t was a living bro- seniors. student chure. It learned how volunteers ushered the wonderful university soon-to-be Vandals to life could be. It took a various living groups g u ided tour of the cam- where the seniors could pus' nine colleges and experience life in a dorm. was introduced to deans co-op. fraternity or and professors. It lived sorority. At the living on Greek row. It dined at groups seniors ate, slept the Wallace Cafeteria. It and lived like regular colbecame a Vandal fan. It lege students. was Explore Idaho. On that Friday night, The second annual the Sigma Chi fraternity edition of Explore Idaho opened its doors to took place the weekend seniors by throwing a of Feb. 7. Sponsored by non-alcoholic party and the un iversity's high dance. "It gave them a school relations office. chance to not only meet Explore Idaho brought fellow Explore Idaho more than 300 of Idaho's students, but college high school seniors to students who came to Moscow to teach them the party as well," said what life at the UI was Jon Erickson. really like. Explore Idaho was. To highlight the high however. the culminaschool seniors' visit. tion of a year-round Vandal student recruiting program volunteers related first- fostered by the high hand accounts of what it school relations office. was like to be college During Christmas break, students. students returned to After welcoming the their high sch ool alma
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A faculty welcome.
Question s ra nging from ""How much does school cost?"" to "'How do you Join a frat ernity?"" were presented to a panel that Included students Karma Met zler and Diane Griffitts.
A ltho ugh students a nswered q uestions about campus life. the faculty was on hand t o provide in路 form ation about becoming a stu路 dent. Bruce Pitm an of Student Ad visor y Ser vi ces told seniors about his department"s offerings.
maters to invite seniors recruited for the univerto visit the campus. sity. According to Kristi Hanson. co- volleyball p layer Joyce chairman of the Sasaki, wh en a high Christmas recruitment school recru it arrived, program. said, the girls on the team "Students going back entertained her. have a peer influence. From Christmas break The high school students to summer tours, and tend to believe more from athletic junkets to what students say over Explore Idaho, Vandal what someone from the students made suchigh school relations cessful university staff says. Students can recruiters. tell them what it is realAnd as nearly every ly like ... high school senior who Over the summer. ever paws through pile of students also toured the college brochures learns. state to promote the it takes people who have u n iversity. not only been there, but Senior Jane Freund students who have lived helped recruit over the there. to bring the pamsummer and during Ex- phlets and the univeristy plore Idaho. "Not only experience to life. 0 have I learned more about the university and CalrWe1 IC. the people who work Al'terl'iitr oducing a student here ... she said. 'T ve had leader sh ip p anel. M ICh el e the opportunity to meet Fr ederiksen. assist ant dir ector of gh school relati ons. l eft the a lot of high school hi students In attendance alone with students ... college leaders for a question and Student athletes a lso answ er session.
1986 Gem of the Mountains, Volume 84 - University of Idaho Yearbook