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Student-Faculty Links has been connecting new Huskies with faculty and staff for the past 30 years. Fall 2019 mentees expressed an overwhelming amount of satisfaction with their mentorship experience in the SFL program. First- and Second-Year Experience (FSYE) capitalized on this momentum and is introducing a newly formatted Student-Faculty Links. “This is a great program....
First- and Second-Year Experience’s (FYSE) annual service program, Sophomore Days of Service (SDoS), celebrated its seventh year of success this February. SDoS is a month-long service program that aims at helping students make a difference on campus and in the DeKalb community through the two-to-five hour, one-time volunteer experiences. This year, students volunteered at sites such...
“When They Call You A Terrorist,” by Patrisse Khan-Cullors and co-authored by Asha Bandele, has been chosen for NIU’s 2019-2021 Common Reading Experience (CRE). Last year, over 70 percent of freshmen students used the book in at least one of their courses, including UNIV 101/201, First-Year Composition courses and COMS 100. The Office of the...
First- and Second-Year Experience (FSYE) invites all departments with mentoring programs available at NIU to participate in a ground-breaking initiative to identify and match their mentoring programs to interested students. After FYSE revamped their Mentor Match Survey last year to make it more student-friendly, the response rate went from 47 to 1,304. Due to this massive influx...
First- and Second-Year Experience (FSYE), hosted its annual event, “Cupcakes and Conversation,” last Wednesday, Oct. 24, at their office in Altgeld Hall Room 100. The evening event was centered on students networking with professors and being able to have informal conversations with them that they would not be able to have in the classroom. Some faculty and...
Leaders in Ethics and Academic Discipline (LEAD) and Jobs PLUS have agreed to a partnership that will feature the first peer-to-peer Jobs PLUS event and culminate in the 2018 NIU Ethics Case Competition. On Thursday, Oct. 5, students in LEAD will facilitate a Jobs PLUS event at 5:30 p.m. in the Stevenson Towers Multipurpose Room...
First- and Second-Year Experience (FSYE) has collaborated with several others to provide a website offering NIU mentor program information in one place. Kelly Smith, director of FSYE explains, “There are so many exceptional mentorship opportunities available at NIU. Having a website like niu.edu/mentor is effective when the information is up-to-date, and students, faculty and staff know...
First- and Second-Year Experience (FSYE) is looking for NIU faculty and supportive professional staff who are interested in volunteering their time to mentor new students during their transition to NIU this fall 2017. Student-Faculty Links, a component of FSYE, gives NIU faculty and supportive professional staff a unique opportunity to reach out and help make...
Nearly 204 student volunteers and 12 student volunteer site leaders participated in 18 events at 12 community sites during the fifth annual Sophomore Days of Service (SDOS), hosted by First- and Second-Year Experience (FSYE) in February. Sophomore students were invited to volunteer on campus and in the DeKalb community. Following their volunteer experiences, students reflected...
First- and Second-Year Experience, in partnership with Lambda Sigma Sophomore Honor Society and the Common Reading Experience Student Organization (CRESO), would like to thank the NIU community for helping to collect 1,148 books for “The Storybook Project,” a service project connected with the 2015-2017 Common Reading Experience (CRE) and Sophomore Days of Service. The Storybook...
First- and Second-Year Experience will be hosting Huskies Get Connected appointments during the Academic Career Expo on Wednesday, March 22. Huskies Get Connected (HGC) is an opportunity for students to attend a one-on-one consultation with a knowledgeable peer to help them discover ways to get connected that are personally meaningful. HGC peer consultants can help...