BINGHAMTON UNIVERSITY SCHOLARS PROGRAM LEARNING COMMUNITY
Each year, Binghamton University invites outstanding incoming freshmen to join the Binghamton University Scholars Program, a selective four-year honors program for students of exceptional merit. Full details of the Binghamton University Scholars Program can be found at http://binghamton.edu/scholars/
At Binghamton University, we believe so strongly that you will learn at least as much outside of the classroom as inside the classroom, that our students live in places called residential colleges.
When you live in the Binghamton University Scholars Program Learning Community, you will have the opportunity to work and socialize with the best and brightest at Binghamton University.
All freshmen Binghamton University Scholars live in and participate in the Binghamton University Scholars Learning Community located on two floors: one in Endicott Hall and one in Broome Hall in the Newing College residential college at Binghamton University. Binghamton University Scholars live in double rooms (2 beds) with semi-private baths. Newing College is one of the newest residential communities on campus and consists of a Collegiate Center with a new dining hall, student lounges, student support services, classrooms, an outdoor co-rec field, and more. All freshmen Binghamton University Scholars take a freshmen-year experience class together, SCHL127, to enhance the Learning Community experience. Freshmen Scholars are also offered academic, social, and professional programming within the Learning Community.
Binghamton University Scholars Resident Assistants (RAs)
All residential communities have students living on each floor called Resident Assistants (RAs). RAs are there to assist fellow students in many different ways. Unique to the Scholars Learning Community is that the Resident Assistants on the Binghamton University Scholars Learning Community floors are also Binghamton University Scholars. This means that they will be able to assist with the usual student situations, but also have the perspective of what it means to be a Binghamton University Scholar.
Binghamton University Scholars Mentors
Unique to the Binghamton University Scholars Learning Community are the Binghamton University Scholars Mentors. These upperclassmen Binghamton University Scholars are available to act as resources to the freshmen Binghamton University Scholars, and also work with the RAs to provide programming for the Binghamton University Scholars Learning Community.
Living/Learning Resident Director (RD)
All residential communities have several professionals with a Bachelors or Masters degree living in each community, called Resident Directors (RDs). RDs are there to assist students in many different ways. Unique to the Scholars Learning Community, is an RD who is dedicated to concept of the Binghamton University Scholars Learning Community.