New Freshmen Housing Option Emphasizes Retention

Today@Sam reports that the Department of Student Life has implemented a new program on the SHSU campus that is helping freshmen adjust. The Bearkat Learning Community (BLC) is a concept designed by the University Retention Committee that specifically targets freshmen with aims to help them adjust to the social and academic challenges of college.

The thirty-six students that comprise the inaugural BLC group live in Stewart House, a coed academic small house on campus that was the former home of the Chi Omega sorority.

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