News

January 5, 2016

What is an FYI Course?

What is an FYI Course? FYI classes are inquiry guided learning classes intended specifically for first-year students at NC State who desire classes where they may be effectively guided to take more direct responsibility for

November 3, 2015

1st Year Connect here to help you!

Take advantage of 1st Year Student Connect Experiencing some anxiety about your 1st undergraduate year? Learn strategies to cope and effectively navigate your year! Drop in Tuesdays, 4:30-5:30pm–no appointment needed. Student Health Center, Room 2438 (second floor) More info

October 20, 2015

Forthcoming Interactive History Lab

For his spring 2016 FYI course, HI 216, Latin America since 1826, Prof. Rich Slatta has created a new student resource, Latin America: An Interactive History Lab. Spring FYI students in HI 216 will beta

October 15, 2015

Recent books by FYI instructors

Congratulations to our FYI colleagues who recently published books. Nicholas A. Robins (HI 215) has published Of Love and LoathingMarital Life, Strife, and Intimacy in the Colonial Andes, 1750–1825. Nick is a teaching associate professor

October 15, 2015

Register early for Spring ’16 FYI courses

Dear First Year Students, I hope you’re having a very successful and enjoyable first semester at NC State. Unfortunately, we do not have sufficient funds to offer every first-year student a seat in an FYI

September 12, 2015

Welcome from the FYI Director!

    Welcome to First Year Inquiry (FYI)! This message comes from Rich Slatta, Professor of History and FYI Director. Our program offers you small classes (size under 20 students) that promote critical and creative

August 19, 2015

FYI sponsors western Americana music concert Oct. 23

Kerry Grombacher presented a concert of Contemporary Western & Folk Songs to an appreciative audience of NC State students on Fri. 23 Oct.  He also answered questions and conducted a mini-workshop on the practicalities and creativity of

June 30, 2015

Assessment

FYI Assessment   Carrie Zelna of the Division of Academic & Student Affairs [DASA] conducts assessments for the First Year Inquiry Program. Read our Fall 2012 for our pilot program in teaching and assessing critical