First-Year Interest Groups


FIG Location

All FIG's listed on this page will meet at their designated locations. 

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Fall 2014 Topics and Meeting Times

Coffee with a Coach

This FIG will provide students the opportunity to have one-on-one interaction with UNO coaches!  This FIG will meet in the Student Success Center on September 3rd from 10:00 - 11 AM and will kick off with Volleyball coach Millicent Van Norden.  Please contact Brandon Rizzuto at for more information!

Digital Forensics and Benevolent Hacking

This FIG will discuss digital forensics, malicious software, reverse engineering, networks, programming, and a host of other topics in computer security.  Release your inner benevolent hacker!  Join us in Math 329 from 1:00 - 2:00 PM on August 25th.  Please contact Golden G. Richard III at for more information.

My Gay FIG

This first year interest group is designed for students who identify as part of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQQ) community and their allies.  Join us on August 26th from 4:00 - 5:00 PM in the Student Success Center!  For more information, please contact Mike Hoffshire at or Nick Fuselier at  Check out our outline!

Working in Sports: Jobs and Opportunities

This FIG will help students to explore different employment opportunities and roles within a collegiate athletic department.  This FIG will meet on August 26th from Noon - 1:00 PM in the Student Success Center.  Please contact Brandon Rizzuto at for more information.


Please email Nicole Ralston at for further FIG information!