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Honors College Advisor Named LSU Advisor of the Year

Michael Blandino named LSU Advisor of the Year
Honors College Advisor Named LSU Advisor of the Year

Michael Blandino and Dean Clark at Faculty Recognition Ceremony.

LSU recently named the Honors College's Director of Student Services, Michael Blandino,  the Alumni Association Advisor of the Year for 2010.  The award honors individuals who are actively making substantial contributions to the improvement of academic advising.

Blandino began as an advisor in the Honors College in 2000 moving up to coordinator and, last year, to Director.  In his role, he oversees the advising of all 1,500 Honors College students, manages the advising staff, and develops a custom advising management system.

When asked about Michael, Dean Nancy Clark said, "Michael embodies the best attributes of an advisor; combining professionalism, knowledge, commitment and concern."

Blandino was honored at the annual Faculty Awards Reception in the Noland LaBorde Room of the Lod Cook Alumni Center.