University of Idaho (U of I). This position fosters student success by building positive and professional student relationships and implementing proactive strategies that help students fulfill their educational goals.

This position is responsible for all facets involved in the coordinating of the SASS tutoring program. Duties include but are not limited to hiring, training, evaluating, reporting and schedule creation for all SASS tutors. This position maintains close liaison with U of I athletic administrators, coaching staffs, faculty, and campus academic support areas.

This position will also provide academic support for 1-2 athletic teams. Duties include, but are not limited to: academic counseling, academic coaching of student-athletes that present academic risk factors, assisting with course registration and monitoring NCAA Progress Towards Degree.Questions? Reach out to Krista at kristagray@uidaho.edu

Those who are interested are encouraged to apply using the link below:

uidaho.peopleadmin.com/postings/29758

Fall 2020 Class Drop Dates

If you wish to drop a class, you must complete the drop process via your Student Account in KSIS. If you need to drop all of your classes after the semester begins, please contact the Graduate School to withdraw for the semester – Scott Schlender – scottsch@ksu.edu.

For Regular Session courses, the following drop/refund dates apply:

  • September 8, 2020 – Last day for 100% refund for a regular session course
  • September 14, 2020 – Last day for 50% refund for a regular session course
  • September 21, 2020 – Last day to drop a regular session course without a W being recorded
  • October 23, 2020 – Last day to drop a regular session course

If you enroll in a class, you assume responsibility for paying tuition and fees for that class. You will NOT be automatically dropped from a class if you do not pay tuition and fees. You will NOT be automatically dropped from a class for lack of participation.

Two Advisor Positions at the University of Oklahoma

The University of Oklahoma has posted two advisor positions in the Prentice Gautt Academic Center, a comprehensive support services unit for intercollegiate student-athletes. 

The Athletics Academic Advisor position will handle advising responsibilities for several Olympic sports. Details can be found here. The job number for this position is 202180, which can be entered in the event the link directs you only to the “Job Opportunities” page.  

The Athletics Academic Advisor for Football will work with the football academics team and advise student-athletes in one or two other sport programs. The job number is 202179 and can be found here.  

The review of applications for both positions will begin next week and will continue until they are filled.

Old Dominion University is hiring an Athletic Academic Advisor

Old Dominion University is hiring an Athletic Academic Advisor/Student-Athlete Development Coordinator working with Olympic Sports.  This position closes September 9th.  Details provided in the link below.

jobs.odu.edu/postings/12419

Virtual K-State Reception, October 6, 6pm – 8pm Central Time

The Department of Special Education, Counseling, and Student Affairs is hosting a virtual K-State reception to be held by Zoom during the NACADA annual conference. Specifically, it will be from 6:00pm-8:00pm (Central Time) on October 6, 2020. You are invited to attend this reception even if you are not attending the NACADA conference, and you are welcome to participate for as little or as long as you would like during those two hours.

There will be formal remarks by K-State faculty and staff at the top of each hour (6:00pm and 7:00pm). The rest of our time together will be used to connect with each other, to share memories from the program, etc. We hope to see you at least for a short period of time at some point during those two hours!

Please contact Pam McGlynn if you would like the Zoom link.

Position Available at Utah Valley University

Utah Valley University is seeking a Manager of Advisement Training and Assessment. This position contributes to the professional and educational development of advisors and advising administrators through the management of the UVU Advisor Training and Certification program and provides performance management support; assesses the effectiveness of academic advising and coordinates the development of assessment resources to inform advising strategy and approaches; and investigates campus data sources to identify potential student outreach opportunities for advisors and offers support as they follow through on outreach campaigns.

For more information about the position and application procedures, please visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/19695

Course Drop Deadlines for Fall 2020

If you wish to drop a class, you must complete the drop process via your Student Account in KSIS.

For Regular Session courses, the following drop/refund dates apply:

  • September 8, 2020 – Last day for 100% refund for a regular session course
  • September 14, 2020 – Last day for 50% refund for a regular session course
  • September 21, 2020 – Last day to drop a regular session course without a W being recorded
  • October 23, 2020 – Last day to drop a regular session course

If you need to drop all of your classes after the semester begins, please contact the Graduate School to withdraw – Scott Schlender – scottsch@ksu.edu.

If you enroll in a class, you assume responsibility for paying tuition and fees for that class. You will NOT be automatically dropped from a class if you do not pay tuition and fees. You will NOT be automatically dropped from a class for lack of participation.

Procedures for Fall 2020 Graduation

Students planning to complete the requirements for the Master in Science in Academic Advising in Fall 2020 should follow these steps.

1) E-mail Pam McGlynn 
Notify Pam McGlynn that you plan to graduate the end of the Fall 2020 semester. Deadline September 1, 2020

Pam will submit Approval to Schedule Final Exam forms for all students that notify her they plan to graduate.

2) Submit the graduation application
All candidates for master’s degrees must submit the graduation application via the student center in KSIS before the Final Exam form is processed. The graduation application will add students to the list of candidates for degree completion as well as update the degree/diploma name and mailing address. This is a graduation requirement by the Graduate School. 

In order to submit the graduation application you must log into KSIS and go to “Academics” in the “Student Center”. Open the “Other Academic” list box and click “Apply for Graduation” and then click go (>>) and complete the online application. Step by step instructions on applying for graduation are available in KSIS Help at the following link: http://www.k-state.edu/isis/help/students/stuGraduationApply.html

3) Enroll in a credit course at K-State
It is required that students be enrolled during the semester in which they complete degree requirements, i.e. coursework and final project. If you have completed all required coursework, there is a one credit course available, so you can be officially enrolled. Contact Pam McGlynn for details.

4) Submit Academic Advising Final Project to K-State Online-Canvas Course by October 8, 2020.
A K-State Online course will be created for submitting final projects. Pam McGlynn will manually add students to the course.

The final project is the culminating activity for the graduate program and will be evaluated by your program committee. Please view the final project pages on the website for more information (https://academicadvising.wordpress.com/final-project/).

The final project is expected to be a high quality, graduate document developed during the program. Please contact your advisor or Pam McGlynn if you have questions about the academic advising final project.

Program of Study is to have been submitted and on file with the Graduate School. All Master’s students should have a Program of Study on file after the completion of nine credits. If you do not have an approved program of study, please contact Pam McGlynn as soon as possible.

Programs of Study

The Graduate School requires an approved program of study after the completion of nine credits (three courses) in the MS in Academic Advising program.

The Program of Study lists the courses you intend to take to complete the requirements of the degree. It will not list when you will take the courses. 

Which elective course do you plan to take? 

  1. EDCEP 812 – History and Philosophy of Higher Education – Fall
  2. EDCEP 839 – Assessment of Academic Advising – Spring
  3. EDCEP 864 – Current Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics – Summer

Your advisor (found in KSIS) is the major professor on your supervisory committee. Two additional faculty will serve on your committee. The committee reviews your final project. Do you have a preference for which professors serve on your committee? The following graduate faculty are available to serve on committees: 

     · Doris Carroll 
     · Christy Craft 
     · Judy Hughey 
     · Ken Hughey 
     · Marilyn Kaff 
     · Charlie Nutt
· Lisa Rubin
     · Dan Wilcox

When you are ready, please send an email with your elective and committee members choices to Pam McGlynn.

I will generate your Program of Study through our new electronic form system. It will be electronically signed by the faculty on your committee and submitted to the Graduate School for Approval. Once it is approved you will receive an email from the Graduate School. Please do not fill out the form yourself. As a department we have decided that I will do the forms for all MS in Academic Advising students. 

Fall Enrollment Continues

There is still time to enroll for Fall 2020 classes. Fall semester begins August 17, 2020 and runs through December 4, 2020.

Course Offerings for Fall 2020
EDCEP 812 History and Philosophy of Higher Education
EDCEP 816 Research Methods
EDCEP 829 Learning Principles
EDCEP 835 Foundations of Academic Advising
EDCEP 836 Interpersonal Relations for Academic Advising
EDCEP 838 Student Development Theory
EDCEP 851 Multicultural Aspects of Academic Advising
EDCEP 854 College Student Athlete
EDCEP 863 Trends in Career Development