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This spring, I had the honor of interviewing six of the association's leaders… My task was to construct an oral history, identifying three key milestones in the association's history and development through the perspectives of living participants.

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Craig McGill, news, history
When faced with people who we do not understand because they are different from us, it is all too easy to think as little as possible about that difference; thinking about why we are uncomfortable is uncomfortable in and of itself. .. helpers in any profession should recognize that experiencing discomfort from difference is normal, maybe even natural. But processing that reaction—and learning from it—is essential for growth.

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build relationships, Craig McGill, LGBT
As the field of academic advising embarks upon professionalization and as universities begin investing in more professional academic advisors, it is important to better understand advisors’ workplace education and career development.  To explore this underdeveloped part of the field’s literature, the author conducted interviews with four professional academic advisors to come to a better understanding of how they viewed their professional development and identity.

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research, professional development, Craig McGill
Posted in: 2015 March 38:1

In August 2017, the field of academic advising lost a champion with the passing of recent NACADA Journal co-editor Leigh S. Shaffer.  Leigh, a recognized scholar in his field of social psychology, authored or co-authored 11 peer-reviewed articles for the NACADA Journal, more than any other author in the Journal’s history.  

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news, research, build relationships, history, research group, advising research, death, dealing with death, Craig McGill, Marsha Miller, grieving
Posted in: 2018 March 41:1

In the past year, the higher education community has experienced massive changes. As practitioners working in a helping profession, advisors may be experiencing burn-out and pandemic fatigue. The authors discuss strategies to combat additional stress and promote advisor self-care.

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Craig McGill, Michelle Maller, burnout, self-care

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