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First Year Experience (Georgia College and State University-2023)

Strategy/Project Name: 
First Year Experience
Momentum Area: 
Strategy/Project Description: 

The First Year Experience is one of three embedded experiences that is built into the GC curriculum. To “Complete your journey,” for First Year Experience, students need to complete their GCSU 0001 (FYAS) and GC1Y courses.

Activity Status: 
Evaluation/Assessment plan: 

Evaluation Plan and measures:  Focus groups and white paper

KPIs: raise First to second year retention

Baseline measure (for each KPI): based on previous year’s enrollment

Current/most recent data (for each KPI): 1373 completed (22-23)

Goal or targets (for each KPI): Raise FY retention (raised to 84.4)

Progress and Adjustments: 

Maintaining & making minor adjustments to the curriculum of the class

Plan for the Year Ahead: 

Hire a new FYE Director

Primary Contact: 
Jordan Cofer