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A learning community is a group of 20-30 first-year students who
share some common interests, take classes together, live on the same
floor and participate in activities together throughout the year. After
launching its first learning community in August 2010, three in 2011, and six in 2012. FHSU is excited to offer nine unique choices for learning communities in Fall 2013:
2013-14 Learning Community Booklet
No matter how prepared you feel, adjusting to college life can be a
challenge. Away from home. Away from friends. College classes that
demand more time and effort than high school. Joining a learning
community can benefit you in any number of ways:
It is also important for you to know that learning community students have a much higher GPA average than students who do not participate in a learning community, and they report greater satisfaction with student-faculty interaction, campus support, and collaborative learning opportunities.
Sound interesting? Need more information? Contact us with questions or to sign up to be part of one of the 2013-14 learning communities.
Please note: Priority deadline to sign up for a 2013 learning community is March 15, 2013. Last year there was a waiting
list, so the earlier you sign up, the better.
Art & Design
Economics, Finance and Accounting
Health & Human Performance
Management and Marketing
Sociology and Social Work
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