First Year Connect Newsletter 10-28-19


SOS Application Deadline Extended
The Spartan Orientation Staff (SOS) application deadline has been extended. Apply on handshake by Friday, November 1. Learn more about the SOS position here.

September Trivia Winner 
The answer to the September Trivia question is…. 1891! UNCG was founded in 1891 as a women’s college. Our randomly selected winner is Andrea Tyson. Congrats!

Halloween Social Media Contest
Happy Halloween, Spartans! Think you have the most creative costume? Show us, boo! Tag @UNCG_YFY in your Halloween pics on any of our social media platforms for a chance to win a spooky prize. Winner will be chosen on November 1 and announced on our social media!

Upcoming Dates:
10/28 – 11/19:
Spring 2020 and Summer 2020 registration
11/1: SOS Application Deadline
10/31: Halloween – have a fun and safe holiday!
11/27 – 12/1: Thanksgiving Break
Check out the YFY Calendar for details on upcoming dates and more!
Upcoming Keker Success Series Programs:
11/7: Effective Study Strategies – UTLC Faculty Center, 3pm – 4pm
11/20: Finals Planning Workshop – UTLC Faculty Center, 6pm – 7pm
Attendance at Keker Success Series events count towards your Keker Common Experience Scholarship eligibility and may count towards your First Year SpartanConnect Co-Curricular Transcript Challenge. Visit the Keker Success Series webpage and SpartanConnect page for more information and upcoming events.

You will receive a monthly First Year Connect newsletter during your first year at UNCG. These newsletters highlight important campus events, resources, and updates you won’t want to miss!

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