Do you have an advisor-colleague who habitually goes above and beyond in their practice?  Do you work beside an outstanding advising administrator who challenges your team to be their best? Consider nominating your colleague for one of KASADA’s annual advising awards! 

Nomination Period: January 17 - March 17

Nominations for these awards must be made by Kent State University staff and/or faculty.  Students are welcome to nominate their academic advisor for the Terry Kuhn Distinguished Undergraduate Advising Award.


prior award recipients 


  • Advisor - Shaunte Rouse, Academic Advisor II, College of Public Health
  • Administrator - Dr. Curtis Good, Director of Operations & Student Services, College of Nursing


  • Advisor - Kristofer Braxton, Academic Advisor II, College of Arts & Sciences
  • Administrator - Mandy Anderson, Director of Academic Advising, College of Arts & Sciences


  • Advisor - Rachel Ruic, Academic Advisor II, College of Communication & Information 
  • Administrator - Nicole Kotlan, Director of the Exploratory Advising Center, University College