FIGS

Jump in right away by joining a FIG (First-Year Interest Group) or a TrIG (Transfer Interest Group). These are cohorts of up to 20 first-year students who take three or four classes together and attend a weekly seminar facilitated by a Peer Mentor and a College of Education Advisor. FIGs and TrIGs take place every Fall semester. Consider becoming a Peer Mentor and lead a cohort of your very own next year.

Escuelita Rock

Advisor: Jessica Silva
Peer Mentor: Allison Fuhrman
Classes:
  • UGS 018: FIG Seminar
  • UGS 303: U.S. Public Education: Promise & Peril
  • ALD 320: Cognition, Human Learning & Motivation
  • ALD 322: Individual Differences
  • NSC 306J: Science for the 21st Century

Lesson Planners

Advisor: Michael Dean
Peer Mentor: Marci Lange
Classes:
  • UGS 018: FIG Seminar
  • UGS 303: Popular Astronomy
  • PSY 301: Introduction to Psychology
  • ALD 322: Individual Differences
  • NSC 306J: Science for the 21st Century

Magic Markers

Advisor: Michael Dean
Peer Mentor: Samantha Meiselman
Classes:
  • UGS 018: FIG Seminar
  • UGS 303: Popular Astronomy
  • PSY 301: Introduction to Psychology
  • NSC 306J: Science for the 21st Century
  • ALD 320: Cognition, Human Learning, & Motivation

Magic School Bus

Advisor: Antoinette Hart
Peer Mentor: Daria Marshall
Classes:
  • UGS 018: FIG Seminar
  • UGS 303: U.S. Public Education: Promise & Peril
  • NSC 306J: Science for the 21st Century
  • ALD 322: Individual Differences

Saved by the Bell

Advisor: Lily Baldazo
Peer Mentor: Lindsey Robertson
Classes:
  • UGS 018: FIG Seminar
  • UGS 303: Freedom: Philosophy/History/Law
  • ALD 322: Individual Differences
  • F A 308: Arts Integration for Multidisciplines

School House Rock

Advisor: Antoinette Hart
Peer Mentor: Molly Marek
Classes:
  • UGS 018: FIG Seminar
  • UGS 303: Sustaining a Planet
  • PSY 301: Introduction to Psychology
  • ALD 320: Cognition, Human Learning & Motivation
  • NSC 306J: Science for the 21st Century

Brains and Brawn

Advisor: Jason Gentry
Peer Mentor: Rachel Burns
Classes:
  • UGS 018: FIG Seminar
  • KIN 310: Physiological Basis of Conditioning
  • PSY 301: Introduction to Psychology
  • T D 301: Introduction to Theatre

Got Health?

Advisor: Heather Kear
Peer Mentor: Julie Chrisman
Classes:
  • UGS 018: FIG Seminar
  • UGS 303: Pursuit of Happiness
  • KIN 310: Physiological Basis of Conditioning
  • KIN 312M: Management of Physical Activity/Sports Progams

We Are KIN!

Advisor: Laura Mondino
Peer Mentor: Christina Thompson
Classes:
  • UGS 018: FIG Seminar
  • UGS 303: Medical Ethics
  • KIN 310: Physiological Basis of Conditioning
  • KIN 312M: Management of Physical Activity/Sports Programs
  • ARH 301: Introduction to Visual Arts

KIN Folk

Advisor: Richard Hogeda
Peer Mentor: Julia Jennings
Classes:
  • UGS 018: FIG Seminar
  • UGS 303: African Americans in Sport
  • KIN 312: Care & Prevention of Athletic Injuries
  • C C 306M: Medical Terminology

Health is Wealth

Advisor: Jessica Silva
Peer Mentor: Summer Kisner
Classes:
  • UGS 018: FIG Seminar
  • UGS 303: Law & Literature
  • KIN 310: Physiological Basis of Conditioning
  • KIN 312M: Management of Physical Activity/Sports Programs

Next of KIN

Advisor: Heather Kear
Peer Mentor: Chelsea Sanders
Classes:
  • UGS 018: FIG Seminar
  • UGS 303: Global Inequalities in Health
  • KIN 310: Physiological Basis of Conditioning
  • KIN 312M: Management of Physical Activity/Sports Programs

Health Matters

Advisor: Laura Mondino
Peer Mentor: Ashley Hancock
Classes:
  • UGS 018: FIG Seminar
  • UGS 303: Sleep: Are We Getting Enough
  • KIN 310: Physiological Basis of Conditioning
  • KIN 312M: Management of Physical Activity/Sports Programs
  • PSY 301: Introduction to Psychology

Transformers

Advisor: Veronica Vasquez
Peer Mentor: Kira Hamilton
Classes:
  • UGS 018T: FIG Seminar
  • UGS 303: Jerusalem
  • ALD 320: Cognition, Human Learning & Motivation
  • M 316K: Foundation of Arithmetic (Must have prerequisite)

Prime Movers

Advisor: Jason Gentry
Peer Mentor: Cassady Allen
Classes:
  • UGS 018T: FIG Seminar
  • UGS 303: Medical Ethics
  • KIN 310: Physiological Basis of Conditioning
  • KIN 312M: Management of Physical Activity & Sport Programs


For more information on FIGS, please visit the First Year Experience website.

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Last updated on April 2, 2015