Eureka Learning Community

Accelerate your mind by being a part of the Eureka Learning Community (ELC), a science and math community based upon the theme- “Explore and Discover”.

If you are STEM student majoring in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Actuarial Science, Computer Science or Computer Engineering, then the Eureka Learning Community is for you! Incoming freshmen with a minimum ACT of score of 23 and a GPA of 3.0 can join the Eureka Learning Community. 

The Eureka Learning Community strives to enrich the academic experience through a variety of activities for students. The Eureka Learning Community will provide you with an opportunity to interact and bond with other students to develop a sense of cohesiveness and intellectual connections. The Eureka Learning Community will also provide you with the skills and experiences necessary to be successful in life beyond the classroom setting.   

As a member of the Eureka Learning Community, you will be part of a nurturing atmosphere that enhances your learning and personal growth by participating in activities outside of the classroom and getting involved in extracurricular and social activities. You will also develop a network with your peers who share similar personal and career interests.

Bellarmine University Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors who have a GPA of at least a 2.0 can also join the Eureka Learning Community. It is expected that students who join the Eureka Learning Community remain in good standing at Bellarmine University and must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.00 by the end of each academic year. 

Contact Information

Students interested in joining the Eureka Learning Community should contact Dr. Akhtar Mahmood (Eureka Learning Community Director), Email:; Phone: 502.272.7599.