The National Academic Advising Association has awarded Carla Griffin a 2014 Outstanding Advising Award-Primary Advising Role Certificate of Merit.
Griffin received the honor for her role as academic advisor at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. She is the first adviser from UALR to be selected for the distinction, which was given in recognition of her advising abilities following a nationwide competition.
The award is presented to individuals who have demonstrated qualities associated with outstanding academic advising of students. The Academic Advising-Primary Role category includes those individuals whose primary role at the institution is the direct delivery of advising services to students.
Since 1983, NACADA has honored individuals and institutions making significant contributions to the improvement of academic advising. The goal is to promote quality academic advising and professional development of its membership to enhance the educational development of students.
Griffin will be honored and presented with her award in Minneapolis, Minnesota, during the national fall conference.
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