Student Bios

Majors: English and Fine Arts-Art History
Minors: Biology

The FYP experience gives first year students an advantage like nowhere else. Not only do you get to live and take a unique class with a variety of amazing people, but you also have the opportunity...

Majors: English and Psychology

Being several hundred miles from home I was concerned that I would have trouble adapting to a new environment, but the First-Year Program greatly facilitates the college transition and lessens the...

Majors: Economics and/or Performance and Communication Arts

I have met an amazing group of people through the First-Year Program and have gotten the opportunity to try a whole "slu" of new things such as teaching a class and learning to fly fish.


Majors: Physics/Philosophy

I loved my FYP. Even though we’re all in different classes and will be living in different places next year, we still eat together and hang out all the time. The program helped me to meet people I...

Majors: Government

My FYP was "War and Society".  Apart from learning the methods of becoming a successful college student, I really enjoyed getting to work with my professors and learn about a topic that I was...

Majors: English-Creative Writing
Minors: Asian Studies

I loved both my FYP and FYS. Over winter break, I went to China for 2 weeks with seven other students from my FYP. It was an amazing experience and made me excited to travel in Asia again. For my...