Carol Pollard has been awarded Certificate of Merit of the Outstanding Advising Award - Academic Advising Administrator by the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA). The NACADA Annual Awards Program for Academic Advising honors individuals and institutions making significant contributions to the improvement of academic advising. NACADA is a representative and advocate of academic advising and those providing that service to higher education.
NACADA publishes a scholarly Journal, a quarterly e-Publication, and occasional special publications. NACADA offers an advising training video, manages an Academic Advising Consultants and Speakers Service, offers member career services and an internship connection service, funds research grants, sponsors an awards program, grants scholarships, and supports commissions to address important academic advising issues. Most of all, NACADA provides a network and professional identity for the thousands of faculty, full-time advisors, and administrators whose responsibilities include academic advising.