This conference will provide an opportunity to talk about current trends in first year success programming.
BRING examples of your best practices to share with colleagues across the state.
BRAG about topics such as: Preventing academic drift • Student engagement • Career planning • Academic advising • Residential experiences • Orientation programs • Assessment • You tell us!
Who's Involved FYE Directors, Coordinators, First Year Seminar Faculty, Residential Life Directors, etc. from all colleges and universities in Michigan and surrounding areas.
Conference Regional First Year Success Conference Representatives from all Michigan colleges and universities are encouraged to come together for a series of round-table discussions to share their strategies for promoting first year student success. Registration fee includes lunch & refreshments.
Featuring Keynote Speaker Tim Cusack
Moments in Life: The Fun, The Meaningful, The Unexpected. This memorable keynote will dare you to make the most out of life.
Location Ferris State University, Rankin Student Center, 805 Campus Drive, Big Rapids, Michigan.
Overnight Accommodations A block of rooms has been reserved at the Holiday Inn for the night of October 27. For reservations call (231)796-4400 and mention the "First Year Success Conference group" before Oct 6 to receive the block room rate.
Make checks payable to Ferris State University.
If paying by debit/credit card, you must register online.
All requests for refunds or cancellations received in writing by October 21, 2011 will be honored, minus a $5 administrative fee.
Cancellations received after October 21, 2011 will not be refunded. After that date, registration may be transferred to another person only.
For more information Shelly VandePanne, MS Coordinator of First Year Seminars Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI (231) 591-2360 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Anyone with a disability needing special accommodations should call Shelly VandePanne, (231) 591-2360, within 72 hours of the event.