March 6, 2015 - ASU Council for Academic Advisors

Professional Development Lunches ~ Event next week!
General Study Abroad and TCG Updates: March 12th, 12:00-1:00pm, LL 150
- Including overview of new process of submitting study abroad credits for evaluation:
o Speakers:
 Victoria Palmenberg: Specialist Sr., Transfer Systems Development
 Dan Hart: Assistant Director, Study Abroad Office
Consider getting involved in CAA Leadership: March 26th, 12:00 – 1:00pm,
ED 130
We will review the professional development/personal benefits, time requirements, what
leadership can do for you, and whatever else you want to find out about CAA Leadership
before you throw your hat into the ring!
o Speakers:
 Carita Harrell, CAA Tempe, President
 Allison Farina, CAA Tempe, Vice President
 Raquel Fong, CAA, Treasurer
 Elizabeth Tripodi, CAA Tempe, Secretary
Please mark your calendars. We hope to see you there!
SILC Info Session on Language Classes
Dear Advisors,
You are invited to attend an information session and pizza lunch hosted by The School of
International Letters and Cultures
Friday, March 20th between 11am and 1pm in LL 165
Our venue can accommodate 25 people per session, so please choose one of the following:
Session 1- 11am to noon
Session 2 - noon to 1pm
Learn about:
SILC’s new Language Intensive Course offerings 110, and 210 (CHI , FRE, GER, ITA,
JPN, SPA) starting in Fall 2015 and Spring 2016
Presentation, Q and A session on proficiency testing for 2nd language requirement and
Language Placement testing
Update on Fall 2015 changes to Spanish majors and Spanish minor
Summer language course offerings (LAT 101, LAT 102 iCourses), CHI 101, CHI 102,
CHI 201, CHI 202
Gateway language courses and more…
Please RSVP (required) on or before Thursday, March 19th before midnight to
[email protected] Please include your name and academic unit in the body of the email and
indicate Session 1 or Session 2 in the subject line.
We hope to see you there.
MLFTC Session on Teacher Certification Pathways
All Sun Devils
Can Teach:
Advising Your Students
“The most important product ASU creates is a teacher…”
President Michael Crow
Join the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College for a free lunch.
Learn about the various pathways that can lead to Teacher Certification.
Learn what questions to ask your students to direct them along the right path.
Learn how YOU can help fulfill your college or school responsibility for President Crow’s
Limited seats available - RSVP below
Lunch Provided
March 24th
March 25th
March 31st
Tempe Campus
La Paz (MU 242)
Poly Campus
Wellness Suite
Downtown Campus Mercado C 145
April 2nd
West Campus
UCB 240
Recent NACADA Webinar Recording & Handout Available
The NACADA Executive Office thanks you for joining us for our March 3rd Web Event,
"Advising Strategies for Students on Academic Probation." We hope that it provided a
positive professional development experience for you.
Below you will find a link to the event recording, which will be available to you through April 4,
2015. As with live attendance, we ask that this link only be shared with others on your campus.
This Event Handout is posted at If you missed getting it prior to the event, it will remain
available for you there. We will also post the panelists' responses to questions that we did not
have time to answer during the broadcast to this webpage.
Job Posting: Advisor for CLS Online and Poly Programs
Requisition ID: 11808BR
Campus/Location: Polytechnic or Downtown Phoenix campus
Salary Range: $34,560-$42,000 per year, DOE
Close Date: March 9, 2015
Job Description: The College of Letters and Sciences is actively seeking a full time Academic
Success Specialist to provide academic advising to undergraduate students pursuing the
following programs through ASU Online and the Polytechnic campus:
BA in Interdisciplinary Studies (Dual Concentration)
BA in Interdisciplinary Studies (Organizational Studies)
BA in Liberal Studies
BA in Organizational Leadership
BS in Technical Communication
Exploratory Students
Organizational Leadership Minor
Technical Communication Certificate
This position will contribute to university-wide student recruitment, retention and graduation
efforts by supporting students as they make timely progress towards degree completion.
See attached posting for complete details!
For Students: Swarthout Awards in Writing
I’m hoping you’ll help us spread the word about the annual Swarthout Awards in Writing, a
creative writing competition open to ASU students campus-wide.
Submissions are due Tuesday, March 17. See guidelines below and a recent ASU News article:
If you’d help us reach your students, we’d appreciate it!
1) There will be eight awards given annually, known as the “Glendon
and Kathryn Swarthout Awards in Writing.” These will consist of
a first, second, and third prize and honorable mention in poetry; and a
first, second, and third prize and honorable mention in fiction. In
2015, first prizes will be $2300, second prizes $1200, third prizes
$850, and honorable mention awards $200. Winners must be present at
the awards ceremony on April 21, 2015. Otherwise, the prize money
will be returned to the Swarthout Fund for next year’s prizes.
Competition will be open to students not yet twenty-six (26) years
of age by the entry date for the awards (March 17, 2015) and
enrolled not less than half-time in any college of Arizona State
Each student may submit a manuscript of up to six pages of poetry
and/or one fiction manuscript—up to thirty (30) pages—consisting of
a short story, a novel, or a section thereof.
There will be no repeat winners of first prizes within a category:
fiction or poetry.
Entry forms can be downloaded from Entries must be
turned in at the Department of English office, LL542.
The student’s name must appear only on the entry form, and not on
the title page or on the pages of the text. Turn in two copies of your
poetry or your fiction manuscript. Each entry (poetry or fiction) must
be accompanied by one entry form. Incomplete or incorrect entries
will not be reviewed.
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION is Tuesday, March 17, 2015,
4:00 p.m. No extension to this deadline will be made. Please deliver
entries to the Department of English office, LL542.
The ceremony for the 53rd annual GLENDON & KATHRYN
SWARTHOUT Awards in Writing will be held Tuesday, April 21,
2015 at the ASU University Club. Winners must be present at the
awards ceremony.
Course Promotion: Intensive Language Classes
Intensive language courses are offered in a fast-paced format to help students complete their
language requirements in two semesters. Want to know more? Check out the attached flier. Have
questions? Attend SILC’s info session on 3/20 (info above).
Fall 2015 McCain Institute Policy Design Studio & Internship
Please help us spread the word about this ASU internship program for students from all majors!
The Fall 2015 McCain Institute Policy Design Studio & Internship Program is a great
opportunity to:
Experience life in Washington DC for the semester while earning 12 upper division
Political Science credits.
Gain valuable skills and hands-on work experience as an intern at an organization of
interest to you (options include, but are not limited to, the White House, Congress, courts,
government agencies, advocacy groups, media outlets, museums, think tanks, and nonprofits).
Research solutions to real world foreign policy issues in a weekly seminar taught by a
former U.S. Ambassador.
Visit government agencies and historical sites and attend networking events.
Students must have a 3.0 cumulative ASU GPA and 60 hours of completed coursework by Fall
2015 to apply.
Applications are due March 31st can be completed online at
For more information, check out our website at and contact
[email protected]
Have a great weekend!