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Advice for Next Year’s Resident Assistants

Advice for Next Year’s Resident Assistants

ENC’s residence halls are guided by a staff of 22 Resident Assistants. These students are chosen from among their peers for their leadership, commitment to ENC, and most of all, their desire to serve their fellow students. Each year a new batch of Resident Assistants, or RAs, is carefully chosen by the Residential Life Staff. Applications are underway and we thought the potential RAs might like a little advice from this year’s experienced team!

Reflections on four years at ENC and advice for incoming students

With the spring semester now in full swing, many of our seniors are reminded that their time at ENC is coming to a close. Senior Jonni Albetta shared a little bit about her experience over the last four years in a recent blog post. She also offered advice to current and incoming students about how to make the most of their time here. Give it a read here: https://www.jonninicole.com/single-post/2018/01/13/The-Beginning-of-the-End-My-College-Career
RA and SGA Applications Open

RA and SGA Applications Open

It’s that time of year again! Student Development’s Residential Life and Community Life departments have opened the applications for the 2018-2019 Resident Assistants and Executive Student Government. These campus student leadership positions are a great way to make an impact in the ENC community. Whether you are interested in leading a hall of students, crafting engaging campus events, or even helping the ENC board write policy in the interest of students, there’s a position for every
Preparing Your Room for Christmas Break

Preparing Your Room for Christmas Break

Christmas is just a few weeks away! With campus closing in a mere 14 days, it’s time to start thinking about packing up. You don’t just need to pack your clothes, but you need to prepare your room as well. You’ll be gone for about a month and that’s just enough time for things to get funky if you don’t prep before you head home. Take out the trash – The last thing you want to

Doing Holidays College Style

You’re almost done with the semester! Christmas is just around the corner and you might be feeling a bit homesick for the holiday festivities. Keep up the good spirits with these 4 tips. Decorate – Head on over to the Nease Library or IRC and make some colorful paper chains or a special door decoration that feels festive. Listen to holiday music and movies – Turn on Mannheim Steamroller, Christmas carols, White Christmas, or your favorite
10 Times You Should Ask for Help

10 Times You Should Ask for Help

Life is crazy. It’s chaotic and fast-paced and sometimes it feels like there are way more downs than ups. Hard things happen and it’s important for your personal health that you know when to ask for help. It’s not a sign of weakness, it’s a sign of strength! If you’re struggling with something on the list below, or anything else please reach out to a friend and let them know that you need their support. 1.
Close Quarters: Tips for sharing a small space

Close Quarters: Tips for sharing a small space

Having a roommate is tricky. Whether you’ve never had to share your space or have always shared a room, the transition to living with a potential stranger in a small space is tricky, but not impossible. Try these 5 tips to keep the roommate peace. Be considerate. Sharing a small space is hard. Almost every movement you make affects your roommate in some way and vice versa. Be considerate of the small space and try to