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Meet South Dakota State University’s Director of Its First Year Advising Center and Coordinator for University Academic Advising

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series October 2018

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 […]

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Interstate Passport Hosts Successful Train-the-Trainer Workshop for Academic Advisors

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series October 2018

Academic Advisors, who play an active role in serving students at member and prospective member institutions in the Interstate PassportNetwork, 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. By training 26 academic advisors […]

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Raising Awareness Among Faculty, Staff, and Students

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series October 2018

Over the past several months two Passport Network members have been working to better educate their faculty, staff, and students about Interstate Passport and its benefits. In its video Laramie County Community College (WY) focuses on informing their campus faculty and staff. Testimonials provided by Kari Brown-Herbst, director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching, Stephen Crynes, […]

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Over 11,000 Students Earn Passports in Recent Academic Year

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series October 2018

In its second academic year (2017-18) of implementation, 11,034 students were awarded Passports based on data submitted by 14 participating institutions to the National Student Clearinghouse. Additional institutions are still expected to report.  For now, this brings the total number of Passports officially awarded to 23,631 after two years of full implementation. Institutions participating in the […]

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College of the Siskiyous Joins Interstate Passport Network!

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series October 2018

The Interstate Passport Network is pleased to welcome College of the Siskiyous as its newest member. College of Siskiyous is a community college located at the base of Mount Shasta in the northern California town of Weed and has an enrollment of over 5,000 students. It is the second member institution from the state of […]