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Meaningful Undergraduate Living/Learning Experience
Organization, Retention, Graduation is a living and learning option for freshman and sophomore students focusing on students' academic and personal success. students are given the opportunity to interact more directly with faculty both in classes and in the residence halls to enhance learning in these courses. fosters a "living and learning" environment. Each semester students enroll in a common block of classes, resulting in the formation of a "learning community." An exciting environment is created in which students share responsibility for learning and enjoy studying more.

The other component to the living and learning environment is involvement. Students take an active role in planning and initiating activities on their floors and within the hall. Students are encouraged to participate in campus activities such as Homecoming, Intramural sports, campus organizations, and other programs that enrich the college experience.

Fall 2006 freshman students in reside in Harrod Hall (women) and in Talley Hall (men). Each area has a computer/study lounge and resident assistants.

Here's what students are saying about

" makes the transition from home to college easier because we live together, go to class together, study together, and go on fun trips together. is togetherness." - Brandy Humphries, Genoa, AR

" is the best. If it wasn't for this program, I might not be in college." - Luke Watkins, Vandervoort, AR

"It really helped me to adjust to college life. Its nice to have classes with your floor mates. It helps to know that everyone is there to help you" - Semone Moss, North Little Rock, AR

"If you have worries about your college life, you should be part of" - Tiffany Christopher, Hope, AR

"The best $35 I ever spent." - Brandon Burnett, Genoa, AR

"Adjusting from high school to college is a lot easier if you can be involved in a program like You start getting to know a lot of people from the very first day." - Alicia Simpson, El Dorado, AR

" is a great program. It helps us gain friends, because we all live together. We have our classes together, so we can always get help with our homework. We learn from each other, from the trips, and we help each other." - Michael Hunt, Clyde, Texas


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