Learning Communities Mission & Goals

Our Mission

UCA’s Learning Communities connect students, faculty, and staff who work together to support students’ persistence to graduation. We are a community of scholars who motivate one another towards academic, professional, and personal growth. Our participants affirm a commitment to a culture of inclusiveness of all races, gender identities, sexual orientations, abilities, religions, socioeconomic statuses, and geographic regions.

Our Goals

Learning Community students, faculty & staff will:

  • find the joy embedded in learning together & building friendships.
  • engage in diverse scholarly activities and creative endeavors in support of life-long learning.
  • demonstrate our commitment to local and global concerns through service.
  • communicate thoughtfully and effectively with a variety of audiences, working through dissent to build consensus.
  • practice inclusiveness, equity, and justice for all people.
  • discover individual talents and develop our strengths for academic, professional, and personal growth.
  • understand the co-curricular transcript’s impact on our academic journeys.
  • support and celebrate one another on our academic journeys to graduation and beyond.

Finis Origine Pendet
“The end depends upon the beginning.”