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General Announcements

2016 MIACADA Annual Conference
Registration IS STILL OPEN.
** Any MIACADA members who is planning to attend this year’s conference at Ferris State University are asked to register as soon as possible so that we will have an accurate count for meals and for conference materials. You may register now on the link above and pay as indicated or pay upon arrival at the conference. It is critical, however, to register NOW if you plan to join us.

2016 MIACADA Pacesetter Award Guidelines
The Michigan Academic Advising Association (MIACADA) Pacesetter Award recognizes Executive Officers, Provosts and Academic or Student Affairs Officers (i.e., Vice Provosts, Vice Presidents, Deans, etc.) who exemplify a commitment to academic advising and are true advocates for advising, students, and advisors across the institution. View the complete Pacesetter Award Guidelines and Application.

2016 MIACADA Advising Awards Program
The MIchigan ACademic ADvising Association (MIACADA) is pleased to offer Outstanding Academic Advisor Awards for 2016. These awards are designed to honor individuals and institutions within Michigan making significant contributions to the improvement of academic advising.
There are four awards types available:
1. Academic Advising-Primary Role
2. Faculty Academic Advising
3. Academic Advising Administrator
4. Graduate Student
View the Advising Awards Guidelines and Application.

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President's Letter

Roberta Rea Dear MIACADA Members,

Thank you for the opportunity to serve as your MIACADA President for the 2015-2016 year. It is with great enthusiasm that I begin this role, and as President I hope to continue the great work of the Michigan Academic Advising Association. In my experience MIACADA has been a great way to connect with colleagues across the state, learn more about the field of advising and best practices, and grow as a professional advisor... Read entire letter

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Membership News

If you are interested in joining our organization for many wonderful opportunities and resources MIACADA has to offer its members.

- Our membership fee is only $15/year
- Membership is from May 1 through April 30
- Membership listing available upon request

The benefits of joining this organization include reduced rate for conferences/events, access to a state network of colleagues, and a voice in how this organization functions. Find out more

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Job Postings

Most announcements will remain on the position page for approximately two weeks. View the job posting page for more details and links to apply.

The following position(s) are currently seeking applications:


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Events and Conferences

NACADA 2016 Region 5 Conference
April 6-8, 2016, Toronto, Ontario

MIACADA Conference:
2016 MIACADA Annual Conference- Ferris State University
Friday, May 20, 2016
Registration open.

Other State Conferences:
OHAAA 2016 20th Annual Conference
June 17, 2016, Lourdes University, Sylvania, OH

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Featured Photo

Don't forget MIACADA is having our first ever photo competition for our members!

MIACADA invites you to share your advising related photos with your colleagues and be eligible to win a $100, $75 or $25 prize.

Eligibility: The MIACADA Photo Contest (“Photo Contest”) is open only to current members.

Entry Period: The Photo Contest begins at on March 18, 2016 and ends at 11:55pm EST on May 8, 2016. Entries submitted after the closing date will not be eligible to win a prize.

How to Enter: All images must be submitted to the following email address: miacadaphotos@gmail.com Please include in the email, your name and a brief description about the photo(s).

Announcement of winners and awarding of prizes will take place at our annual conference closing celebration.

Complete details have been sent out in our bi-weekly newsletter or can be found in our members area.

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Webinar Events

MIACADA Webinars

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Applications & Forms

2016 Membership application can be found here