Top Toot- Rachel Dixon!

Top Toots" Advisor Recognition

February 11, 2020

Please join us in celebrating

Rachel Dixon

as the UK Advising Network's "Top Toots!" honoree for this week!

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What is your current position, and how long have you been in that role?

Rachel Dixon, Academic Advisor, since 2015

 

What is your educational and professional background (e.g. previous professional roles, degrees, etc.)?

I received both a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in Communication through UK's University Scholars Program.

 

What professional accomplishments are you most proud of?

I received the College of Communication's Outstanding Staff Award in 2018.

 

What do you enjoy most about your current position?

The people! I love my coworkers (especially on days someone bring snacks to our meetings). Every day is a new adventure with our students, and it keeps life interesting.

 

Why are you a member of the Advising Network?

It's great to be with people who understand what I do and can relate to the job's highs and lows. It's also nice to see everyone in one place, since not many people want to come visit Blazer Dining Basement :(

 

What is one tip that you have for new (or seasoned!) advisors?

Make sure you find your people! In the super busy times, it's really important that you have someone who keeps snacks in their desk or other pick-me-ups. We're all in this together.

 

Do you have any other interesting facts or information about you that you would like for us to highlight?

I just adopted a puppy! My dog is still unsure about being a big brother, but if anyone's office needs some dog cuddles, let me know. I can bring Rory and Pepper Potts any time :)