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FYex 101: The First Year Experience Seminar, Agenda | Timetable.
section of Dr. Jeremy Lewis, Flowers 209, Phone ext. 4521.
revised 30 Oct. '06, with links, by Jeremy Lewis.
Week: DATE TOPICS FACILITATOR ACTIVITY or Homework:
1: Aug. 21 "Getting to Know You", syllabus review, attendance policy
Aug. 20 Organizational Fair
T.J. Brecciaroli
  • "Small Colleges, Short of Men, Embrace Football," article in New York Times, 10 July 2006.
  • "At colleges, Women Are Leaving Men in the Dust," article in New York Times, 9 July 2006.
  • W Aug 23 11am Lunch with FYEX group @Dining Hall
    Meet "Beyond the Ferns"; HC pays for commuters.
    Look for signs for each FYEx Facilitator.
    2: Aug. 28 Who’s Who and What’s Where-"Use of College People and Resources" and will include Library supplement Jane Williams
    Eric Kidwell
    You receive letter from parents (written during summer orientation)
    4: Sept. 11 Time Management and Study Skills ("168 Hours in the Life of a College Student") includes Residence Life programs Richard Jones Time Management handout for students.
    Early Warning Survey for students.
    Sun Sep. 17 Backyard games & BBQ, 3-5 pm, rain or shine @Castle Lewis  Vaughn Rd east to Taylor Rd
    5: Sept. 18 "On My Honor"- The Huntingdon College
    Honor Code; and Drugs and Alcohol
    Richard Jones
    Eric Kidwell
    Maureen Murphy
    Develop your own "model" Honor Code.
    6: Sept. 25 Etiquette and E-mail – "How To Talk and Get Along with College Professors" Jeremy Lewis Prof. Meeting Form
    (Lewis section)
    7: Oct. 2 Test Anxiety  David Milford Tutoring Help [PPT] [HTML]
    8: Oct. 9 FALL BREAK, NO CLASS. Fall Break Oct. 9-10
    9: Oct. 16 Career Planning (materials for class) David Milford RIASEC Test | Career suggestions
    10: Oct. 23 Career Resources – presentation in Ligon Chapel, 11am David Milford
    Oct. 27 FIRST YEAR HALLOWEEN DINNER in Library, 6:30 pm, RSVP Eric Kidwell
    11: Oct. 30 Diversity I Speaker: Sophia Bracey Harris on civil rights
    Pew global attitudes survey, July 2005, attitudes to Islamist terrorism. 
    [Chart and summary by Dr. Lewis
    T. J. Brecciaroli
    12: Nov. 6 Speaker: Harald Rohlig  MKM & Su Ofe To be announced.
    Lecture Workbook Form
    13: Nov. 13 Communications (pre going home) Karen Hyman activity provided 
    14: Nov. 20 Money and Credit Management
    (speaker from the CCC, 11 am in Ligon Chapel)
    Barbara White Create a weekly/monthly budget; how to get FREE copies of your credit rating.
    15: Nov. 27 Service Campuswide service activity this day
    16: Dec. 4
    Exam Period
    FYEx 101 class evaluation, preparation for Final Examinations. Required in order to pass. Jane Williams
    Maureen Murphy
    Dec. 4-8 Final Examinations