Every generation of student brings new challenges as well as opportunities to those who serve the field of Student Affairs. The complexities of remaining current in identifying the needs of today’s student can at times seem insurmountable given all the daily position responsibilities each of us carry.
It’s great for ice-breaking, teambuilding, and learning something in the process!
RAISE is a 55 minute on-line tutorial that educates about the following topics: General Information, Unauthorized Collaboration, Technology, Plagiarism/Copyright, and Decision-Making Guidelines.
Survey results from Spring 2016…
Overview: University of Wisconsin – Whitewater Housing and Residence Focus on Programming: Resident Assistants as Academic Coaches and Tutoring in the Halls Guidelines for Accessible Programming Boxes & Walls – An Interactive Oppression Experience Focus on Assignments and Billing: Making Gender Neutral Housing Accessible to All -From Suite to the Traditional Double Room Focus on [READ MORE]
The University of Wisconsin – Whitewater Housing and Residence Life is a featured program. Working at the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater Website: http://www.uww.edu/housing Application Protocols: Mailed applications should be sent to: Terry Tumbarello University Housing Goodhue Hall # 200 Whitewater, WI 53190 Electronic applications are strongly encouraged: Send to Terry Tumbarello, firstname.lastname@example.org Questions about [READ MORE]
The University of Wisconsin – Whitewater Housing and Residence Life is a featured program. Welcome to UW-Whitewater! The mission of University Housing is to provide quality, accessible housing and to promote student learning and personal success in an inclusive, engaging community. Live! Learn! Engage! University of Wisconsin – Whitewater Overview UW-Whitewater was founded in 1868 [READ MORE]
Review a comprehensive plan for providing programming that is inclusive and accessible.
Providing a living option to accommodate differing need.
Learn about this interactive diversity experience…
Learn about a Universal Design Team that goes beyond the Americans with Disabilities Act to more comprehensively addresses physical space and access needs to accommodate as many students, staff, & visitors to UW-Whitewater’s campus as possible.
Learn how residence life can strongly align and support the academic mission…
For this month’s program, I did “diversity cupcakes”. I premade cupcakes and bought many different frostings and toppings. Students came to decorate a cupcake that they felt best represents them. In addition, they then wrote a short story as to how that particular cupcake represented them. I took pictures of everyone’s story and cupcake and [READ MORE]
Before Valentine’s Day, print out instructions for origami flowers and provide origami paper for residents. Help them to make flowers for themselves or others. This provides a stress-free time and works as a community builder. Submitted by Randi Lemenager, Resident Assistant, Westfield State University
The University of North Florida Department of Housing and Residence Life is a featured program. Overview: University of North Florida Department of Housing and Residence Life Employment Profile: Employment Opportunities at University of North Florida Focus on Programming: Themed Housing to Support Students with Asperger Syndrome Market Days at the University of North Florida Themed [READ MORE]
The University of North Florida Department of Housing and Residence Life is a featured program. Full–time, Professional Staff Residence Life Coordinators (RLCs) are full–time, live–in staff members who manage a total of six residential areas on campus, housing approximately 3,000 residents. Currently, half of the RLCs at UNF supervise graduate student staff, and all six [READ MORE]
The University of North Florida Department of Housing and Residence Life is a featured program. Land of the Geese | Home of the Osprey The University of North Florida (UNF) is located in Jacksonville, Florida and is home to approximately 16,000 Osprey. UNF is currently ranked among the nation’s best valued institutions of higher education, [READ MORE]
Materials: Finger paint Paper Baby wipes Paper towels Residents come and talk to each other while they paint! Great for a community builder and stress reliever! Submitted by Randi Lemenager, Resident Assistant, Westfield State College
At the beginning of second semester, go door to door with cookies and have a conversation with whoever is in the room at the time. This is a great way to reconnect and catch up with residents. Also, it reminds them of your presence and allows you to get to know them better and further [READ MORE]
INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine recently honored UNF with the 2014 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity award. Learn about these efforts…