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About Reynolds

The Reynolds Learning Environment

J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College is committed to providing a positive learning environment in which all faculty, staff, and students can learn together in a setting that encourages the free exchange of ideas and information. To accomplish this goal, the members of the college have established the following principles for learning.

Students are eligible to win LEAP Awards (Learning Environment Awards Program) by demonstrating one or more of the Reynolds Learning Environment Expectations. LEAP Awards can be redeemed for gift cards worth up to $25.

Punctuality – Respect schedules, arrive/depart on time, and notify others when changes are necessary. 

Courtesy - Assist others, acknowledge the presence of others, and be considerate of others while they work, study or speak. 

Distractions – Turn off cell phones and other electronic devices in class, labs, libraries, and meetings. 

Consideration – Keep your college areas clean, orderly, and ready for use by others. 

Accountability – Take credit only for work that is yours. Make yourself accountable for the information you release. 

Participation – Help everyone feel welcome to participate and freely exchange ideas without interruption.

Preparation – Come prepared and focus solely on the business at hand. Privacy – Keep confidential discussions in private spaces. 

Professionalism – Model and develop behavior that will foster success in the workplace.

Privacy - Keep confidential discussions in private places. 

Respect – Respect all backgrounds, cultures, and contributions. 

Responsibility – Acknowledge errors and express willingness to correct them.