First Year Pedagogies of Inclusive Excellence Institute


FY PIE is a two-day institute offered in cohorts that focuses on supporting student success, persistence, and feelings of inclusion and belonging. Specific topics in the FY PIE Institute include:

Intro to First Year Experience
Metacognition, reflective practice & ePortfolio development
Health, well-being, & mindfulness
Advising, study skills & time management
Identity, belonging, equity & inclusion
Critical digital and Information literacies
Rhetorical awareness & writing processes

Who is eligible to participate in the FY PIE Institute?

Instructors of record (lecturer faculty, T/TT faculty or Graduate Teaching Associates) who are currently teaching, or assigned to teach within the next academic year, one or more of the following courses are provided a stipend and given first priority for registration:

Area A1: Oral Communication
Area A2: Written English Communication
Area A3: Critical Thinking
Area B4: Quantitative Reasoning
Area E:   First Year Experience, Life-long Learning & Self-Development

When space is available, other instructors are welcome to participate, though we are not able to provide a stipend in those cases.

When is FY PIE and how can I register?

The next FY PIE Institute will be on May 27 & 28 from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Click here to register for this event!