I’m pleased to be one of four mini-keynotes opening this summer’s NEACUHO Annual Conference. I’m doing a twist on some new content I’ve been working on. (See Below.) Unfortunately I won’t be able to be there in person, but via video. I promise to share it after it’s presented live.
I have the pleasure of heading to Canada today to present twice at the OACUHO Residence Life Conference at the University of Guelph. Growing up in Rochester, NY, going to Canada feels a little bit like coming home. The first session I’ll be doing this weekend is to the RAs and student leader’s in attendance on engaging their residents with and in conversations about social media. The second is for the professional staff on how to be a digital SApro and seek out professional development online. Student Presentation: Social Media Momentum: Developing… Read More
When transitioning your residence life program to a residential curriculum model, it becomes increasingly important that you hire professional staff with the requisite skills and competencies to enact the curriculum. Although these skills are desirable in any residence life professional, they take on added importance in a residential curriculum. Some of the competencies required of staff under a residential curriculum include: A strong command of student development theory, research, and trends Ability to translate broad educational statements and philosophies into practice Ability to write clear, specific and measurable learning outcomes Ability to assess… Read More