FOCUSING ON THE FIRST YEAR | First Year Conference
A campus-wide discussion for faculty, staff, and administrators
SAVE THE DATE
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Coffman Memorial Union
Mark your calendars for the biennial Focusing on the First Year Conference to take advantage of the opportunity to dialogue and strategize about academic and student development issues relating to first-year students. All University faculty, staff, and administrators are invited to attend.
Registration is now closed.
We were able to arrange a 25% off discount code for those of you who may be interested in reading Diane Dean's book Generation on a Tightrope prior to the conference.
To take advantage of the discount click here.
Use the discount code of HAE25 or you can place orders by calling Wiley Customer Care at 877-762-2974 referencing ISBN 9780470376294 for Generation on a Tightrope. The total cost will be $32.33 after discount is applied.
This conference will utilize the U Minnesota mobile app for delivering all conference materials. Click here to learn more about the mobile app and how to download the Conference guide. To request printed materials, please contact Lisa Gruszka at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The following is tentative and subject to change. A more complete schedule and Education Session specifics will be posted in January 2015.
|8:00-9:00 a.m.||Featured Poster Sessions||TBD|
|8:15-8:45 a.m.||Check-In/Continental Breakfast||TBD|
(Lisa Gruskza, Laura Coffin Koch)
|9:00-9:45 a.m.||Diane Dean, Keynote Address||Theater|
|9:45-10:00 a.m.||Question and Answer||Theater|
|10:15-11:05 a.m.||Educational Session I||TBD|
|11:15 a.m.-12:05 p.m.||Educational Session II||TBD|
|12:10-1:15 p.m.||Lunch||Great Hall|
|1:20-2:10 p.m.||Educational Session III||TBD|
|2:20-3:10 p.m.||Educational Session IV||TBD|
|3:10-4:00 p.m.||Closing Reception – Mingle with keynote||Mississippi Room, 3rd Floor|