Dustin welcomes Natasha, one of our faithful bloggers, to the show this week. She shares her perspective on how student affairs divisions need to approach assessment to better manage their teams as well as support their students.
Dustin chats with Jeremy about the various factors at play currently when it comes to off-campus student housing and how institutions can better support these students. He also discusses his unusual journey to his current position as Dean of Students at Naropa, a very unique institution in Colorado.
This week, Dustin chats with current Roompact blogger Jennifer about her experience as a higher ed graduate student balancing working on campus and her studies. She shares reflections on her journey so far, what she is looking forward to, and some advice on how best to support grad students.
Paul comes back to the podcast again this week to chat with Dustin about the the past, present, and future of the curricular approach in residential education. Paul brings his wealth of knowledge and experience in this area to the conversation to help capture why this practice is so important for supporting student learning.
Dustin welcomes Alberto to the show this week, where they discuss his transition from a campus based position, advice for others considering similar transitions, and his current work at GradGuard.
Dustin chats with fellow parent Jess this week about the trials and tribulations of parenthood and how it relates to residence life. Jess speaks to her experience being a single parent and living on campus. They also explore how institutions can be more supportive workplaces for parents moving forward.
This week, we're teasing the upcoming Institute on the Curricular Approach (ICA) happening October 22-25 in Long Beach, CA. Dustin chats with co-chairs Ardell and Alex about how they got involved in ICA and what they're excited about for this year's institute. Register now to make sure you don't miss out on this amazing event!
Dustin digs deeper with Roompact's very own Jong Youn this week to explore more of his role on the team leading our business development efforts. He talks about his background, how he discovered Roompact and how he works with institutions to improve their residential education programs with digital tools.
As our Summer 2023 ACUHO-I Intern, Kassidy, finishes up her time with us, we wanted to take a moment to check back in with her to see how her time working at Roompact went. Kassidy shares with Dustin her favorite moments, what she's learned, and what's next for her.
Paul returns to the podcast this week to chat with host Dustin Ramsdell about the fundamentals of roommate agreements and the role they serve in managing residential student conflict. Paul also highlights how users of Roompact's software can leverage its features to be proactive in reducing conflict. Learn from him and examples from other schools about high impact practices.
This week, Dustin chats with Kendra about how institutions can think about integrating a supportive residence life experience to study abroad programs and why it is important for student success. Kendra also shares anecdotes from her story that help inform her perspective as well as changing dynamics in the international education space.
In this fun and special episode of Roompact's ResEdChat, we bring the entire team together to reflect on their favorite memories from the past ten years of the company. Make sure to join the team in celebrating this milestone at ACUHO-I 2023
This week, we're pleased to introduce our 2023 ACUHO-I Summer Intern, Kassidy Giles, to the Roompact community! She just started working with us and we wanted to take a moment to give her the chance to share a bit about her background, the ACUHO-I process, and what she'll be working on this summer.
In this episode of Roompact's ResEdChat, Dustin chats with Susan about making residence halls more accessible to more students and the impact this has on student satisfaction, persistence, and success.
This week, Dustin chats with Sam to explore what neurodiversity is and how best to create caring residential environments for neurodiverse students by collaborating with campus colleagues.
In this episode of Roompact's ResEdChat, Dustin chats with Chris about tips and tricks that can help to maintain healthy professional balance in Residence Life. He explores the nuances of topic with how it shows up differently for supervisors and those who work directly with students. If you have a topic idea or want to engage in the community discussion, use the hashtag #ResEdChat.
In this episode of Roompact's ResEdChat, Dustin chats with Gustavo about how navigated a path from residence life professional to working outside of higher ed in customer success at a tech company. If you have a topic idea or want to engage in the community discussion, use the hashtag #ResEdChat.
In this episode of Roompact's ResEdChat, Rachel talks with Dustin about the value of creating environments that encourage staff and students to give and receive constructive feedback to one another. Rachel shares advice for those who may feel reticent about doing this and some helpful resources to explore as well. If you have a topic idea or want to engage in the community discussion, use the hashtag #ResEdChat.