Second Year at Emory has formed strategic partnerships with other offices and departments on campus to help make SYE a well-rounded and successful program. The following offices contribute to SYE by providing programs, educators, and advisors to SYE. Click on the office title below to learn more about its relationship with SYE:
The Career Center strives to provide quality services and programs designed to educate Emory students and alumni in the career development process, in order for them to gain a competitive advantage in a global society. This process includes gaining self-knowledge, exploring career options, and developing skills and a plan of action to realize individual career goals. SYE has partnered with the Career Center to bring programs and initiatives to second-year students that force them to think critically and begin pursuing Career Center opportunities that will help them reach their professional and academic goals.
Center for International Programs Abroad (CIPA)
CIPA advises students who are interested in studying abroad, and connects them with study abroad programs that match both their areas of interest and academic needs. CIPA coordinates programs with SYE to connect second-year students with information about studying abroad, as well as by working directly with students who are interested in study abroad opportunities.
Emory Alumni Association (EAA)
The Emory Alumni Association seeks to encourage its more than 80,000 members to participate in teh University community and to be active and engaged members of the Emory family. Alumni are encouraged to attend events on campus and in over 40 cities around the world, to help Emory recruit the finest prospective students, to help our students and each other in their careers, and to provide leadership and support for the University's institutional goals. SYE partners with the EAA on events like the Sophomore Pinning Ceremony, and also works with them to include Emory alumni in second-year programming.
Food Service Administration
The Food Service Administration (FSA) serves as an important partner to SYE. In addition to coordinating all on-campus dining facilities, FSA supports SYE programming by providing the food. At many SYE events, students will find delicious food catered by FSA. FSA also runs the WRec Room Grill located at the Woodruff Residential Center.
Goizueta Business School
The Goizueta Business School is Emory's own top-ranked business school, with its undergraduate BBA program ranked #7 in the nation by BusinessWeek in 2010. By partnering with the Goizueta Business School, SYE provides quality programming and advising to second-year students interested in applying to the BBA program.
Learning Programs in the Office for Undergraduate Education (OUE) provides a range of academic support resources for all Emory undergraduates. These resources are designed to enrich each student's educational expereince as s/he transitions to and continues into advanced courses. Through peer-tutoring (EPASS), collaborative learning (Supplemental Instruction (SI) and Roundtables), individual consultation and coaching, and services to non-native speakers (ESL), Learning Programs provides opportunities for all students to maximize their learning experiences. SYE partners with Learning Programs in order to bring their programs directly into the econd-year resident halls and connect sophomores with these services.
Office for Undergraduate Education (OUE)
From matriculation at the beginning of students' first years, to graduation at the completion of undergraduate study, the Deans and staff of OUE provides guidance in registering students for courses and fulfilling academic degree requirements. They also assist with scholarships and fellowships, study abroad, and transferring to or from another institution. SYE's partnership with OUE helps to better connect second-year students with academic information and guidance. Two OUE academic advisors have offices located in the lobby of the Woodruff Residential Center in order to better serve second-year students.
Office of Student Leadership and Service (OSLS)
The mission of the Office of Student Leardership and Service (OSLS) is to use the staff's expertise and resources to educate students on leadership training, programming guidance, practical experience, and opportunities for social interaction. As an advocate for students, OSLS is committed to recognizing their achievements and inspiring them to reach their indicidual potential. OSLS advises student groups and directly assists student government groups (including Student Government Association - SGA and College Council - CC.) SYE partners with OSLS to better connect second-year students with leadership opportunities and encourage participation in student clubs and organizations.
Pre-Health Mentoring Office (PHMO)
The Pre-Health Mentoring Office exists to provide guidance, support, and resources to ensure studenst seeking medical school admission are well-prepared and competitive at the highest level. Recognizing the multitude of campus and community resources that support student development and experiential learning, the PHMO also collaborates on a broad scale to provide the greatest possible explosure to medical-related career choices and opportunties. SYE partners with the Pre-Health Mentoring Program to engage second-year students interested in health-related fields and connect them with the information and advising they need.
The Office of Religious Life at Emory seeks to reinforce and promote student engagement with their respective religious traditions. Religious Life supports campus ministries for all faiths, and through cooperative efforts like the Inter-Religious Council seeks to foster understanding and respect among different traditions. SYE partners with Religious Life to promote engagement with faith and spirituality among second-year students, and to help promote Religious Life programs and events.
Scholarly Inquiry and Research at Emory (SIRE)
SIRE promotes undergraduate research projects through grants, faculty-student research partnerships, and summer research stipends, offering advantages to both students and faculty. Several programs, each suited to different student levels or needs, are offered each year. SYE partners with SIRE to promote these programs and reinforce the need for students to engage their academic abilities outside of the classroom.
Sorority and Fraternity Life
The Office of Sorority and Fraternity Life (OSFL) oversees Emory's Greek organizations as a part of the Division of Campus Life. It advises student-led Greek governing bodies (the Interfraternity Council and Intersorority Council) and promotes student involvement in Greek organizations. SYE partners with OSFL in order to bring SYE programs and initiatives to second-year Greek students, and to encourage more second-year students to consider joining fraternities and sororities.
Summer Undergraduate Research Program at Emory (SURE)
SURE allows undergraduate students to conduct supervised research with a faculty mentor. Students receive training in the research methods applicable to their research plan, analyze their data, and create written and oral presentations of their results. SYE partners with SURE to encourage seconod-year students to participate in research and other experiential learning opportunities.
Student Health and Counseling Services
The mission of Emory University Student Health and Counseling Services is to empower students to take responsibilty for their health and to complement the academic mission of the university by providing unified medical, counseling, and health promotion services that result in healthy campus culture. Student Health and Counseling Services is committed to providing caring professional clinical services to a diverse student body and to reducing the stigma associated with seeking mental health servicse. SYE partners with Student Health and Counseling Services to help bring those services to second-year students and to promote quality programming that encourages students to understand and support their own physical, mental, and emotional well being.
Volunteer Emory's mission is to collaborate with agents of change for service projects and social justice work that promote learning about self and society.