Tate Conference Sessions

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Session I: 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

When Advising Meets Counseling: How to Ensure Students Receive the Most Appropriate Care
Natasha Bellefeuille & John Edmonds

Student Perspective: How American Indian students navigate the University of Minnesota
Walter Goodwin Jr., Brittany Anderson, & Charissa Blue-Downs
Student Presenters: Jada Brown, Jaylen Strong, Payton Counts, & Anthony Johnson

Students' Advising Experiences: Evidence from the SERU Survey
Krista Soria

It Takes a Village: The Development of the U of M Mental Health Advocate Program
Laura Knudson, Barb Blacklock, Emily O'Hara, & Matt Hanson

Session II: 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Be yourself. Become your best.
Chad Ellsworth

Supporting the "Invisible" Asian American Students: Data, Disparities, and Recommendations
Zer Vang & Kong Her

Exploring International Students at the U of M
Aya Maruyama

Advising 2020: Reflecting on our Past, Present, and Future
LeeAnn Melin, Mark Bultmann, & Les Opatz

Session III: 2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Using Improvisation Tools to Get Unstuck
Victor Massaglia & Alexander Cleberg 

The Elephant (or Donkey) in the Room: Advising Students Across Political Lines
Julie Goepferd & Jill Adams

When Your Advisee Doesn’t SnapChat Either: Advising Non-Traditional Students in Traditional Majors
Lauren McCarthy

Diversifying the Graduate School Pipeline: One Story of an Unlikely Alliance to Address Institution and Economic Realities
Bai Vue, Jeannie Stumne, & Anthony Albecker