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39th Annual Conference on The First-Year Experience - February 21-24, 2020, Washington D.C.

Early Registration deadline: January 16, 2020 11:59:00 PM Eastern Standard Time.
* PLEASE NOTE: Registration prior to the conference will be cut off on February 6, 2020 at 11:59:00 PM Eastern Standard Time. All registrations after this date will need to be processed on-site at the conference starting on February 21, 2020.

Please be aware that photographs will be taken during the 39th Annual Conference on The First-Year Experience, February 21-24, 2020 for use on future marketing brochures and the National Resource Center's website. By registering and attending the conference, you are granting us permission to use any photographs you may be included in.
Please enter the name, institution affiliation, email address, phone number and institutional mailing address of the person attending the event. A confirmation will be sent to this e-mail address and if provide, the alternate e-mail address after completing the registration process. Click here for information regarding conference cancellation policy.

If you are registering as a full-time graduate or undergraduate student, you will be required to upload a LETTER from your advisor, registrar, or dean as proof of FULL-TIME ENROLLMENT when you select that registration category. Persons employed full-time and taking college courses are ineligible.

If you are registering as a Chief Academic Officer, please contact fyeconf@mailbox.sc.edu to verify if you qualify for a fee waiver before selecting that registration category.

CAO fee waivers are non-transferrable and CAO must be accompanied by three or more full fee paying employees (students and preconference only participants do not qualify) from the same institution. If the number of institution registrations is less than three, the participant registering as the CAO will be invoiced.
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CONFERENCE PARTICIPANT FEE INFORMATION

Registration includes conference materials, continental breakfasts, refreshment breaks and the welcome reception.

On-site registration fee: $695
  On/Before 1/16/2020 After 1/16/2020
$545 $650
$525 $650
$325 $550

LETTER of Proof as full-time student: Persons employed full-time and taking college courses are ineligible.
CAO fee waivers are non-transferrable and CAO must be accompanied by three or more full fee paying employees (students and preconference only participants do not qualify) from the same institution. If the number of institution registrations is less than three, the participant registering as the CAO will be invoiced.
Daily rates:    
  $295 $295
  $295 $295
  $245 $245
See rates below for Pre-Conference Workshops and Welcome Reception
 
Please indicate you will or will not attend the Welcome Reception (Reception is an additional fee only if you choose pre-conference workshop only or a daily rate fee.) (check as appropriate)
I   will   will not   attend the Friday, Welcome Reception, February 21st *
 
Preconference Workshops (Please select the workshops you will be attending)
Title Cost
Foster INVITATION ONLY: National Conference for Engaged Scholarship on Foster Alumni
February 19-20, 2020  |  TBD
Facilitator:  Kerri Kearney, MBA, Ed.D, Oklahoma State University Lisa Will, Ph.D., Oklahoma State University https://education.okstate.edu/risforthursday/conference.html
$229
IFFYE International Forum on The First-Year Experience
February 20, 2020  |  8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
$250
W-1 Developing Culturally Competent and Inclusive Faculty and Staff
February 21, 2020  |  8:00 a.m. - Noon
Facilitator:  Amanda Voigt, Course Manager, Academic Success Programs, Arizona State University; Corinne Corte, Director, Academic Success Programs, Arizona State University
$150
W-2 The Ultimate Engaged Learning Extravaganza: Inside and Outside the Classroom
February 21, 2020  |  8:00 a.m. - Noon
Facilitator:  Brad Garner, Director of Faculty Enrichment, Center for Learning and Innovation, Indiana Wesleyan University; Editor, The Toolbox, National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, University of South Carolina
$150
W-3 Designing Courses for First-Generation College Students
February 21, 2020  |  8:00 a.m. - Noon
Facilitator:  Carmen Gonzalez, Counselor & Lookout Scholars Program Director, University of North Carolina; Candice Powell, Associate Director for Retention, University of North Carolina; Omar Simpson, Counselor & Transition Course Coordinator, University of North Carolina.
$150
W-4 Designing Early Alert Programs Aimed at Fostering Student Success and Persistence
February 21, 2020  |  8:00 a.m. - Noon
Facilitator:  Mike Dial, Assistant Director, First-Year Advising, University of South Carolina; Paige McKeown, Coordinator of First-Year Advising & Academic Intervention, University of South Carolina
$150
W-5 A Primer on the Power and Purpose of the First-Year Seminar
February 21, 2020  |  8:00 a.m. - Noon
Facilitator:  Dan Friedman, Director, University 101 Programs, University of South Carolina; Stephanie M. Foote, Assistant Vice President for Teaching, Learning and Evidence-Based Practices, John N. Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education; Dottie Weigel, Assistant Professor for Higher Education/School of Graduate Studies, Program Director Higher Education, Messiah College
$150
W-6 "I Can Teach That Too!" How to Create a High-Impact and Transformative Seminar for Diverse Students
February 21, 2020  |  8:00 a.m. - Noon
Facilitator:  Darrell King, Director for Multicultural Business Programs, Michigan State University; Sherri Henry, Associate Director, Undergraduate Academic Services, Michigan State University
$150
W-7 Onboarding for Online First Year Experience (OFYE)
February 21, 2020  |  8:00 a.m. - Noon
Facilitator:  Jazz Jackson, Associate Dean, First Year Experience and Retention Programs, Southern New Hampshire University; Jamie Holcomb, Associate Dean of Education & First Year Experience, South New Hampshire University
$150
W-8 Best Practice in the First College Year: Defining What Works and Why
February 21, 2020  |  9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Facilitator:  John N. Gardner, President, John N. Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education; Senior Fellow, National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition-University of South Carolina; Betsy O. Barefoot, Senior Scholar, John N. Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education; Fellow, National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition-University of South Carolina
$250
W-9 Conditional Admission Programs: Supporting First-Year Students of Promise
February 21, 2020  |  1:00 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Facilitator:  Christine Metzo, Director, Academic Collegiate Excellence Program, St. Cloud State University
$150
W-10 Promoting Belonging, Growth Mindset, and Resilience to Foster Student Success
February 21, 2020  |  1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Facilitator:  Amy Baldwin, Director, University College, University of Central Arkansas; Bryce Bunting, Assistant Clinical Professor, Brigham Young University, Latoya Lewis, Director of Academic Initiatives and Partnerships, Lone Star College-Tomball
$150
W-11 Motivational Syllabus Boot Camp: Redesign Your Syllabus
February 21, 2020  |  1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Facilitator:  Christine Harrington, Executive Director, New Jersey Center for Student Success; Melissa Thomas, Partner Success Specialist, University of Texas
$150
W-12 Strategies for Building Community in a First-Year Seminar
February 21, 2020  |  1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Facilitator:  Dustin Roberts, Assistant Director, First Year Experience, College of Charleston; Sandy Greene, Program Coordinator, University 101 Programs, University of South Carolina, Katie Hopkins, Program Coordinator, University 101 Programs, University of South Carolina
$150
W-13 Utilizing Communication Theories and Campus Partners to Enhance the Hand-Off
February 21, 2020  |  1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Facilitator:  Kathryn Wilhite, Graduate Teaching and Research Assistant, Clemson University; Katherine Hilson, Assistant Director for Student Programs and Communication, Office of Undergraduate Admissions, University of South Carolina; Elaine Lewis, Director, First-Year Advising Center, Utah Valley University
$150
W-14 Engaging First-Year Students: Applying the Appreciative Advising Framework
February 21, 2020  |  1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Facilitator:  Annie Kelly, Associate Director, Tutoring Center, Loyola University Chicago; Amanda Propst Cuevas, Director, Office of Appreciative Education, Florida Atlantic University; Jenny Bloom, Associate Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Research Methodology, Florida Atlantic University
$150
W-15 Strategies and Planning for Managing High Risk Behaviors in the First Year
February 21, 2020  |  1:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m.
Facilitator:  Maureen Grewe, Director of Student Conduct, University of South Carolina; Tad Derrick, Assistant Director of Harm Reduction and Compliance, Fraternity and Sorority Life, University of South Carolina
$150
 
Please note that reasonable accommodations will be made to meet indicated special access needs.
Special access needs that require accommodation (please check all that apply):
Hearing impairment
Mobility impairment
Vision impairment
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Mailed to: National Resource Center, 1728 College St., Columbia, SC 29208
 
Early Bird Discount Deadline is January 16, 2020!
Currently the Early Bird Registration is in effect. After the Early Bird Deadline, fees will increase. Be sure to REGISTER and PAY before this deadline to receive the reduced rate. If we do not receive the full payment in our office by January 16, 2020, your registration will be cancelled. Once registration is cancelled, you will need to re-register at the rates in effect at that time as indicated on the registration form. There will be no exceptions to this payment policy.
Cancellation Policy
All cancellations of registration or refund requests must be made in writing to fyeconf@mailbox.sc.edu. Please enter the name of the event in the subject line. Telephone requests will not be honored. Refunds will be processed within 14 business days following the event.
  • Written cancellations/refund requests submitted on or before January 16, 2020 will have the registration fee refunded less a $100 administrative fee.
  • Cancellation/refund requests made after January 16, 2020 for any reason, including health or weather, will not be possible due to the financial commitment we have made on your behalf. Event attendee substitutions are welcome at no charge.






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