Second-Year Experience (SYE)
The SYE is designed to ease the transition from the structured programs of the first year to the more independent programs, like internships and research experiences, associated with the junior and senior years.
Traditions and Communal Experiences
Provide ritual experiences and traditions to mark the beginning and end of the second year, and to highlight the significance of this year in their academic, professional, and vocational development.
Integrate CORE learning with Majors/Minors
Promote curricular pathways that integrate majors and minors with the students’ Core curriculum, and in particular the Signature Learning Experiences of the Real World Learning program.
Explore Vocation and Life Purpose
To help each student determine their distinct path in terms of career goals, life aspirations, and the practical steps (such as engaging in undergraduate research, internships, and study abroad) that will render those objectives achievable.
September 5, 5:30 p.m.
Welcome Back Dinner
September 13, 11 a.m. - Noon
An interactive session hosted by the Center for Student Success in collaboration with the Career Development Center to explore majors, career fields, pathways, and more!
September 27, 11 a.m. - Noon
Study Abroad Fair
October 11, 11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Academic Program Advising Day | Majors/Minors Fair
Purposeful Life Work Retreat: Dealing with our Imposter-Feeling Selves
February 21, Time TBA
Second-Year Year Tune Up
March 11, Time 5:30 pm
Emergent Scholars Event