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The Living Learning Center NEWSLETTER

Volume I, Issue VII: December 13, 2012

ToC to the LLC What You May Have Missed: November Programs ....Page 1

What You Don't Want to Miss: Upcoming Events ....Page 2 Community Announcements ....Page 2

Seeking a source of EMPOWERMENT? Looking to impact your commuity and shape your living experience? Join the LLC's own RHLO team next semester. Preliminary meeting to be held after Winter Break in January. Stay tuned for more details.

A Semester to Remember: Fall 2012 in the LLC

The LLC welcomed freshmen with cookies and a game night in August.

Residents raced cardboard canoes in Dodge during our first Sept. program.

Hartley and Wallach RAs and residents prepared for Halloween by carving pumpkins and munching on candy corn and pumpkin pie.

Columbia students help fellow NYCers and those affected by Sandy.

A group went to watch the city prepare for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

These are only some of the Calling for resident great programs and events we submissions! Are you a had in the LLC this semester. writer, artist, or just like Be sure to check in with your doodling on the side of CA/RA and read the your notebook? We'd newsletter next semester to love to feature you in find out more about the LLC Newsletter! Contact your RA for programming in the LLC and The LLC celebrated winter by skating in more information. Bryant Park the first week of December. how you can get involved!

What Not To Miss Community Announcements:

New Study Space in John Jay

No More Room in the But? Meet and Study in John Jay Dining Hall!

Open Sunday through Thursday nights from 9 pm to 12 am. Perfect for group study and meeting space. No place closer to the new JJs! Upperclassmen, come relive your freshman year 足 you know you want to.

Brought to you by the student councils & Columbia Dining Services

$10,000 Grant to fund your Peace Project!

Coming Soon


The Davis Projects for Peace is an initiative funded by Kathryn W. Davis for undergraduate students to Thursday, December 13, 2012: design and implement their own grassroots projects LLC Warms up for Finals! for the summer of 2013. Individual or groups of students are invited to submit innovative and THURSDAY, DEC 13 (6:30PM) engaging proposals for projects focused on conflict Join fellow LLC residents to warm up before resolution and the breaking down of barriers to exams with a study break. Coffee, tea, hot peace. While the overall program is worldwide in cocoa, cookies, Stressbusters, music! Brought scope, individual projects may be carried out in any to you by your CAs. location, including the United States. Selected projects will receive $10,000 in funding. The Office of Where: Wallach Piano Lounge Civic Action and Engagement is now accepting submissions from undergraduate students in Columbia College, Columbia Engineering, and General Studies for this amazing opportunity! Check out our web page for full information.

Looking Ahead


Columbia University Dance Marathon

Register for Columbia University Dance Marathon (CUDM)! CUDM is an 18足hour dance marathon on January 26足27, 2013 to benefit the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF). EGPAF seeks to prevent pediatric HIV infection and to eradicate pediatric AIDS through research, advocacy, and prevention and treatment programs. We raise both money and awareness about the organization and the work it does around the world. Our marathon is a celebration of life and a way to recognize the struggle children with AIDS go through every day. To represent that struggle, dancers raise money for EGPAF and pledge to stay on their feet for 18 hours. The marathon will take place in Roone and run from 1PM足7AM. To register from home: Gather your friends to join you! Go to and create a new team, join an existing team or register as an individual. Any questions? Email

Good Luck on Finals & Happy Holidays Have a Wonderful Break... See you next year!

Living Learning Center Newsletter #7  

Volume I, Issue VII: December 13, 2012