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Leadership and Citizenship Living Learning Communities

If you are looking to explore your own leadership style, get involved through community service, and want to be surrounded by other students who share your passions, then one of these living learning communities may be of interest to you.  Each community will encourage you to explore and learn about yourself and what drives you to be a leader while having fun and working as a team. 

Please visit our Leadership and Citizenship living learning community partners, for additional information about programs they offer:  Office of Student Living; The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs; Air Force ROTC; Army ROTC.



Leadership Living Learning Community

  • Engage with staff and students as you explore leadership philosophies and develop your own leadership style.
  • Explore current topics and trends within leadership through activities like the challenge ropes course, escape rooms, and Strengths Based Leadership.
  • As a floor community, develop into active social change agents having a positive impact in society.
  • Create life-long friendships through community building events like floor dinners and game nights.
  • Live in Lawrinson Hall on the 3rd floor, with laundry on every floor, Penthouse multipurpose room, and close proximity to the Dome.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Open to first-year undergraduate SU students.
  • Register for PST 121: Leadership Practicum (1 credit).
  • Required participation in a minimum of four LLC events/activities.  Failure to participate may affect your ability to enroll in future LLCs.

Maxwell Citizenship Living Learning Community

  • Engage with faculty from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs to further enhance your academic success.
  • Explore Dale Carnegie’s people skill’s
  • Develop leadership and citizenship skills through service activities, such as tutoring local children or cleaning up local parks.
  • Form lasting friendships by learning about LLC members over the summer and attend fun events like LLC floor dinners, a visit to the challenge ropes course, or going to Dave and Buster’s.
  • Live in Lawrinson Hall on the 4th floor, with laundry on every floor, a penthouse multipurpose room, and in close proximity to the Dome.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Open to first-year undergraduate SU students who have participated in the Maxwell Citizenship Scholarship Competition and Conference occurring the last Saturday in April. 
  • No course requirement.
  • Required participation in a minimum of four LLC events/activities.  Failure to participate may affect your ability to enroll in future LLCs.

ROTC Living Learning Community

  • Engage with officers in Air Force and Army ROTC programs around career mentorship.
  • Develop your personal leadership style while exploring the Air Force and Army leadership practices through teamwork activities and events.
  • Live with and receive mentorship from fellow ROTC peers while building the characteristics of a successful cadet.
  • Participate in fun activities designed to develop lasting friendships, including trips to military bases.
  • Live in Lawrinson Hall on the 6th floor with laundry on every floor, a penthouse multipurpose room, and in close proximity to the Dome.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Open to first-year undergraduate SU students interested in Air Force or Army ROTC. No prior military experience is required.
  • Non-scholarship first-year students enrolled in either Air Force or Army ROTC do not have a military obligation.
  • Air Force ROTC students register for PAF 275/ASC 205 National Security Organization (0-1 credits) and PED 200/ASC 101 Leadership Lab (0-1 credits).
  • Army ROTC students register for MSL 101 Leadership and Development (may elect a maximum 3 credits per course as applicable) and PED 200 Physical Training (1-2 credits).
  • Required participation in a minimum of four LLC events/activities.  Failure to participate may affect your ability to enroll in future LLCs.