First Year Engagement Program

First Year Student Resources

We provide information about opportunities specifically for first-year students throughout the year. Please feel free to contact us with any questions.

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First Year Student Newsletters are periodically distributed to every First Year Student via Cardinal Mail and also provided in pdf format below.

What's the Word is a newsletter with additional information sponsored by the Student Center & Leadership Activities. Click here.

Honors & Leadership

Kemper Scholarship Program encourages first year students' appreciation of the liberal arts while providing experiences, contacts, and training that may lead to careers in administration or business. This scholarship is normally awarded to liberal arts, business, mathematics, performing arts or similar majors. Check back for the application deadline for 2013-2014.

Emerging Leaders is a leadership course offered in the fall semester. Click here for more information.


We are available to facilitate workshops and activities for classes, groups, student organizations and individuals upon request. Below is a list of available topics.

Time Management. Learn how to manage your time throughout college.

Study Skills. Learn how to study individually or in groups.

Success in College. This in overview of how to succeed in college. Presentations can be tailored to fit your group.

Playing Physical Connection at the spring kick-off

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