Daniel Piercy is a Student Advisor and Success Coach who works with institution stakeholders and students to ensure the best possible student outcomes. Having worked in education for the last ten years, both brick and mortar and online, Daniel brings a wealth of experience to the role. Daniel has led the effort with online instructors to reach unengaged and at-risk students to improve their academic outcomes. He also works directly with students to increase student retention and success. Daniel is a National Tutoring Association Certified Advanced Level Academic Coach. Daniel holds a Master’s degree in Education – Curriculum, and Instruction from the University of Massachusetts.

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Student Services: Advising Model

There is a strong correlation between how students feel about the quality of their advising and how they feel about their higher education institutions (Simpson, 2018).  Student feelings about both the Institution and the advising department should be considered assets that can be nurtured, not just for the benefit of the existing student population but…