Living Learning Communities (LLCs) provide unique environments where select groups of students share common residential and learning experiences.
Living Learning Communities (LLCs) provide unique environments where select groups of students share common residential and learning experiences. Based on disciplinary and interdisciplinary themes, LLCs create intentional links between academic, social, and residential experiences.
GLOBAL VILLAGE LIVING LEARNING COMMUNITY
Located in Searing Hall (building X). Open to all NCF students
Looking for a way to enhance your global experience? Members of the Global Village have the opportunity to live with students who share a desire to learn more about international travel, culture and the global community. We encourage exchange students, as well as, NCF students to share their cultural differences in an attempt to strengthen international relationships, understand the diversity at New College, and broaden their educational experience.
The Global Village is open to students of all AOCs who are interested in being a part of a community of scholars striving for global understanding and tolerance. Members will have the opportunity to attend cultural programming events, international themed meals, guest lecturers, and learn how to prepare themselves to travel abroad.
Benefits of the Global Village LLC:
Located in Pei 3rd Court, First-year community
SuccessQuest is a Living Learning Community (LLC) unlike any other on campus. It is an organized year-long program (meeting on a bi-weekly basis) that aims to assist first-year students with a healthy and successful transition to life at New College. SuccessQuest helps new students orient themselves and connect with campus resources through workshops with different campus offices. As a member of Success Quest, you will be provided opportunities to integrate into the community both on-campus and in the greater Sarasota area. Students will be encouraged to get involved in a variety of ways including student government, clubs, and volunteer opportunities. The workshops and activities you will participate in as a member of SuccessQuest will shape your natural leadership skills and strengths and will help you apply them in ways that benefit you and your community. The goal of SuccessQuest is to provide experiences and lessons that will reach beyond the realm of your life at New College while also helping you navigate your first year here.
Meetings and Activities:
Located in Peterson Hall (V building). Open to all New College students.
There are two main goals of the LLC, the first of which is to create a safe and comfortable space allowing for members to share in the exploration of identity. The second goal is connecting others who want to explore, learn, and grow, and creating the space for support and education within the LLC, which will hopefully spread to peers, and the NCF community.
Students living in this LLC should be excited living with LGBTQIA+ people as well as learning about and celebrating LGBTQIA+ history and culture. Residents are placed without requirements of gender identity, gender expression or sexual orientation.
Programming in this LLC will be focused on solidifying those connections and opportunities to explore through historical and contemporary experiences of LGBTQIA+ people. The three main learning objectives of the LLC are:
Located in Pritzker Hall (Z): Open to all New College students
In the Sustainability LLC, members will be encouraged to learn about and live their most sustainable lives. The Sustainability LLC will provide regular educational programs as well as the opportunity to engage with peers who are similarly seeking to reduce their impact on the Earth.
There will be no prerequisites to apply for the Sustainability LLC, besides a willingness to strive for a more sustainable lifestyle. Most importantly, participation will not be a competition, but a means of inspiration.
Opportunities to live a more sustainable lifestyle include:
Sustainability LLC will also partner with the Council of Green Affairs and RAW (Resources Aren’t Waste) club to help in planning and volunteering for events.
Located in Pritzker Hall (Z): Open to all New College students.
If you love writing, reading, and imagining, then this may be the hall on campus for you. With an in-house, communal library; brainstorming whiteboard and jumbo-sticky area; and tables and couches for joint writing sessions, this LLC is home to writers experimenting with all genres and divisions. Fantasy, suspense, romance, action and more conveyed through poetry, playwriting, essays, and short-stories–You name it, we’ve got it. Scholarly writing, too, in short or long form like the thesis project, is a treasured craft here.
If you enjoy writing and you want to live in a community that shares the craft and supports you in your journey, apply to live in the Writing LLC!
The Writing LLC will be partnered with the Writing Resource Center (WRC).Apply today!
Located in Peterson Hall (W): Open to all New College students
The Outdoor Adventure LLC aims to foster a community of individuals who enjoy camping, hiking, spending time in the outdoors and the preservation of our natural resources for future generations to enjoy. The LLC is welcome to outdoor enthusiasts of any level, whether you have grown up camping or are just starting to take an interest. Members will work together to plan excursions to Florida’s many beautiful public parks and forests while following the principles of Leave No Trace, plan activities such as kayaking and rock climbing, and will be able to take part in on-campus workshops on various aspects of camping and hiking safety.
Located in Searing Hall (Y). Open to all New College students.
In Quiet Community, members have the opportunity to live with students who share a focus on academics. This community is allocated for those who want quiet living conditions all the time, 24 hours a day. Availability is based on student request for this type of living and interest of the student population.
Benefits of the Quiet Community – LLC
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