October 18, 2019 at 5:05 pm

LaComb Gets Chapman Clapp Outstanding Advisor Award

Ann LaComb and Eddith Dashiell, portriat

From left, Ann LaComb and Eddith Dashiell

From Ohio University News

University College recognized Eddith Dashiell and Ann LaComb with the Chapman Clapp Outstanding Advisor Award for the 2018-19 academic year at the University Academic Advising Council meeting on Oct. 16.

The annual award recognizes outstanding Ohio University staff and faculty advisers with a plaque and a stipend to support professional development.

Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Scripps College of Communication Dashiell, joined the faculty in the Scripps School of Journalism in 1992 and has served in numerous leadership roles at the University in addition to teaching and advising.

LaComb, serves as director of professional advising and transitions for Biological Sciences in the College of Arts & Sciences. Her nominators described her as an approachable, helpful, passionate, and inspiring leader and advisor.

“The door to Ann’s office is ALWAYS open, and many students have talked to her in addition to their regular advisor,” said Associate Professor of Biological Sciences Kelly Johnson. “Students see her repeatedly and follow her advice. They understand that she is there to help them further their program and career.”

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