Spring Commencement Day Activities – May 17, 2019

Time has whizzed by and the semester is quickly coming to an end. Congratulations on nearly completing your degree. The Graduate School Commencement Ceremony is Friday, May 17 at 1 pm in Manhattan, Kansas. There are a number of events planned for the day. Please let me know if you plan to attend any of the following events – Pam McGlynn pmcglynn@ksu.edu. Note some of these will have separate invitations and require you to RSVP to the organization extending the invitation.

Friday, May 17, 2019

College of Education Graduate Brunch
10:30 a.m. to Noon
Manhattan Country Club
1531 N. 10th
Manhattan, Kansas

Reservations required. A formal invitation will follow from the College of Education. Free for graduates, $15 for guests. RSVP to Pam Monroe pmonroe@ksu.edu

Graduate School Commencement Ceremony
1 pm
Bramlage Coliseum

Bramlage Coliseum is located at the corner of Kimball Ave and College Ave. It is next to the Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium. There is a large parking lot in front of the building. Public parking will be permitted in all general, student, faculty, and staff parking lots during commencement weekend. However, parking in any reserved space is still restricted to permit holders.

Master’s candidates participating in commencement exercises must wear a master’s cap, gown, hood and tassel. Master’s regalia differs from bachelor’s regalia and can be purchased through the K-State Campus Store or online at  http://www.cbgrad.comThe Academic Advising degree is a Master in Science in Academic Advising. Master of Science degree graduates wear a golden yellow hood.

For additional information please refer to Graduation and Commencement Information at http://www.k-state.edu/grad/students/graduation/

Global Campus Graduation Celebration
4 pm to 5:30 pm
Alumni Center
1720 Alumni Center
Manhattan, Kansas

All students who have applied for Spring graduation are invited to an on-campus reception to celebrate graduation. Students’ families are also invited. The celebration will take place Friday, May 17, at 4 p.m. at the Alumni Center. A formal invitation will follow from Global Campus. RSVP to globalalumni@ksu.edu

Please note that if you do plan to come to Manhattan, it is important to make hotel reservations as early as possible. For more information to help plan your visit, please visit the K-State Admissions page on visiting Manhattan http://www.k-state.edu/admissions/visit/manhattan.html and the other websites below. 

Campus Map
http://www.k-state.edu/maps/

Manhattan, KS Convention & Visitors Bureau
http://www.manhattancvb.org/

Manhattan Chamber of Commerce
http://www.manhattan.org/

Restaurant Guides

http://www.urbanspoon.com/n/182/20808/Kansas/Manhattan-restaurants

http://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurants-g38877-Manhattan_Kansas.html

Live Webcast

Live Webcast of the Commencement Ceremonies can be found at: http://www.k-state.edu/graduation/

Virtual Commencement

http://www.dce.k-state.edu/students/commencement/

A virtual commencement ceremony Web site will be available for distance education degree candidates unable to attend their K-State commencement ceremony in person. The website includes a listing of students earning degrees through distance education, a place for family and friends to post congratulatory messages to their graduate, a commencement address, music and other commencement-related offerings. 

Please contact Pam McGlynn with questions.

Advisor Position Available at University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is seeking an advior for Undeclared, Pre-Engineering, Pre-Health, and Pre-Law students in the Exploratory and Pre-Professional Advising Center.

More information about the position and the application procedures can be found at: https://employment.unl.edu/postings/63658

Joey Lynch
Assistant Director
Explore Center
402-472-3605
jmlynch@unl.edu

University of Oregon Hiring Academic Advisors

The University of Oregon is poised to embark on an exciting new mission to bolster our students’ academic, professional, and personal success. We have developed a new coordinated, holistic advising model and we are looking for committed, diverse, and talented professionals to join us!

Our new integrated academic and career model will focus student advising around one of six central themes called “Flight Paths.” Each thematic Flight Path will guide students in exploring and planning the academic and career paths aligned with their values, skills, and interests. We are excited to launch this proven approach to enhancing the advising experience for our students while supporting their timely graduation from the University and preparation for their careers. We want you to be a part of it!

Under this new model, we have many career opportunities at the University of Oregon, including:

· Academic and Career Advisor (24 openings)
· Academic and Career Coordinator (6 openings)
· Advising Case Manager (2 openings)
· Career Readiness Coach (5 openings)
· Diversity and Retention Advisor (posting coming soon)
· Degree Progression Specialist (2 openings)

(These positions can also be found by visiting the University of Oregon’s Human Resource page or at careers.uoregon.edu.)

Professionals in these positions should love working with a diverse student population and have a passion to help them succeed in their academic, career, and personal ventures.

Applicants who are interested in and qualified for multiple positions should apply for each unique posting they wish to be considered for; applications will not transfer between positions. Applications for all positions will be reviewed on a regular, rolling basis, with the intent of having most positions filled by June. Positions will remain posted until all openings are filled. More information is available here

Application review begins April 1, 2019; positions open until filled

Questions should be addressed to:

Kimberly Johnson
Assistant Vice Provost for Advising
Division of Undergraduate Education & Student Success
P: (541) 346-3211 | Direct (541) 346-8143
E: johnskim@uoregon.edu |101 Oregon Hall
http://advising.uoregon.edu|http://cmae.uoregon.edu

Enrollment for Summer and Fall

Enrollment for Summer and Fall semesters begins March 25, 2019.

Course Offerings for Summer 2019
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 854 College Student Athlete
EDCEP 863 Trends in Career Development
EDCEP 864 Current Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics
EDSP 853 College Students with Special Needs

Enrollment for Summer 2019 is March 25 – May 17, 2019

Course Offerings for Fall 2019
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

Fall enrollment is March 25, 2019 to August 21, 2019.

For more information please visit the Courses page of the website: https://kstateacademicadvisinggraduateprogram.org/courses/

Correct Scholarships Names for Academic Advising Students

The following academic advising students were awarded the specific scholarships below:

Cassie Galligan – K-State Global Campus New Student Scholarship for Distance Education Students
Rachel Harris – K-State Global Campus Scholarship for Distance Education Students
Patricia Hartshorn – Maurine Allison O’Bannon Memorial Scholarship
Anna Sanchez – Maurine Allison O’Bannon Memorial Scholarship

Distance students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree offered through K-State Global Campus can apply for scholarships for upcoming semesters. View available scholarships at https://global.k-state.edu/students/scholarships/ The Summer Scholarship application period ends April 1, 2019. The Fall application is open April 15-June 1.

Congratulations to all!

Global Campus Scholarships Awarded to Academic Advising Students

The following Academic Advising graduate students received Spring 2019 scholarships from Global Campus and the College of Education to pursue their degrees. Congratulations!

Cassie Galligan – K-State Global Campus New Student Scholarship for Distance Education Students
Rachel Harris – K-State Global Campus Scholarship for Distance Education Students
Patricia Hartshorn – Maurine Allison O’Bannon Memorial Scholarship
Anna Sanchez – Maurine Allison O’Bannon Memorial Scholarship

Distance students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree offered through K-State Global Campus can apply for scholarships for upcoming semesters. View available scholarships at https://global.k-state.edu/students/scholarships/ The Summer Scholarship application period ends April 1, 2019. The Fall application is open April 15-June 1.

If you have any questions about the Global Campus scholarships, please contact Rebecca Dale  rebeccad@ksu.edu.

Iowa Academic Advising Network Drive-In Conference – Tuesday, April 2, 2019

The Iowa Academic Advising Network (IowaAAN) is a professional development organization for current and aspiring academic advisors throughout the state of Iowa. The IowaAAN aims to foster personal and professional growth of its members by establishing opportunities for participation and discussion, debate, and the exchange of ideas concerning academic advising within the state of Iowa and related areas of higher education.

We are pleased to be hosting our 10th annual Drive-In Conference on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at the FFA Enrichment Center on the DMACC-Ankeny campus. This year’s conference will feature a keynote presentation titled “Facilitating Student Engagement: Some Strategies That Work and a Few That Don’t” provided by Dr. John Schuh.

You may recognize Dr. Schuh from his most recent contributions to textbooks used in many graduate programs, including Student Services: A Handbook for the Profession and Assessment in Student Affairs. Over the course of his 47-year career in Higher Education, Schuh served in administrative and faculty assignments at Wichita State University, Indiana University (Bloomington), Arizona State University, and Iowa State University from where he retired after serving as the Director of the Emerging Leaders Academy and earning the title of Distinguished Professor Emeritus. Schuh is author, co-author, or editor of over 275 publications, including 33 books and monographs, 80 book chapters, and over 110 articles and has served on the governing board of the American College Personnel Association (ACPA), the National Association of Student Personnel Administration (NASPA), the Association of College and University Housing Officers (ACUHO-I), and the Board of Directors of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Foundation.

 The IowaAAN is excited to offer a limited number of scholarships for complimentary drive-in conference registration to full-time graduate students who are Iowa residents or enrolled in program within the state of Iowa. Graduate student scholarship applications will be accepted until 5:00 PM on Monday, February 25, 2019. Don’t miss out on your chance to participate in this outstanding professional development opportunity for free!

IowaAAN Graduate Student Promo 2019