She was honored during the association’s conference May 30 at Central Michigan University.
Tratt is the lead advisor, overseeing a group of four advisors, working with students majoring in Kinesiology and Athletic Training in the MSU College of Education. Three students each wrote letters to nominate Tratt for the MIACADA award, which recognizes individuals who make significant contributions to the improvement of academic advising.
Recipients must demonstrate, among various criteria, strong relationships with students, a record of providing effective information and guidance to students, and evidence of student success.
Tratt has served in the college’s Student Affairs Office since 2006. She has previously advised teacher preparation students.