Student Leadership Key to Orientation's Success
Silvey, Janese, Columbia Daily Tribune (Columbia, MO)
Summer Welcome is under way on the University of Missouri campus, bringing in thousands of incoming freshmen and their parents between now and July 8.
The orientation program, which began running overlapping two-day sessions Monday, is a crash course in all things MU. Students learn about residential hall life and social activities while parents get information about campus safety and financial aid.
"It's one of the best programs in the country," said Dave Rielley, coordinator of new student programs.
He credits involvement from various campus groups. The Wellness Center, MU Police Department and various schools and colleges all play a part.
But at …
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Publication information: Article title: Student Leadership Key to Orientation's Success. Contributors: Silvey, Janese - Author. Newspaper title: Columbia Daily Tribune (Columbia, MO). Publication date: June 1, 2011. Page number: A10. © 2007 Columbia Daily Tribune. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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