Living Learning Communities
LIVING LEARNING COMMUNITIES (LLC)
Salem State University is excited to offer the opportunity for first year students majoring in psychology or education to participate in our brand new living learning communities. Located within the freshmen residence halls, students have an opportunity to connect with faculty, study in groups with fellow majors, engage in meaningful programs and activities focused on their major, and share a living experience with promotes a network of support and an academic environment.
To sign up for the LLC, fill out the registration form. You can either mail the form per the instructions, or email to LLC@salemstate.edu (once the form is completed, print to your desktop in order to save, then email as an attachment). You will also need to select the LLC option on the residence life license agreement. For more information, send an email to LLC@salemstate.edu.
Read more about the program "Living and leaning together, Salem State freshmen get along" (9/15/11, boston.com)
PSYCHOLOGY LIVING LEARNING COMMUNITY
Faculty Mentor: David McAllister
The psychology learning community is designed for students majoring in psychology who are interested in becoming more engaged with their major and fellow classmates. This is a great opportunity for students wanting to learn more about the field of psychology and get an introduction to the field.
Facebook Page: SSU Psychology Major Living Learning Community
CONGRATULATIONS to the 2013 LLC Award Winners: Psychology Spirit Awards - Sarah Kasun and Emily Okraska; Psychology Academic Achievement Award -Kayla Mitchell
EDUCATION LIVING LEARNING COMMUNITY
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Michelle Pierce
The "Charlotte Forten Living Learning Community" is for education majors (early childhood education and/or elementary education majors) who are interested in becoming more engaged with their major and fellow classmates. It is named after Charlotte Forten, a "voice for equality" who attended Salem Normal School and taught in the Salem schools (she was also the first northern African-American schoolteacher to go south and teach former slaves).
Facebook Page: SSU Education Major Living Learning Community
CONGRATULATIONS to the 2013 LLC Award Winners: Education Spirit Awards - Olivia Pereira and Alex Savill; Psychology Academic Achievement Award - Erin Mayo; MTEL Test Raffle Winners - Alex Savill and Erin Sanderson