The Ohio State University at Newark


Learning Communities

Buckeye Generation Learning Community

The Buckeye Generation Learning Community is for first-generation students who are transitioning from high school to college. Students in the program take classes together and have peer coaches who provide tutoring and social support in order to promote success in the students' first-year.

Education Teaching and Learning Community

The Teaching & Learning Community offers social and academic support for new first‐year students while also providing an opportunity to engage in career focused experiential learning activities. These opportunities allow students in their first year to make connections with education professionals, see first hand the work being done in the field, and build a foundation for success in the program.

Engineering Learning Community

The Engineering Learning Community offers social and academic support for students while also providing an opportunity to engage in career-focused experiential learning activities. These opportunities allow students to make connections with engineering professionals in their first semester and see the innovative work they are doing in the field.

Scarlet and Gray Excellence

(SAGE) is a learning community for 40 students of color who have been accepted to Ohio State Newark. SAGE forms an academic and social community that will assist students of color in achieving academic success and developing a sense of belonging to increase retention. Through its emphasis on multicultural education and self-awareness, students will strengthen their leadership skills and work towards increasing respect for differences. Students will be immersed in a curriculum that is reflective of their culture and reality and will be equipped with the knowledge base to bring about change for a just society.


For more information contact:

Jamie White, Retention Coordinator
white.1291@osu.edu
Office: Founders Hall 2081
Phone: 740-755-7787