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Make sure to read the whole newsletter to find this week's trivia question. 

Put on your detective hat, it is disguised as a live link somewhere in the newsletter on what normally is not a link!  Follow the link and it will bring you to the question and info about this week's awesome prize. Be sure to submit your answer by Thursday, Nov. 5 @5pmEDT.

Congrats to Jack Green'24  on winning last week's trivia contest!
Knitflix Weekly Knitting Circle
NO KNITFLIX NOV. 9 (it will resume Nov. 16)  
Mondays, 8pm EDT
Come learn to knit with First College's very own KNITFLIX (knitting + Netflix!) Absolutely NO experience necessary. We have an instructor who is happy to teach beginners, and we provide the supplies. Already a knitter? Bring your project! Any questions, contact Nicole at Hope to see you there!
Post Election Listening Circle
Wednesday, Nov. 4, 8-9pm EDT
RGSs Jacob and Diana are hosting a post election listening circle on November 4th at 8pm EST. This will be a safe space to express your thoughts, feelings and anxiety about the elections. We encourage all types of participation, cameras-off, chat only, or anonymous conversation in Padlet. ( pass:Elections2020).
Thesis Friday Workshop
Fridays, 1pm EDT

To help seniors make steady progress on research and writing, Butler and First College will be hosting “Thesis Fridays” for the remainder of the semester on Friday afternoons.  This semester, Thesis Fridays will take several forms: join our Write Together space anytime from 1 – 5 pm, and/or complete the Thesis Goal-Booster form to set goals and track your progress.  Every time you participate, you’ll earn points toward our fabulous prize: airpods or headphones!  The more Fridays you participate, the more chances to win… watch your email for the links.
Coffee In Common
Fridays, 4-5pm EDT

FIRSTIES, this is a great way to meet new friends, reconnect with old ones, and meet the college staff! low key, casual, no pressure...grab a cup of coffee and stop in anytime to say HI - leave whenever you need to! Join Zoom Meeting at any time between 4-5pm ET.
Meeting ID: 977 4909 5712
For additional mobile options click here
NFL Games with other FIRSTIES

First College Council is going to help create Yahoo! Sports groups so that you can watch local and primetime NFL games with other Firsties. Anyone who is interested should fill out the Google Form for this week's games asap:
Julian Street Library Study Space
Sunday - Thursday
7-10pm EDT

Virtual Study Spaces are a way to build accountability and a sense of community into your study routines. Join the zoom meeting to study alongside other students in the familiar atmosphere of Julian Street Library. As there is student interest, breakout rooms can also be utilized for group study sessions during the study space. To join, please register with your email at here.
College Office Virtual Hours
Monday - 10am-1pm EDT
Tuesday - 1-4pm EDT
Wednesday - 11am-2pm & 7-9pm EDT
Thursday - 11am-2pm EDT
Friday - 11am-2pm EDT

There are many ways to reach the college office while studying virtually - call, email, chat, or visit with us during our virtual office hours. Once in the Virtual Office click on the day/time and join via GOOGLE MEET. We look forward to seeing you!
Minecraft with Fellow Firsties
First College now has its very own 24/7 MINECRAFT server! Come explore a new world with your friends and classmates! To connect to the server, just type the following server address into the "Direct Connect" box in the multiplayer section: If you have any questions please email RGS Sean (

View all upcoming First College Events via the Virtual Office
google events calendar

You Can Contact the College Office Staff via the VIRTUAL OFFICE!

Quick & Easy Mulled Cider

2 Quarts Apple Cider
2 Cinnamon Sticks
2 Whole Allspice Berries
2 Whole Cloves
1 Orange, Thinly Sliced
  • Place all ingredients in a large saucepan and bring to a simmer on the grates of the grill or over a burner. Divide among individual mugs and serve hot. That's it!!
Director of Student Life
Your resource for all questions regarding student life. There is a DSL for each residential college. Our DSL is Garrett Meggs!

Looking for a study group or p-set partner in your time zone? CLICK HERE to find a group of other Firsties in your class! Includes ECO, MAT, CHM, and more.


McGraw Group Study Halls
McGraw Individual Tutoring Appointments
McGraw Virtual Learning Blog

Learn more about the event and RSVP here. The first 100 students to RSVP automatically get put into a raffle to win a Roku Express!
A panel of professionals will discuss the difficulties they have encountered with having a natural hairstyle at their workplace. Learn more & register:

We are excited to announce that the 2020 SSLS will be hosted virtually by Southern New Hampshire University! The event will be held on Sunday, November 8 from 1:00 – 4:00 PM. Join student leaders from across the Northeast in sharing sustainability successes and new ideas.

Register for the SSLS

The event will be free for students to attend.

Pictures, agendas and other information from past symposiums can be found on the Symposium website.

Feel free to reach out to Lisa Nicolaison if you have any questions.

Julian Street Library Study  Space


University Events Calendar 


COVID-19 Updates

Academic Calendar &  Deadlines          

Firestone Library Resources



Virtual College Office & Event Calendar


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