New video highlights first-year college experience

December 04, 2003

The transition from high school graduate to college freshman can be daunting, but a new video produced by two faculty members at Penn State Behrend is helping to ease first-year college students into their new-found freedoms and responsibilities. Titled "The First Year Experience: Are You Ready?" this thirty-minute video is a professional production that focuses on experiences common to first-year students in colleges and universities around the world. "This tape has become a hot item among college admissions counselors and high school guidance counselors," said John Kerwin, assistant professor of communication and media studies, who produced the video with Clare Porac, professor of psychology. "We've had requests for this video from forty-five colleges and universities in the United States and Canada."
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Last Updated March 19, 2009