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University 101

The University 101 course is designed to help you succeed in all levels of your academic career. If you’re a first year student, University 101 will help to ease your transition to university life while focusing on personal and social responsibility.

Students enrolled in University 101 will...

  • Become acclimated to university life and recognize the differences between higher education and high school.

  • Understand McKendree University's mission statement - including this year's emphasis on effective communication.

  • Gain a thorough knowledge of the catalog, Blackboard, WebAdvisor, and the advising process.

  • Discover the various services to help individuals become successful and responsible McKendree citizens.


Topics Covered in University 101 are...

  • Introduction to McKendree University and the college way of life

  • Study habits

  • Effective communication

  • Majors

  • Registration

  • Leadership

  • School spirit

  • Safety

  • Financial success

  • Conflict resolution


Meet the Co-Coordinators

 

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Jennifer R. Miller, M.A.Ed.

Assistant Dean for Student Success
Co-Coordinator of University 101
521 Stanton St., Lower Level
(618) 537-6572
jrmiller@mckendree.edu

 

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Richard Murphy, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Public Relations & Speech Communication
Co-Coordinator of University 101
Carnegie Hall 102
(618) 537-6888
remurphy@mckendree.edu