2019

FYLCP Insights

Making Student Learning Visible

Posted on Nov 25 2019, by: Ms. Chimene Burnett

Dear Folks,In doing some research for our assessment work and my presentation for the National Learning Community Conference, I ran across this article on integrative knowledge and lifelong...

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FYLCP Assessment, Fall 2019 Edition

Posted on Nov 20 2019, by: Chimene Burnett & Chelsie Hawkinson

Dear Colleagues,  It’s time to think about assessment! The FYLCP Assessment Committee requests your assistance in two projects this fall.    Fall 2019 FYLCP...

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Ready, Set, First-Year Symposium!

Posted on Nov 19 2019, by: Chelsie Hawkinson, Kellie Jarvis, Jose Velasquez

First-Year Symposium is Thursday, November 21 and Friday, November 22 from 9am – 3pm. Read below for important information about this year’s event.   First-Year Symposium...

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Green Campus Team Project and Poster Fair

Posted on Nov 05 2019, by: John Wood

Rainwater capture systems, butterfly gardens, coffee grounds and computer programs. Paper recycling and roof-top gardens. These are just a few of the ideas that Into to ESCI students have come up with in the last few...

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Coordinator Updates

Preparing for First-Year Symposium

Posted on Nov 01 2019, by: Dr. Chelsie Hawkinson, Ms. Kellie Jarvis, & Dr. Rita Sperry

First-Year Symposium is right around the corner on Thursday, November 21 and Friday, November 22 from 9am – 3pm. Read below for important instructions and information about this...

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Midterm FYLCP & FYS Coordinator Announcements and Reminders

Posted on Oct 15 2019, by: Dr. Rita Sperry and Dr. Chelsie Hawkinson

The semester is nearly halfway over! As we enter Week 8, there are several announcements and reminders that we want to ensure that everyone receives. Please let us know if you have questions about...

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Spring 2020 Registration: Advice from an Advisor

Posted on Oct 15 2019, by: Cari Loeffler

Registration for spring 2020 is right around the corner! The spring 2020 schedule will be available to view online beginning October 14th and registration will open the last week of...

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Integrating Peer Mentors into the Classroom

Posted on Oct 01 2019, by: Jennifer L. Simpson

According to Chism and Graziano, the aim of learning communities is to help students to successfully integrate into college by helping them build a connection among students, faculty, and staff (2016).  One...

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Meet Our Student Workers!

Posted on Sep 11 2019, by: Jayla Dejour

  From answering phone calls to delivering packages, the student workers are here to help out where ever they can, but who exactly are they? Here's a post introducing each one of our wonderful student...

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Coordinator Updates

Fall 2019 Week 1 Reminders

Posted on Aug 27 2019, by: Rita Sperry & Chelsie Hawkinson

Welcome back, First-Year Seminar Faculty!  We hope your first two days of class went off without a hitch! The following blog post should keep you informed on what we need from you before close of business on...

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Fall 2019 Faculty Planning Meetings

Posted on Aug 08 2019, by: Rita Sperry & Chelsie Hawkinson

Welcome to Fall 2019! We will have a very busy faculty return week due to our role in coordinating over 20 LC teams and First Wave Friday for our 2,000+ incoming students. We are excited to have our faculty return to...

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