Global Connections Living Learning Community (LLC)

Do global issues interest you? Do you want to learn a foreign language?  Do you want to add an international experience to your academic career? Do you like helping others?

If you answered YES; then this LLC is for YOU! The Global Connections LLC is open to all first-year students from all disciplines, who would like to experience world cultures, explore foreign languages, and are interested in studying abroad and community service.

Students who take part in the Glocal Connections LLC will take courses that will help them transition from high school to college as well as other courses for their majors. The Global Connections LLC is designed to create reflective students ready to become leaders in their community and profession while developing skills and expanding their knowledge for a 21st century global environment. Students in the Global Connections LLC will receive personalized support and guidance and have opportunities to participate in forums with international visitors and globally themed events. Students will participate in meaningful international prartnerships as they learn about the world, different cultures and languages around them.

Get ready to explore your world! Visit the Center for Learning and Student Success website to learn how you can sign up.

What are some of the things the students have been part of? Check out the list below for a few highlights…..

  • Attended the Annual Study Abroad Fair
  • Met Ambassador Peter Burleigh to discuss the developments of India and South Asia
  • Participated in Service-Learning (SL) and received SL hours on their transcript
  • Met Sir Tipene O’Regan , chairman of the Ngāi Tahu Maori tribe of New Zealand
  • Participated in a roundtable discussion with Dr. Burt Atkins on global communication
  • Gave a “community abroad” presentation on global social issues to FLC
  • Researched global topics related to their major in the Wimberley Library

Please click here to see the fall 2011 schedule for the Global Connections LLC.

The Global Connections SLS Instructor, Tania Tucker, is reachable by email if you have questions.

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