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Staff accomplishments

Presentations and Programs

June 2014

  • Kelaine Haas, CUR Conference, Flipping the script: a transfer student case study where mentors recruit undergraduate researchers

April 2014

  • Nikki Letawsky Shultz, Katy E. Smith, Brian J. Dingman, Vanessa Walton, Internationalizing the Curriculum and Campus Conference, Internationalization and STEM? Yes, It's Possible.

January 2014

  • Chad Ellsworth, College of Liberal Arts First Year Experience Program Assistant Mini-Retreat, Capturing the heroic imagination: Embracing pop culture as a student development tool

November 2013

  • Meaghan Stein, AAC&U Transforming STEM Education Conference, Leadership Education as a Tool to Increase Student Persistence and Retention
  • Stefanie Wiesneski, Kristin Economos, NASPA IV-E Conference, Think Fast: Engaging in Critical Reflection
  • Chad Ellsworth, Kai Takatsuka, MCPA, It’s time to choose a major, how does that make you feel? Integrating wellness into major/career exploration
  • Chad Ellsworth, MCPA, Capturing the heroic imagination: Embracing pop culture as a student development tool
  • Kristin Economos, NASPA IV-E Conference, Developing Leadership through Reflection and Meaning Making
  • Nikki Letawsky Shultz, CIEE Conference, Collaborative Approaches to Supporting Pre-Health Professional, Nursing, and Health Sciences Undergraduate Students in Education Abroad
  • Nikki Letawsky Shultz, Michael Trice, CIEE Conference, Engaging STEM in the Learning Abroad Conversation: Experiences in Practice-Based Study Abroad Opportunities

October 2013

  • Meaghan Stein, President's Emerging Scholars Undergraduate Opportunities Conference, Exploring the Strengths and Needs of Introverted Students
  • Meaghan Stein, University of Minnesota Academy of Distinguished Teachers Conference, Exploring the Strengths and Needs of Introverted Students
  • Kristin Economos, Aya Maruyama, NASPA 2013 Region IV-E Conference, Ready, Set, Launch! Preparing Students for the Post-College Transition
  • Kristin Economos, NASPA 2013 Region IV-E Conference, Think FAST: Engaging in Critical Reflection
  • Lisa Novack, NACADA National Conference, Reflection and Meaning Making: Helping Pre-Health Students Tell Their Stories

September 2013

  • Lisa Novack, University of Minnesota Women's Leadership Institute Participant

May 2013

  • Kristin Economos, NASPA 2013 Region IV-E Conference, Framing the Picture: Preparing Students for Post-Graduation through Advising
  • Meaghan Miller Thul, NACADA Regional, The First 60 Days: How to find success as an Advising Administrator
  • Lisa Novack, Nikki Letawsky Shultz, NACADA Region 6, Beyond "Smile Sheets:" Measuring Student Learning in Advising Appointments and Events, Best of Region Presentation

April 2013

  • Nikki Letawsky Shultz, Forum on Education Abroad, Innovations in Curriculum Integration: Models and Emerging Challenges

March 2013

  • Meaghan Stein, John Tate Academic Advising Conference, Exploring the Strengths and Needs of Introverted Students

February 2013

  • Meaghan Stein, MN TRiO Day, Developing Your Leadership Philosophy
  • Lisa Novack, Meaghan Stein, Chad Ellsworth, Focusing on the First Year Conference, Bringing Them Back: Supporting Student Persistence Throughout the First Year
  • Meaghan Miller Thul, Focusing on the First Year Conference, Houses to Guilds: Harry Potter as an inspiration to CBS Student Success

January 2013

  • Chad Ellsworth, Building Heroes

November 2012

  • Lisa Novack, Meaghan Stein, NASPA IV-E Conference, Exploring the Strengths and Needs of Introverted Students
  • Nikki Letawsky Shultz, NASPA Regional Conference, Thriving in Chaos
  • Nikki Letawsky Shultz, NACADA Regional, What Can Disney Pixar Teach My Advising Team?

October 2012

  • Lisa Novack, Nikki Letawsky Shultz, NACADA National Conference, Beyond “Smile Sheets:” Measuring Student Learning in Advising Appointments and Events
  • Lisa Novack, Nikki Letawsky Shultz, MCPA Annual Conference, Succeeding as a New Professional: Navigating the Higher Education Landscape

May 2012

  • CBS Student Services, CBS Award for Administrative Innovation, Dean's Scholars Program
  • Meaghan Stein, NACADA Region 6, Best of Region Presentation
  • Lisa Novack, Meaghan Stein, Stefanie Wiesneski, NACADA Region 6 Conference, Reawakening your Professional Passion by Using Strengths in the Workplace

  • Sasanehsaeh Pyawasay, Kathrine Russell, Phoebe Smith, NACADA Region 6 Conference, Check Yo'Self - Have You Been Framed?: The White Racial Frame and Academic Advising

  • Stefanie Wiesneski, NACADA Region 6 Conference, Creating a Cohesive Communications Plan

  • Nicole Letawsky Shultz, NACADA Region 6 Conference, What can Apple, Google and Pixar Teach My Advising Team? A LOT!

  • Lisa Novack, Kathrine Russell, NACADA Region 6 Conference, Advisors as Teachers: Supporting Student Cognitive Development

  • Meaghan Stein, NACADA Region 6 Conference, Flying Without a Net: Helping High-Achieving Students Work through Anxieties and Unproductive Behaviors

  • Chad Ellsworth, Marjorie Savage, NACADA Region 6 Conference, Beyond Parent Programming: How to Leverage Family Involvement to Support Student Development

April 2012

  • Nikki Letawsky Shultz, NACADA Outstanding Advising Award – Academic Advising Administrator

  • CBS Student Services,  NACADA Certificate of Merit - Probation Curriculum

  • Jennifer Decker, Student Employee Leadership Program's Supervisor of the Year

March 2012

  • Jennifer Decker, Phoebe Smith, Internationalizing the Curriculum and Campus Conference, Beyond Food, Photos, and Tourist Traps:  Helping students leverage international experiences in pursuit of academic and career goals
  • Chad Ellsworth  (panel presentation)John Tate Advising Conference, Integrating Strengths: Insights and Lessons Learned from Advisors and Career Counselors

  • Chad EllsworthJohn Tate Advising Conference, Beyond Parent Programming: How to Leverage Family Involvement to Support Student Growth

  • Suzi Pyawasay, Leonard TaylorJohn Tate Advising Conference, Developing "U": Students of Color at the University of Minnesota

  • Lisa Novack, Katie RussellJohn Tate Advising Conference, Advisors as Teachers: Supporting Student Cognitive Development

November 2011

  • Lisa Novack, Meaghan Stein, Stefanie Wiesneski, NASPA IV-E Regional Conference, Reawakening Your Professional Passion by Using Strengths in the Workplace
  • Phoebe Smith, Sasanehsaeh Pyawasay, NASPA IV-E Regional Conference, Choose Your Mindset: Cultivating Student Success

October 2011

  • Nikki Letawsky Shultz, NACADA Annual Conference: Shaping Organizational Culture through Advisor Training & Development
  • Stefanie Wiesneski, NACADA Annual Conference: Creating a Cohesive Communications Plan
  • Katie Russell, Lisa Novack, NACADA Annual Conference: Advisors as Teachers: Supporting Student Cognitive Development
  • Sasanehsaeh  Pyawasay, Katie Russell, NACADA Annual Conference: Making Orientation Click: Designing an Interactive Orientation Program with Audience Response System
  • Lisa Novack, Nikki Letawsky Shultz, NACADA Annual Conference: Prompting Reflection and Discussion: Incorporating an Assessment into Academic Probation Appointments

September 2011

  • Stefanie Wiesneski, 2011-2012 University of Minnesota Women's Leadership Institute participant

June 2011

  • Meaghan Stein, Nikki Letawsky Shultz, NASPA Assessment and Persistence Conference: Leadership Education as a Tool to Increase Student Persistence and Retention

April 2011

  • Diep Luu, Katie Russell, Tate Advising Conference: Networking and the New Advisor Experience
  • Meaghan Stein, Tate Advising Conference: Crossing Colleges, Departments, and Duties: Creating Fresh Alliances around Common Interests
  • Meaghan Stein, MN TRiO Adult Leadership Symposium: Leadership Philosophy

March 2011

  • Diep Luu, NASPA Annual Conference: Queer Students and Educators of Colors in Search for Purpose
  • Meaghan Stein, Internationalizing the Curriculum and Campus Conference: Supporting Volunteer Abroad Opportunities for Science Students poster presentation

February 2011

  • Diep Luu, Focusing on the First Year Conference: College of Biological Sciences First Year International Students: Themes, Trends, and Implications
  • Meaghan Stein, Focusing on the First Year Conference: Engaging First-Year Students Through Leadership Education: An Update on the CBS Dean’s Scholars Program
  • Nicole Letawsky Shultz, Lisa Novack, Stefanie Wiesneski, Focusing on the First Year Conference: Facilitating Student Development in 30-Minutes or Less
  • Suzi Pyawasay, Phoebe Smith, Focusing on the First Year Conference: Choose Your Mindset: Cultivating First-Year Student Success

November 2010

  • Nicole Letawsky Shultz, Diep Luu, Lisa Novack, Phoebe Smith, Stefanie Wiesneski, NASPA IV-E Regional Conference: Building an Innovative Profession: Equipping our Emerging Professionals during the First Year
  • Phoebe Smith, created and implemented Reflections From Abroad: CBS Poster Reception

October 2010

  • Nicole Letawsky Shultz, Lisa Novack, Stefanie Wiesneski, NACADA Annual Conference: Surviving and Thriving in the Freshman Year of Advising

  • Nicole Letawsky Shultz, NACADA Annual Conference: Supervising: Dealing with Change

  • Lisa Novack, Stefanie Wiesneski, MCPA Annual Conference: Innovative Methods for Responding to Trends in Academic Advising

  • Meaghan Stein, Conference Co-chair: MCPA Annual Conference

  • Lisa Novack, Stefanie Wiesneski, Keynote Speaker Committee Co-chair: MCPA Annual Conferenc

September 2010

  • Meaghan Stein, 2010-2011 University of Minnesota Women's Leadership Institute participant

April 2010

  • Lisa Novack, Stefanie Wiesneski, Tate Advising Conference: New Advisor Roundtable
  • Lisa Novack, Tate Advising Conference: Student Development Coaching Tool
  • Nicole Letawsky Shultz, LeeAnn Melin, Tate Advising Conference: Prompting Learning Through Reflective Conversations

November 2009

  • Nicole Letawsky Shultz, Sara Georgeson, NASPA Annual Region IV-E Conference: Reflection, Rubrics, and Results
  • Nicole Letawsky Shultz, Sara Johnson, NASPA Annual Region IV-E Conference: Change is All Around

October 2009

  • Nicole Letawsky Shultz, NACADA Annual National Conference: Assessing Student Learning, No Experience Necessary!

May 2009

  • Jessica Kuecker Grotjohn, Nicole Letawsky Shultz, NACADA Region 6 Conference: Teaching When Teaching Isn't Your Gig

April 2009

  • Nicole Letawsky Shultz, Sarah Georgeson, Tate Advising Conference: Moving Beyond Satisfaction to Outcomes Assessment

Publications

Kelaine Haas, Hass, K. Buzzini, P. Margesin, R. (2014). Cold-adapted yeasts: Biodiversity, Adaptation Strategies and Biotechnological Significance: Sterol Metabolism and ERAD in Cold Adapted Yeast. Springer Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg.

Will O’Berry, O’Berry, G.W. & Kleyman, K.S. (2014, May). Effects of anonymity and social dating media on sexual expression. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Will O’Berry, Eichele, K. & O’Berry, G.W. (2014, March). A. L.U.V. P.L.A.N.: A crisis intervention model for advisors. Presented at the annual John Tate Academic Advising Conference, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.

Kristin Economos, Economos,K., (2012). ‘I Don’t Just Give Tours': Examining What Students Learn from the Student Orientation Leader Experience" The Journal of College Orientation and Transition.

Chad Ellsworth, Andre, S., Ellsworth, C., Saunoi-Sandgren, E., Spanks, J., & Xenos, S. (2011). A more inclusive U: A look at the prevalence of bullying, relational aggression, and exclusion among undergraduate students—and what we can do about it. Retrieved October 1, 2011, from http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/prod/groups/ohr/@pub/@ohr/documents/asset/ohr_asset_360918.pdf

Chad Ellsworth, Ellsworth, C.W. (2010). Student Development in Practice. The OSA Communiqué. Retrieved October 15, 2010, from http://www.osa.umn.edu/documents/Issue39.html#Practice

Kristin Economos, Economos, K., (2010). Self Authorship and Students with Disabilities. Standing Committee on Disabilities Winter 2010 Newsletter, ACPA Publication.

Kristin Economos, Economos, K., (2010). Developing a Personal Advising Philosophy Iowa Academic Advising Network Spring 2010 Newsletter.

Katie Russell, Russell, K., (2011). Gender in higher education. [Review of the book Gender in higher education, by Bank, B.J (Eds.)] NACADA Journal, 32(1). Retrieved from http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Journal/bkrev_1298.htm

Lisa Novack, Novack, L. (2011). I can finish college. [Review of the book I can finish college:Overcome any obstacle and get your degree guide, by Cantarella, M. Y.] NACADA Journal, 31(2). Retrieved from http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Journal/bkrev_1283.htm

Stefanie Wiesneski, Wiesneski, S. (2011). Pitch Perfect. [Review of the book Pitch perfect: Communicating with traditional and social media for scholars, researchers, and academic leaders.] NACADA Journal. Retrieved from http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Journal/bkrev_1265.htm

Nicole Letawsky Shultz, Folson, P. J., Letawsky Shultz, N., & Scobie, N. A. (2010). Overview: Creating effective advisor training and development programs. In J. Givans & S. Neste (Eds.) Advising Training and Development Programs. Manhattan, KS: National Association of Academic Advising Monograph Series.

Nicole Letawsky Shultz, Folson, P. J., Letawsky Shultz, N., & Scobie, N. A. (2010). Assessment of advisor training and development programs. In J. Givans & S. Neste (Eds.) Advising Training and Development Programs. Manhattan, KS: National Association of Academic Advising Monograph Series.

Katie Russell, Russell, K.A. & Rode, D.L. (2009). Multicultural competence in student affairs [Review of the book Multicultural competence in student affairs, by Pope, R.L., Reynolds, A.L., & Mueller, J.A.] The Journal of College Orientation and Transition, 17(1), 88-92.