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Volume IV, Issue I October 2007
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Freshman Retreat
2007 AUGUST
Freshman Retreat

Record Turnout on Freshman Retreats

Nearly half of this years Freshman class attended either the June 21-23 or August 15-17 Lilly Center Freshman Retreat this summer. Dr. Clapp, Director of The Lilly Center, enthusiatically stated that this year has been the biggest turnout of Freshman students in Lilly Center history. The Freshman retreats have been growing every year and are expected to continue growing.

The Freshman Retreats provide an opportunity for the incoming Freshmen to get to know their classmates and members of the faculty prior to the start of the hectic activity of registration and the beginning of classes. The

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retreat is designed to help freshmen gain a better understanding of the college experience and be successful. Students are given guidance in discovering who they are and how this understanding can lead to discussions about vocation and career.  These retreats are also a great oppurtunity to have fun!  Read More »

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BOOK OF THE MONTH

Book Making The Most Of College: Students Speak
Their Minds
by Richard J. Light
Winner of the Virginia and Warren Stone Prize, Awarded Annually by Harvard University Press for an Outstanding Book on Education and Society

Why do some students in the United States make the most of college, while others struggle and look back on years of missed opportunities? What choices can students make, and what can teachers and university leaders do to improve more students' experiences and help them make the most of their time and monetary investment? And how is greater diversity on campus — cultural, racial, and religious — affecting education? How can students and faculty benefit from differences and learn from the inevitable moments of misunderstanding and awkwardness?   Read More »


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