Prerequisite Added for EDCEP 839 Assessment of Academic Advising

A prerequisite change is being approved and will take effect with the Spring 2019 semester. The change will require EDCEP 816 Research Methods in Education as a prerequisite for EDCEP 839 Assessment of Academic Advising. The content of EDCEP 816 related to research design in higher education is important as foundational knowledge for EDCEP 839. 

K-State Reception at NACADA Conference

Students, faculty and alumni had a chance to meet and catch up at the K-State Reception at the annual NACADA conference in Phoenix, October 1. What a great event!


Andrea Shea and Dan Wilcox


Ken Hughey, Nathan Vickers and Megan Carrol,


Dee Fleming and Valerie Wilson


Megan Preeland and Nicole Altheide


Andrea Shea, Tanya Wineland, and Megan Carrol


Elia Tamplin, Brandon Lowden and Nathan Vickers


John Buckley


Sara Ayres and Amy Rhodes


Donna Menke and Charlie Nutt


Neil Volker and Lisa Rubin


Janel Koons, Jamie Engel Newby and J. D. Koons



Dee Dee Fleming and Scott Byington


Sue and Chuck Scott


Catherine Brown and Lisa Rubin


Megan Chiavini and Doris Carroll


Pricilla Arciniega and Cindy Harper


Becca Dale, Miranda Cook and Amy Schmidt

ASP Hold on Accounts

Enrollment for Spring 2019 begins on Monday, October 22. Some students may have a hold on their accounts labeled ASP.

All students enrolled at K-State must complete the Alcohol and Sexual Assault Prevention (ASAP) program in order to enroll for a new semester.

ASAP can be found in KSIS by clicking on ‘Navigator’ in the NavBar, then clicking ‘Self Service’ then ‘Student Success’

For questions please call health promotions at 785-532-5271.

Spring 2019 Enrollment Begins Oct. 22

Spring 2019 Enrollment begins October 22. The following courses are scheduled:

Course Offerings for Spring 2019
EDCEP 816 Research Methods
EDCEP 829 Learning Principles
EDCEP 835 Foundations of Academic Advising
EDCEP 838 Student Development Theory
EDCEP 839 Assessment of Academic Advising
EDCEP 851 Multicultural Aspects of Academic Advising
EDCEP 854 College Student Athlete
EDCEP 863 Trends in Career Development
EDSP 853 College Students with Special Needs

Global Campus Scholarships Awarded

The following Academic Advising graduate students received Fall 2018 scholarships from Global Campus and the College of Education to pursue their degrees. Congratulations!

Global Campus Scholarship for Distance Education Students
Patricia Hartshorn
Ana Sanchez

Congratulations to these Academic Advising Master’s students.

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 The Spring Scholarship application period ends November 1, 2018

K-State Reception Moved to Grand Lobby Bar Due to Rain


Phoenix Banner FINAL

The K-State reception at NACADA has been relocated to the Grand Lobby Bar at the Hilton Garden Inn Phoenix due to rain.

The K-State Reception is scheduled for Monday, October 1st, 5:30-7:30 pm.  It will be at the Hilton Garden Inn Phoenix Downtown, 15 E. Monroe, Phoenix, AZ 85004 in the Grand Lobby Bar.

K-State Breakfast: Selected faculty will be available at breakfast at NACADA on Tuesday, October 2, 2018. The breakfast will be held in North Ballroom 120 A-D from 7:15-8:30 am. The breakfast is held in conjunction with Advising Community Division Fair.

The 2018 NACADA Annual Conference is in Phoenix, AZ, September 30 – October 3, 2018. This year’s theme is “Life Stories: The Art of Academic Advising.”

We hope you can join us at these K-State events!

Lisa Rubin Named to N4A Board of Directors

By Patrice Scott

Lisa Rubin

Lisa Rubin, assistant professor of special education, counseling and student affairs in the College of Education, recently began her two-year term on the board of directors for the N4A: National Association of Academic and Student-Athlete Development Professionals.

Rubin’s research interests include ethics in intercollegiate athletics, advising and developing student-athletes, the changing environment of college athletics, NCAA reform and women in intercollegiate athletic administration. Earlier this year, Rubin was notified that her research proposal concerning athletes and financial literacy was one of five grants fully funded by the NCAA out of 84 grant applications. She also is a 2018 recipient of the Big 12 Faculty Fellowship in collaboration with the Center for Sports Leadership and Innovation at the University of Texas at Austin.

N4A, which has been in existence since 1975, is a diverse educational service and professional nonprofit organization. Membership of N4A includes academic support and student services personnel who are committed to enhancing opportunities for academic, athletics and personal success for student-athletes. For more information on N4A, visit N4A is administered by NACDA, which is in its 54th year. For more information on NACDA and the 17 professional associations that fall under its umbrella, please visit

Dr. Rubin is a professor in the Academic Advising Graduate Program.