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Interstate Passport at the National Association of Veteran Program Administrators Annual Conference

Interstate Passport at NAVPA Annual Conference

This past month Interstate Passport had a strong presence at the National Association of Veteran Program Administrators (NAVPA) Annual Conference held in Orlando, FL. During the week-long conference, staff manned the Interstate Passport table and was able to meet with conference attendees, explain the benefits of students earning a Passport, and the requirements for membership in the Interstate Passport Network.  Many conference attendees saw the value of how earning a Passport could benefit the highly mobile student population of active military, veterans, and their families.

Meet South Dakota State University’s director of its First Year Advising Center and coordinator for University Academic Advising

Jody Owen

Jody Owen is director of South Dakota State University’s First Year Advising Center and coordinator for University Academic Advising. In her position, Owen is very aware of the challenges facing students today as they navigate their program plans of study toward a four-year degree. The Center works to educate students on the best options to fit their academic needs. One of those options is earning a Passport.

Interstate Passport hosts successful train-the-trainer workshop for academic advisors

Academic Advisors at Train the Trainer Workshop

Academic Advisors, who play an active role in serving students at member and prospective member institutions in the Interstate Passport Network, convened September 18-19 in Boulder, CO. The purpose of this workshop was for attendees to learn about the current status of Interstate Passport and how the program assists students through the transfer process.