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Health Education Academic Living Learning (H.E.A.L.L.)

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This Living-Learning Community aims to help students in the health professions bridge their experience in the classroom by providing a unique learning environment within the residence halls. Students living in this community will have the opportunity to participate in monthly exam reviews for anatomy and physiology as well as social activities geared toward community-building and socialization. Faculty Advisors from the College of Health Sciences are also actively involved in assisting students in their career exploration and academic success. Become part of one of the most exciting and rewarding majors on campus!

As a result of living in the First-Year H.E.A.L.L. Community, students will have the opportunity to…

  • Initiate meaningful relationships through networking opportunities with faculty, staff, alumni, community members and peers that promote professional and academic success.
  • Discover effective organizational, goal setting and time management techniques that enhance study skills and assist with academic success.
  • Develop stress reduction techniques, which will support an improved sense of wellbeing within the following areas: Physical, Financial, Social, Community & Career Wellbeing.
  • Identify campus resources that can assist in accomplishing personal and academic goals (e.g., Internships, Finding a Mentor, Professional Organizations, Student Groups/Clubs, Tutoring, etc.).
  • Develop healthy decision making techniques as it relates to Alcohol, Drugs and Sex.
  • Explore diverse social issues within Health Science fields.

As a result of living in the Upper-Class H.E.A.L.L. Community, students will have the opportunity to:

  • Develop meaningful relationships through networking opportunities with faculty, staff, alumni, community members and peers that promote professional and academic success.
  • Utilize career services and networking opportunities to pursue a job within a desired career after graduation.
  • Develop skills needed to prepare and apply for graduate studies (e.g., Graduate Degree program requirements, GRE study prep., etc.).
  • Develop skills related to Quantitative Literacy that will promote career development (e.g., Fiscal Management and Responsibility, etc.).
  • Explore Core Competencies for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice as they relate to teamwork and being a leader within a team (Competency Domain 4: Teams & Teamwork).
  • Develop advocacy skills for others as they continue to explore diverse social issues within Health Education fields.

LLC Advisors

  • First-Year: Professor Michelle Hunt | Lecturer, Clinical Laboratory & Nutritional Sciences, College of Health Sciences
  • Upper-Class: Professor Mary Kate Keyes | Visiting Professor, Clinical Laboratory & Nutritional Sciences, College of Health Sciences
  • Upper-Class: Professor Arlee Dulak | Lecturer, Clinical Laboratory & Nutritional Sciences, College of Health Sciences

How To Sign Up

Freshman Living-Learning Community sign up is a part of the Freshman Housing Contract.

Upper class students will apply for housing on the Online Housing Gateway and then complete the addition form under the forms portion of the Online Housing Gateway to apply for the Living-Learning Community.