First Year Experience

  • Revised and enhanced collaboration with faculty and student life.
  • Common reading used in New Student Orientation and in first year writing and history classes.

Day of Service

  • Led by a team of faculty, staff and students, the 2nd annual Day of Service was successfully completed
  • 80% of faculty-led projects were directly related to the major/profession


  • 2009-2010 project underway

Learning Communities

  • Planning in process for spring 2010

Service Learning

  • Number of projects in progress, including Interior Design students working with Make A Wish.
  • SERVE 101course in place.

Career, internship and study abroad opportunities

  • Specific objectives defined
  • Assessment tools identified
  • CareerCOMPASS for first-year students to map out plan for establishing their careers.
  • Faculty/Career Services collaboration underway re: resume writing
  • LinkedIn pilot project launched -- integrating LinkedIn with Writing Seminar II course material

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