Opening Week

Thanks for a great Opening Week

Posted by on August 28, 2014

The 2014 Opening Week programs were a positive experience for our new students, thanks to the cooperative efforts of the many faculty, staff and students who participated. It takes a campus community to carry out these effective and valuable programs for our new students and it was done with your help. Developing early relationships with students, staff and faculty is instrumental in helping students make a successful transition to college life. Opening Week also establishes realistic academic expectations for our new students and provides programs that promote academic success. New Student Programs would like to sincerely thank everyone involved in Opening Week and looks forward to working with you in 2015.

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Opening week is quickly approaching

Posted by on August 6, 2014

Opening Week, a week of academics, interactive programs and fun, begins when more than 1,300 new freshmen participate in the “New Student Move-In” on Saturday, Aug. 16. Activities continue through Saturday, Aug. 23.

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Project X information

Posted by on August 6, 2014

New student programs is pleased to announce that Union Pacific will once again sponsor the 2014 Opening Week’s Project X. Union Pacific will have representatives on campus during Opening Week to assist our new students with programs and judging their projects. 1,300 new students will attend Opening Week, which starts Saturday, Aug. 16.

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Faculty needed for Opening Week

Posted by on May 22, 2014

Faculty participation is vital when the university welcomes new students to campus in August. There will be more than 1,200 new students on campus for the 2014 Opening Week orientation. Interested faculty will meet and have lunch with the student mentor groups and discuss faculty expectations and classroom respect. The goal of this activity is to facilitate a positive interaction between new students and faculty. This is your chance to give new students tips on how to be successful in the classroom. The faculty interaction with new students will be from Tuesday, Aug. 19, through Thursday, Aug. 21.

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