NACADA's 41st Annual Conference

Theme: "Meet Me in St. Louis: The Gateway to Student Success"

October 11-14, 2017
America's Center
St. Louis, Missouri

Thank you to over 3,300 NACADA supporters for joining us in St. Louis, MO for the 2017 Annual Conference. A huge thank you goes out to the Conference Committee and the abundance of volunteers who helped to make this conference a huge success. NACADA continues to advance in the field of academic advising because of your support!

Keynote Address - Lori White
Conference Highlights

1. NACADA Global Awards
2. Best of Region Winners
3. Welcome Reception - Blues N' BBQ
4. Commission and Interest Group Activities
5. Common Reading
6. Keynote Speaker - Lori White
7. Tech Labs
8. Volunteer Opportunities
9. New Publication
10. Conference Attire
11. Anheuser-Busch Brewery and Ted Drewes Tour

Open Discussions held at Conference:
  • Academic Coaching Strategies - (Chris Hutt, Joanne Damminger)
  • Online Students, Let's Share Tips on Best Practices - (John Sauter, Cynthia Pascal)
  • Helping Anxious Students - (Amy Sannes, Ruth Darling)
  • New Advising Administrators: Share Experiences and Lessons Learned - (Brody Broshears, Stephanie Kraft-Terry)
  • Two-Year Colleges Unite! - (Charlie Nutt, Dana Zahorik)
  • Black Lives Matter - (Shunverie Barrientez, John Bonner, Donna Ware, Yolanda Williams)
  • Sharing Ideas on Advising International Students - (Brett McFarlane, Shelly Price-Williams)
  • Annual Conference in 2025, What will it Look Like? Ideas Welcome! - (Nicole Kent, Bruce Norris)
  • Academic Foreclosure - (Students Forced Out of Their Major)
  • Proactive Advising Responses to Predictive Analytics and Early Alert Data - (Tom Mabry, Brad Blitz)
  • Beyond Email: How to Reach Large Numbers of Students Effectively - (Vanessa Harris, Wendy Schindler)