We're excited to release the fourth edition of our eBook on residential curriculum and curricular approaches, written by Dr. Paul Gordon Brown and sponsored by Roompact. The content is expanded from the third edition and now includes more visuals and worksheets. As before, it remains freely available for you to download and use. Whether you're... Continue Reading →
Roompact's "Res Life Quick Tips" series highlights ideas and suggestions you can utilize in your residence life and education practice. Take a look through our past quick tips. An inevitable part of every housing professional's fall is dealing with roommate conflict. But how can you get a handle on it? We've go three tips... 1.... Continue Reading →
If you are a new staff member who hasn't used Roompact's software before, or if you're a current user that just wants a refresher training, we're holding an online comprehensive training webinar to get you up to speed. Lasting approximate 2.5 hours, this training will go over all aspects of Roompact's software, feature by feature.... Continue Reading →
As a new RA, you are tasked with many competing demands and expectations from not only your academics, but your new colleagues and supervisor. When starting your new position, keep these three quick tips in mind for a successful and balanced transition to your new role. Remember, those around you want you to succeed! 1.... Continue Reading →
Roompact's "Res Life Quick Tips" series highlights ideas and suggestions you can utilize in your residence life and education practice. Take a look through our past quick tips. Many student affairs professionals begin their careers working in residence life as a hall director. The Hall Director job can be incredibly rewarding, but is also incredibly... Continue Reading →
In this episode of Roompact's ResEdChat, we interview newly minted DOCTOR DeAndre Taylor. DeAndre discusses his dissertation study which examined the experiences of Black senior housing officers. Results shared include implications for how the profession can better support a more diverse leadership.
In this episode of Roompact's ResEdChat, we bring back our ACUHO-I Summer 2021 Intern, Camille Bonar, to reflect on how her internship has been. We discuss working from home, differences in expectations versus reality for a position, and what you can think about before beginning an internship to set you up for success. If you're a current grad or undergrad, or a supervisor of an intern, check out what we learned from Camille's experience.
As I ruminate on my experience as Roompact’s Professional Development and Practice Intern, I look back on my time fondly. I spent the summer working on numerous projects including the creation of blog posts and podcasts, developing new employee onboarding and professional development activities that relate to our B Corp certification, and working through my... Continue Reading →
A curricular approach is sequenced and scaffolded to follow a student's learning journey through the institution over time. Just as you need to take a 101 course before moving on to a more advanced 201 or 301 course, a co-curriculum follows this same progression. Many institutions that begin developing a curriculum focus on their first... Continue Reading →