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1-2-3 Connect Events

Students in the 1-2-3 Connect: First Year Experience Program have the opportunity to engage with their peers socially through a number of diverse campus events and activities each semester.  These events and activities are designed to engage students in active learning, build supportive relationships with peers and faculty, and foster leadership opportunities.  Please take some time to review our previous 1-2-3 Connect: First Year Experience events and activities as well as view upcoming events and activities:

Past Events:

  • Fall 2011 Events and Activities: Welcome Back, Silence Can be Golden, Cupcake Wars, Great Adventures, Take a Bite Out of Tutoring, Museum of Natural History, and Semester's Closing Event
  • Spring 2012 Events and Activities: Welcome Back, Cultural Food Mixers, Games Night, Scary Movie Night, Glow-in-the-Dark Mini-Golf, Thank You Grams, Holiday Trivia, 1-2-3 Connect: First Year Experience Essay Contest, 1-2-3 Zumba, Meditation for Finals and Fall Out...Spring In Closing Event 
  • Fall 2012: Welcome Back, Fall Connections, Games Night, Pumpkin Picking, Dress for Excellence, Kyle Maynard, Scary Movie Night, Give Thanks, 1-2-3 Connect: Workout, Thanksgiving Potluck, Fall Out…Spring In Closing Ceremony and Finals Meditation.
  • Spring 2013 Events and Activities: Welcome Back, Black History (Hair) Month, Valentines Candy Grams, Disney Karaoke, Ice-cream Social, Women’s Herstory, Let’s Sign, National Nutrition, National Cleaning Day, Dress for Excellence, Egg Hunt & Egg Coloring, The Art of Henna, Earth Day, 1-2-3 Excursion and Spring Closing Event & PM Graduation.
  • Fall 2013 Events and Activities: Fall Connections/Welcome Back, C.A.R.E Club Animal Event, Bowling, Study Abroad Information Session, Game Night, Halloween Trivia, Pumpkin Carving Competition, 1-2-3 Halloween Party, 911 Memorial Trip, Veterans’ Round Table Discussion: Affordable Health Care, International Potluck, Thanksgiving Dinner, Stop the Violence Day, Talent Show, 1-2-3 Connect: Final Stress and 1-2-3 Closing Ceremony.

Upcoming Events:

  • Spring 2014 Events and Activities: Spring Connections/Welcome Back, Peer Mentor IST Class Visits, Speed Dating/Semi-Formal Dinner, Black History: Jazz Lounge, 1-2-3 St. Patrick’s Day Trivia, 1-2-3 Video Game Night, 1-2-3 Art Show, 1-2-3 Olympics, 1-2-3 Closing Ceremony/Graduation.


We strongly encourage students to become involved in their college experience by participating in events and activities--networking with peers, faculty/staff and administrators.  To find out more about the 1-2-3 Connect: First Year Experience events and activities, speak with your Peer Mentor, visit us in the Peer Mentor Drop-in Center (B-220) and/or check out our Facebook page.