Undergraduate Program Counselor

Nicole Kemp

Nicole Kemp | Undergraduate Program Counselor
West Chester University | College of Visual and Performing Arts
Nkemp@wcupa.edu | 610.436.3261
M.S. Organization Leadership, August 2012, Cabrini College
B.S.Professional Studies, May 2010, West Chester University
Minor fields of study in Psychology and Health Science
Professional Experience in Higher Education
Undergraduate Program Counselor
West Chester University, College of Visual and Performing Arts
March 2013 – Present

Events Coordinator
West Chester University, College of Visual and Performing Arts
September 2010 – March 2013

Department Support

West Chester University, School of Music
March 2008 – September 2010

Volunteer Experience in Student Life
Northeast District of Tau Beta Sigma
May 2011 – May 2013

NACADA, Global Community for Academic Advising – Workshops Attended
2014, March 19-21, Region 2 Mid-Atlantic Conference, Lancaster, PA
The Completion Agenda
Peer Mentorship to Support 1st-Year Students
Developmental Advising: New Student Orientation Through Completion
Technology Outreach: How To Get Through To Students’ “Oh, I Didn’t Read That Email”
Music To Your Ears: How Your Student Can Go From Backup To Lead Singer
Rolling Out The Red Carpet: The College Experience Before Classes Begin
Peer Mentoring From The Ground Up
Beyond Remediation

2013, November 22, Eastern PA Drive-In Conference, Temple University, PA
Strategies for New Advisors
Ethical Boundaries for Advisors
Seeing the Student in Front of You: Proactive Academic Advising Approaches

2013, October 6-9, National Conference, Salt Lake City, UT
Elevate Your Advising: Resources for Advising First-Year Students
Drawing the Line: Avoiding Copyright Infringement & Sketchy Designs
Electronic Portfolios: Why Every Advising Professional Should Have One
Becoming the Greatest Advisor on Earth: 30 Indispensable Websites
A Student’s Guide to Life (or, at least their First Year)
Privacy Law and Academic Advising: Understanding FERPA
Developmental Academic Advising: A Practical Approach
Interest Group: Fine Arts Students
Creating and Incorporating a Syllabus for Academic Advising
What is Student Development Theory and How Can I Use
Advisors Building a Mentoring Program From the Ground Up
Interest Group: New Advising Professionals
Orientation for New Members
Strategic Planning for Advising Administrators
Creating an Advising Curriculum: What Should Students Learn?

2013, March 14-16, Region 2 Mid-Atlantic Conference, New Brunswick, NJ
A Dialectical Approach to Understanding Advising in Social Media
Using Advising Technology to Better Communicate with Students
Deferred Admission and the Gap Year
Shaping a Learning Community to Nurture First-Year Student Success
The Exploration of Student Failure and the Journey of Success Management
Strength-Based Collaboration Between Academic & Student Affairs
Opening Up to Better Advising Relationships
Using Non-cognitive Measures to Improve Student Success
Creating an Advising Twitter Account

Affiliations and Memberships
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeast PA, NACADA – Global Community for Academic Advising, LGBTQA (Ally), West Chester University Alumni Association, Kappa Kappa Psi Eta Rho (Honorary), Tau Beta Sigma Zeta Upsilon (Life Member), American Ministries Association (Ordained Minister)



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