Proposals sought for 2014 Conference on Academic Advising

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- The Division of Undergraduate Studies is accepting proposals through May 16 for the 13th annual Professional Development Conference on Academic Advising. This year’s conference takes place Wednesday, Oct. 1, at The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel and will focus on “Advising Smarter: Theoretical Foundations and Practical Applications for Student Success.”

Conference sessions will address the various ways advisers can teach students to plan and manage successful college experiences and will include research, strategies and/or best practices advisers can utilize to help students become good stewards of their educations.

To submit a proposal, visit http://dus.psu.edu/advisers/conf_proposals.html. For more information, contact Carolyn Jensen, conference committee chair, at cjj7@psu.edu or 814-863-3889.

The Division of Undergraduate Studies, a unit within the Office of Undergraduate Education, is Penn State’s largest unit of enrollment for first-year students, leads the development of advising policies and practices, manages the University-wide academic information network and provides general academic advising for current and prospective Penn State students.

Last Updated June 17, 2014