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Rosen College’s Peer Outreach Mentoring Program (POMP) moves the needle on student persistence

June 1, 2022
By Vanessa Blackmon | June 1, 2022 The Rosen College of Hospitality Management courtyard. Photo by Communications and Marketing. As the first mentoring program at the UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management, the Peer Outreach Mentoring Program (POMP) is committed to enhancing the overall collegiate experience of our students and empowering them to take advantage…

ALC Corner: New leadership, 2021-2022 accomplishments

June 1, 2022
By Stephen O’Connell | June 1, 2022 Dr. Delia M. Garcia addresses the April 22 AEP audience. Photo by Jesse Sunski, Advisor Training and Development. The Advising Leadership Council (ALC) recently held elections for the 2022-23 Chair and Vice-Chair positions. Lee Anne Kirkpatrick, Director of the College of Sciences Advising Services will be serving as…

CECS launches Advising Webcourse to provide virtual advising services

December 10, 2021
By Meena Datta | December 13, 2021 Photo UCF Communications and Marketing The unexpected challenges that UCF faced during the spring 2020 semester, and continues to encounter, has no doubt changed the landscape of our community and the impacts of these changes are expected to be felt for years to come. The priority of the…

ALC Corner: An introduction to the Advising Leadership Council

December 10, 2021
By Stephen O’Connell | December 13, 2021 Photo by Rhiana Raymundo, UCF Communications and Marketing We all share the responsibility of providing the best experiences for our students and the academic advising community provides exceptional academic advising services to support every student’s success.  In recent years, the academic advising structure at UCF has changed and…

Supporting academic advising with PeerKnights Coaching

August 31, 2021
By Kimberly Schneider | August 25, 2021 Student retention, progression, and graduation is a top priority for UCF. The Division of Student and Learning and Academic Success created the PeerKnights Coaching Program to support this goal. The program launched in Fall 2020, and its purpose is to help undergraduates make the most of their time…

New Advising Director, College of Medicine

August 31, 2021
By DeLaine Priest | August 25, 2021 Exterior view of the College of Medicine building. Photo by UCF Communications and Marketing The advising community extends a warm welcome to Dr. Lauren Murray-Lemon, who has joined the Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences, College of Medicine, as Director of Academic Advising.  Dr. Murray-Lemon looks forward to working…

Spanish-language advising and coaching services support Hispanic students

June 7, 2021
By Jenna Nobili | June 7, 2021 Photo by Nick Leyva, UCF Communication and Marketing With the growth of UCF’s Hispanic student population, there is often a need to provide Spanish-language services to both students and their families. As of spring 2021, 27.75%* of UCF students identified themselves as Hispanic/Latino. While several advising offices have…

New committee created to formalize standards in academic advising

June 7, 2021
Under the leadership of Dr. DeLaine Priest, Associate Vice Provost for Student Success and Advising, a new Advising Standards committee has been created. This committee is charged to establish academic advising standards to create a common advising experience for all students regardless of their assigned advising office (college or KMETC).  The committee’s work will be…

Rosen Student Services Hosts “Pop-Up Advising”

September 29, 2020
September 29, 2020 Right before UCF switched to remote learning in March, the Rosen College of Hospitality Management Student Services Office hosted “Pop-Up Advising” in the courtyard on the Rosen campus. Over the course of two days, this initiative drew about 30 students who could ask advising questions or say hello to their advisor, while…