Resident Assistants


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Partying with Programming Area:

Why do RAs program?
Submitted by Betsy Stone Plummer, Director of Resident Life, Gwynedd-Mercy College

So Now You Are an RA:

Things I Wished I’d Known Before Becoming an RA
Submitted by Marika Schneider, Resident Assistant, Western Oregon University in Monmouth

Your Online Life
Submitted by Dawn Vavrik, Area Coordinator, Appalachian State University

The Ultimate Ethical Dilemma of an RA: Friendship or Policy?
Submitted by Linda Harvey, Resident Assistant, Central Michigan University

Does It Matter? You Bet It Does: Helping Resident Assistants Explore GLBT Issues
Submitted by Matthew R. Shupp, Assistant Director of Student Life and Student Programming at Community College of Philadelphia, & Joseph Russo, Assistant Director of Residential Living and Residence Director at Drexel University


Keep checking back this summer! We will feature information for newly hired and returning RA staff – orient yourself to the skills you need for success in the RA position!