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Student Academic Support Services: First-Year Program

FYE 100 - College Engagement Seminar

Course Organization:

This course is organized around the following Framing Questions and the course schedule and assignments will reflect this focus:

  1. Why college and how to be successful?
  2. Who am I?
  3. What is good research?
  4. What does research reveal about my experience?

First-Year Peer Leader Program

The First-Year Peer leaders mentor first-year students and provide an immediate support network for students entering college for the first time. First-Year Peer Leaders are assigned to a section of FYE 100 each fall semester and continue to work with that cohort of first-year students through the first year.  
2017-18 First-Year Peer Leaders:

  • Dawn Alexander
  • Calli Bauer
  • Zack Bires
  • ​Robyn Boyd
  • Spencer Gray
  • Nick Mesnard
  • Haley Patty
  • Hayley Paulson
  • Kayleigh Vicknair

College Freshman Survival Guide - videos

Check out the video series at this website!  Tons of helpful information from using your syllabus and college study tips to career planning and financial literacy.




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