Menu Menu

advisingaward

Our professional advisers have been recognized by both on-campus partners and national colleagues for their dedication to academic advising and innovative programming aimed at student success.

Oakland University Outstanding Professional Academic Advising Award

The Outstanding Professional Academic Advising Award is given annually to recognize an academic adviser for extraordinary work in building mentoring relationships, developing strong leadership skills, contributing to the creation of new programs and achieving high student satisfaction. Students can nominate excellent advisers in the fall of each year.  Recipients are: 

  • 2014-2015: Laurie Shano, School of Education and Human Services
  • 2013-2014: Renee Ligeski, Communication Advising, College of Arts and Sciences
  • 2012-2013: Julie Dermidoff, School of Business Administration
  • 2011-2012: Lorin Wright, School of Education and Human Services
  • 2010-2011: Donna Malaski, Human Resource Development, School of Education and Human Services
  • 2009-2010: Carmen Etienne, School of Engineering and Computer Science
  • 2008-2009: Sarah Mullin, School of Nursing

 

NACADA Awards

Each year, the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) honors select individuals and institutions making significant contributions to the improvement of academic advising. OU Academic Advisers have received recognition for both our advising team members and special programs. The recipients are: 

NACADA Awards Each year, the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) honors select individuals and institutions making significant contributions to the improvement of academic advising. OU Academic Advisers have received recognition for both our advising team members and special programs. The recipients are:
2015
  • Outstanding New Adviser – Krista Malley

2014

  • Outstanding Adviser - Primary Role – Renee Ligeski
  • Outstanding Advising Administrator – Shannon Esselink

2013

  • Outstanding New Adviser – Adrienne Spitzer
  • Outstanding Adviser - Primary Role – Julie Dermidoff

2012

  • Outstanding New Adviser – Roberta Rea
  • Outstanding Adviser - Primary Role – Lorin Wright
  • Outstanding Advising Administrator – Michelle Southward

2011

  • Outstanding New Adviser – Laurie Shano
  • Outstanding Adviser - Primary Role – Jennifer Bellini
  • Outstanding Advising Administrator – Pam Marin

 2010

  • Outstanding New Adviser – Lindsay Oliver
  • Outstanding Adviser - Primary Role – Donna Malaski
  • Outstanding Advising Administrator – Patrick Bennett

2009

  • Outstanding New Adviser – Shaunda Mankowski
  • Outstanding Adviser - Primary Role – Sarah Mullin
  • Outstanding Advising Administrator – Tamra Bays

2008

  • Outstanding New Adviser – Kellie Klinck
  • Outstanding Adviser - Primary Role – Carmen Etienne
  • Outstanding Advising Administrator – Patricia Westergaard

MIACADA Awards

Annually, MIACADA recognizes outstanding advising in the State of Michigan. OU Academic Advisers have received recognition for their success as an advisor.  The recipients are:

2015

  • Advising Award - Primary Role – Laurie Shano

2011

  • Advising Award - Primary Role – Donna Malaski

2010

  • Advising Award - Primary Role – Carmen Etienne