Underwood Receives State Advising Award


Dr. Susan Underwood was recently selected to receive the Arkansas Academic Advising Network (ArkAAN) award for Faculty Advisor of the Year.

ArkAAN held their annual conference on May 2 at the University of Central Arkansas. Several representatives from Arkansas Tech were present, including co-workers, staff, and several of Underwood’s advisees.

Underwood is an associate professor and department head of the college student personnel program in the Graduate College.

She has been at Arkansas Tech since 2002, when she began working in Student Services. She pioneered the college student personnel program in 2003 with three volunteer faculty members and 11 students. Today the program has added three full time faculty members and more than 120 students.