First-Year Symposium (FYS) is required for all first-year students in a Seminar course. Attendance and participation at the FYS is worth 10% of your final grade in Seminar class.
Students in Seminar courses that normally meet on Monday and Wednesday are expected to attend FYS on Friday, November 20, 2015 (11am to 4pm)! Students who are unable to present on Friday must contact Prof. Carter to arrange for a presentation time on Thursday.
Students in Seminar courses that normally meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays are expected to attend FYS on Thursday, November 19, 2015 (9am to 2pm)! Students who are unable to present on Thursday must contact Prof. Carter to arrange for a presentation time on Friday.
Each student is responsible for giving a thirty (30) minute presentation in one of the following formats:
1) a PowerPoint presentation (student will use his/her own lap-top);
2) a poster presentation (tri-fold display board 48 inches by 36 inches).
Please note: Your seminar class will not meet as scheduled on the day of FYS. But, your large lecture class may meet at its regular time. Please check with the large lecture professor to determine this.