EDGE Residential College @ State Hall

Your EDGE@State Resident Master, Dr. Tanya Jeffcoat, and the 2014-15 Student Staff

Your EDGE@State Resident Master, Dr. Tanya Jeffcoat, and the 2014-15 Student Staff

EDGE@State~ Educating for Diversity and Global Engagement

edgeEDGE Residential College @ State Hall is a living and learning community focused on the themes of active global learning, civic engagement & service-learning, and meaningful study abroad.

The purpose of EDGE@State is to develop a community for students and faculty with a shared interest in liberal arts, global education and making the world (and our local communities) better.  If you are interested in a Liberal Arts major or minor, are an international student, or are still exploring your major EDGE Residential College @ State Hall is for you!

 

Jay Pittman dances in Kanembwe Village, Rwanda during our 2014 study abroad adventure!

Jay Pittman dances in Kanembwe Village, Rwanda during our 2014 study abroad adventure!

Heather Forsythe learns pot-making using traditional methods in Rwanda, 2014.

Heather Forsythe learns pot-making using traditional methods in Rwanda, 2014.

EDGE@State offers you distinct learning opportunities in these three areas.

  • Special UCA Core courses with a global emphasis.
  • Opportunities to participate in community service activities, often connected to classes.
  • Special early opportunities to sign up for CLA short-term study abroad summer experiences.

In addition, students can apply to the College of Liberal Arts for funding to support EDGE related activities and projects.

If you major in the liberal arts, there will be opportunities for internships and undergraduate research projects with faculty in your junior and senior years.