Acknowledgements

Many people came together to launch the first annual UC Davis Academic Advising Conference.  They deserve recognition and appreciation!

Thank you UC Davis Undergraduate Education for sponsoring this exciting inaugural event.

Thank you to the Eleanor and Harry Walker Advising Endowment

The Eleanor and Harry Walker Advising Endowment supported our keynote speaker, NACADA Executive Director Charlie Nutt. 

Read more about the Eleanor and Harry Walker Advising Endowment

Thank you to the organizations on and off campus who have donated in-kind support.

  • City of Davis
  • College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences
  • College of Biological Sciences
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Letters and Science
  • Department of Animal Science
  • Nugget Market
  • Starbucks
  • UC Davis Study Abroad Office
  • UC Davis Shared Services Center
  • The UC Davis Olive Center 
  • Student Housing

Thank you to the planning committees for your tireless efforts to turn conference ideas, proposals, and concepts into reality.

Hospitality Committee

  • Kathryn Jackson (Chair) Academic Advisor, Animal Science
  • Jordan Dade, Academic Counselor, College of Engineering Dean’s Office
  • Millie Ling-Tsai, Academic Advisor, Biology Academic Success Center
  • Alina Bara, Academic Counselor, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Dean’s Office
  • Janet Chambers, FYS Program Coordinator, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
  • Le Phan, Student Affairs Officer, Student Academic Success Center
  • Elizabeth Dudley, Academic Counselor, College of Letters and Science Dean’s Office

Programming Committee 

  • Kelli Sholer (Chair), Academic Advisor, Anthropology and Sociology
  • Ed Caswell-Chan, Professor, Department of Entomology and Nematology 
  • Letia Graening, Academic Advisor, Mathematics 
  • Alma Martinez, Student Affairs Officer and Academic Advisor, Chicana/o Studies 
  • Emma Martinez, Academic Advisor, Animal Science 
  • Reina Smarkel, Academic Advisor, Engineering 
  • Joanne Snapp, Director, Health Professions Advising 
  • Joe Spector, Psychologist, Students Disabilities Center 
  • Amy Soud, Athletic Academic Advisor, Student Athletics 
  • Kaelin Souza, Academic Advisor, Arts Administrative Group 
  • Melissa Whaley, Academic Advisor, Environmental Science and Policy

Marketing Committee

  • Erika Hendrick, (Chair) Assistant Director Residential Academic Advising, Student Housing
  • Joey Y. Almario, Academic Advisor, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Dean's Office
  • Cristeta Rillera, Graduate Program Coordinator,  Center for Neuroscience
  • Eugenia Luu, Academic Advisor, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
  • Jasmine Durias, Academic Advisor, Mathematical and Physical Sciences
  • Tracy Falk, Academic Advisor, School of Education
  • Sharon Knox, Director of Communications, Office of Undergraduate Education

Logistics Committee

  • Erika Hendrick, (Chair) Assistant Director Residential Academic Advising, Student Housing
  • Andy Prettol, International Academic Counselor, College of Letters and Science Dean’s Office
  • Anthony Volkar, Director, Student Affairs Office of Technology
  • Raynell Hamilton, Student Affairs Officer, Student Academic Success Center
  • Mandy Hanou,   Academic Advisor, Earth and Planetary Sciences
  • Jennie Escobedo, Academic Advisor, Entomology & Nematology, Plant Pathology