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First-Year Initiatives

Two UIC transition coaches shown presenting to a group of UIC Flames Leadership Network students

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First-Year Initiatives within the Academic Center for Excellence seeks to promote student access, engagement and persistence for those matriculating and currently enrolled at the University of Illinois of Chicago. Through the cultivation of supportive relationships, advocacy, workshop facilitation and referrals, students will gain the necessary skills to reach optimal success during the first year at UIC and beyond.