History of the Iowa Academic Advising Network

Tuesday, May 20, 2008 – Region 6 National Academic Advising Association Conference Presentation

Iowa State University  Ames, Iowa
“Nurturing the Soil for Student Growth: Establishing an Iowa Academic Advising Network.”

 

Presenter:

Jennifer Joslyn, University of Iowa

David Marchesani, University of Northern Iowa

Deb Noll, Iowa State University

 

Thursday, September 18, 2008 – Organizational Committee Meeting

University of Iowa  Iowa City, Iowa
Meeting to develop the proposal of the mission, vision and goals, leadership and committees, and potential beginning events/activities of the Iowa Academic Advising Network:

 

Attending:

Amy L. Bartachek, University of Iowa

Melissa Baker,  University of Iowa

Pat Folsom, University of Iowa

Curt G. Graff, University of Iowa

David Marchesani, University of Northern Iowa

Pat Mason-Browne, University of Iowa

Deb Noll, Iowa State University

Cheryl Schultz, University of Iowa

Darcie Sprouse Simpson College

Jennifer Sullivan, Upper Iowa University

Jason Van Zee, Kaplan University

 

Thursday, October 14, 2009 – 1st IowAAN Webinar  3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Retaining Students in Iowa through Academic Advising
Panel Members:

Dr. Charlie L. Nutt, National Academic Advising Association

Dr. Laura I. Rendón, Iowa State University

Dr. Wes Habley, ACT

 

Thursday, April 22, 2010– 1st Annual Drive- In Conference  12:00 – 4:00 p.m. 

Iowa State University  Ames, Iowa

 

Keynote Presentation: First-Year, but not Freshmen: Advising Strategies for Students with Early College Credit,

Jane Jacobson and Dana Schumacher, Iowa State University

 

Thursday, October 21, 2009 – 2nd IowAAN Webinar 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. 

 

Transfer Transitions: Helping Students Transfer Between Institutions in the State of Iowa

 

Presenter: Dr. Thomas J. Grites, Stockton University

 

Panelists:

Eric Merten, Iowa State University

Becky Stremlow, St. Ambrose University

Dr. Laurie Wolf, Des Moines Area Community College

 

Thursday, April 14, 2011– 2nd Annual Drive- In Conference  10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. 

Iowa State University  Ames, Iowa

 

Keynote Presentation: Advising and Assessment, Dr. Lewis Sanborne, Noel-Levitz

 

June 1, 2011 – July 27, 2011  – Electronic Book Discussions

 

“Generation Me” by Jean M. Twenge
Facilitated by Kristin Mauro, Iowa State
“Click: The Magic of Instant Connections” by Ori Brafman and Rom Brafman
Facilitated by Jenny Tran, Drake University


Thursday, April 19, 2012– 3nd Annual Drive- In Conference  9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. 

Des Moines Area Community College / FFA Center  Ankeny, Iowa

 

Keynote Address: Seeing Through the Fog of Advising: Using Developmental Theory to Make Sense of Student Behavior, Franklin Yoder, University of Iowa

 

Honorary Presentation: Catch a Cool Breeze: Life and Work in the 21st Century, Thomas Westbrook, Learn Associates LLC

 

Thursday, March 14, 2013 – 4nd Annual Drive- In Conference  9:00 a.m.  – 3:00 p.m. 

Des Moines Area Community College / FFA Center  Ankeny, Iowa

 

Keynote Address: Access is Not Enough:  Strategies for Completion, Don Doucette, Eastern Iowa Community College
Honorary Presentation: Tracking Jaguars, Tracking Students, Paul Brooke, Grand View University

 

Thursday, March 27, 2014 – 5th Annual Drive- In Conference 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Des Moines Area Community College / FFA Center  Ankeny, Iowa

 

Keynote Address: Career Development Theory for the Academic Advisor: How Small Questions Now Can Lead to Big Results Later, Wendy Shoemaker, University of Kansas

 

Honorary Presentation: Emotional Intelligence and Success: What’s Your EQ?, Brenda Clark-Hamilton, Fresh Coffee: Professional Growth Programs that Awaken Your Best Self

 

 

 

Thursday, March 26, 2015 – 6th Annual Drive- In Conference  9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Des Moines Area Community College / FFA Center  Ankeny, Iowa

 

Keynote Address: Happiness and the Advising Profession, Michael “Brody” Broshears, University of Southern Indiana

 

Honorary Presentation:  What The Graduates Of Tomorrow Must Know , Adam Carroll, National Financial Educators

 

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 – Inaugural IowAAN Institute  3:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Grand View University, Student Center  Des Moines, Iowa

 

CRITICAL ROLE, CRITICAL TIME: Understanding and Enhancing the Faculty Advising Role
Keynote Address: Charlie Nutt, National Academic Advising Association (NACADA)

 

Institute Facilitators: Charlie Nutt, National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) and Jennifer Joslin, National Academic Advising Association (NACADA)

 

Thursday, March 24, 2016 – 7th Annual Drive- In Conference  9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Des Moines Area Community College / FFA Center  Ankeny, Iowa

 

Keynote Address: Building the Future of Advising Today, Charlie Nutt, National Academic Advising Association (NACADA)

 

Honorary Presentation: Networking, Instagramming, and Crowdsourcing, Oh My!, Jennifer Joslin, National Academic Advising Association (NACADA)

 

Wednesday, April 13, 2016  – ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION: Acknowledgement of document filed and received by the Iowa Secretary of State.

 

Legal Name: Iowa Academic Advising Network

 

Acronym changed to IowaAAN (from IowAAN)

 

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 – Annual Board of Directors Meeting

 

By-laws reviewed and approved by Board of Directors

 

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 – Iowa Academic Advising Network receives 501(C)(3) status by the Internal Revenue Service.

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