In 2022, the University of South Carolina observed the fiftieth anniversary of its innovative “University 101” experiment and the course’s legacy as the leading model of the “first-year experience” movement in higher education. Simply stated, University 101 is an extended orientation seminar designed to facilitate new students’ transition to college and campus life at the flagship. In this commemorative edited volume, eleven contributors affiliated with South Carolina collectively document the history, evolution, and impact of the institution’s renowned University 101 Programs (now a multifaceted enterprise that oversees and fosters every aspect of the campus’s first-year experience) on generations of the Gamecocks and first-year students around the world.
College & Research Libraries
(2023). Review-From Educational Experiment to Standard Bearer: University 101 at the University of South Carolina. College & Research Libraries, 84(4), 627-629.
Available at: https://aquila.usm.edu/fac_pubs/21330