Amber Salvato, academic advisor III in the Department of Animal Science, was awarded the President’s Award for Advising during an awards ceremony held Thursday, May 2, 2019.
Noting that good academic advisors are critical to student success, the President’s Award for Academic Advising is presented to individuals who exemplify the qualities and practices of exceptional academic advising.
Advisors receiving this award are distinguished from among their talented peers. Recipients exhibit, among other qualities, strong interpersonal skills; caring, helpful attitudes; a mastery of institutional regulations, policies, and procedures; ability to monitor student progress toward both academic and career goals; service as a resource person to students, faculty, and staff. These advisors prove daily the positive impact of academic advising on student success.
An academic advisor since August 2012, Salvato is an active student recruiter and is responsible for new student and transfer student conferences. From working with students registering for classes to discussing future career opportunities with the seniors, she makes student excellence and success a priority.
Salvato also communicates internship and employment opportunities to undergraduate students and advises them on potential career paths after graduation.