Award Winning Advisors and Programs
The UAC has won the following awards from the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) through their Global Awards Program.
2021: National Winner, NACADA Outstanding Advising Program- Advisor Training Program
2021: Certificate of Merit, NACADA Outstanding Advisor Award- Katy Caulder
2020: Certificate of Merit, NACADA Outstanding Advising Program- Undergraduate Academic Advising
2019: Certificate of Merit, NACADA Outstanding New Advisor Award, Michael Burgos
2018: Certificate of Merit, NACADA Outstanding Advising Program- Exploratory/Major Change Advising
Contributions to the National Literature
Robinson, C., Dial, M., & Bouknight J. (2021). Organizational Restructure Toward Improved Equity for All Undergraduates. In Fountain, C. (Ed.). (2021). Academic advising as a tool for student success and educational equity. University of South Carolina, National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience & Students in Transition.
Dial, M., Estrada, S. M., & Young, D. G. (2019). Discussion and implications. In D. G. Young (Ed.), 2017 National Survey on The First-Year Experience: Structures for Supporting Student Success (Research Report on College Transitions No. 9). Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina, National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience & Students in Transition.
Dial, M., Bouknight, J., & McKeown, P. (2021) Appreciative onboarding and professional development of academic advisors. Journal of Appreciative Education, 2(1), 47-61
Dial, M., & McKeown, P. (2020, December). Academic early alert and intervention: Why academic advisors are best suited to intervene with at-risk students. Academic Advising Today, 43(4).
Dial, M., & McKeown, P. (2019) Beyond faculty referrals: Advisor facilitated early intervention. Academic Advising Today, 42(4).