Interaction with first-year students the focus at symposium

By Staff

Dr. Scott Evenbeck is the keynote speaker at this year's symposium.

The University of Colorado Denver's fifth annual Undergraduate Experience Symposium promises a look at Foundations of Excellence: Implementing the Path Toward Excellence for First-Year Students. Undergraduate Experiences, the Provost's Office and the Center for Faculty Development present the event on Friday, Oct. 2, at St. Cajetan's Main Hall on the Auraria Campus.

Keynote speaker will be Dr. Scott Evenbeck, Ph.D., professor of psychology and dean of University College at Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis (IUPUI). He has extensive experience in design and assessment of general education, including the development, ongoing implementation and assessment of IUPUI's outcomes for student learning.

Faculty and staff are invited to attend and take part in the discussion; topics will include the roles of faculty and staff in the first-year experience. The symposium includes a buffet lunch for attendees.

For more details and to register, go to the Office of Undergraduate Experiences Web site.