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What Does Your Future Look Like?


Thu, Dec 11, 2014 8:30 PM

As the end of fall quarter is quickly approaching, i thought it would be a good idea to catch up with residents and see how their first quarter in college went. Was it what they expected? What was their biggest challenge? Now that they have experienced 10 weeks, I want to know what goals they have for the upcoming quarter! I will have them write them down on a piece of paper, and with their per...

In 2015, I Challenge Myself To...


Tue, Jan 06, 2015 11:35 PM

Post a blank note on the room doors for each student, with a prompt encouraging them to each write a New Years Resolution which they will see every day.

Reach Your Goals! Rock Climbing


Sat, Nov 08, 2014 11:00 AM

Rock wall will be rented from OPERS and placed in the Porter quad, where it will be made available for all passers-by to climb. Residents will have the opportunity to share their goals with one another, encourage each other that those goals are achievable, find commonalities between their ambitions and the ambitions of those around them, and ultimately rock climb symbolically to reach their goals.

E2E: An Adventure in time management 11/6/14


Thu, Nov 06, 2014 7:00 PM

Many first years have trouble getting their priorities throughout their experience in college. I want to play an informative game that will give them an insight in what are their most important priorities. This game consist of the following instructions: They will be asked to write down approx 20 goals that they have for their future. Some volunteers will share some of their goals and afterward...

I SNOW you'll have a good break!


Thu, Nov 20, 2014 6:00 PM

I have snowflake templates. I will cut them out for my residents and provide markers and craft tools. We will write down a wish for the rest of the semester on one side of the snowflake and what we're doing for break on the other. I will gather the snowflakes and either put them around the hall or on the bulletin board.

Reach your goals initiative


Wed, Oct 08, 2014 10:00 AM

A morning gathering where residents discuss their goals and expectations for the year with one another. Then they will write their goals on a piece of paper and put them in a box, and each quarter we will revisit their goals and see the progress and changes that have occurred throughout the year.

Study Tips for Finals


Sat, Nov 08, 2014 5:46 PM

A passive program that posts various study-related skills and facts for students around Redwood Grove. Time management, sleep, diet, and positive academic behavior is promoted.

International Student Orientation

With this program (more like an info session), we want to give international students an opportunity to meet each other as well as some RAs and other staff in our area so that they have resources to turn to if they need help or support. We will go over some information about our community as well as general safety practices, ask them about their needs and how we can support them, and share our ...

Journey to the CPP Letters!

RJ and I took a few of our residents to the CPP Letters. We wanted to make the program, one where we have the residents share their goals either for the year, the quarter, or even the week/day. Getting to the letters was a challenge in itself and we wanted to make the event focus on conquering obstacles, but also one to take in the sights of CPP/the surrounding cities.

talk about life


Fri, Sep 19, 2014 11:40 PM

We couldn't sleep and 2 of my residents and a girl from the third floor sat in the fourth floor hallway and tried to talk about our lives.

Goal Setting


Sat, Nov 01, 2014 8:00 PM

This board is going to help teach the girls why they need to set goals in their life and the benefits.

A Star Spangled Semester


Mon, Aug 25, 2014 7:30 PM

I will go around to my residents with six sticky notes. On 3 sticky notes, they must write their academic goals for the semester. On the other 3, they will write how they will achieve those goals. Those sticky notes will then go on my main bulletin board.

Goooal Setting


Sun, Sep 07, 2014 4:00 PM

A Soccer themed goal setting program used to push residence to set high, realistic goals for the semester through interactive activities.

Summer in a box


Fri, Aug 08, 2014 12:30 PM

Residents will decorate boxes bought from Palace. The decorations should reflect their growth or their identity this summer. Residents will then be encouraged to fill the box with things (actual or symbolic) as reminders of their experiences this summer. Residents also have to alternative of writing their goals for the upcoming school year and placing it in the box.

Catch your Dreams


Thu, Apr 03, 2014 8:15 PM

A program that allows students to discuss their aspirations and goals over a DIY craft. The residents will be making dream catchers and writing down a short-term goal, long-term goal and far future goal.

Setting Goals

Thu, Jun 05, 2014 10:00 PM

This program will take place after the last hall meeting. Residents will recieve the letters they wrote to themselves at the beginning of the year and will engage in a conversation of what their goals for the future will be both academically and personally.

Find your Inner D'Artagnan

Residents and I will be watching the movie, "The Three Musketeers" and then doing a great conversation about the lead character from the movie, D'Artagnan.

Everyone loves Top Tens!


Thu, May 08, 2014 9:00 PM

For this program i will ask my residents to make top ten lists in a bunch of different categories like books, movies, shows, music, goals, and food. Also will have donuts and milk as a snack.

Sugar Rush


Sun, Apr 06, 2014 8:30 PM

A welcoming to Spring quarter program to all those living in the ILC. Provided with Marianne's ice cream to have a social gathering and hear how everyone spent Spring break and also to set goals for the upcoming quarter.

Celebration and Popcorn


Thu, Apr 24, 2014 6:00 PM

At this all-hall, we will be having the girls decorate a banner with their academic achievements that happened this year at IC. We will also be having a popcorn bar and watching a movie.