First Year Experience

Learning Community | Women of Excellence

This learning community allows you to feel welcomed, supported, and successfully transition to campus life.

This community is designed to foster a sense of community, encourage scholarship, provide leadership and involvement opportunities, and enhances your personal and professional growth and development.  Students in this dynamic community gain a greater awareness of the challenges women of color face in the community and in higher education.

Who can I live with if I join this Learning Community?

  • You can live with anyone who has a housing assignment in Wells West (including students in a learning community living in Wells West)

Available For:

  • Underrepresented female students


  • Wells West 

Learning Community Coordinator

Tayana Tornes



First Year Experience Office
UC 245
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
800 W. Main Street
Whitewater, WI 53190

Contact Us

Phone: (262) 472-3205
E-mail us!