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


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 […]

June 9, 2015

2015 Fall FYI Courses

Please plan your schedule using the list of Fall 2015 FYI courses below and course information found on the Courses section of this website. You will not actually be able to register for FYI courses […]

June 18, 2010

Fast Facts

Mission To give our students the best possible start at NC State, First-Year Inquiry (FYI) courses focus directly on first-year students. FYI courses provide students with a small class setting that enables them to develop […]

June 18, 2010

Our Team

  Faculty Inquiries & FYI Teaching Assessment Finance Program Support Dr. Susan Carson Carrie Zelna Kasey Harris 515-3803 513-7153 513-1937