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Exciting Opportunity in the Works

Tentative opportunity for students to impact sustainability and energy efficiency in the residence halls next semester.

October 28th, 2016|Categories: Sustainability|

Residence Life Celebrates Campus Sustainability Day

Residence Life and the Aggie Eco Reps celebrate Campus Sustainability Day at TAMU!

October 21st, 2016|Categories: Sustainability|

Sustainable Aggies in Baltimore!

Staff of TAMU's Residence Life and members of the Aggie Eco Reps attend largest sustainability conference in the country.

October 17th, 2016|Categories: News & Announcements, Sustainability|

Intentional Student Leadership On-Campus

On-Campus student leaders participate in intentional leadership development and reflect on their experiences in their roles. Residence Life is pleased to have 7 groups of student leaders participating in the Aggies Commit: Reflections on Student Leadership assessment project coordinated by Student Life Studies.

October 4th, 2016|Categories: Assessment, News & Announcements|

Aggie Eco Reps at Stream Clean!

Aggie Eco Reps volunteer for Stream Clean

October 4th, 2016|Categories: Sustainability|
  • Hullabloo Hall exterior

Post-Occupancy Evaluation Study of A New Residence Hall

A research study which is a post-occupancy evaluation of a newly design residential hall for college/university students.Primary objectives of this ongoing study are to: (1) to identify the usage rate of the functional areas and the users' satisfaction about the building design, (2) to identify the good design features of the housing facilities and to identify the areas for improvement. This study is a partnership between Residence Life and Treanor Architects.

July 9th, 2016|Categories: Research Projects|
  • Hullabaloo Student Studying

Academics and Student Success in Residential Life

A study, supported by the Division of Student Affairs College Completion Grant, is being conducted in two phases to better understand the impact residential life has on student success and academics. The population frame is undergraduate and graduate students who live on the Texas A&M University campus in either a residence hall or apartment complex maintained and operated by University officials.

July 9th, 2016|Categories: Research Projects|
  • Students using the fine arts room in Hullabaloo Hall

Long-term Effects of Participation in High Impact Practices

This study is investigating alumni of high impact programs at Texas A&M University. This study includes a Living Learning Program, internship program, undergraduate research, and study abroad programs at Texas A&M University. More specifically, the researchers are after, what are the long term benefits of participation in high impact practices? Could benefits vary based on the type of high impact practice?

July 9th, 2016|Categories: Research Projects|
  • Residence Life departmental logo

Graduate Hall Director Learning Assessment

During the 2015-2016 academic year, the Graduate Hall Directors (GHD) are asked to complete a learning assessment related to the role in May. This assessment, which is composted of 55 quantitative and 13 qualitative questions, was completed by 12 GHDs yielding a response rate of 86%. Overall, GHDs show gains in learning in communication, diversity, and integrative learning.

June 23rd, 2016|Categories: Assessment|
  • Residence Life departmental logo

Resident Advisor Learning Assessment

During the Spring of 2016, the Resident Advisor Learning Assessment was conducted in April. The assessment, which consisted of 40 quantitative and 19 qualitative questions was completed by 76 RAs, yielding a 47% response rate. RAs showed positive gains in communication and collaborative work in the assessment.

June 23rd, 2016|Categories: Assessment|