Learning Communities Mission & Goals

Our Mission

UCA’s Learning Communities bring together students, faculty & staff from all walks of life as a family that cares about one another’s personal & academic growth. We are a community of scholars that encourages an environment of intellectual risk and who engage in academic, professional, & civic endeavors in order to help students persist to graduation.  By participating in learning communities we affirm our commitment to a culture of inclusiveness of all races, gender identities, sexual orientations, abilities, religions, socioeconomic statuses & geographic regions. We utilize a spirit of openness, innovation, and collaboration to fulfill our goals.

Our Goals

Learning Community students, faculty & staff will:

  • Identify as effective learners & critical thinkers who are strongly committed to life-long learning and achieving academic goals
  • Recognize the impact of service and demonstrate commitment to local and global concerns’
  • Engage in diverse scholarly activities and creative endeavors
  • Collaborate effectively in teams, working through dissent to build consensus
  • Communicate thoughtfully and effectively with a variety of audiences
  • Utilize StrengthsFinder to uncover our individual talents and develop strengths
  • Understand the pathways of the co-curricular transcript and its impact on the academic journey
  • Hold each other accountable as we practice equity and justice for all people
  • Find the joy embedded in learning together & building friendships

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

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