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Scholars Community


The Scholar Residential Learning Community seeks to enhance the education of residents by providing an experience that compliments classroom learning. This supportive, living-learning environment will promote scholarship and dialogue among residents while cultivating relationships with faculty and staff.  The overall residential experience will be enriched through opportunities for social engagement, cultural and personal growth, leadership development and collaborative efforts.  This is an academically-focused community with a connection to the Honors Program at Emporia State University. You do not need to be a member of the Honor's College to be on the Scholars Community!

Mission of Honor’s College

The Honors College at Emporia State University will prepare students to be agents of change for the common good in their respective communities. For more information o the Honor's College check out their website here

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Learning Outcomes

As a result of living in the Scholar Residential Learning Community, residents will be able to:


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Monthly Themes

August: An introduction to the Emporia State University community

September: Getting involved with academic and student organizations and explore what residents need to be successful at Emporia State University

October: Civic Engagement/Diversity and Identity

November: Study skills and Global Concepts

January/February: Transitioning into Second Semester and Leadership Development 

March/April: What Now? – “Transitioning to Second year and completion of Spring Civic Engagement/Service Project

May: Ending the year right