Exploring Majors & Careers LLC

The Exploring Majors & Careers Living Learning Community brings together students of undecided majors who desire unique engagement in discovering the subjects in which they are passionate.

Participants in the Exploring Majors and Careers LLC will be personally mentored by a faculty-in-residence as well as an advisor from the Arts and Sciences program, and they will also be advised by the Career Development Center. This residential community fosters exploration of individual career paths through courses, programming, services, and connections to campus and community resources. This community is housed in Miller Hall, which is conveniently located close to the Career Development Center and close to the Student Activities Center. More information about Miller Hall can be found here.

What are the benefits of participating in the Exploring Majors & Careers LLC?

  • Specialized programming to promote the transition to university study and student academic success.
  • Course programming designed to meet student's specialized interests.
  • One-on-one sessions with a personalized academic advisor specifically assigned to students in the LLC program.
  • Individualized programming to meet the student's interests.
  • Guaranteed living space in Miller Hall, centrally located on campus with ample parking.
  • Specialized academic assistance and services for LLC community members.
  • Specialized in-house assistance devoted to specialized programs to meet student needs.
  • Close work with the Career Development Center to assist students in identifying a major/career path.
  • Increased opportunities for strong relationships with faculty.
  • Increased student engagement both at the university and in the classroom.

    Who can apply for the Exploring Majors & Careers Community?

    Meet the Advisor

    Lizz joined the College of Arts & Sciences Advising team in July 2015. Lizz works closely with students exploring majors and working towards their major of choice. She received her undergraduate degree in Sociology with a concentration in Criminology, and a Master’s degree in College Student Personnel from Ohio University. While at Ohio University, Lizz worked closely with their flourishing Learning Community Program coordinating the Peer Mentor experience. At the University of Arkansas she served as a Coordinator for Residence Education managing the day-to-day activities and programming of a residence hall comprised of 350 first year students. Lizz will work closely with students in the Exploring Majors and Careers LLC. She will instruct GEN 101 A&S Orientation in the Fall semester and GEN 201 Career Decision Making in the Spring semester. Lizz will also serve as the Academic Counselor to students in the LLC.

    Lizz’s professional interests include academic advising, academic success, social media, Greek Life and Living Learning Community initiatives. Her personal interests include fitness, watching college football, and spending time with family and friends.

    Meet the Graduate Assistant In-Residence

     Assel Kuzembayeva is originally from Kazakhstan, and she graduated from Penn State in 2015 with the B.S. in Statistics and minor in Sociology.  While at Penn State, Assel was a primary chair of THON, the largest student run philanthropy in the world, for Kazakhstani Student Association and was also a volunteer and an intern at State College Meals on Wheels.  She is a former Data Analyst as well. Currently, Assel is pursuing her Master's degree in Sociology at the University of Louisville. In addition to her academic life, Assel is a figure skating enthusiast and a pianist.

     

     

     

     

    For any additional questions related to the Health and Sport Sciences Community, please contact Lizz Warren at eawarr03@exchange.louisville.edu or (502) 852-5502.