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General Announcements

MIACADA Rebranding: We are looking for Your Ideas for our New Logo!

MIACADA is beginning the process of rebranding our organization. We are currently accepting submissions for our new logo. If you have a unique and creative design, please send it our way! The deadline for all submissions is January 7th 2019. Please send your submission directly to Rachel Pawlowski: fg6313@wayne.edu

MIACADA Professional Development Grants
The MIACADA Professional Development Grants are presented as a professional development opportunity to selected MIACADA members who demonstrate involvement in national, regional, state, and/or local advising organizations and exhibit the potential for MIACADA leadership roles.

MIACADA will award ten (10) regional grants: Eight to current advising professionals and two to graduate students. Please note that a person, current professional or graduate student, can only be awarded one (1) grant per awarding cycle. Recipients must register for the conference prior to the Early Bird deadline.

Application & emailed resumes must arrive electronically no later than November 29, 2018

For Complete Details: 2019 NACADA Regional Conference Grants (PDF)

Come be a part of the 2019 NACADA Region 5 Conference in Detroit!

The 2019 NACADA Region 5 Conference will be held in Detroit, MI, March 13-15 at the historic Renaissance Center. The 2019 theme is “Advising Renaissance: Awakening the Drive and Passion within Students”. The conference opens with a keynote address from Wayne State University President M. Roy Wilson. Charlie Nutt, executive director of NACADA, will moderate a panel of administrators who will discuss best practices for Student Success.

Michigan has several members serving on the 2019 conference planning committee.

If you have any questions regarding the conference, please feel free to reach out to Heidi Purdy at purdyh@msu.edu or Jonelle Golding at goldingj@msu.edu

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2017-2018 President's Letter

Anne London

Dear MIACADA Members,

I am both honored and humbled to assume the role as President of MIACADA for the 2017-2018 term. Right now, it is more important than ever to unite as higher education professionals. I am optimistic that advisors will persevere due to our strong sense of responsibility, integrity and compassion. I am committed to amplifying and extending advisor’s voices amidst this very complex and challenging environment and look forward to serving.... Read entire letter

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Membership News

If you are interested in joining our organization for many wonderful opportunities and resources MIACADA has to offer its members.

- Our membership fee is only $15/year
- Membership is from May 1 through April 30
- Membership listing available upon request

The benefits of joining this organization include reduced rate for conferences/events, access to a state network of colleagues, and a voice in how this organization functions. Find out more

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Job Postings / Internships

Internship Opportunity

St. Clair County Community College
Port Huron, Michigan
Advisor Internship Opportunity

For details contact:
Scott G. Watson
Director of Advising and Articulation

Most job posting announcements will remain on the position page for approximately two weeks.

The following position(s) are currently seeking applications:

Kettering University
Academic Advisor
Northern Michigan University
Assistant Director of Global Campus Academic Support Services
Siena Heights University
Associate Director of Academic Support Services
Spring Arbor University
Academic Advisor

Wayne State University
University Counselor I
University Advising Center

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Events and Conferences

Dates to Remember:

NACADA Region 5 Annual Conference – March 13-15, 2019.
Detroit, MI

2019 Great Lakes Regional Student Success Conference—March 21-22, 2019, Detroit, MI


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Webinar Events

MIACADA Webinars

Thank you for all those that attended our November 6th webinar!!

Keep your eyes posted for possible spring webinars.

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Applications & Forms

More information about our Membership application can be found here