Posted Tuesday, March 19, 2019 @ 3:26 PM
Joshua “JJ” Johnson, Program Coordinator for the Veterans Academic Resource Center (VARC) received Region 4’s National Academic Advising (NACADA) Joyce C. Jackson Service Award at the 34th Annual NACADA Region 4 Conference in Mobile, Alabama on Wednesday, March 13, 2019. Joshua was recognized for his volunteer service and leadership to the Region since 2013 in various positions, most recently as Region 4 Chair from 2014–2016. JJ also served the Region 4 Steering Committee Immediate Past Region Chair (2016–2018) and Region’s Historian. JJ continues to assist NACADA and the Region by serving on the Annual Conference Review Advisory Board and the Strategic Leadership Advisory Board at the NACADA National level.
The Joyce C. Jackson Service Award is presented to a Region 4 NACADA member for their volunteer service to Region 4 and to NACADA. NACADA’s Region 4 consist of academic advisors and those who have advising related duties from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, and Caribbean Nations.
About National Academic Advising Association
The National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) is an association of professional advisors, counselors, faculty, administrators, and students working to enhance the educational development of students. NACADA promotes and supports quality academic advising in institutions of higher education to enhance the educational development of students. NACADA provides a forum for discussion, debate, and the exchange of ideas pertaining to academic advising through numerous activities and publications. NACADA also services as an advocate for effective academic advising by providing a consulting and speaker service, an Awards Program, and funding for research related to academic advising. NACADA is designed by the IRS as a 501(c)3 non-profit educational association incorporated in Kansas.