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MACADA 2019 Annual Conference: "MACADA is...." Advisors, Engaging our Past, Defining our Future

  • 19 Sep 2019
  • 12:30 PM
  • 20 Sep 2019
  • 12:30 PM
  • Camden on the Lake, Lake Ozark, MO


  • Select this option if you are currently a member of MACADA and wish to attend.
  • Select this if you would like to attend the conference but you are not a MACADA member. (If you intend to become a member, it is recommended to submit your membership information first and then register for the conference for a conference fee of $110.)

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Join MACADA to meet and network with colleagues from around the state at our annual conference September 19-20, 2019 at the Lake of the Ozarks!  You won't want to miss the workshops, concurrent sessions, keynote speaker, and networking with peers this year.

Check-in will begin at 12:15pm on Thursday, September 19 and the conference will kick-off at 1:00pm.  Everything will wrap up by 12:30pm on Friday, September 20.

Conference registration is now open.


1p Welcome & Intro 

Concurrent Session 1:

  • Combating Imposter Syndrome in Academic Advising:How to Support Students When You Fear That Your Aren’t Enough
  • Advising New American Undergraduates: Challenges and Opportunities
  • MoLSAMP Alliance Intergrating STEM and Student Success: Leading Intrusive Academic Advising Through an Institutional 
2:35p BREAK

Concurrent Session 2

  • Higher Education Hiring Practices: A Letter to Introverts of the Future
  • Viewing Probation Narratives through the Lens of Superhero Origin Stories
  •  You’ve Got Mail: Perspectives on Advising Online Only Students
3:45p BREAK
3:50p Breakout/Discussion Groups/Idea Exchange
4:45p BREAK
5:30p Business Meeting
6:30p Dinner/Keynote: Zora Mulligan, MO Commissioner of Higher Education
7:30p Institutional Display Boards/Social Hour

FRIDAY, Sept 20
Begin Event
7:00a Breakfast
7:30a Registration
8:00a Workshop- Connecting With Others, Heidi Petersen, Corporate Trainer of RDR Group

Concurrent Session 3

  • Challenge Accepted: Peer-to-Peer Advisor Training Methods
  • Experiences in Advising Transfer Students on General Education Options: A MOTR Core 42 Discussion 
  • DISCOVER: The path to major and career choice for Tigers
10:45a BREAK 

Concurrent Session 4

  • Astin, Chickering, Bloom, and You: Developing your own Advising Model
  • How to People When You Just Can't People No More: An Introverted Advisor's Diary to Faking It
11:55a Very Brief BREAK
12:00p Closing Session

Schedule is subject to change.

Room reservations for Camden on the Lake can be made online at Camden's website.  Use Group ID: MACD0919 and the Password: MACD0919.

Or you may call 888.365.5620 and state that you are with MACADA (MO Academic Advising Assn). 

If you have further questions, please contact Anna Schowalter at anna.schowalter@logan.edu. 

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