Legal Studies

Criminal Justice - Law and Investigation Living Learning Community

 Criminal Justice- Law and Investigation Living Learning Community

The mission, vision and goals of the Criminal Justice Law Investigation LLC include the desire to establish a connection to the University of New Haven by providing students with positive faculty/staff interactions and engagement in curricular and co-curricular activities, to establish a strong residential community among residents where events and activities develop a strong sense of community spirit while supporting its values, and to develop a strong foundation for continued success in college during the first-year experience.

The Criminal Justice Law Investigation LLC seeks to provide opportunities for students, faculty, and staff to engaged each other beyond the classroom and residence hall community and to help students establish meaningful relationships within their residential community which are expounded upon in the classroom. Furthermore, the faculty of the Criminal Justice Law Investigation LLC facilitate the growth of critical and imaginative thinking among students by having them put into practice the theories and methods learned in the classroom in a community which is characterized by intellectual and ethical curiosity.

The Criminal Justice Law Investigation LLC regularly takes trips to accomplish these goals. Past trips include visiting Eastern State Prison, Washington DC, and going zip-lining.

LLC Advisor

Maria Torre headshot

Maria Torre, M.S.

Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Science

MTorre@newhaven.edu


What Does an LLC Advisor Do?

The LLC Advisor serves as a mentor to the residents. The advisor works closely with the Resident Assistant to plan events and trips centered around the theme of the LLC.