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Excellence in Advising Awards


Each year we recognize one outstanding faculty advisor and one stellar PAA as recipients of the Office of Academic Advising Excellence in Advising Awards. Our intention is to recognize and reward individuals who have gone above and beyond the call of duty and truly made a significant impact on the educational experience of undergraduates.


This year’s peer academic advisor recipient is Megan Johnson, a senior at Hanszen College who served as an O-Week PAA and as Head PAA for three years. 

 Megan Johnson 



 Past PAA recipients of the award include:


2009: Layla Abu-Shamat, Lovett College '11, who served as Student Director of PAA from 2009-2011, as well as Lovett Head PAA from 2009-2011


2010: Katie Douglass, Baker College '11, who served as Head PAA for Baker College and Duncan College during a year of transition


2011: Emily Pyle, McMurtry '12, who served as Head PAA and O-week PAA for McMurtry College

Emily Pyle