By: Stanley Thomas . Graduate Assistant for Housing and Residence Life . Texas Christian University. Who’s in the room? . Name. University and Position. Reason for picking this session and what you hope this session addresses. ID: 684876
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By: Stanley Thomas Graduate Assistant for Housing and Residence Life Texas Christian UniversitySlide2
Who’s in the room?
University and Position
Reason for picking this session and what you hope this session addressesSlide3
Programming at Graceland UniversityProgramming at Texas Christian UniversityActivitySlide4
Graceland University Housing System
Every Tuesday night at 10:00 P.M.Slide6
What is your function?
Functions once a monthSlide7
“Act in such a way that you treat humanity, whether in your own person or in the person of any other, never merely as a means to an end, but always at the same time as an end.”Slide8
It was time to change
What is a program?
What kind of programs are there?
What do we want our residents to learn from attending a program?
How can we assist our RAs?Slide9
Set the expectations
One program every two weeksAt least one active program every four weeksOne All-Hall Program every weekSlide10
You need to be there. Engaging with Residents and talking/connecting with them.Slide11
You do not need to be there.Slide12
Types of programs
A program for the entire hall that helps them connect with other residents and learn something.Slide14
All-Halls we have had this year
My favorite: Pumpkin SmashSlide15
Other All-Hall Programs
2-step and 2-stepSherley-Hall Basketball TournamentDon’t be so defensiveSherlsgiving
The Price is Right Christmas Edition
Valentines Day Service ProgramService Program to Homeless VeteransSlide16
How to make All-hall programs funSlide17
Going with your RA to buy thingsGoogle CalendarKeeping track of and attending their programsSending out a huge email to all the residents to attendBeing excited about their program
Hold them accountableSlide18
Creating their advertisementsSlide19
Holidays, Holidays, and Holidays Current Events/TVWhat do Residents need/want?Traditions Weather
Time for a fun activity
Get into groups around you and come up with a program you would implement at your respective University. (Cannot be a program you already do cause where is the fun in that? Let me answer that. There is none.) Things to consider
When? (Holidays, Diversity, Educational, Social?)
Who is your targeted audience? What do you want residents to gain out of this program? How would this program tie into your Housing goal? Sharing is caring.Slide21
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