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Aurora

Courses: LDRS 2984 - SS: Aurora Seminar. This is a required 1-credit course for the fall semester.
Contact: Dr. Eric Kaufman, ALCE Professor, ekk@vt.edu.


Galileo

Courses: ENGR 1054. This is a required course. Galileo program staff will force add students to this course prior to the start of the semester.
Contact: Dr. DeAnna Katey, Director of Undergraduate Student Programs, CEED, deannakatey@vt.edu, 540-231-0007.


GenerationOne

Courses: HIST 2984: History of the First-Generation Student Identity. The section is scheduled to meet weekly on Thursdays 5-6:15pm. This is a required 1-credit course, please do not schedule other courses or work during this time. Please ask your advisor for help with registering for this course during orientation.
Contact: Tamara Cherry-Clarke, Assistant Dean for First Generation Student Support and GenerationOne Program Director, firstgen@vt.edu.


Hillcrest

Courses: None.
Contact: Dr. Nikki Lewis, Faculty Preceptor, lewissn@vt.edu.


Honors Residential Commons

Courses: None.
Contact: Faculty Principal for the Honors Residential Commons, livinglearning@vt.edu.


Hypatia

Courses: ENGR 1034. This is a required course. Hypatia program staff will force add students to this course prior to the start of the semester.
Contact: Dr. DeAnna Katey, Director of Undergraduate Student Programs, CEED, deannakatey@vt.edu, 540-231-0007.


Innovate

Courses: MGT 1064 and a 3-credit course in the Spring. These are required courses. Students will be force added to the Fall course by Innovate program staff. Additional information regarding the Spring course will be provided later.
Contact: Laura Townsend, Program Director, lauraomi@vt.edu.


Leadership and Social Change Residential College

Courses: LDRS 1414 (Fall) and LDRS 1424 (Spring). These are required courses. LSCRC program staff will force add students to the course prior to the start of the semester. The lecture for this course is held on Friday afternoons with a small group recitation session scheduled with students earlier in the week.
Contact: Dr. Austin Council, Instructor ALCE, adc@vt.edu.


Meraki

Courses: HNFE 2984: Meraki LLC. This is a required course. Students can be in either the Monday Section (4-5:15pm CRN: 92490), or the Tuesday Section (4-5:15pm CRN: 92706) and can work with their advisor to add the course, or the Meraki staff will force add students to the course as needed. The arranged times will be signature learning experiences that the students will sign up for that take place during the rest of the week/weekends in conjunction with community programming events..
Contact: Kevin Wogenrich, Program Director, kwogen@vt.edu.


Mozaiko

Courses: All first-year students are strongly encouraged, but not required, to take IS 1004/PSCI 1004: Nations and Nationalities in the fall semester. This fulfills both area 3 and 7 for Pathways for General Education.
Contact: Laura Castle McCullough, Program Director, mozaiko@vt.edu.


Orion

Courses: COS 1015: Successful Starts in Science FYE. This is a required course.
Contact: Orion Program Director, orionllc@vt.edu.


Residential College at West Ambler Johnston

Courses: None.
Contact: Dr. Danna Agmon, Faculty Principal, wajprincipal@vt.edu.


Rhizome

Courses: CAUS 2984: Acting on Global Challenges. This is a required 3-credit course for the spring semester. Rhizome students will be force added to the course prior to the start of the semester.
Contact: Dr. Vanessa Guerra, Interim Program Director of Rhizome, vguerram@vt.edu or rhizome@vt.edu.


Studio 72

Courses: All first-year students are strongly encouraged, but not required, to take ART 1104: Language of the Arts. This will count towards Pathways Section 6: Critique and Practice in Design and the Arts.
Contact: Matt Ebert, Program Director, emcle90@vt.edu.


Thrive

Courses: Thrive students are required to attend a weekly meeting and Family Dinner on Tuesdays from 5:00-7:00pm as part of living in and contributing to the community. This is a required meeting, and classes should not be scheduled during this time.
Contact: Dr. Janet Hilder, Program Director, jhilder@vt.edu.


Transfer Experience

Courses: UNIV 2114: Unleash Your Hokie Potential. This is a required course. Available sections include:

  • W 2:30-3:45
  • T 11:00-12:15
  • T 12:30-1:45
  • T 2:00-3:15
  • W 2:30-3:45
  • R 11:00-12:15

Contact: Allison Silknetter, Program Director, asilknetter@vt.edu.


Ujima

Courses: AFST 1714: Introduction of African-American Studies. This is a required course. Ujima program staff will force add students to the course. Can be taken in either the Fall or Spring semester. This fulfills both area 3 and 7 for Pathways for General Education.
Contact: Dr. Ellington Graves, Director, Africana Studies Program, egraves@vt.edu.


VIA

Courses: UNIV 1824. This is a required course.
Contact: Jason Johnson, Program Director, jwjohns@vt.edu.