Living Learning Community (LLC)
The Mississippi Alliance for Women in Computing Living Learning Community is designed to provide incoming freshman women at Mississippi State University a community experience with other young women in similar majors (computer science, software engineering, and computer engineering), encouraging academic, professional, and personal growth. Acceptance includes a housing scholarship that pays half of the freshman year housing cost in a modern style dorm.
Applicants interested in the MAWC Computing Living Learning Community in the Bagley College of Engineering (BCoE) at Mississippi State University, are required to be in one of the following majors:
- Computer Engineering
- Computer Science
- Software Engineering
Academic benefits of the program will include the following:
- Tutoring Program – Free tutoring for computer programming classes will be held in the residence halls to provide students with easier access.
- Study Areas – The residence halls include study areas, designed to both create a sense of community and provide a social support network for first-year engineering students.
- Professional Development – Seminars with industry professionals and career services will be provided to help with resume development and interviewing.
- Mentoring Program - Students will be assigned a junior or senior mentor who is a female majoring in computer engineering, computer science, or software engineering.