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General Announcements

Congratulations to our New MIACADA Board Members!

Please join us in welcoming our newly elected board members who will take office October 1, 2018:

President Elect: Georgina Main, Central Michigan University

Secretary: Shauna Reevers, Wayne State University

Member at Large: Elizabeth Hill, Wayne State University

Update on Locations for November 6th Webinar

The four locations for the upcoming webinar in November are the following:

Mid-Michigan Community College
Grand Valley State University (downtown location)
Michigan State University
Lawrence Technical University

Look for the online registration link very soon.

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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:

College for Creative Studies
International Academic Advisor

Michigan State University
Specialist-Advisor Fixed Term
IAT Programs Student Development Liaison

Specialist-Advisor Fixed Term
College of Social Science

Oakland University
Assistant Director for Advising
Bachelor of Integrative Studies Program

University of Michigan
Academic Advisor
LSA: Comprehensive Studies

University of Michigan-Flint
Academic Advisor
Flint Student Success Center

Wayne State University
Academic Services Officer II
Warrior Way Back Program

Western Michigan University
Academic Advisor
Intercollegiate Athletics


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Events and Conferences

Dates to Remember:

NACADA Annual Conference – September 30 – October 3, 2018.
Phoenix, AZ

2018 Annual OAAP Conference – October 11-12, 2018.
University of Toronto Mississauga. Mississauga, ONT

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

We are planning for a November 6th webinar!!

Topic: Academic Advising and First-Year Students: The Power of Purpose and Movement toward Self-Efficacy (DW85)

Higher education professionals are called upon to recognize the new experiences students face as they transition into college during their first year. As students learn to think and act for themselves, instead of relying upon authority figures to prescribe their choices, they encounter increased responsibility for their own learning and growth. While navigating new academic systems, traditionally-aged students also move through the initial stages of Chickering’s 7 Vectors of psychosocial development. As new college students develop competence, learn to manage their emotions, and move through autonomy to interdependence, they can lay a strong foundation for academic success.

To read more about the webinar please visit: https://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Events/Web-Events/Web-Events-Coming/Web-Event-Nov-2018.aspx

*Please remember that MIACADA will be hosting this webinar in various locations, so please look for registration link shortly.

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Applications & Forms

More information about our Membership application can be found here