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Afternoon Chat Series

Academic Advising Chats are monthly opportunities for Virginia Tech faculty and advising staff to connect, network, share, and listen. They are informal gatherings to engage in professional development, participate in a dialogue about best practices within the field of advising, and learn about the various services and resources available on and around the Virginia Tech campus. Virginia Tech faculty and staff are invited, but topics will be geared toward those in academic advising roles. You are welcome to attend any sessions that interest you. Please contact advising@vt.edu with any questions.

No registration necessary for chat series attendence.

Date: Friday, September 10
Time:
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Newman Library, Multipurpose Room
Virtual Option: Join via Zoom
As Virginia Tech's Advising Strategic Plan begins its third year of work come learn the progress each strategic goal has made thus far. This presentation will include representatives from each of the 8 goals, updates around the future of the strategic plan, and ways you may be able to get involved.
Presentation (Video)
Slides

Date: Tuesday, October 12
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Newman Library, Multipurpose Room
Virtual Option: Join via Zoom
Presenters: Nasim Schwab, Assistant Director of Transfer Initiatives and Allison Silknetter, Program Director for the Transfer Experience LLC
The Hokie Transfer Community (HTC) just celebrated its three-year anniversary! As Virginia Tech celebrates National Transfer Student Week (October 18-23), we would like to recognize and celebrate all the amazing work Virginia Tech’s community has done to support the transition of our transfer students. This presentation will highlight the successes of HTC to include a review of assessment data from the past three years, the results of the Transfer Student Engagement Survey, and changes to HTC programs to meet the varying needs of our transfer students.

Date: Wednesday, November 3
Time: 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Newman Library, Multipurpose Room
Virtual Option: Join via Zoom
Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) is a resource available to students who have or think they may have disabilities. The department provides numerous accommodations, services, and resources for students with disabilities and temporary injuries or illnesses. This session will detail the services offered by SSD and how academic advisors can support or refer to students to see us.