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NACADA The Global Community for Academic Advising promotes and supports quality academic advising in institutions of higher education to enhance the educational development of students. NACADA provides a forum for discussion, debate, and the exchange of ideas pertaining to academic advising through numerous activities and publications.

Western Oregon University has been the recipient of numerous NACADA Advising Awards dating back to 2008. Below is a list of Western’s award winners.

Year Award Winner Office/Department
2016 Outstanding Faculty Academic Advisor, Award Winner Gavin Keulks Honors Director/Department of English
2016 Outstanding Primary Role Advisor, Certificate of Merit Affiong Eyo-Idahor Multicultural Student Services Program
2015 Outstanding Primary Role New Advisor, Award Winner Jesse Poole Academic Advising and Learning Center
2015 Outstanding Primary Role Advisor, Certificate of Merit Sheree Solario Student Enrichment Program
2015 Outstanding Faculty Academic Advisor, Certificate of Merit Arlene Courtney Department of Chemistry
2014 Outstanding Faculty Academic Advisor, Award Winner Lauren Roscoe Division of Behavioral Sciences
2013 Outstanding Primary Role New Advisor, Award Winner Alexander Kunkle Academic Advising and Learning Center
2013 Outstanding Primary Role Advisor, Certificate of Merit Osvaldo Avila Academic Advising and Learning Center
2013 Outstanding Advising Administrator, Certificate of Merit Tammie Saffell Academic Advising and Learning Center
2013 Outstanding Faculty Academic Advisor, Certificate of Merit Karie Mize Department of Teacher Education
2012 Outstanding Faculty Academic Advisor, Certificate of Merit Stephen Taylor Department of Earth Sciences
2011 Pacesetter, Award Winner David McDonald Office of the Provost
2011 Outstanding Faculty Academic Advisor, Certificate of Merit Bryan Dutton Department of Biology
2010 Outstanding Advising Administrator, Award Winner Karen Sullivan-Vance Academic Advising and Learning Center
2010 Gail Rola Award for Passion and Creativity in Leadership, Award Winner Karen Sullivan-Vance Academic Advising and Learning Center
2010 Outstanding Faculty Academic Advisor, Certificate of Merit Marita Cardinal Department of Health and Physical Education
2009 Outstanding Faculty Academic Advisor, Certificate of Merit Kevin Walczyk Department of Music
2008 Outstanding Advisor in the Primary Role, Certificate of Merit Roberta Weber Academic Advising and Learning Center
2008 Outstanding New Advisor, Certificate of Merit: Tammie Saffell Tammie Saffell Academic Advising and Learning Center
2008 Outstanding Faculty Academic Advisor Award Winner Michael LeMaster Department of Biology

 

For further details of these awards and NACADA guiding principles, please visit NACADA’s webpage.

 

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