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Leland Scholars Program abandons August residential structure in favor of online programming

Leland Scholars Program (LSP), aimed at aiding first generation, under-resourced and low-income students in making the transition to college, announced it would abandon its traditional four-week residential programming usually held in August for a virtual format to limit possible virus transmission.

Future of residence-based SLE program remains uncertain in upcoming year

Despite the University's intent to commence 2020-21 instruction on Sept. 14 with a limited on-campus housing plan, the details of the presence and structure of several residential programs remain unknown. The decisions to cancel residence-based Sophomore College and move both the Leland Scholars Program (LSP) and New Student Orientation (NSO) to a remote programming, along with the University’s new hesitancy about bringing students back to campus, does not bode well for the future of the residence-based Structured Liberal Education (SLE) program.
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