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A Second Year Review of a New FYE Program

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2018 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition


Salt Lake City, Utah

Publication Date

June 23, 2018

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June 23, 2018

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July 27, 2018

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First-year Programs Division: Collection

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First-Year Programs

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George D. Ricco University of Kentucky

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George D. Ricco is an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Kentucky. He focuses his work between teaching in the first-year engineering program at UK and research in student progression. Previously, he was the KEEN Program Coordinator at Gonzaga University in the School of Engineering and Applied Science. He completed his doctorate in engineering education from Purdue University’s School of Engineering Education. Previously, he received an M.S. in earth and planetary sciences studying geospatial imaging, and an M.S. in physics studying high-pressure, high-temperature FT-IR spectroscopy in heavy water, both from the University of California, Santa Cruz. He holds a B.S.E. in engineering physics with a concentration in electrical engineering from Case Western Reserve University. His academic interests include longitudinal analysis, visualization, semantics, team formation, gender issues, existential phenomenology, and lagomorph physiology.

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Janet K. Lumpp University of Kentucky

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Dr. Janet Lumpp is a professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Kentucky and Director of the First-Year Engineering Program in the UK College of Engineering.

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Joshua Parsons

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Shannon Lee Sampson

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Brad A. Hubbard University of Kentucky

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This paper continues the description of building a new first-year engineering (FYE) program at the University of Kentucky. We start with a brief history of the program, the first year of the program, and move into recently reviewed data from both students and faculty. We feel that this is of interest to the community as we have captured perceptions from across the college before and after the program implementation.

Ricco, G. D., & Lumpp, J. K., & Parsons, J., & Sampson, S. L., & Hubbard, B. A. (2018, June), A Second Year Review of a New FYE Program Paper presented at 2018 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition , Salt Lake City, Utah. 10.18260/1-2--29721

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