L.E.A.D (Live, Engage, Act Develop), the Service, Leadership, and Social Justice Living-Learning Community, is for first-year students interested in exploring the local community through issues of social justice and community engagement. Participants will become more familiar with the wider Asheville community as well as more informed of on-campus leadership opportunities. All participants will develop leadership skills, be exposed to a diverse collection of engagement opportunities, and learn more about who they are and what they love!

Students participating in the L.E.A.D. LLC will live in West Ridge Hall and will share in joint class Curricular Connection (in the Fall semester) with community members. Additionally, participants will be exposed to a myriad of service learning and other leadership opportunities with their hall.

Learn more about Living Learning Communities.