Collaborate on a program
Contact Darius Whitaker if you are interested in collaborating with FYE on a program. Opportunities for collaboration include:
Partner with the Buckeye Book Community on a campus event for first-year students.
Facilitate a book discussion with first-year students.
Join a committee
The Buckeye Book Community is possible because of the excellent support of our committee members. Contact Ivory Douglas if you are interested in learning more about the committees.
Selection Committee meets from November through February each year to decide the BBC book for the upcoming academic year. The committee includes 20 members—faculty, staff and first-year students—who are dedicated to first-year student success.
Survey Implementation Committee meets throughout the summer to develop strategies for using the BBC book in the University Survey course, including brainstorming discussion questions and creating lesson plans. The committee membership includes 15 advisors from the academic colleges.