Adventures in Advising

Adventures in Advising

Passionate about working with students and making a difference in their lives? Join Colum Cronin and Matt Markin as they bring together the global academic advising community to share knowledge, best practices, and their own advising stories.


Mentoring and Transitions - Adventures in Advising
Aug 3 • 170 min
Episode 16 of Adventures in Advising is jam-packed with three fascinating interviews. Topics discussed include supporting and retaining students of color, mentoring students in the Arts, faculty advising, and offering guidance to students as they…
Supporting Graduate Students - Adventures in Advising
Jul 20 • 131 min
Episode 15 of Adventures in Advising is all about graduate students and how best to encourage them, amplify their voices, and advocate on their behalf. Colum Cronin and Matt Markin speak with three experienced advisors and support staff across two…
Learning Through Reflection - Adventures in Advising
Jul 6 • 74 min
Episode 14 of Adventures in Advising sees Colum Cronin and Matt Markin listening and learning through the reflections of their guests from Ireland and the United States of America. You’ll hear interviews with (in order of appearance):Leanne McDonagh -…
Exploring Pathways to Leadership - Adventures in Advising
Jun 15 • 135 min
In episode 13 of Adventures in Advising Colum Cronin and Matt Markin speak with two stalwarts of the advising community. They discuss best practice approaches to advising and student success, leadership styles, and practical steps to furthering your…
Inspiring Ideas - Adventures in Advising
Jun 1 • 156 min
In episode 12 of Adventures in Advising Colum Cronin and Matt Markin chat with Marian, Dane, and Jamie; advisors at three different institutions about their approach to advising and new ideas and programmes they have helped implement at their…
Overcoming Obstacles - Adventures in Advising
May 18 • 129 min
Episode 11 of Adventures in Advising sees Colum Cronin and Matt Markin speak with Leander Yazzie and learn about the about the experiences of Native students at Green River College.You’ll also hear from advisors at California State University-San…
Celebrating the #NACADAfamily - Adventures in Advising
May 3 • 183 min
Episode ten of Adventures in Advising sees Colum Cronin and Matt Markin celebrating Global Advising Week and NACADA’s 40th anniversary.Global Advising Week recognises and champions the work of advisors, tutors, personal tutors, counselors and coaches…
Building Advising Networks - Adventures in Advising
Apr 20 • 98 min
Episode nine of Adventures in Advising sees Colum Cronin and Matt Markin explore advising at the University of South Dakota (USD).They discuss the professionalisation of advising with Craig McGill. And you’ll hear from advisors from across USD about…
Facilitating Learning - Adventures in Advising
Apr 5 • 135 min
In episode eight of Adventures in Advising, Colum Cronin and Matt Markin consider how advisors facilitate learning. Many institutions have been forced to move their teaching and assessments online in the past few weeks; this, in turn, has impacted upon…
Staying Safe, Staying Home: COVID-19 Special Episode
Mar 29 • 104 min
In this special episode Colum and Matt explore the idea of community, what it means and how it can be created. They speak to advisers who are creating communities in online spaces due to the social distancing required to slow the spread of COVID-19….
Managing Uncertainty: COVID-19 Special Episode
Mar 22 • 89 min
Hello, and welcome to a special episode of Adventures in Advising, a podcast hosted by Colum Cronin and Matt Markin.COVID-19 has been declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organisation (WHO). It has affected the lives of billions of people…
Empowering Emerging Leaders - Adventures in Advising
Mar 2 • 90 min
Hello, and welcome to the fifth episode of Adventures in Advising, a podcast hosted by Colum Cronin and Matt Markin.In this episode Colum and Matt examine leadership within Higher Education. What makes a good leader? How can you improve your leadership…
Leveraging the Power of Technology - Adventures in Advising
Feb 17 • 78 min
Hello, and welcome to the fourth episode of Adventures in Advising, a podcast hosted by Colum Cronin and Matt Markin.In this episode Colum and Matt consider the impact of technology on academic advising. Do chatbots help or hinder? Can technology be…
Transforming the Student Experience - Adventures in Advising
Feb 3 • 96 min
The third episode of Adventures in Advising offers practical advice and insights that advisors and student service professionals can bring to their everyday work.
Embracing Change - Adventures in Advising
Jan 19 • 47 min
The second episode of Adventures in Advising sees Colum and Matt discuss deadlines, proposals, and chat to a wide variety of advisors.
Getting Started - Adventures in Advising
Jan 12 • 48 min
Join Colum Cronin and Matt Markin as they begin their podcasting journey, features interviews with respected members of the global advising community.