Resident Assistants


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Enjoy the summer and spend time getting some “SOAL” with Reslife.Net’s “Summer Orientation and Learning Series”.


Tools of the Trade: People go to College to Learn (and to build relationships)…That is where you come in…
Submitted by Andy McDonald, Director of Residence Life and Off-Campus Housing, Maryland Institute, College of Art

Tools of the Trade: Managing Your Floor
Submitted by Jason Rigsbee, Assistant Director of Residence Life for Facilities and Operations, Philadelphia University

Partying with Programming Area: Summer Work – Getting Ready for the RA Position: Preparing the Foundation for Community Building
Submitted by Glenda Griffith, Director of Residence Life, Saint Francis University

Tools of The Trade Area: Name Tag: You’re It!
By Jenn Thorpe, Director of Residence Life for First Year Experience, Widener 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!