Lauren Van Fossen recognized as region’s best new advisor

January 7, 2019

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Lauren Van Fossen, academic advisor for the College of Arts and Sciences, is the winner of NACADA’s Region 8 Excellence in Advising - New Advisor award. Van Fossen will be honored at the region’s conference in March. 

Van Fossen earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychobiology from UCLA and a master’s in Student Development Administration from Seattle U. She also serves as pre-education advisor for any students at SU who are interested in pursuing careers in teaching and education. 

NACADA promotes students success by advancing the field of academic advising globally. The organization is comprised of more than 12,000 members representing all 50 United States, Puerto Rico, Canada and several other countries. Region 8 is made up of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Alaska, as well as the Canadian provinces of British Columbia and Alberta and the territory of Yukon.