Tag: Success Advising Center

Natalie Peirce wins national academic advising award

Natalie Peirce, senior advisor at UCM’s new Success Advising Center, has been an advisor at UCM since 2012. She has helped numerous students get through their academic careers. Now she is nationally recognized for her advising work. She received the Outstanding Academic Advising Award in the Academic Advising Primary Role category from the Global Community for… Read more »

Success Advising Center now hiring student coaches

The Success Advising Center is hiring five undergraduate students to work as academic success coaches. Success coaches are students who help assist other students schedule classes. They also help students study for tests. Ken Schueller, director of Success Advising, said a student must have a 2.7 GPA or above and cannot be on disciplinary probation… Read more »

UCM awarded grant to help increase retention

UCM was recently awarded the $2.7 million Strengthening Institutions Grant through the U.S. Department of Education to help increase retention rates on campus by adding new programs, funding the employees at the Success Advising Center and improving the first-year experience. “The timing of opening up the new Success Advising Center and awarding this grant, the… Read more »

Success Advising Center holds grand opening

Some 150 people attended the grand-opening celebration Wednesday for the new Success Advising Center in the lower level of the Elliott Student Union. Kenneth Schueller, director of success advising, said UCM students, staff, faculty and administration officials, along with members of the Warrensburg City Council, Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce, members of the engineering design firm… Read more »

Student advisors move to new advising center

The open option teaching assistants and the academic resource coaches were melded into one position and are now known as academic success coaches at UCM. Their offices are located in the new Success Advising Center in the lower level of the Elliott Student Union. Previously, the open option teaching assistants were in the Gateway Center… Read more »