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It is my hope that students’ memory of me is not as an advisor sitting behind a desk, poring over Banner reports and paper files. I hope the image in their mind’s eye is of me walking, or running, somewhere on campus. I hope they remember me conversing with others and having an open door, because there is no door. I hope my example challenges them as professionals to be as accessible to their clients, patients, or students as I have tried to be for them.

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communication, build relationships, reflection, advising strategy, advising approaches, active listening, advising environment, Christina McIntyre
Posted in: 2011 June 34:2

In times of tragedy, students look to their advisors for answers. If we have established trusting relationships, our offices can be a refuge. Taking time to talk, listen, be quiet and, if appropriate, suggest counseling, can make all the difference.

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Christina McIntyre, death, grieving, dealing with death, student loss
Posted in: 2013 March 36:1
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