FYP in the News

Teaching Post Election?

December 21, 2016

Explore vast resources that can assist you in the classroom as you facilitate post-election conversations.

LeAnne Wiles Awarded NASPA Outstanding Mid-Level Professional Award

December 21, 2016

FYP would like to recognize LeAnne for her award at the NASPA Western Regional conference.

Online Orientation Model at UW

November 14, 2016

In partnership with Advantage Design Group, First Year Programs created a successful online orientation experience in 2015.

Adapting to College Out-of-State

October 13, 2016

FYP Director LeAnne Wiles is quoted in a US News article about moving away for college.

Husky Seed Fund Winners

October 13, 2016

The Husky Seed Fund winners have been announced, and two recipients are involved with FYP!

UW360 Features FYP

October 12, 2016

LeAnne Jones-Wiles and a variety of students appear in a UW360 episode to speak about the Husky Experience.

Transfer Student Experience

October 10, 2016

What are Community College students expectations when transferring to a four-year Institution?

Online Learning Modules and Student Retention

October 10, 2016

Impact of online learning modules (i.e. U101 and other programs at peer institutions) on student content retention.

Navigating the First Year for First Generation College Students

October 10, 2016

Ramon Jiang, a 2016 Orientation Leader, highlights how first-generation college students navigate university life.

International Student Struggles

October 10, 2016

2016 Orientation Leader Jack Beam shares his research on the struggles that international students face during their American Higher Education experience.

Commuter and Transfer Commons

October 6, 2016

The Commuter and Transfer Commons was featured in The Daily on 10/6/16! Senior Program Manager Ali Albrecht shares the importance of having a space for students who often share the two identities as a commuter and transfer student. 

Inaugural Husky 100

May 9, 2016

The Husky 100 is a tri-campus award that recognizes students. Recently the UW unveiled the inaugural Husky 100 class, and quite a few of the students recognized have been affiliated with First Year Programs!

Race & Equity Initiative in Action

April 25, 2016

FYP partnered with the Center for Communication, Difference, and Equity to host an “Interrupting Micro Aggressions” workshop for First-year Interest Group (FIG) Leaders.

Former Student Coordinator Helps Pilot New App

April 22, 2016

Former Student Coordinator, Peter Kechemet, along with two other students have created an app that will facilitate a trade between two individuals with unwanted gift cards.

“Best Student Presentation” for NODA Regional Conference

April 4, 2016

FYP Student Coordinators presentation “Supporting Students who Support Students” was selected as the best student presentation in the region.

Student Transition Featured in Provost Report Series

April 4, 2016

Documenting student success from the start, read the Provost Series Winter Report.

Streamlining Student Staff Application Process

March 9, 2016

FYP presented a poster on streamlining student staff application process at the Organizational Excellence Showcase.

Natalie McKinnis Awarded Outstanding Professional Award

February 23, 2016

FYP would like to recognize Natalie for her award at the NODA Region I conference.

Julie Larsen leads NACADA

February 1, 2016

First Year Programs would like to congratulate Julie Larsen for spearheading the 2016 Region 8 NACADA conference.