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New Fall 2013: Living Learning Communities provide unique academic experience

New Fall 2013: Living Learning Communities provide unique academic experience

Students majoring in business, elementary education and music will have the opportunity to join a Living Learning Community in UNI residence halls beginning Fall 2013.  First-year students in these communities will share at least one class in their major and have the experience of living with students who have similar academic goals.  The communities will fill on a first-come, first-served basis.  Incoming students can select a Living Learning Community on the online residence hall contract. 

Business Learning Community (Rider Hall): The Princeton Review has recognized the College of Business Administration as a "Best Business School" for six consecutive years. Students living in this learning community can expect to find a focus on skill development in the areas of management, business administration and entrepreneurship in an environment that focuses on exploring various majors, careers, and opportunities in the business world. First year students living in this community will be enrolled in at least one academic course with their housemates in Larrabee and Boies houses.

Elementary / Early Childhood Education Learning Community (Lawther Hall): UNI's College of Education (COE) is known for having some of the most innovative teacher education programs in the country. Students in this learning community can expect to see a focus on educational topics related to elementary and early childhood education. First year students living in this community will be enrolled in at least one academic course with their housemates in Bordeaux house. 

Music Learning Community (Noehren Hall): The music learning community’s philosophy is to promote an understanding of music as a universal language. The community will support students in their development of an appreciation of music in a culturally diverse world. Students living in this community will participate in activities to prepare them for productive lives as teachers, performers, composers, scholars, and citizens.  First year students living in this community will be enrolled in at least one academic course with their housemates in Artemis house.

Honors Learning Community (Campbell Hall):  The honors learning community strives to provide outstanding educational, social, and leadership opportunities outside of the classroom.  Acceptance into the honors college is required.

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