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Maude’s Squad Living Learning Program (LLP)

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About the LLP

The College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology's Maude Squad Living Learning Program was created to build a community where women feel more comfortable in engineering classes and develop important relationships with peers. Named for Maude Spears, the first woman to receive a degree in engineering from Oklahoma A&M College, Maude's Squad will provide you with resources in a common living environment that will enrich your professional and educational advancement.

Benefits

  • Living in a diverse community of students focused on careers in Engineering, Architecture and Technology
  • Quiet study area - an extension of the CEAT Student Excellence Center with the necessary tools to help our students succeed (printers, 3D printers, marker boards, etc.)
  • Community-style living with other CEAT freshmen to assist with making connections on campus
  • Free weekly tutoring and career coaching
  • Mentoring with CEAT upperclassmen, otherwise known as Petes (PDF)
  • Special programming including informal interactions with CEAT faculty and Engineering, Architecture and Technology professionals
  • Synergy with Institutional Diversity located nearby in Scott Hall

Requirements & Expectations

Pre-CEAT students in the community must have completed the CEAT Summer Bridge program. Residents are expected to maintain a minimum 2.8 semester GPA, attend at least five CEAT-sponsored programs per semester, maintain active status with at least one CEAT organization, and active participate in academic support pairing within the LLP community.