Director of Student Success, Ashley E. Racine, for Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing has been elected as the Advising Students with Disabilities Chair of the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA). Ms. Racine will assume this leadership role at the end of the NACADA Annual Conference being held in Minneapolis, Minn. in October and serve in this position until October 2016.
The National Academic Advising Association was chartered as a non-profit organization in 1979 to promote quality academic advising and professional development of its membership to ensure the educational development of students. Since that beginning, NACADA has grown to 10,000 members consisting of faculty members, professional advisors, administrators, counselors, and others in academic and student affairs concerned with the intellectual, personal, and vocational needs of students. In addition, NACADA is the representative and advocate of academic advising and those providing that service to higher education.