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Boyd honored by National Academic Advising Association

May. 25, 2012

Writer: Farrah Turner, nacada@ksu.edu

Contact: Misha Boyd, mlboyd@uga.edu


Misha L. Boyd, Academic Advisor III, Odum School of Ecology at the University of Georgia, has been selected as an Outstanding Advising Certificate of Merit recipient in the Academic Advising—Primary Role category from the National Academic Advising Association as part of the 2012 Annual Awards Program for Academic Advising.

This award is presented to individuals who have demonstrated qualities associated with outstanding academic advising of students or outstanding academic advising administration. The Academic Advising—Primary Role category includes those individuals whose primary role at the institution is the direct delivery of advising services to students. Boyd was recently named the 2012 Outstanding Academic Advisor in the non-tenure track category at the University of Georgia.

Since 1983, NACADA has honored individuals and institutions making significant contributions to the improvement of academic advising. The goal of NACADA is to promote quality academic advising and professional development of its membership to enhance the educational development of students.

NACADA’s membership has grown to over 10,000 faculty, professional advisors, administrators, counselors, and others in academic and student affairs concerned with the intellectual, personal, and vocational needs of students. In addition, NACADA is the representative and advocate of academic advising and those providing that service to higher education.

Boyd will be honored and presented with this award in Nashville, Tennessee, during the NACADA Annual Conference this fall.


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