Living Learning Communities

Living Learning Communities

2014-2015 Academic Year

 


Application for Honors, Fellowship, & International Experience Communities are
DUE by February 21, 2014:
Click here to complete an application


 

International Experience Community

The International Experience Community is a unique initiative from the Office of Residential Life that is open to both men and women. This living learning community will be hosted in the new residence hall. It is designed to enhance their experience of community and their understanding of the contributions of other cultures to a diverse and ever-changing world. By participating in the Valparaiso University International Experience Community, students will…

  1. Grow in their knowledge of their own identity within the context of a global community.
  2. Demonstrate an increased desire and ability to interact with individuals from cultures different from their own.
  3. Develop intercultural communication skills.
  4. Obtain a deeper understanding of the various cultures of a global community.
  5. Demonstrate desire and openness to learn more about viewpoints that are different from their own.

 

Upperclass Honors Living Learning Community

The Honors Living-Learning Community is designed for Upperclass, high-achieving Valparaiso University students who enjoy intellectual challenge and desire an environment that is conducive to academic success. Students with diverse interests and ambitions who live together in this community will have access to educational and social opportunities that promote engagement in the academic experience and encourage personal growth.Possible programs and opportunities may include:

  • Discussions with leading faculty members. 
  • Workshops on scholarships, research opportunities, and University resources. 
  • Performing arts and cultural events, as well as service opportunities. 
  • Located on the 2nd floor of Guild/Memorial Halls. 
  • REQUIREMENT: 3.3 Cumulative GPA. 
  • NOTE: you do not need to be part of Christ College to live in this community.

 

Fellowship Hall Community

The Fellowship Hall is a community designed to train Upperclass student leaders for a variety of campus ministries and servant leadership opportunities.

  • Expectations of students include leadership discussions, common prayer, Fellowship shared meals, service projects, and participation in some retreats during the year. 
  • Located on the 2nd floor of Guild/Memorial Halls.

 

French House

  • Co-ed hall housing Upperclass students studying French language and culture, through a partnership between Foreign Languages and Residential Life. 
  • French language must be spoken at all times in the public areas of the facility. 
  • Located within Wehrenberg Hall. 
  • To learn more: http://www.valpo.edu/foreignlanguages/french/frenchhouse.php or contact Tim Tomasik at timothy.tomasik@valpo.edu.

 

Kade-Duesenberg German House

  • Co-ed hall housing Upperclass students studying German language and culture, through a partnership between Foreign Languages and Residential Life. 
  • German language must be spoken at all times in the public areas of the facility. 
  • To learn more click here: Kade-Duesenberg German House and Cultural Center or contact Jennifer Bjornstad at Jennifer.bjornstad@valpo.edu.