Have you considered joining a Living-Learning Community? Living-Learning Communities are close knit groups that live within the same residence hall and connect around a common theme.
PAUL ROBESON LLC
The Paul Robeson Living-Learning Community places special emphasis on aiding first-year students as they make the transition from high school to college. The LLC encourages community interaction and involvement, scholarship, as well as self-growth. Community members stress cultural enrichment and awareness among themselves, other members of the residence hall and the Rutgers community. The community is comprised of both first-year and continuing students. Priority will be given to those who apply before June 17.
The Paul Robeson community was established in 1976 and is a symbol of acknowledgment of the late Paul Robeson, a celebrated African-American activist, scholar, artist, athlete, and Rutgers graduate. This community places special emphasis on aiding first-year students as they make the transition from high school to college. It encourages community interaction and involvement, scholarship, as well as self-growth. Community members stress cultural enrichment and awareness among themselves, other members of the residence hall and the broader Rutgers community. They work collaboratively with staff and faculty mentors towards academic achievement and excellence. The community strives to engender curiosity, interest and understanding of the history and origins of the African Diaspora and the relevance and importance of that understanding in day-to-day life. For more information, please visit the Learning Communities website, https://rulc.rutgers.edu/content/paul-robeson-living-learning-community to learn about the amazing benefits of this community and other Living-Learning Communities you can take advantage of!
The Leadership Living-Learning Community is a leadership-centered first-year community that will provide its members with an understanding of the theoretical discipline of leadership while providing an opportunity for experiential and practical application. Members will focus on developing leadership identities and transferable skills, regardless of intended career or field of study, to set its members on a path to be the next generation of Rutgers Leaders both on campus, in the local community, and beyond. This community will be located in Campbell Hall on the College Avenue Campus. Priority will be given to those who apply before June 24, but final applications are due June 30. Click here for more information: Leadership Living-Learning Community
LATIN IMAGES LLC
The Latin Images Living-Learning Community seeks to enhance students’ knowledge of the diverse lived experiences of Latino and other peoples of Latin American and Caribbean descent in the United States. Participation will allow for a near completion of the Certificate for Multicultural Competence. This community is comprised of students of all class years who are interested in building a community based on mutual interests that will allow you to:
- Share cultural values that represent the many dimensions of the Latino diaspora.
- Engage with like-minded students wishing to discuss important issues that affect Latino students.
- Make connections with distinguished faculty, activists, scholars and staff that will provide you with mentorship and guidance in your personal and professional development.
- Create activities that matter to you, e.g. service, advocacy, cultural enrichment.
- Collaborate with the Center for Latino Arts and Culture and Department of Latino and Caribbean Studies to address relevant concerns.
Priority will be given to those who apply before June 24.