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Outstanding Academic Advising Award


The Provost’s Office has established two awards to highlight the importance of academic advising at NDSU by recognizing and rewarding outstanding advising of individual undergraduates by faculty and by professional advisors who are committed to assisting students to reach their full potential.

Nominees must have been employed and advising at NDSU for at least two years. Full time faculty, instructors, and lecturers who actively advise individual undergraduates are eligible for the Outstanding Faculty Advising Award. Professional advisors are eligible for the Outstanding Professional Advisor Award. Individuals who have received the award within the previous five years are ineligible

Excellence in Academic Advising Award Winners


Outstanding Faculty Advisor: Edward Deckard, Plant Sciences
Outstanding Professional Advisor: Joel Hanson, College of Engineering

Deckard, left, and Hanson, right, accept the 2014-2015 awards
at a ceremony outside the Advising Resource Center held March 26, 2015.


Outstanding Faculty Advisor: Harlene Hatterman-Valenti, Plant Sciences
Outstanding Professional Advisor: Joan Krush, Computer Science
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Hatterman-Valenti, left, and Krush, right, accept the 2013-2014 awards.
The plaques are displayed outside of the Advising Resource Center.


Outstanding Faculty Advisor: Janice Haggart, Department of Veterinary and Microbiological Sciences
Outstanding Professional Advisor: Linda Fricker, College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
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Fricker, left, and Haggart, right, accept the 2012-2013 awards.
Fricker and Haggart are the first recipients of this new annual award.
The award plaques are proudly displayed outside the Advising Resource Center in the Memorial Union.
(Photo credit: NDSU University Relations)


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Advising Resource Center
Phone: +1 (701) 231-8662
Campus address: Memorial Union 122
Mailing address: NDSU Dept. 2000 / PO Box 6050 / Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Site manager: Andrea Weber

Last Updated: Thursday, March 26, 2015 12:28:15 PM