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          Office of Residence Life & Housing
          Pogue Student Center, Room 215
          405 Scotland Road
          Edinboro, PA 16444
          Phone: (814) 732-2818
          Fax: (814) 732-2314
          Email: boroliving@edinboro.edu

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          Living Learning Communities



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          Living Learning Communities (LLCs) provide students with opportunities to interact with faculty and fellow students outside of the classroom in a living environment that promotes student success.

          Students residing in LLCs perform better academically, demonstrated in higher Grade Point Averages. Living in an LLC will be one of the most influential aspects of university life. Why choose an LLC?

          • Your scholar-in-residence will help you to get connected on campus.
          • The community fosters career-based relationships with peers.
          • You will grow and develop skill sets in balancing social, work and academic commitments, time management and the creative ability to navigate and solve your own problems.
          • The community promotes career interest and career exploration in collaboration with your scholar-in-residence.
          • Spontaneous and intentional learning opportunities arise within and between living-learning communities.

          For those who would like room types with increased privacy yet access to events that root students into the academic and social communities, Highlands 3 is located near a variety of athletic facilities including the football stadium. The Residence Life staff helps students connect with each other in low-risk settings. The most introverted of students grows and develops within this highly developmental community. Within a community thriving with school spirit, residents can:

          • Develop friendship circles
          • Learn about Scottish tradition and EU traditions
          • Participate in First Year Experience events such as Hall Olympics
          • Develop study strategies around test-taking
          • Develop study skills for a variety of core classes
          • Establish a strong grade point average

          The Education LLC provides students with a variety of educational and social programs. Throughout the academic year, student residents become a community of learners who are able to gain knowledge and share experiences with one another. A scholar is available to help with coursework, purchase school supplies and necessities that other communities do not receive, and arrange social and educational trips, as well as in-community events. Located in Highlands 8, the Education LLC provides EU students with pathways to numerous educational resources that are unique to the teaching profession.

          The Pre-Law learning community at Edinboro University is a unique program for students interested in legal pursuits, whether they are criminal justice or pre-law studies. The learning community brings peers together who will be working in similar circles as lawyers, law enforcement, Office of Homeland Security and those in elected office. Opportunities for political dialog and engagement with legal professionals are incorporated into this academically rigorous community.

          The Honors Community provides an avenue for high-achieving students in all majors to dialogue and benefit from each other’s strengths and various curriculums. Located in Highlands 2 and Earp Hall, this LLC provides convenient access to the Earp Hall Honors Program Office as well as the Skipjacks food court located in Rose Hall.

          • As student advocates, utilize peer voices for the betterment of all students.
          • Understand how individuals are affected by systems and processes.
          • Understand steps to become “campus change agents” through interactions with faculty and staff; recognize the change agent influence through community service initiatives.
          • Learn how individuals recognize difference in terms of the world.
          • Develop and express appreciation for celebrated differences.

          Healthy U is a residential community of EU student committed to fostering healthy bodies, brains and fitness regardless of fitness level. Healthy U students practice wellness, study exercise science and are generally science majors. Some Healthy U students are involved in recreational sports both on campus and off-campus.

          The Pre-Health Sciences community features field trips to the Carnegie Science Center, movie nights and other interactive events to enable resident students across Pre-Health Science fields to know one another. Connections are made beyond the classroom and active participants in this LLC benefit not only during their Edinboro student years but also as Edinboro alum. The scholar in residence focuses on tutoring hours, group study sessions and offers key study events during mid-term and final exam times.

          The mission of the Arts LLC is to enhance the out of classroom experience for studio artists, graphic designers, writers, animators and filmmakers, as well as students interested in theater and similar artistic pursuits. Located in Highlands 4, a strong sense of imaginative fellowship is experienced through critique nights, group projects and studio time. The scholar in residence is an upper-class art major connecting artists, offering community service opportunities such as mural design and promotes cultural events in the nearby cities of Erie, Pittsburgh and Cleveland.

          The eSports learning community at Edinboro University is a unique program for students interested in gaming, either as a member of the eSports program or as a recreational gamer. The learning community brings peers together who have a love of competitive gaming and would like to take their game to a higher level.

          ROTC: Located in Rose hall, the ROTC community of students who study military science and who participate in EU’s ROTC program. This LLC provides convenient access to Hendricks Hall as well as Skipjacks food court located in Rose Hall. Students study, are involved with community service and further develop leadership skills in conjunction with military science courses.

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          Social Sciences Living Learning Community will sponsor a trip to Washington D.C. from March 21-24, 2019