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.”

Presenters:
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 a proposed 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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