Freshmen Assembly Program
Weekly assemblies are designed to foster a sense of community that is open, caring, celebrative and supportive.
- To provide activities and experiences designed to heighten the level of civility, Christian responsibility and African-American heritage.
- To provide a forum for academic schools and departments to share activities that extend learning beyond the classroom.
- To provide a forum for creative and innovative student presentations and programs.
- To provide a forum for outstanding national, state and community leaders.
- To present a time for University-wide announcements of upcoming events.
- To assist freshmen in their transition from high school into their collegiate life.
- To provide year-long orientation groups to build a strong peer support network starting on day one.
- To increase the retention rate at the end of the first year.
- To encourage students to become actively engaged with the campus community.
- To provide appropriate study skills and time management seminars.
- To provide, through computer-assisted instruction, academic enhancement to students enrolled in developmental courses.
- To provide comprehensive counseling services to first-year students.
- To assist first-year students in planning their collegiate program.
- To provide tutorial services for all freshmen students.
- To implement a full student tracking system.
- To provide training for faculty.