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CAT Communities

CAT Communities

One interest, endless connections

Connecting Across Topics (CAT) Communities are set of learning communities specifically designed for first-year students. They are a terrific way for students to make a great start at K-State.

The CAT Communities are designed around student interests, and they offer mentoring from a professor and an advanced undergraduate Learning Assistant who shares the students' interests. They are an ideal place for students to meet each other and to study together.

CAT Community Proposals for 2016

In the fall of 2016, Kansas State University will continue the expansion of the CAT Communities, the university’s living-learning communities program. The goal is to
 continue offering a variety of CAT Communities designed to serve a diverse range of first-year students. These learning communities allow students with shared interests to enroll in a cluster of classes together and, in the case of the Residential CAT Communities, live together in the same residence hall.

Proposals for residential CAT Communities should be submitted electronically to kstatefirst@ksu.edu by Tuesday, September 15, 2015. Please complete and send the two-page “Residential CAT Community Proposal Form” (available below).
Residential CAT Community Expansion: Request for Proposals(.pdf)
Residential CAT Community Proposal Form (Word .docx)
Example of a completed Proposal Form (.pdf)
For answers to questions or for more information about proposal preparation and submission, please contact:
Gregory Eiselein
Director, K-State First
008 Leasure Hall
(785) 532-1501