Olga Salinas, pre-nursing advisor for the School of Nursing, was selected as an outstanding advising certificate of merit recipient in the Academic Advising — Primary Role category by the National Academic Advising Association. Salinas will be honored and presented with the award this fall in Nashville, Tenn., at the NACADA annual conference.
Salinas earned a bachelor of science in business degree from the College of Notre Dame, Calif., and a master of public administration from California State University, Hayward, with an emphasis in organizational change. She has served students, faculty and staff for more than 24 years in academic advising, student retention, recruitment and community partnerships, management and a variety of college and university committees, with 15 of those service years at Boise State. She has earned the Selland College of Applied Technology Selland Star Award and the Provost’s Excellence in Advising Award.
The NACADA award is given to individuals who demonstrate qualities associated with outstanding academic advising of students or outstanding advising administration. Since 1983, NACADA has honored individuals and institutions making significant contributions to the improvement of academic advising.