NACADA members will have access to the Global Connection Series, a new weekly online series featuring keynote speakers, lightning rounds, presentations, and panel discussions highlighting some of the best and brightest content from NACADA members. New items will be released each Monday and will be available to current NACADA members only. Sessions, whether presented live or a shared recording, will be available at noon central each Monday.

Advising Matters: Closing the Gap to Student Success

Blane Harding, Virginia Tech | Live at noon central

Global Perspectives on Distance Advising: A Lightning Round Discussion

Join us for two lightning round presentations on distance advising from members from across the world followed by a question and answer discussion time.

Finding a new way to set our students up for success | Mary McGovern, Tertiary Preparation Program, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Australia

The presentation will explore how the University of Southern Queensland in Australia established an online academic advising framework for diverse cohorts of students commencing university. ‘The Zone’ is an online place to support our students during their first semester and beyond in their university preparation studies.

Advising from “Behind the Screens” | Rama Sabano, Senior Advisor and Outreach Coordinator, American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Rama will be sharing how the Academic Support Center at the American University of Sharjah has responded to the current circumstance of Advising from "Behind the Screens." She will also address the deeper questions and make meaning of the impact this could have on the student experience and the relationships we aim to cultivate with the students. 

Our Students, Ourselves: Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) in the Advising Workplace

Jennifer Joslin, director of the Robert and Mary Cox Compass Center, Drury University 

When we learn about the trauma-related impact that Adverse Childhood Experiences can have on college students and colleagues, we can better respond to difficult situations that occur on campuses and in our advising workplaces.

Maintaining a Community of Care During the Coronavirus Crisis

Facilitated by Kimberly Smith | Panelists: Sean Bridgen, Elizabeth Higgins, Cynthia Pascal, and Dana Zahorik 

Recorded Friday, April 17, 2020
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Schedule of Events

Monday, June 8, 2020
Follow a Peer Supported Leadership Program at Zayed University, UAE, and the Program's reorientation of its operations in dealing with the COVID-19 Pandemic. | Madiyah Mohammad Ahmed Abdulla Alfarhan and Meera Darwish Khalifa Bindarwish Alfalasi

Monday, June 15, 2020
Keynote: Academic Advising and Student Retention: A Winning Combination | Aaron Hughey

Monday, June 22, 2020
Xenophobia, Anti-Asian Racism, and Intolerance: How to support Students, Faculty, and Staff during Covid-19 | Yung-Hwa Anna Chow (Washington State University) Sisouvanh Keopanapay (Washington State University) Megumi Makino-Kanehiro (University of Hawaii at Manoa), Leah Panganiban (University of Washington), and Kiana Shiroma (University of Hawaii at Manoa)

Submit your questions for the live Q&A here.