Montclair State Advisors Receive National Awards

The National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) recently recognized three Montclair State University staff members for outstanding academic advising as part of its 2009 Annual Awards Program for Academic Advising.

Gail Feinbloom, Associate Director of the Center for Academic Advising & Adult Learning was selected as a NACADA Outstanding Advising Award Winner in the Advising Administrator category.  Dr. Milton A. Fuentes, Associate Professor of Psychology, has been awarded a Certificate of Merit in the Outstanding Advising - Faculty category.  Martine Foreman, First-year Counselor in New Student Experience has been awarded a Certificate of Merit in the Outstanding Advising – New Advisor category.

Award recipients will be recognized at the special Awards Ceremony and Reception being held at the annual NACADA Conference in San Antonio this fall.  NACADA has over 10,000 members representing all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Canada and several other international countries. Members represent higher education institutions across the spectrum of Carnegie classifications and include professional advisors/counselors, faculty, administrators and students whose responsibilities include academic advising.