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 →
In this episode of Roompact's ResEdChat, Paul answers some of your questions about residential curriculum and residential student learning. Have more you want to ask? Tweet at us with the hashtag #ResEdChat and we'll hope to address them in a future episode.
After 8 weeks on the Roompact Team, I’d love to say that I’ve cracked the code of WFH ("Work from Home"), but I can’t say that that’s the case. Even with WFH experience in my last position and a year of online school, working a remote internship has posed a difficult transition to navigate. It’s... 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. Starting in housing and residence life can be exciting and daunting all at the same time. The year always starts out with an intense flurry of activity... Continue Reading →
In this episode of Roompact's ResEdChat, we speak with Quan Phan, a student affairs professional with an incredible aptitude for graphic design. Learn how Quan uses his skills to enhance the educational impact of materials he designs and learn some tips on how you can, too.
Get Ready for Staff Training and Move In! Hello Friends! It’s hard to believe it's time to start preparing for move in! To help get you ready, we've compiled a number of updates for you in this quarter's Roompact Recap. We've also created a checklist for you of common tasks to accomplish to ensure you're ready to... Continue Reading →
These horoscopes are for entertainment purposes only... and are... hopefully... entertaining. Capricorn December 22 - January 20 This month is giving you all the feels. Endings and new beginnings are all around you. Try to ride the wave and leave the month full of gratitude. You have a number of staff that will go above... Continue Reading →
In this episode of Roompact's ResEdChat, co-hosts Paul and Camille talk with DaVaughn Vincent-Bryan from the University of Pittsburgh about his experiences using food and cooking with intentionality to enhance student engagement, learning, and community. Come away with some ideas on how you can +1 some of your strategies in the residence halls.