A First-Year Seminar (FYS) instructor is a Babson College staff member trained to lead an FYS seminar. This person is responsible for coordinating the delivery of the content for the FYS program for his or her class of 18 to 22 students. The instructor, peer mentor, and faculty adviser set the course syllabus. Additionally, the instructor provides additional support to students throughout their first year as needed.
Spring 2011 First-Year Seminar Instructors
Assistant Class Dean, First-Year Programs, Office of Academic Services
Education: BA, Mathematics, College of the Holy Cross; MA, Higher Education Administration, Boston College; MBA, Babson College
Interests: the Cape, reading, Habitat for Humanity, relaxing on the beach or in front of the TV.
What I love most about Babson: It’s constantly evolving and growing!
Associate Dean, Foundation Program, Office of Academic Services
Education: BS, Consumer Affairs, University of Rhode Island; MEd, Higher Education Administration, Suffolk University
Interests: Reading, golf, biking, listening to my IPod, and spending time with my family.
What I love most about Babson: I love the talent and energy that all of the community members bring (students, faculty, and staff) to Babson every day. This creates an educational environment which would be hard to duplicate anywhere else.
Program Manager, First-Year Programs, Office of Academic Services
Education: BA, History/Education from Le Moyne College, Syracuse, NY, and MS, Higher Postsecondary Education from Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
Interests: Playing with my puppy, beach, and spending time with my friends and family.
What I love most about Babson: I love the people I get to interact with on a daily basis. Everyone is so welcoming and friendly. The students are so wonderful and I love getting to know more about them and what they are passionate about.