ResEdChat Ep 24: Rachel Aho on Giving Constructive Feedback

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.

ResEdChat Ep 22: Shigeo Iwamiya on Managing Career Transitions

In this episode of the podcast, we welcome Shigeo to the show to reflect on his career in Residence Life and how he has navigated moving back and forth across the country as he's moved up in his profession. Shigeo shares insightful advice and genuine anecdotes from his life to help folks determine what is truly important as they make decisions about their next job. If you have a topic idea or want to engage in the community discussion, use the hashtag #ResEdChat.

ResEdChat Ep 16: Crystal Lay and Reflections on a Career in Residence Life

In this episode of Roompact's ResEdChat, we talk with Crystal about her decades of experience working in Residence Life all the way from her time as a student. She shares reflections about crisis response, setting boundaries, and being able to bring your best self to work. If you have a topic idea or want to engage in the community discussion, use the hashtag #ResEdChat.

ResEdChat Ep 14: The Reboot Episode!

In this episode of Roompact's ResEdChat podcast, we welcome our new host, Dustin Ramsdell, who you may know as The Higher Ed Geek. We also share some behind the scenes on the creation of the podcast, as well as what is to come for the show in the coming months. If you have a topic idea or want to engage in the community discussion, use the hashtag #ResEdChat.

ResEdChat Ep 12: Marshall U’s Green Move Out and Campus Thrift Store

Residence hall move outs can generate so much unnecessary waste. What if the items that normally go to a landfill could be flipped and given to other students in need? In this episode of Roompact's ResEdChat, we chat with two of the individuals responsible for Marshall University's Green Move Out and Campus Thrift Store programs. Learn from their experiences about how you might be able to replicate it on your own campus.

ResEdChat Ep 9: Camille Bonar Reflecting on her 2021 ACUHO-I Internship Experience

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.

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