2015 Award Recipients

Congratulations to our NACADA/ RI Award Recipients!

  • Advising Partner Award
    • Tamra Portalla, Dept of Communication Studies, University of Rhode Island (pictured left)
    • Cindi Lewis, Dept of Global Education, Bryant University (pictured right)
  • Advisor of the Year 
    • Steven J. Bailey, Office of the Registrar, Rhode Island School of Design

A special Thank You to Cheryl Bailey for accepting this award for Steven Bailey. Steve Bailey was a major contributor to NACADA and the field, and his example is one to aspire to, and therefore, the RI Advisor of the Year award is now named ” The Steve J. Bailey Award for Excellence in Advising.

  • Best of Rhode Island Drive-In Conference Presentation Award
    • Dr. Shontay Delalue,” The Changing Demographics of International Student Populations” , Brown University           



  • Rising Star Award / Outstanding New Professional
    • Jessica Sultaire, Dept of Academic Advising, Bryant University