Fall 2016 Semester Goals Recap

Fall 2016 Semester Goals Recap

At the beginning of this last semester I took inspiration from one of my fav bloggers at the moment Dani Dearest. She shares with her readers her goals and aspirations for each semester, which we all know in college is the equivalent is to going through hell and back come finals. This semester was really … Read More

Cider and Study Program – RA Idea

Cider and Study Program – RA Idea

This was the first program I planned this year, and it was a huge success. If you’re residents love fall, like any college student does, they’ll love going to the cider mill. My floor was constantly talking about wanting to go to the cider mill in several different groups. So, being a smart RA, I … Read More

Meeting Tyler Oakley (again) and the Oakland University Experience

Meeting Tyler Oakley (again) and the Oakland University Experience

As some of you might know, Tyler Oakley is the one person I look up to and have looked up to know for a few years. He’s my role model, spirit animal, and honestly if you need an intern Tyler, HMU. If I could just sit down and chat with him about career advice, he’d … Read More

Election 2016 Bulletin Board – RA Ideas

Election 2016 Bulletin Board – RA Ideas

October 2016 means one thing- gearing up for a major election.  If there is one thing I want my residents to be it’s educated on, it’s their decisions when it comes time to vote. I am someone who is very passionate about the right to vote. I mean what better way to use my 19th Amendment … Read More

DYEversiTIE Program – RA Ideas

DYEversiTIE Program – RA Ideas

Residence life is such a rewarding experience to work for. But one challenging aspect of being an RA can be how make program successful. This year, my first year working as a Resident Assistant, I’m working with mainly freshman on my floor. It’s honestly great. So far, I love seeing them grow in just the few weeks … Read More

My Advice To Incoming College Freshmen

My Advice To Incoming College Freshmen

Last year around this time I was frantically researching what I needed to be prepared for college, what the experience was going to be like, and it was a stressful time in my life. The month before move-in, I considered dropping out of the college I was going to attend to take a few classes … Read More