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Program Goals

FYE strives to create the smoothest transition and assimilation into Lindsey Wilson College possible for new students.  The goals of FYE reflect the dedication of the program and staff members:

  • To improve the number of first time, full time freshmen students who complete freshman seminar:
    • To teach students about LWC: its history, purpose, organization, rules and regulations, people, services, resources, and opportunities for student development;
    • To have students use such helping resources at LWC as the Library, Career Services, Academic Success Center tutoring program, the Writing Center, and the Math Center;
    • To provide students with additional training, practice, experience, and knowledge in the following areas: decision making, goal setting, planning, study skills, health, wellness and time management;
  • To improve academic success of first time, full time freshmen students who complete their first year: 
    • To help students learn to balance their freedom with a sense of responsibility;
    • To improve student attitudes toward the teaching-learning process and towards faculty who are responsible for providing this process;
    • To improve relations between faculty and students;
  • To improve the first time, full time freshmen fall to fall retention:
    • To promote for first-year students a positive adjustment and assimilation into Lindsey Wilson College;
    • To involve students in the total life of Lindsey Wilson College;
    • To enhance or establish a respect for diversity and tolerance as a member of the Lindsey Wilson College family
    • To help students discover the excellent opportunities that LWC offers, how student's fit in here, and how we can help students fully develop their potential.
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