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.

ResEdChat Ep 3: Camille Bonar on Applying For and Starting an ACUHO-I Internship

In this episode of Roompact's ResEdChat, we talk with our ACUHO-I Summer 2021 Intern, Camille Bonar. We discuss how Camille decided to do an internship, what the application process was like, and what it is like now that Camille's been working with Roompact for a week. If you're a current grad or undergrad, or a supervisor of an intern, check out what we learned from Camille's experience.

ResEdChat Ep 2: Dr. Hilary Lichterman on Residential Curriculum During and Post COVID-19

In this episode of ResEdChat, we spend some time with Dr. Hilary Lichterman, previously from the University of South Carolina, and soon to be the Director of Housing and Residence Life at Seattle University. In this episode, we discuss our mutual love of cheese, our experience at ACUHO-I's National Housing Training Institute (NHTI), and do a deeper dive into how the COVID pandemic impacted residential curriculum in the moment as well as what it means for the future.

ResEdChat Ep 1: An Introduction

In this first episode of Roompact's ResEdChat, we introduce the video series and podcast and its goals. You can think of ResEdChat as a digital variety hour for residence life and education professionals that will include presentations, panels, and interviews. If you have a topic idea or want to engage in the community discussion, use the hashtag #ResEdChat.

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