By KELSEY SHEFFER
First Year Students are being taken advantage of through University of Mary Washington’s new student programs that cost both money and time.
By KAYLEE TYEE
President Paino and the Board of Visitors have made a decision to standardize freshman room rates starting in the upcoming 2017-18 academic year. The room rate for all first-year residence halls will be $3,300 a semester. In …
By RACHEL MANNING
New to the University of Mary Washington in 2015, freshmen are required to live with their Freshman Seminar, FSEM, classmates. The living arrangement is similar to the Living Learning Communities, LLCs, except that students were able to opt-out of an LLC. With this new program, each student must be assigned to a FSEM housing group.
Research. Write. Speak. The University of Mary Washington’s Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) aims to help first-year students cultivate skills in these areas during new first-year seminars that will incorporate online instructional modules focused on improving literacy, writing and speaking abilities with corresponding in-class assignments.