Living and learning communities

  • Warrior Business Community

    Warriors Business Community - Big university, small community

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    Start building your network now as a resident of the Mike Ilitch School of Business Warriors Business Community.

    The Warriors Business Community (WBC) offers an opportunity for a cohort of business students to live, learn and develop professional connections together right here on Wayne State's main campus in the heart of Midtown Detroit. For the 2019-20 Academic Year, the WBC will be relocated to the Anthony Wayne Drive Apartments. The WBC encourages community involvement, supports academic success and provides a fun atmosphere for students to form lasting relationships with other future professionals, as well as current business leaders throughout metro Detroit.

    Advantages to joining the WBC

    • Onsite advising and planning
    • Academic and professional workshops
    • Improv training to improve decision-making skills
    • Study groups and tutoring
    • Peer support from upper-level business students
    • Increased student/faculty interaction
    • Service learning opportunities
    • Friendly competitions and contests
    • Networking events
    • Job shadowing and company tours

    Incentives for Fall 2019 Freshmen

    The first 40 Ilitch School Fall 2019 Freshmen to join the WBC will receive:

    • $250 awarded toward tuition and fees at the end of the Fall 2019 semester for meeting the following requirements:
      • Completed a minimum of 12 semester hours during the Fall 2019 semester toward a business major and achieved a minimum 2.25 overall grade point average
      • Attended a minimum of four WBC events
      • Met with an advisor in the Ilitch Business School Career Planning and Placement
    • $250 awarded toward tuition and fees at the end of the Winter 2020 semester for meeting the following requirements:
      • Completed a minimum of 12 semester hours during the Winter 2020 semester toward a business major and achieved a minimum 2.25 overall grade point average
      • Attended a minimum of four WBC events
      • Attended a minimum of one event sponsored by the Ilitch School Career Planning and Placement Office
    • SPECIAL INCENTIVE: Students who earned both the Fall 2019 $250 incentive AND the Winter 2020 $250 incentive AND achieved a minimum overall 3.00 GPA, after both the Fall 2019 and winter 2020 semesters, will receive $1,000 toward tuition and fees for the Fall 2020 semester.
  • The College of Fine Performing and Communication Arts Community

    The College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts Living Learning Community(LLC) is a place where you can EXPLORE, ENGAGE, and GROW during your first year as a WSU Creative Warrior!

    EXPLORE – Monthly social, cultural and community service events on campus and throughout the city of Detroit!

    ENGAGE – Meet fellow students in the college, get to know faculty on a new level and hear from VIPs such as alumni, the Dean and more!

    GROW – Become an interdisciplinary student by learning from peers and experts in Art, Communication, Dance, Music and Theatre!

    Eligibility:

    • First-year student to Wayne State for Fall 2019
    • Pursuing a major in the College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts
    • Planning to live in a residence hall on campus

    Requirements:

    • Complete the WSU Housing application and select the CFPCA Living Learning Community (LLC)
    • Live on the CFPCA LLC floor in Atchison Hall or The Thompson
    • Continue to pursue a CFPCA major during the 2019-2020 academic year
    • Follow the CFPCA LLC Agreement on the CFPCA LLC application

    If you have any questions about becoming part of the CFPCA LLC, please email Erin Wiseman at erin.wiseman@wayne.edu.