Freshman year at UNC Asheville is an experience like no other. For many students, this is their first time away from home without knowing anyone.

However, UNC Asheville works to make this transition as easy as possible with a few helping hands and familiar faces.

The First Year Experience Advisory Committee is an interdisciplinary collaborative group comprised of UNC Asheville faculty and staff with the goal of making the transition to college and UNC Asheville easier for first-year students.

The committee’s latest project is the LINC Program.  The program works to connect groups of students through their LA 178 and LANG 120 classes by pairing them so the group of students have the classes with each other.

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Originally published December 20, 2017. Written by Karrigan Monk.