Professor Betsy Hall (Assistant Director of Writing, English Department) has been invited to serve as a proposal reviewer for the national First-Year Experience conference of the National Resource Center at the University of South Carolina. According to its website, "The National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition serves as the trusted expert, internationally recognized leader, and clearinghouse for scholarship, policy, and best practice for all postsecondary student transitions." Hall has participated in multiple FYE national and international conferences over the last decade and has served as a proposal reviewer for the last two years. The University of South Carolina also offers institutes about focused topics several times a year. Hall has attended ones on First-Generation Students and the Sophomore Experience.