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  • DISCOVER THE COLLEGE OF L IBERAL

    ARTS AND SCIENCES’

    BOLD LEARNING COMMUNITY!

    Are you looking forward to building a community with students of color this fall?

    Do you want to learn more about campus resources and opportunities to get involved?

    Would you like to develop a great relationship with a current multicultural student leader who could serve as your peer mentor, and become a life-long friend?

    BRIDGING OPPORTUNIT IES IN LEADERSHIP AND D IVERSITY

    BOLD is a fantastic opportunity for first-year students who are striving for academic, social and professional success. The BOLD Learning Community is designed to support the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences’ diverse student population with representation and retention, and you can be a part of it!

  • The BOLD Learing Community offers three main components: • Orientation course in the fall and seminar course in the spring • 1:1 peer mentoring • Academic and social events with all learning

    community students and peer mentors

    In the BOLD Learning Community, you will:

    • Build community and social interaction with fellow BOLD students • Meet with your Multicultural Liaison Officer for academic support • Network with faculty and staff • Encourage global citizenship through service-learning projects • Critically engage in learning about yourself • Participate in social events, faculty meet & greets, and learn more

    about leadership opportunities

    Each BOLD student will be matched with a peer mentor. Your peer mentor will be a multicultural upperclassman in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

    FOR MORE INFO ON HOW TO JOIN THE LEARNING COMMUNITY, GO TO:

    las.iastate.edu/bold

    Contact us to join! Der Vang, Multicultural Liaison Officer & BOLD Learning Community Coordinator College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 102 Catt Hall 515-294-2545 dvang@iastate.edu

    BOLD is a non-residential Learning Community: • Multicultural students (American Indian/Alaska Native, African

    American, Asian American, Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, Hispanic or Latino/a, Multiracial) in any College of Liberal Arts and Sciences major

    The learning community aims to engage multicultural first-year and transfer students who are not recipients of the George Washington Carver Scholarship, Hixson Opportunity Award, Multicultural Vision Program Award, or Science Bound Program. Students are also highly encouraged to participate in departmental learning communities.

    “I always have someone I can ask any questions to, especially being a first-generation college student. It has been helpful to have someone to help me along my transition. - BOLD Student, Fall 2014