What do former FLC students have to say about the program? Click here to view the student testimonial video, created by a former Mass Media FLC student.

Senior Communication Disorders

"Coming from a very small school, FYE helped me to adjust to college in a smaller more comfortable environment. The FYE program helped make the transition from high school to college much easier by having the same people in 3 of my classes as well as having the best teachers."

Stockbridge, GA

"I met all of my good friends through Emerging Leaders. The program also allows for many opportunities that other students do not have."

Gracy Griffin
Atlanta, GA

 "I chose to be involved in campus activities to make my transition form high school to college easier. The wonderful friends and people I have met help to make the campus feel more like home."

Sarah Woods
Warner Robins, GA

"Emerging Leaders has been a great way for me to be able to come out of my shell and to be a fantastic role model for my peers. I would recommend other incoming freshmen join the freshmen programs."

Jordan Brown
Hart County, GA

"College can be an intimidating place with hundreds of strange places, but FYE feels like a home away from home."

Myesha Thornton
Vidalia, GA

"FYE gave me a sense of family. I can always depend on fellow FYE students to me out when I need it."

Wesley Welch
Valdosta, GA

"The Emerging Leaders program helped me to become acclimated with the VSU's campus. I met numerous friends through the program and encourage others to get involved on campus."

Jerico Phillips
Carrollton, GA

"Joining an organization like Emerging Leaders allows for great networking opportunities. I came to VSU not knowing anyone. By getting involved early in the year, I was able to make many friends and helpful connections."

Brittany Catanzaro
Harleysville, PA

"The FYE program has been a great opportunity for me to make lifelong friends. Sharing the same three classes with the same group of people gave us a chance to really get to know each other. I am glad I participated in the FYE program and would recommend it to others."

Justin Sigmon
Valdosta, GA

"FYE has given me plenty of tools and tips to make it through my first semester of my freshman year."

Hannah Holmes
Winder, GA

"Emerging Leaders helped me to get to know so many people before classes even started. I felt comfortable with the campus and ready to take college head on. Being able to move in early really helped with the transition of coming to college. I have made some fantastic friends that I know will be there forever."

Ariel Mason
Marietta, GA

"This class helps you become organized and prepared for your major and provides study skills to help you be a more successful student."

Jordan Klaus
Snellville, GA

"Taking FYE really helped me get know more about VSU and the skills I’ve learned will help with my future classes."

Kyler Dessau
Henry County, GA

"Being active in extracurricular activities allows students to feel one with the school and will also help in keeping students updated on campus activities. I am really pleased with the extracurricular activities I chose and would encourage you to get involved also."