All JMU faculty and staff who serve in an advising function are invited to attend the Day of Community Conversations advising conference at JMU on Thursday, February 23th, 2023. This development opportunity is hosted by the ARC Network and co-sponsored by University Advising, CFI, and JMU Libraries   

This day is an opportunity to share, celebrate, and learn as a community of dedicated advising professionals and elevate the function of advising at JMU. The conference will be a one-day event including a keynote, concurrent sessions, and other activities with the goal of enhancing advising knowledge and community for faculty and staff while also increasing the effectiveness of our advising programs.  

This is also an opportunity for advisors to facilitate a conversation about a topic of interest and share their own practices and expertise relating to advising best practices.   

The Day of Community Conversations Advising Conference is a collaborative event of the ARC Network, University Advising, JMU Libraries, and CFI.

Event Goals
  • Elevate the conversation about academic advising through the exploration of the theories, content, tools, and context that informs the work and impact of academic advising on campus and beyond.   
  • Create an inclusive space to share and celebrate innovative advising practices occurring at JMU.  
  • Foster community among advisors in order to share practices, information, and promote awareness of what’s going on and support professional development.  

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