World of Well-being and Fitness
The World of Well-being and Fitness is designed for incoming freshmen from any area of study interested in developing or maintaining healthy in mind and body while in college.
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As a member of the World of Well-being and Fitness, you will live with other incoming freshmen who share your interest and participate in co-curricular activities intended to introduce you to the expectations of college life. Living with other freshmen who have similar goals and interests means you will have a supportive network of peers right from the start. You can study together and attend social and co-curricular programming together. Friendships form quickly in L-LCs!
The World of Well-being and Fitness will take some courses together in the fall and spring semesters of freshman year, and attend fitness and nutrition themed events together.
Fall 2016 L-LC Courses
Freshman Seminar: World of Well-being and Fitness
APSY 101: Introduction to Psychology
Spring 2017 L-LC Courses
Your spring L-LC courses, which you will take together as a community, will be finalized mid-fall. Seats will be reserved for you in each designated L-LC course.
Examples of co-curricular events:
- Social gatherings with your L-LC friends
- On-campus group fitness classes
- Mindfulness meditation for stress
- Guest speakers
- Nutrition and healthy eating
- Yoga exercise
- Community service
As a member of an L-LC you will have a built in community of friends and colleagues right from the start!
Friends: Study and socialize with fellow L-LC members. Tackle those first-year courses with your friends by forming study groups where you live!
World Ambassadors: "Learn the ropes" from peers selected from last year’s most engaged L-LC students. If you remain an active member within your L-LC your freshman year, you could become a World Ambassador your sophomore year!
Community Assistant: Meet weekly with an upper-class/graduate student to plan or attend social, academic, and community service events.
Lead Faculty Member: Get to know a member of the faculty outside of the classroom at weekly lunches in your own dining hall!
World of Well-being and Fitness Lead Faculty: Professor Bruce McEwen and Sammy Axley
Weekly L-LC Lunch: Wednesdays 12:35pm - 1:30pm
Academic Advisor: Samantha Miller
World Representatives: Leadership opportunities abound in the L-LCs! Earn a spot as a World Representative by being a leader in your L-LC! World Representatives are elected by the L-LC in October to represent the group at meetings throughout the academic year.
Eligibility: The World of Well-being and Fitness is open to all majors!