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Society of Spartan Sisters

Society of Spartan Sisters Learning Community

A First-year Learning Community


Society of Spartan Sisters (S.S.S.) is a first-year Learning Community (LC) for women of all majors. Students will gain an understanding of gender-based oppressions within society and become empowered through education, mentorship, and exposure to opportunities for personal and professional development. This LC is designed to introduce participants to ideals founded on women’s issues and leadership and foster a supportive environment through intentional coursework, co-curricular activities, and civic engagement.

Society of Spartan Sisters (S.S.S.) Learning Community Goals:

  • Build a caring and connected community among women-identified students to foster a greater sense of belonging.
  • Connect LC students with resources that promote academic success, personal development and wellness.
  • Create opportunities for students to reflect on past experiences and analyze lessons learned in effort to understand the importance of self-authorship.
  • Provide opportunities for increase student engagement, appreciation of diversity, inclusion, and belonging for LC students.
  • Increase connectedness and interaction among LC students, faculty and campus support staff.




  • FALL- ENG 101 College English I             SEM 101 Spartan Seminar
  • SPRING- ENG 102 College English II     SEM 102 Spartan Seminar 

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Contact Information 
Dyonna Wilson