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Cody Permenter

How many years have you been involved with the FIG Program and in what capacity?

I was a member of a Residential FIG my freshman year, a ResFIG mentor my sophomore, and I will be a mentor for two academic FIG’s my junior year.

Why is this program important to you?

This program is important to me because it has been such a large part of my college career. I joined the ResFIG program when I was a freshman so that I could meet people and create friendships that would last a lifetime. This program helps students make the tough transition from high school to college by creating a sense of community between peers. I truly believe that the FIG program is one of the most valuable programs on campus because it touches the lives of so many students and makes the campus seem smaller.

How has it helped you or changed your life in any way?

The FIG program has hel