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DECEMBER


 December 10
Game On

BSN - 7:00pm


 

December 9
Employment is the goal

This passive program will provide students with a printed version of the information from the Career Services website.
PWH - 8:00pm
 

December 8
Are you ready?

The goal of this program is to provide the residents with residence life and housing's semester closing procedures and possible fines. Hopefully thee will be a decrease uninformed residents.
RAH - 6:00pm
 

December 6
This Christmas

The movie night includes a selection of holiday movies such as This Christmas. Snacks will be served.
SSH - 7:00pm
 

December 5
Time to leave
This passive program will involve handing out information to make travel plans, deadlines and a list of fines for improper check out.
RAH
 

December 4
The Black & White Affair; United We Stand
BSS - 9:00pm
 

December 4
It's a family affair, united we stand

This program is designed to bring together the residents of north and south since some may not return for the spring semester for whatever reasons. This program will provide a semi - formal atmosphere with semi - formal attire. Students will be able to relax before finals in light environment and enjoy the company of their peers.
BSN/BSS - 7:00pm
 

December 4
Cookies for Christmas

The goal of this program is to have a Christmas Party for the residents of Rosa Alexander Hall. One of the suggestions that we received last year via the suggestion box was to incorporate more interactive activities into our socials. The hall is planning to come up with superlatives for each floor, along with secret Santa.
RAH - 5:00pm
 

December 3
Holiday Movie Prep Party
Holiday movie prep party will be a movie event for residents but also a period to reflect on the past semester and any questions they may have about moving out or about the semester coming up. Residents will have the opportunity to make decorations to give to loved ones or friends they made throughout the year.
PWH - 9:00pm
 

December 3
SHAM - WOW
BSN - 8:00pm
 

December 3
Read the book first, before the cover
BSN - 7:00pm
 

December 3
True Life: Until Next Time
BSN
 

December 2
Battle of the Residence Halls in Dodge Ball
SS1 - 7:00pm
 

December 2
Prep by Step
College students returning to live under their parent's roof can prove to be a difficult change for both young adults and their parents. Students that have Experience College for the first time have experience changes. College students are coming adults; however when they return home they are still someone's child. The program will provide guidance for residents facing this during their semester break.
RAH - 6:00pm
 

December 2
Dodge ball
This program will give residents and opportunity to come together rand enjoy each other one more time before the end of the semester.
SS1 - 7:00pm
 

December 2
Lovely Ladies of the 1st Floor
The purpose of this program is to bring the residents together before the holidays and share their creativity. This will give them the opportunity to converse and share their feeling with each other. If returning in the spring, students can evaluate what they will do to make next semester better.
RAH - 8:00pm
 

December 2
Clean it up to make room for success
The focus of this program is to prepare the residents for the transition home, to a job, an internship or whatever venture awaits them in the real world during their holiday break.
CSH - 8:30pm
 

December 2
Home, Sweet Home
This program is geared towards helping students focus their attention to gainful employment post graduation. This will serve as a tool for preparation for going home and the next semester because students may want to work on obtaining gainful employment, internships, co - ops or volunteer opportunities to prepare for the spring semester and summer. This will also help them to be prepared and competitive when it comes to obtaining those positions.
PWH - 8:00pm
 

December 1
TNT News of the Month

The last newsletter will offer the residents a survey on their first semester at NSU. It will focus on study habits, roommate issues and other issues they faced as a freshman. The answers will be a great conversation piece at the educational program.
RAH
 

December 1
Christmas Social

This program will serve as the building's Christmas social and closure program. At this program residents will participate in an open discussion about finishing the semester strong and starting the spring semester even stronger. We will allow the residents to give personal testimony and tips about ending the semester strong and preparing for next semester.
LSH - 7:00pm
 

December 1
Let's Play Jeopardy: Finals Version

During this time there will be a lot of stress due to finals and end of the semester projects. I would like to have a game which focuses mainly on stress management and study habits to help students relax while playing a game and learn how to cope with finals in one program.
MRH - 7:30pm
 

December 1
Lovely Ladies of the 1st Floor

RAH - 8:00pm
 

December 1
Ugh! Clean Up After Yourself

BSS
 

December 1
Are you prepared for the holidays?

This program will go over the check out procedures for the end of the semester and beginning of next semester. Next we will go around the room an have residents share their Christmas stories and or traditions.
RAH - 7:00pm





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NOVEMBER


November 30
Spartan workout plan
In order to encourage physical fitness, workout logs will be distributed for the month. This will serve to encourage the girls to utilize the information regarding physical wellness and as a tracking tool.
PWH - 8:00pm
 

November 30
Dress like you want it
The goal of this program is to provide the resident with a scholarly look at the world of fashion. The staff plans on bring in various representative from the fashion industry such as a designer. The staff will also have a member of the Counseling Center to come in a speak to the residents about how fashion affects how one is perceived and how one feels.
RAH - 6:00pm
 

November 23
Get Health Ideas
BSS
 

November 23
Positive Thinking, "I am somebody"
This program is designed to provide residents with positive esteem and thinking . The purpose of this program is to encourage is to encourage residents to think positively about situations to better understand their goals. The program focuses on each resident growing as an individual, learning who they are and who they want to become.
6:00pm BSN
 

November 23
The Babbette Bounce

This program is designed to provide students with a "break" from their studies while encouraging them to evaluate themselves both physically and mentally. The students will be given information about stress warning signs and will also be provided with different stress coping mechanism. The first part of the program will consist of a speaker from the Counseling Center and an open discussion. The second pat will consist of the "break" in which students will entertain by a skit form the GAs and RAs and then residents will participate in a line dancing contest.
BSN/BSS - 7:00pm
 

November 23
Put your confidence to the test

In this program the students will be crossing lines. I ask questions and if the student can relate they will cross over the line. The point of this program is to show that the girls have similar feelings about themselves. The RA hopes to help the residents feel more comfortable in their own skin.
PWH - 9:00pm
 

November 22
Staying true to yourself

This passive program that will allow the ladies to re - evaluate their mental and physical well being. The RA will post the information to my information board. The RA will also go to Spartan Health Clinic and gain information on different eating habits and other health pamphlets. The RA will put together a booklet.
LSH
 

November 22
Get in shape

BSS - 6:30pm
 

November 25
Positive Thinking

BSN
 

November 25
Mirror Mirror on the wall

LSH - 7:30pm
 

November 24
Let's work on your body.

During this program residents will have the opportunity to work out with an exercise video. They will also be given information on campus resources for working out, such as the gym and extracurricular activities and intramural sports.
MRH - 8:00pm
 

November 20
Staying in Shape

BSS
 

November 20
Definite Ways to stay in shape.

BSS
 

November 20
Self identity, how to make your self esteem positive

This program touch on the girl's self - esteem. The RA will give them tips on how to increase their self esteem in positive way.
RAH
 

November 19
Heath and Fitness is Key

This program will be a forum that focuses on the overall health and well - being of the college student. The RA wants to convey the message of the importance on being mentally and physically fit and the toll it takes on your health, grades and social life when you don't live a healthy life style.
SSH - 7:00pm
 

November 19
Fast Food for thought

The RA wants to show the depths of eating fast food. We have someone with is able to come and talk about the life of a fast food. The resents will also be viewing "Super Size Me" and discussing the movie.
CSH - 8:00pm
 

November 19
Let's Workout

This program will consist of an aerobics session lead by an aerobics video for an hour.
MRH - 7:30pm
 

November 19
Ladies Night (Talk)

A lot of things have gone on in the last two months of school (relationships, break ups, freshman 15 or failing a class). So let's have a lady's night. During the program we will discuss things that may be stressing the residents, workout tips and eating tips. We will also invite a personal trainer to offer workout tips and at the end of the night there will be a drawing for one free session with the personal trainer.
MRH - 8:00pm
 

November 19
I am Somebody

BSN - 6:00pm
 

November 19
The Confessional

BSS - 7:30pm
 

November 19
I remember when

BSS - 8:00pm
 

November 18
Diversity

BSN - 7:00pm
 

November 18
Whatever you like

BSN - 7:00pm
 

November 18
Whatever you like

This program is designed to make residents comfortable with their Relations uality. It will also help residents know they are not alone and they will don't be judged based on preference.
BSN - 7:00pm
 

November 18
Diversity

The purpose of this program is for students to learn interesting facts about cultures other than their own. The lobby will be set up with tables and have a representative from one of four cultures: American , Italian, Chinese and African. Each table will have food from the culture, festive music and line dances will be taught.
MRH - 7:00pm
 

November 17
Every time you see me I look good

This program will be two part including fitness routines in the beginning and end of the program. In between the program we will discuss healthy eating habits and how male residents can also be affected by the "freshmen 15". CSH - 8:30pm
 

November 17
Do you know who you are?

The RA and residents will watch Mean Girls and then discuss how they felt about the move. The movie allows them to see how other people can change you for the worst if you do not have a good sense of self identity.
BSN - 7:00pm
 

November 17
Pig out with your health in mind

In this program, residents will be introduced to healthy options that can be easily prepared. A representative from the Counseling Center will be present to discuss the importance of keeping healthy mentally and physically.
BSN - 6:00pm
 

November 17
Express Yourself

BSS
 

November 17
I am not an object

The nature of this program is to address the abuse, disrespect and misogyny women especially black women deal with every day. During the forum, a female will share her personal story about being mistreated and how it has affected her life. We will then discuss views and opinions from a male perspective. The purpose of the program is to awaken the conscious of our male residents and showing them that mistreating females in any way is unacceptable. CSH - 7:00pm
 

November 17
Who am I? Who are you?

This is a personal program that will allow the residents to evaluate their mental and physical well being. This program will inform the residents on different ways to better treat their bodies and pamper themselves. They will also be able to share ways that they pamper themselves with their fellow residents. We will discuss stories and experiences about their self identity.
LSH - 7:00pm
 

November 17
Portion Distortion

Before residents embark on the holiday season and holiday eating, they will be provided with the knowledge termed "portion distortion". This term is used to describe the growing portions of food in today's world. Residents will be informed on what portions of food should be and what other cultures consume during on meal.
PWH - 9:00pm
 

November 17
What do you know about yourself

My program will be a series of personality and mental health quizzes to which at the end the residents will share and receive feedback. Its purpose is pure entertainment.
RAH - 6:00pm
 

November 17
Health and Fitness is Key

SSH - 7:30pm
 

November 17
Whose life is it? Your values vs. your parents?

SS1 - 6:00pm
 

November 17
I Don't Know How I'm Going to Make It?

SS1 - 7:00pm
 

November 17
Who are you?

SS1 - 8:00pm
 

November 16
Self Identity, Who are you really?

This program will hopefully make residents think about who they are on the inside and outside. Through discussion, the residents will focus on how their self identities are perceived by themselves and others.
RAH - 7:00pm
 

November 16
Total Wellness: Stretching your limits, physically and mentally

This program will focus on the significant role the mental and physical health play in our lives. Students will have the opportunity to discuss mental and physical health - related issues as well as participate in activities that promote physical and mental wellness. In addition, students will brainstorm what types of activities can be incorporated in their regime to promote their best physical and mental wellness.
PWH - 8:00pm
 

November 16
Love thy self

SS1
 

November 16
The workout plan

SS1 - 8:00pm
 

November 16
I Know I Can

The purpose of this program is to give students knowledge and resources to help them evaluate their physical and mental self.
MRH
 

November 15
Counseling Center

This passive program is targeted to residents that feel they need someone to talk to that might have better insight on life other than their peers. There will be a pamphlet given to all of the residents with information about the Counseling Center.
SSH
 

November 15
Mirror Mirror on the Wall

For this passive program the RA will give the residents copies of a self - identity quiz that tells them how comfortable they are in their own skin. The y will discuss the outcome of the quiz in the educational program for November.
LSH
 

November 15
You are what you eat

This program will give the residents easy tips to use over the thanksgiving break that will help them stay fit during the time of year when people tend to gain weight (colder weather, less exercise and the holiday season).
SSH - 7:00pm
 

November 15
The Roots of NSU

The RA has decided to place on emphasis on the history of NSU. During his weekly meeting he will quiz his residents on topics pertaining to NSU's history. The purpose of the program is to enlighten the residents and bring back the pride of being a Spartan.
CSH
 

November 13
Mentally Charged

BSN
 

November 13
Latex or Late Text

BSS - 6:00pm
 

November 13
GRE

SS1
 

November 13
AIDS Awareness

The purpose of this program is to give each resident on my floor a pamphlet about HIV and AIDS, how to get tested and statistical information.
MRH
 

November 12
Mentally Charged

This passive program will be a mental exercise survey that will be distributed throughout the floor. The survey will challenge the residents mentally and will give basic tools to help residents become mentally healthy.
BSN
 

November 12
Are you in or are you out

BSN - 7:00pm
 

November 12
He's Phony, She's Fake

BSS - 7:00pm
 

November 12
Are you really over your ex

This program is designed to bring the residents together and come together as a family to help with issues that most women go through. The discussion should bring different reflections on this particular topic. Dr. E. Duncan, a psychologist will come to discuss the mental affects that a break up may have and how to move to a positive state. RAH - 7:30pm
 

November 12
Knowing one's self

This program will involve handing out pamphlets from the Counseling Center. Its purpose is to inform the students about that specific resource available for an array of personal issues.
RAH
 

November 12
Sweat!!

6:00pm - Emmanuel
 

November 12
Rediscovering the inner you

This program is geared towards helping students stay healthy through out the semester. This program will give the residents the opportunity to find out who they are and who they aspire to become.
PWH - 8:00pm
 

November 12
AIDS Awareness

The goal of this program is to bring awareness to African American about AIDs. The goal is to bring an AIDs victim to the building to give his testimony on his life and living with AIDs.
MRH - 7:00pm
 

November 12
I Know I Can

The purpose of this program is to give residents a deeper understanding of them selves and developing an "I Know I Can" attitude.
MRH - 6:00pm
 

November 12
Who am I?

8:00pm - Donnell
 

November 12
Better Menta l= Better Physical

SS1 - 7:00pm
 

November 11
Getting to know your body.

Distribution of wrist bands for each residents along with brochures to better educate them on healthy living.
MRH
 

November 11
Name That Tune

SSH
 

November 11
Health Awareness

BSS - 7:00pm
 

November 11
Are you in or are you out?

A professional from the Career Services will come to speak with the residents about what careers are found to be rewarding for people with introverted or extraverted personalities. After the information is delivered, the residents will have the opportunity to guess who among them has a E or I personality. Once the residents have guessed about their floor mates they will be given information what career best suits them based on their personality.
BSN - 6:00pm
 

November 11
Spartan Guide to Healthy Eating

The RA will give the residents healthy eating tips to help them get through the rest of the semester. The residents will be given pamphlets with great tips on healthy eating.
PWH
 

November 11
Every time you see me I look good

This program will provide cost effective healthy eating habits in addition to fun and easy fitness routines. The RA will give facts about healthy eating very bad eating habits. There will be a fun interactive activity like a push up or sit up contest between the residents. They will finish by having the residents provide a list of healthy snacks that they eat. 8:00pm CSH
 

November 11
Keep up your physical and mental health

This passive program includes passing out pamphlets that include how to keep up the physical attributes while maintaining their mental status.
BSN
 

November 11
Sing the stress away

This program is designed to showcase the resident's talent as well as what they have learned from the stress relieving handouts given during the passive program. We will review the handout and covering any stress relieving activities that the residents have learned over the years. Residents that chose to share their talent will be required to express what causes them stress and how they deal with their stress. The may express themselves through song, art, poem, dance or monologue.
BSN - 7:30pm
 

November 10
I am more than the skin I am in

This program will define beauty. As well as letting the ladies know that their mental and physical health is very important. Yourself identity is determined by you. The GA wants the ladies to understand it's not what people call you; it's what you answer to. This is a relaxed, girl bonding program.
LSH - 7:00pm
 

November 10
Establishing a personal value system

This program will help residents establish personal value systems. This will be done by giving and posting up literature pertaining to peer pressure and self esteem. Residents will be able to follow up on any information that is handed out through resource links located at the bottom of each hand out.
RAH - 7:00pm
 

November 10
Health is Wealth

The RA will provide each room with a picture that will show something dealing with one's mental and physical state. Each picture will either be a positive or negative photograph with information on the back of the photo with information on the back of the photograph that will state why the is person is in a state or good or bad health/wealth.
8:00pm CSH
 

November 10
This is me!

Residents will have the opportunity to show their artistic side. Every resident will be given a sheet of paper and a stack of old magazines. The concept is to use the pictures and words in the magazine to express who they are as well as show their creative side.
BSN - 5:30pm
 

November 10
Name that tune

During this passive program, the RA will play different types of edited African American music from the Motown era. The RA will keep a chart of the music played and times posted during his shift at the front desk. He will encourage residents to guess what artist were singing and place the answer in a box. The resident that gets at least three songs correct will when a prize.
CSH
 

November 10
Phenomenal Woman

This program is designed to make the residents comfortable in their own skin. It will help residents evaluate themselves physically and also help them realize that no matter what their background, they are phenomenal women. Residents will receive a copy of the poem "Phenomenal Woman".
BSN - 5:30pm, 5:30pm
 

November 10
True Life: I survived this time.

BSS
 

November 10
Wii need to Definitely Stay Fit.

BSS - 8:30pm
 

November 10
Graffiti Party

SS1 - 7:00pm
 

November 10
You think you know but you have no idea

SS1
 

November 9
Overcoming the Freshmen 15

A representative from the Physical Education program at NSU will assist residents with simple exercise techniques which will include stretching and breathing techniques. The representative will also talk briefly with the residents about nutrition and how to be physically fit. They will be given advice on how to stay fit during the Thanksgiving and Christmas Breaks.
BSN - 5:00pm
 

November 8
Blame on Alcohol: Drinking and Driving

BSS - 7:00pm
 

November 6
The Perils of a college student

BSN
 

November 5
Counseling Center Brochures

BSN
 

November 5
Dealing with Depression

BSS
 

November 5
WHY should you know?

SS1
 

November 5
TNT News Letter of the Month

In this newsletter I will have a quiz for the ladies to take to see if they are truly over their ex - mates. The quiz will come from a popular magazine called "Cosmopolitan" and they will also be able to see how they scored. Its purpose will be for the ladies to find other ways to deal with the pain rather than result to key cars or playing phone tag. Along with the quiz the RA will have my personal tips to find a great guy on campus but not making him the "boyfriend".
RAH
 

November 5
Time Management Workshop

This will be a time management workshop. The objective of this workshop is to help students develop their time management skills and to make them evaluate their current skills. It relates to self identity because students will evaluate themselves and how well they manage their skills.
SSH - 8:00pm
 

November 5
Talk About It

This program will prepare my residents for the upcoming educational program on the 19th. I will distribute a list of topic for the residents to think about in preparation for our discussion on the 19th.
MRH
 

November 4
Loving your mind and body

The nature of this program is to prepare students mentally for college. The RA will show them how to prioritize in order to have better control the outcomes of their life. Residents will be able to write down their class schedule and what they do with their time in between and asses where it is good of bad. We will then address what can be done to optimize their time. Residents will receive a handout on tips for keeping a healthy and happy mind and body.
RAH - 6:00pm
 

November 4
Make Yourself, Don't Break Yourself

The purpose of this program is to help residents learn more about themselves and who they want to become. At the program, the residents will play "Charm School". In this game each resident will express a personal issue that she would like to improve on a will set a personal goal.
BSN - 8:00pm
 

November 4
Empower Yourself Successfully

The purpose of this program is to provide opportunity for self reflection as well as opportunities that challenge and celebrate the residents' concept of them and others around them.
BSN
 

November 3
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

The is passive program will be a handout that will educate residents on the harmful effects that mankind's carelessness has on caused on the environment. It will encourage them to reuse, reduce and recycle in order to save money as well as the planet. It will encourage to turn off the AC, TV and their computers when they leave their room., SSH
 

November 2
No Worries: How Positive thinking Helps Relieve Stress

This passive program is designed to show the resident show much one's mindset dictates their success. The mind controls every aspect of the body which is why it is important for them to think positively. The residents will be given important information that supports positive thinking as well as how to stay positive when things do not turn out how one expects.
BSN

 

November 2
Counseling Center

Sine this month is about self identity, the RA decided to focus on mental health. The RA will pass out information about the Counseling Center
BSN
 

November 2
Let's Work It Out

Distribution of brochures on healthy eating habits to the residents on the floor.
MRH
 

November 1
Feelin' Good

For the first week of the month of November the RA will have the students write encouraging quotes on a mini poster board. Also in that week, the RA will setup and station where the students will be able to decorate a mirror to help building their confidence.
PWH
 

November 1
The perils of college life

The focus of this program is to outline common social problems and issues that many college students faces such as: depression, eating disorders and struggles with suicidal thought sand provide possible solutions to these problems as well as the resources on campus where a resident might find help with these issues.
BSN
 

November 1
Managing your time

The RA will deliver pamphlets on time management tips under each student's door. This tips will emphasize time management skills and it will help them determine if they are effectively managing their time.
SSH
 

November 1
Uniformity is Boring

During the first week of November the residents of the tenth floor will receive a fun fact sheet on famous an successful individuals throughout history who were known for their individuality and their eccentric behavior. The residents will also receive a quiz on true identity.,
BSN
 

November 1
Mock tail Recipes. I'll Drink to that

BSS
 

November 1
Just Chill

SS1
 

November 1
Let's Work It Out

MRH
 

November 1
No worries

BSN
 

November 1
The Black Depression

Andre
 

November 1
How to treat a women forum.

BSS - 7:30pm
 

November 1
Figuring out who you are!

SS1




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OCTOBER



 October 30
Don't Embrace Failure

BSS


 

October 29
Get your life in order!

This program will be a discussion about maintaining a healthy social life and a good grade point average. Around homecoming class attendance typically drops and so do grades. The RA wants to show his residents that it is possible to get good grades and still be popular, flossy or whatever adjective they aspire to be.
SSH - 7:30pm
 

October 29
The Beauty House at Coffeehouse Del Rosa

Since this is the month where many people begin to become stressed out due to midterms that did not go well or upcoming finals. The goal of this program is to provide a creative way to allow the residents to relax. With the stress caused by midterms, many people forget about their health and beauty. A MAC consultant will come to the building and give residents information on how to stay beautiful for cheap and how to apply make up for different occasions.
RAH - 6:00pm
 

October 29
Let's Talk: What's a good balance?

This program will involve a focus group made up of senior and upperclassmen students. The RA will have the upperclassmen discuss with the residents how they balanced their school lives with their home and personal lives. The RA feels it is important for the residents to hear first hand information that they are not going through things alone and there is someone that has been there, done that.
PWH - 9:00pm
 

October 29
Setting the trend

BSN
 

October 29
The Beauty House at Coffeehouse Del Rosa

RAH - 6:00pm
 

October 29
Let's Talk; What's a good balance

PWH - 9:00pm
 

October 28
Study Skills Workshop

BSN - 6:00pm
 

October 28
Conquering
BSS
 

October 28
Don't mess with the FEDs
BSS - 8:00pm
 

October 28
Power Play

PWH
 

October 28
Street Slang with Scott Hall

This program is patterned after the "real talk" sessions held in BSS/BSN lobbies, however all topics and conversations discussed will be chosen by the males of NSU. The program purpose is to talk about what the male Spartan population feels and thinks about campus, politics, Relations  and life in general. Females can also attend to gain insight and commentary.
SSH - 8:00pm
 

October 28
This passive program will be a reflection sheet focused on the resident's understanding of learning styles and specific goals set in the educational program for the month.
PWH - 8:00pm
 

October 27
Knowing your needs
SS1 - 8:00pm
 

October 27
We're taking a breather

During this program the students will go through an interactive activity where they will make stress reliever balls. The residents will then listen to a presentation by a representative from the Counseling Center. They will present on the topic o f time management and ways to lessen stress. This will allow for the resident to reflect on their personal needs and find a way to balance those needs with academic responsibilities.
BSN - 6:00pm
 

October 27
Relations and Candy

This program will be intended for the floor, but female residents fro other residence will be encouraged to attend and participate. Before the program begins the RA will prepare 20 - 30 paper bags with 3 - 4 pieces of candy in them. The RA will instruct the residents to interact with three to five people and exchange candy from each bag after their interaction. Once the residents are finished their exchanges/interactions, the RA will inform them that each interaction they had with other residents represents an unprotected Relations  partner. The second part of the program will be discussing STDs, ways to avoid them and if there are possible cures.
CSH - 8:30pm
 

October 26,
Trick or Treat: Balancing your needs, academically and personally

This program will focus on the academic and personal needs of residents in BSS /BSN. It is designed to provide the residents with helpful tips to maintain both their academic and physical health. It will be set up as an open discussion and a representative will come from FYE to speak and entertain any questions that the residents may have about their department. The residents will break into groups and play a guessing game to see if the information shared during the program was retained.
BSS/BSN - 7:00pm
 

October 26
Study Skills Workshop/Setting the Trend

This program will provide freshmen students with tutoring opportunities provided by the STARS and ACCESS programs. The program's purpose is to assist residents that are struggling
with certain academic courses.
BSN - 6:00pm
 

October 26
Trick or Treat:: Balancing your needs in Spartan Suites
 
BSN
 

October 24
Don't get lost in the sauce

For this passive program the RA will give each resident an ACCESS pamphlet. This will be used in conjunction with educational program.
LSH
 

October 24
How to be a man
The purpose of this program will be to give the residents a handout on tips for transitioning from a young man to an adult
MRH - 7:00pm
 

October 23
Sharpen your study skills

The purpose of this program is to assess any residents who are beginning to struggle in their academic pursuits. This program is also used to provide advice and guidance to residents for academic support resources on campus. Residents will receive a flyer on studying methods and how to take good notes.
BSN - 7:00pm
 

October 23
Jogging your memory.
BSS
 

October 22
What should you do if you are unglued

BSN - 7:00pm
 

October 22
Jogging your memory questionnaire.

BSS - 6:30pm
 

October 22
Academic Uno

SS1 - 7:00pm
 

October 22
Study Skills Workshop.

SS1 - 6:00pm
 

October 22
What should you do if your unglued?

As the academic year progress a counselor form the Counseling Center will visit BSN
to talk to the residents about copping with stress and how to maintain their focus while living in a totally different environment other than home.
BSN - 6:00pm
 

October 22
Need help, why wait

Directly following the educational program, handouts will be given to each resident. These handouts include information about the purpose of Career Services and ACCESS. We want this use this month to better strengthen grades of the students that live in our residence hall. We want to ask what subjects they are good in and work with the STARS and ACCESS Centers in order to gain mentors and tutors. The RAs will try to educate and re - educate the meaning of proper study habits, peer tutoring and still being able to balance a social/work life.
CSH - 8:00pm
 

October 22
How are YOUR interview skills?
The program will be mock interview sessions skits lead by the RA , the GA and a staff member from the Career Center. The interviews will show the do's and don'ts of interviewing. Residents will be able to ask questions and discuss what the interviewee did wrong in each skit.
MRH - 7:30pm
 

October 21
Desert or Disaster

This program is designed to establish personal value systems. The goal of the program is to help students establish values that will make them successful in college and throughout life.
BSN - 7:00pm
 

October 21
Don't get lost in the sauce

At the beginning of the program the RA will discuss with the residents if they are effectively managing their time. If they have, they will share with the group their tips for success. If they have not, they will discuss where they went wrong.
LSH - 7:30pm
 

October 21
We are all in it together

A open forum will be presented for the residents to discuss any academic and/or personal issues that may be occurring on campus and how they handled those issues. Hopefully residents will be able to learn from each other and become resources for each other.
MRH - 6:30pm
 

October 21
College Student Guide 101

SS1
 

October 20
You body is a temple

BSN
 

October 20
Getting your priorities straight

LSH
 

October 20
Take control

LSH
 

October 20
Safety tips for on and off campus

This passive program will pick up from the program. The pamphlet will come from campus police or will be created with a combination of safety tips that were research. The pamphlet will cover how to be safe on and off campus. The RA will also place the Campus Police escort services in the pamphlet as well.
RAH
 

October 20
10 Ways to Academic Success

The goal of this program is to provide the residents with tips to be successful academically, especially helpful for the freshmen as they transition from high school to college. The program will consist of a questionnaire for getting to know the study habits of the residents and then discussing the tips for academic success.
RAH - 6:00pm
 

October 20
Academic Achievement Halloween Hunt

Academic Achievement Halloween Hunt will provide residents with an award for hard work. By October residents will be on the verge of overload and need a break from the pressures of schoolwork. The scavenger hunt will be set up among the building with various candy and small prizes. Clues will be placed along the hall with academic problems in order to advance
PWH - 9:00pm
 

October 20
Should I hit the club or the books?

SS1 - 7:00pm
 

October 19
Study Break

BSS - 8:00pm
 

October 19
Resume Building

BSS - 5:00pm
 

October 19
Higher Learning

SS1 - 8:00pm
 

October 16
Time Management: I joined a club and stuck with it

BSS - 7:00pm
 

October 16
Resume Building Workshop

A representative from the Career Center will explain how important it is to start building your resume and what is essential for a good resume.
MRH - 4:00pm
 

October 15
Spartan Success Stories

For this passive program, the RA will create a refrigerator will construction paper on the front door of the first floor hallway. Residents will be encourage to post good grades on the "refrigerator".
CSH
 

October 15
Spartan Success Stories

A board will be placed on the second floor and residents will be encourage to post their good grades. The board will also list residents in the building that have agreed to tutor in various subjects for free.
CSH
 

October 15
AIDs Awareness

AIDs and HIV Awareness in the form of a pamphlet. Each resident will receive a pamphlet under their door.
SSH
 

October 15
NSU Counseling

SS1
 

October 14
Your time is ticking

The purpose of this program is to stress how important good time management skills are and how to manage their time. The program will cover time management strategies and solutions for procrastination. The RA will have a student panel of upperclassmen so that residents can ask question they may have on how upperclassmen successfully managed their time as freshmen. At the end of the program, the residents will be able to create schedule that will have slots allotted for homework, break, eating, class and club meetings for the week.
BSN - 8:00pm
 

October 14
What would you do?

This program will be set up like a "real talk". Throughout the program different residents will be given scenarios of things they may experience as a college student. The objective is to brainstorm ideas on how to deal with problems effectively.
BSN - 6:00pm
 

October 14
Need help? We got you covered!

The purpose of this program is to have representatives form FYE, STARS, Peer Educators and Student Ambassadors give information about their role here at the University. They can get to know where the tutoring services and additional computer labs are on campus.
BSN - 6:00pm
 

October 14
Coping Methods

BSS
 

October 14
Transition

BSS - 8:00pm
 

October 14
Take Advantage and the Time

BSS - 7:30pm
 

October 14
Drugs, Relations and Education

The RA and residents will discuss the positives and negatives about popular topics like drugs, education and Relations We will provide each resident with a fun bag with candy, small fact sheet and giveaways. The resident will then discuss three goals dealing with one of the topics. Each resident that submits a goal sheet will have the chance to win a raffled gift certificate.
CSH - 8:00pm
 

October 14,
Becoming Independent - Who are you?

The program that I am presenting to my residents will help them gain knowledge on how to develop time management, study skills and how to separate their social life from their school life. They will also learn strategies to help cope with personal and family issues.
CSH
 

October 14
Becoming Independent

SSH - 8:00pm
 

October 14
Dream Jobs

MRH - 7:30pm
 

October 14,
Knowledge is power! (Focus on goal setting and learning styles)

This program will focus on goal setting and learning styles as they relate to the college students. Students will view a brief power point presentation to introduce them to the topics of the workshop. They will also participate in an interactive group activity geared to help them identify their own personal goals and learning styles.
PWH - 8:00pm
 

October 14
A RESUME...for what?

SS1
 

October 14
Interview Skills

SS1
 

October 13
What do I need to succeed vs. what I want to have fun

During this program the residents will be encouraged to understand the difference from a need and a want. The activity will be a prepared list of wants that can possibly detour a person from reaching their goal to receive what they really need. When the residents arrive the GA will pass out a list of items both needs and wants to create a dialect to observe and understand what the resident's value in life.
CSH - 6:00pm
 

October 13
Becoming Independent

This passive program that I am presenting to my residents will help them gain knowledge on how to develop time management, study skills and how to separate their social life. They will receive pamphlets from ACCESS and STARS.
CSH
 

October 13
Becoming Independent

SSH
 

October 13
What do you really need?

For this passive program, the RA will print copies of Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs with an explanation about each tier of needs. A copy will be placed under the door of each resident.
- CSH
 

October 13
The do's and don'ts of being a true Spartan

This program is designed to praise all residents who are getting involved on campus and those who are utilizing all support services on and off campus.
PWH -7:00pm
 

October 13
Time is a Concept of the Mind: A Introduction to Time Management and Study Skills

Many students today are procrastinators and do not perform a well as they could in the classroom. This program is designed to introduce the residents to proper study techniques and time management techniques. While the residents and RAs discuss good and bad student habits, they will be able to discover their own personal faults regarding study habits and time management.
BSN - 7:30pm
 

October 13
When I grow up…

The purpose of this program is to educate our Honor/DNIMAS students on alternative plans after obtaining their degree. The lobby will be set up with tables, each table will have presentation from a professional career person in the fields of biology, chemistry, math, medical and other sciences.
Building Social MRH 7:00pm
 

October 13
College Study Tips for students

This program is designed to give students/residents different methods of studying. These tips will give students/residents ways to study to meet their academic needs. A pamphlet will be placed under each resident's door.
BSN
 

October 13
Time and Management Skills

BSN - 7:30pm
 

October 13
Making time for your needs

LSH - 7:00pm
 

October 13
Where will you be? Life after NSU

SS1 - 7:00pm
 

October 12
Do you know all the facts? Being safe on and off campus

This program will teach the residents to be safe not only on campus but off campus as well. The goal is to invite campus police to the building to speak with the residents.
RAH - 7:00pm
 

October 12,
Your body is your temple, so keep your swag fierce

The purpose of this program is to keep the residents informed about the many changes of their body may experience their first year of college. The goal is to invite a staff member from the Health Center to come out to speak with the residents. We will also add a little fun to the program discussing nail care and bring in a nail artist to give the residents tips on nail care and maybe do a few nails.
RAH - 7:00pm
 

October 12
Different Majors

This passive program for the month will be to get class schedules and requirements for different majors. This will allow the residents to view aspects of their major to see if they really know it and what it takes to be successful in that major. RAH 
 

October 10
True Life: I joined a club and stuck with it

BSS
 

October 9
Resume Building Workshop
 
 The purpose of this program is to distribute resume building brochures from the Career Center to my residents.
MRH
 

October 8
Do you know you?

For October the RA will make sure the residents know it is okay to know your strengths and weaknesses. The RA wants her residents to know it is okay to ask questions and get help when needed. She will give them tools to encourage them being comfortable with you they are at all times.
PWH
 

October 8
The Rest Room Hall

BSS - 7:00pm
 

October 9
There is not enough time in the day

This passive program will consist of handouts informing students on how to better manage their time and have a blank schedule from 6am to midnight that the resident can complete for a daily schedule.
BSN
 

October 7
Freshmen year

BSN
 

October 7
WHAT are YOU doing this weekend?

BSS
 

October 7
Test the Stress
 In conjunction with the educational program, the RA will pass out information sheets that discuss items that cause stress, how to assess your personal stress and tips on avoiding stress. This program is to help make a successful transition from high school to college. Students need to take classes that ask more of them rather than settling for less in areas such as writing, resource and other key skill areas.
RAH - 6:00pm
 

October 7
How are my grades looking?
  -   Residents will be able to post their grades on a giant refrigerator made from construction paper that will be posted in the hall.
MRH
 

October 6
Got bad habits

BSN
 

October 6
Break It Up

BSS - 6:00pm
 

October 6
Understanding specific needs

LSH - 7:00pm
 

  October 5
How to maintain relationship

Distance is a mental concept: How to maintain a long distance relationship This program in particular is centered on those who are in long distance relationships. Maintaining long distance relationships can be difficult, but with the proper tools and a good understanding of those in the relationship, the distance will not hinder the relationship. This program will provide tips on how to have a successful long distance relationship.
BSN
 

October 5
Hot tips for resume writing

SS1
 

October 5
TNT News of the Month

For the month of October the RAs newsletter will cover breast cancer and how to complete a self exam.
RAH
 

October 5
Interview Tips
The purpose of this program is to distribute interview tips and a questionnaire so that residents can see how they interview. These materials will prepare residents for the world of interviews and one on one sessions. Students will be able to visit tables and gather information. They will also have representation from a graduate students.
MRH
 

October 5
Taking control of your freshmen year
This program will consist of critical thinking activities and discussions about surprise events that may occur during the resident's freshmen year and how to man gage those situations. The NSU Psychology Club officers will be presenting the critical thinking activities. The program's purpose is to give the residents basic tools on how to cope with the different needs they may have as freshmen students.
BSN - 5:00pm
 

October 3
HIV/AIDs Awareness

This passive program will educate residents about AIDs, HIV and other Relations usually transmitted diseases and infections. It will encourage them to get tested and practice safe Relations  as well as try to influence their friends to do the same. The RA will provide them with the statistics for the surrounding area, so that the residents will think twice before engaging in unsafe Relations . The RA believes this is a huge problem in our community that is not discussed enough.,
SSH
 

October 2
Know your RAs

BSS
 

October 2
The smoke around you

BSS
 

October 2
Study Bucks

PWH
 

October 2
Improving your study skills

SS1
 

October 2
We are all in it together
To give the resident written feedback on how their behavior has been in the hall and commend them on the good behavior and encourage those that may need to adjust their behavior.
MRH
 

October 1
Memory

This handout will be given during midterms. It will have tips on how to retain memory. These techniques are especially important during this because they will need to remember the information that they will be studying.
BSN
 

October 1
Study Bucks

The RA will do a study reward program. The RA wants to see her residents studying and using the necessary resources around them so they have pretty good chance of succeeding this semester. If the RA sees the students in the computer lab, library , study room or in their room studying, she will give them a buck. At the end of the month the residents with the most study bucks will when a prize.
PWH
 

October 1
Manage your time

During the first week of October the 10th floor residents will receive a pamphlet on time management and facts on how to become an exceptional student. Study tips and a spreadsheet on how t manage their time will also be given.
BSN - 7:30pm
 

October 1
Midrise, How to be a Gentleman Matinee
The purpose of this movie program is educational as well as interactive. The atmosphere will be very relaxed and offer the opportunity for residents viewing the movie to provide feedback and offer personal stories. Hopefully this program will foster growth and development.
MRH - 7:00pm
 

October 1
AIDs Awareness

SSH
 

October 1
Think on it

BSS
 

October 1
Do you know you?

PWH
 

October 1
Where will you be? Life after NSU

SS1
 

October
Your body is a temple, do everything you can to protect it

This passive program will consist of a list of motivational quotes and tips promoting abstinence and other safe Relations  practices.
BSN





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September 29
The Reality of Relations

This program is a movie night that sets out to make students aware of the e many dimension of life, both college life and real life. I would like students to see all view points of situations that happen to many people. The movie, Relations pose, touches on topics such as teen pregnancy, STDs, the "down low" trend, marriage and abortion. After the movie there will be short question and answer session.
SSH - 9:00pm
 

September 29
Do You Want to Be Greek?

The purpose of this program is to educate first and second year students about the subject of anti - hazing. Two members from each Greek organization will have a round table discussion in the lobby.
MRH - 7:00pm
 

September 28
Keepin' you connected workshop

This program is designed to provide the residents of both BSS and BSN with information about different organizations on campus. This will be designed as a mini career fair and will highlight, as speakers some of the major organizations on campus like the counseling center and campus police.
BSS - 7:00pm/BSN
 

September 28
Relations  in the Dark

The purpose of this program is to find a creative way to allow the residents of Rosa and guests to ask questions about relationships and Relations ual intimacy issues in a comfortable environment. We will also have a representative from the counseling center on hand to provide a professional viewpoint. TACT will provide resources and information on the prevention of contracting Relations ual diseases.
RAH - 6:00pm
 

September 24
Life After College
There are a handful of all classifications on this floor and it would be beneficial for a freshman and senior to hear about graduate school. The guest speaker, Sharnise Anthony who is currently a gradate students will speak to the residents about the proper steps to take to attend graduate school.
7:30pm MRH
 

September 24
Name your support group

In a "taboo" setting, the RA will have stacks of cards with the description and locations of different offices around campus. The residents will be in groups and will have to identify the office or person the card describes. This will help the resident to realize the various resources located on campus and how they can talk to depending on a particular topic.
PWH -7:00pm
 

September 24
Your Home Away from Home: Adjusting to Community Living and Forming New Bonds

This program is designed to introduce the residents to key concepts in a community living environment and will allow the residents to express any feelings or concerns they have about their living conditions.
7:30pm BSN
 

September 24
We are here to help you!

The program will introduce the residents to some of the staff members that are here to help them like the hall staff and the Counseling Center. I want the residents to feel like they have someone to talk to when things get to be too much to handle.
SSH - 7:30pm
 

September 24
STR 101: Introduction into Stress Management
The focus of the program will be dealing with stress while attending school. A counselor from the Counseling Center will hold a session on stress management, different ways to deal with stress and how to realize if you or someone you know is going through stress.
MRH - 7:00pm
 

September 24
Dress for Success Fashion Show

During this program residents will be entertained by a fashion show put on by fellow RAs on what to wear for an interview. Residents will also be expected to dress professionally and the best dressed lady will receive a gift card to Wal-Mart. The focus of this program is to familiarize the ladies with professional wear and provide direction.
BSN - 6:00pm
 

September 24
Who Can I Run To?

The passive program will include handing out brochures from the counseling center.
LSH
 

September 23
Who Can I Run To?

This program will open with an icebreaker so everyone can get to know each other. They will play "pull my finger" so that everyone will loosen up since this is the first floor program of the year. After the icebreaker, the RA will go over the support system for the hall and campus. Then they will discuss what resources are available on campus and how to take advantage of those resources including the RA.
LSH - 7:30pm
 

September 23
Bridging the Gap - Jeopardy Style

This program will help residents gain knowledge of the various buildings on the NSU Campus while challenging each other in a game of Jeopardy. In an effort for them to learn where the buildings are and the content that is taught in each building.
SSH - 8:00pm
 

September 23
Getting to know the people of Rosa

For this passive program, in conjunction with the educational program, I will pass out information to the residents on my floor about the building staff.
RAH
 

September 23
Getting to know the people of Rosa

Many residents do not know who to go to for certain things...if we get the Rosa Alexander staff, such as the hall coordinator, graduate assistant and resident assistants to state what they do best and how to contact them. I think it will be a better way of getting residents acclimated better. For instance, the first floor RA is know for campus tours, the second floor RA knows the off campus resources, one of the third floor RAs is know for WIFI configuration, etc. RAH - 6:00pm
 

September 23
Home Away From Home

The purpose of this program is to assist students with dealing with depression, homesickness and loneliness during their first year experience. In this program RAs will perform skits about the above topics. We will then have an open discussion with the residents about how to deal with depression, homesickness and loneliness. Residents will then play a game of "Telephone" on what they have learned form the program. A brochure will be provided the resources that are available on campus to help students cope with depression, homesickness and loneliness.
BSN - 7:00pm
 

September 23
Freshmen Year 101

The purpose of this program is to help residents to develop support systems for themselves whether the focus is social, academic, emotional, physical, spiritual, and/or cultural. In this program, the RA will educate their residents about resources that are available on campus for them. Each resident will receive a booklet on how to survive their freshmen year. The program meets its focus because it will help promote strong ethical student activity on and off campus
BSN - 7:00pm
 

September 23
Who Can I Run To?
The purpose of this passive program is to give the residents brochures with campus resources. This will reinforce the program that we had earlier that addressed "what if".
MRH
 

September 23
Building a Community
The focus of this program is to better the residents knowledge of their campus and hall community. There will be a campus treasure hunt by going through social, academic, emotional and physical issues. We will also have an interactive roommate game.
MRH - 8:00pm
 

September 22
The Breaking Point

This program will provide students with tips on balancing school, work and relationships. This program will be set up in an interactive game style. There will be a board consisting of ten scenarios for the three categories of balancing school, work and relationship. The residents will be spilt into three teams and one person at a time will be instructed to choose from one of the categories which will have a scenario. The resident will have 15 seconds to identify the campus resource that may be utilized and its location on campus.
CSH - 8:30pm
 

September 22
Expanding Cultural Knowledge

While America is constantly growing culturally so is the campus population. September's building social will focus on expanding people's knowledge on individual cultures we have within our living community. We will have discussion on foods, fashion and relationships within the different backgrounds of resident in PWH. We will watch America's Top Model to discuss different cultures, shapes, colors and personalities of the contestants.
PWH - 9:00pm
 

September 22
Where is my support system?

This program is geared towards students learning how to better acquaint themselves with their resources on campus. This program will provide the necessary information for students to acquire the important support systems on campus. These support systems will be used mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually. The residents will gain a stronger knowledge of their campus community.
SS1 - 7:00pm
 

September 22
Our Hall

This program is an informational session catered towards the freshman on the floor. The program will include all aspects of residence life and housing with an emphasis on facts about the residence halls. Aspects such as the purpose of the residence life and housing office, resources provided by them, fines, hall competitions, etc.
RAH - 6:00pm
 

September 22
Use your resources!

This program will include the residents receiving information from the counseling center and how to deal with stress.  LSH
 

September 22
Ask questions new, wonder later

This purpose or goal of this program is for residents who have not decided on a major to gain information about different majors to make the selection process easier. This program will also give residents information pertaining to scholarships and other helpful information about resources on campus.
BSN - 7:00pm
 

September 22
Do you have a support system?

The program idea is to show new and current residents in the Spartan Suites how to active on campus. Being active on campus and networking can open numerous opportunities and inform the resident of the many services Norfolk State offers them.
 SS1 - 6:00pm
 

September 22
Support Systems: We got your back

This program will be supplementary to our educational program. The pamphlet will discuss friendships and help residents to determine if their current relationships/friendships are positive or negative support systems.
LSH - 7:00pm
 

September 21
Developing Friendships/ "I have no clue"

This program will allow residents to develop effective communication skills to use with their peers, floor mates and roommates. Residents will be able to discuss healthy relationships outside of the campus experience, share opinion and ideas along with discussing solutions to certain problems that may arise in developing new relationships.
BSN - 6:00pm
 

September 21
Networking 101

Each resident on the RA's floor will be receiving a hand - out from the RA that focuses on networking. The hand - out will consist for valuable information on how to network and maintain a support system.
SS1
 

September 21
Lean on Me

A movie will be shown during this program. The movie in my opinion demonstrates dedication, struggle, hard work and the tools needed to survive in real world situations. A discussion will be held after the movie to help residents obtain the objectives.
SS1
 

September 18
Introduction

This passive program will give residents a written introduction to the building staff as well as my information as their RA.
MRH
 

September 17
Who's Life is it? Yours or Your Parents?

This program is to educate the residents about the different responsibilities that come along with being a college student. This program is designed to have the residents realize that it is time for them to start making decision on their own and to have to deal with whatever consequences may result from that. During the program the residents and the RA will how it feels to be independent, we will be discussing various times where they may have to make a decision that their parents may not like and how they will cope with their parents.
LSH - 7:00pm
 

September 17
Financial Aid

This program will give residents information on financial aid through pamphlets.
RAH
 

September 17
Your "Mafia" Support System

This program will consist of a card game entitled Mafia. The game is played by giving the residents ordinary playing cards and explaining to them exactly what they mean. Numbered cards given to the residents represent townspeople, the Jack represents a doctor, the king presents a policeman and the ace represents the Mafia. At the end of the game, we will compare their task to our school life. Mafia relates to school and the many things that pose a threat to obtaining a degree. The policeman and doctor relate to those people around them that attempt against all odds to help them and the townspeople are basically the students.
CSH - 8:00pm
 

September 17
Educational
Men of Honor Billiards Night - The goal of this program is for the residents to come together, play pool, relieve stress and cover some of the personal and/or academic issues and concerns they may be experiencing in the building or on campus.
 

September 17
STR 101: Introduction into Stress Management
The focus of the program will be to obtain brochures form the Counseling Center and distribute to the residents informing them about the importance of dealing with stress in a positive manner.
MRH
 

September 17
Jeopardy, Norfolk State Edition

Residents will be joined together in teams and will play the game of Jeopardy. The categories will be specific to Norfolk State University support services, their location and the services they provide to the student body. The team with the most accurate description of the services provide will when a prize.
BSN - 6:00pm
 

September 16
How to become successful academically

This program will introduce the residents to two tutoring services offered on campus, ACCESS and STARS. We will discuss what each tutoring center does and where they can be found. After discussing the tutoring services, I will answer their questions. The next part of the program will be discussing studying tips and developing study plans. RAH - 7:30pm
 

September 16
Campus Resources Trivia

This month's program which is focusing on informing students of their services and resources that are located on campus. So the RA created a trivia game that will be similar to Jeopardy. The RA will create a board with category 1 - 5 and under each category will have various points and questions under them. The students will be in groups of 4. Each group will get a chance to answer at least 2 questions from the board for various points. The group with the most points wins. The board will be displayed on table in a way where all the students can visually see the questions. There will be a total of 25 questions and scenarios so that program is estimated to last 45minutes to an hour. An example questions: name 5 computer labs that are available on campus. An example scenario: what should you do if you see someone breaking into someone's room?
CSH - 8:00pm
 

September 16
7 tips for Healthy Relationships with Roommates

This program is designed to give residents helpful tips on how to deal with having a roommate. Many students have never been away from home or on their own, so this program will help them learn ways to cope with this change. Residents will receive a handout with helpful tips for getting along with their roommates.
BSN - 2:30pm
 

September 16
Where do I go for that?

This program will be set up like the game Taboo. Residents will be split into two teams. For each turn, a resident will come up and pick a card with a name of a resource. The card will have a description of the resource and a list of words or phrases that cannot be used to describe the resource. The objective of the game is for the team of the person who has the card to guess what resource it is a and where it is located.
BSN - 6:00pm
 

September 16
Stressed Isn't the WORD!

This program is designed for the students to reflect on stress, how it is brought on and ways that they can overcome it. This program will present positive activities that will help relieve stress for the upcoming school year.
SSH - 7:00pm
 

September 15
Who Supports You?

The purpose of this program is to invite representatives from different departments on campus like student affairs, financial aid, and SGA. Since September has a focus of support this will allow the residents to get to know the faces of the people who are here for them.
BSN - 6:00pm
 

September 15
NSU Counseling Services

The residents will receive pamphlets from the counseling services
SS1
 

September 15
Before and After

This program is here to show students that their actions can result in a chain of consequences that can potentially ruin their future. Information including pamphlets, brochures and other handouts will be available on the bulletin board or the RA's front door.
SSH
 

September 15
ACCESS is the way to SUCCESS

The program will be presented by an ACCESS staff member. The program will give great details about the ACCESS program and tutoring centers on campus. The program's focus is to provide freshmen with important academic information that will help them succeed at Norfolk State. The purpose of the program is to show and explain to freshmen that there are support systems such as ACCESS on campus that are willing to help to make their journey on campus a success.
BSN - 5:00pm
 

September 15
Support Systems: We got your back

This program designed to inform all residents of programs available on campus to support each area of their life like academics, mental, emotional and physical. First the RA will show the support group in the resident hall, then show them the resources available for the other areas such as STARS and ACCESS for academics and the Counseling Center for mental and emotional needs.
LSH - 7:00pm
 

September 15
The Roommate Game

This program is done in a game show format. It is inspired by the show "The Newlywed Game", this program is a great way to promote positive roommate relationships and building community. The residents will use the bond that they have built with their roommates to answer questions, and complete task that will gain them pint towards prizes, all while building supports systems with each other.
SSH - 7:30pm
 

September 15
Becoming successful in academics

This passive program will pick up from the educational program. The residents will get two things. One will be a list of study tips from the website provided, the other will be a pamphlet from ACCESS and STARS. The studying tips will add to the studying tips that were discussed in the educational program along with information about tutoring services.
RAH
 

September 14
Communication is key: Communication skills and conflict resolution tips

This program is designed to introduce the residents to key concepts in relation to conflict resolution and to improve their communication skills. The conflict resolution tips will pertain to resolution of conflicts between roommates. "Communication is Key" will provide the residents with the information they need to ensure a year free of miscommunication and conflict.
BSN - 11am
 

September 14
Meet the students who are here for you

Since this month is support systems, this program will cover the location and accessibility of the GA and RAs of the building
SS1
 

September 14
Are you ready to be a Spartan?

This program will give them an opportunity to see what is offered at NSU and how they can contribute to being a Spartan and leave their legacy on campus. The goal is to get the residents involved in more than just parties. It will allow them to meet the right people and stay in a positive direction. Clubs that are invited to present are SGA, Spartan Calvary, LEGASI, the NSU Players and Sister Circle.
RAH - 7:00pm
 

September 10
The purpose of my program is to remind the students what resources are available to them on campus. The RA wants the students to know that she is there to help them.
PWH - 8:00pm

 

September 9
Counseling Center Pamphlets

For this passive program I will hand out pamphlets from the counseling center. It will be another resource for them to have when they feel like they need someone to talk to other than the people in the environment in which they live. It provides a supportive place for them to go to be stress free.
BSN
 

September 9
Campus Resources

The RA will provide each room with a fact sheet of where they can find all of their campus resources. He will inform them that the sheet will also be used during their educational floor program and I advice them to look over the sheet to prepare for the interactive program. The sheet will give the hours of operation, location and numbers to the on campus sources.
CSH
 

September 9
Real Talk

The first hall meeting will also serve as a meet and greet social for residents. This will give them the opportunity to meet the staff as well as neighbors and people they will be seeing on a daily basis. We will have a "real talk" session as to get out any questions that one would otherwise refrain from asking in order to break the ice. In order to make it more comfortable for residents we will have an anonymous question box for them to submit all their comments and concerns.
PWH - 6:00pm
 

September 8
Bridging the Gap

This passive program will help the residents gain knowledge of the various buildings on campus. In an effort for them to learn where the buildings are and what departments and/or classes are held in them.
CSH
 

September 8
About Us (How well do you really know your coaches)

The RA will set and have a brief interview with 5 coaches form the NSU football team. I will ask each of them questions that their players might not know (favorite color, pet peeve, favorite food and dumbest decision, favorite movie, best day, etc). He will put all 5 coaches information in a pamphlet and put it under the door of each resident on his floor.
CSH
 

September 8
Campus Resources

The program will provide each room with a fact sheet of where they can go to find all their campus resources. It will also be used in conjunction with the educational program on the 16th.
CSH
 

September 8
Channel Directories

Channel Directories will be put into the hand of each student on this floor. These directories will include every channel on the cable network. Channels such as the NSU channel, Discovery, History, Travel and Animal Planet will be marked as helpful resources. On the back of the page, each marked channel will have a brief description about how this channel can help you in school.
CSH
 

September 7
The program will consist of giving out a wide range of important information. There will be a section recognizing BSN
graduate assistant and hall coordinator with their office hours/location. This program will also provide the location and hours of BSN Computer Lab, locations and hours of operation for tutoring centers, library and campus police information.
BSN - 3:00pm
 

September 7
What is STRESS?

The program will encourage students to read what about what stress does to the body. It will also allow them to go online and take a stress test to see how much stress they have endured. Hopefully this will show students their stress levels and encourage them to lead a stress free and healthy life.
SS1
 

September 5
TNT News of the Month

For this passive program, the RA will create a newsletter for her floor. This month STARS tutorial services will be covered and how to stay focused and take advantage of this center's resources. The RA will also list phone numbers that the residents may need throughout the year.
RAH
 

September 3
Study Skills

This passive program will give pointers and tips on how to develop good study skills. It will also highlight different campus resources, through which the students can get help from a tutor. It will also encourage people with the same major to network and form study groups.
SSH
 

September 2
Who Can I Run To?

The purpose of this program is to inform residents of the resources they have on campus in a time of need for personal and academic purposes. We will have a discussion on "what if" and what to do when the 'what if' occurs.
MRH - 7:00pm
 

September 2
College Freshman Year 101

The RA will give each resident a handout on success tips that focuses on their freshman year. The handout includes many facets of typical situations on campus and handy tools on how they can deal with these situations.
BSN
 

September 2
Better Know Norfolk State

During the first week of September the residents of the tenth floor will receive a map of the University with selected buildings highlighted. The buildings highlighted will be the location of all the student support centers service across campus. On the back of the map will be random, yet informative facts about Norfolk State and Residence Life & Housing.
BSN - 7:30am
 

September 1
Finding your Support on Campus

This program will consist of a directory of important campus numbers and services that will allow the students to find the appropriate services to meet their needs.
BSN
 

September 1
Graduate School Information
Posters will be placed on the hall asking "What do you know about NSU's Graduate School?" and "Do you plan on going to Graduate School?". This will be used to gain a general idea of how much residents know and get their minds wondering about graduate school.
PWH
 

September 1 - 5
How to be a SPARTAN

For the first week of the month of September the RA will create a flyer that tells the students about the events that will take place for the Labor Day Classic.
PWH
 

September 1
P - Dub Bi - weekly

For the month of September, the RA will be sending the residents of her floor an email newsletter bi - weekly. These newsletters will have different offices and administration details. It will help the students to better identify the various offices they may need throughout their college career.
PWH



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AUGUST

August, 20
Upperclassmen Hall - Meet and Greet Socials


 

August, 15
Freshmen Hall - Meet and Greet Socials




 



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April
The month of April
Great American Clean Up

Campus Wide




 

April 27
Ms. Wright Comin'

BSS - 5:00pm
 

April 27
BSS Program

BSS - 5:00pm

 

April 23
Spartan Suites Program
 SS1 - 5:00pm
 

April 23
Charles Smith Hall Program
CSH - 7:30pm
 

April 23
Get Up, Clean Up SS1 CR

SS1 - 5:00pm
 

April 21
How to ace those finals CSH: lobby

CSH: lobby - 7:30pm
 

April 21
CSH Program
 Spartan Station - 7:30pm

 

April 17
TBA Residence Hall Step Show Echols
 

April 15
Rosa/PWH Program
RAH/PWH - 6:00pm
 

April 15
Out with the old, in with the new RAH/PWH lobbies
RAH/PWH lobbies - 6:00pm
 

April 13
Samuel Scott Program
 SSH - 5:30pm
 

April 13
TBA

SSH: lobby - 5:30pm
 

April 9
BSN Program
BSN - 7:00pm
 

April 9
Spring Cleaning: Westside Clean UP BSN

BSN - 7:00pm
 

April 7
Lee Smith Program

LSH - 7:00pm
 

April 7
Organize Your Life

LSH: lobby - 7:00pm
 

April 2
RA Meeting

5:00pm
 

April 1
GREAT AMERICAN CLEAN UP - CAMPUS WIDE PROGRAM for the month of April 1

 

April 1
Mid - Rise Program

MRH - 7:00pm
 

April 1
Who has the freshest building…Midrise of course

MRH: lobby - 7:00pm



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March

March 3
RA Meeting
5:00pm
 

March 31
LOVE (Let Our Violence End)

BSS - 7:00pm
 

March 30
Women's Empowerment Forum

SS1 CR - 7:00pm
 

March 25
Pm Enough

CSH/Spartan Station 7:30pm
 

March 23
It's okay to say No!

RAH -/PWH: lobby 7:00pm
 

March 20
Honoring our Unsung Heroes

Campus Wide (Scott Dozier Ballroom) 12:00pm
 

March 20
Unsung Heroes
*Campus Wide*
 

March 19
Samuel Scott Program

SSH - 5:30pm
 

March 19
What if it were your sister or mother

SSH: lobby - 5:30pm
 

March 18
Lee Smith Program

LSH - 7:00pm
 

March 17
Stop the Violence

BSN - 7:30pm
 

March 17
BSN Program

BSN - 7:30pm
 

March 8 - 14 - Spring Break
 

March 4
Mid - Rise Program

MRH - 7:00pm
 

March 4
Enough is Enough

MRH: lobby - 7:00pm
 

March 2
Self Defense

LSH: lobby - 7:00pm


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February


February 26
Black Love Thursday (Movie Titles)
Campus Wide (Student Union South Lounge) 6:00pm
 

February 25
Spartan Suites Program
SS1 - 7:00pm
 

February 25
Black Film Festival
SS1 CR - 7:00pm
 

February 24
Black Spices Tuesday
*Campus Wide* *CSH - 7:00pm/LSH - 7:30pm
 

February 24
Black Spice Tuesday - Battle of the Halls
Campus Wide (Echols Hall) 7:00pm
 

February 23
How Black Are You? BSS - 7:00pm
 

February 19
Black Love Thursday (Movie Titles)
Campus Wide (Student Union South Lounge) 6:00pm
 

February 18
Did You Know?
CSH: lobby - 7:00pm
 

February 18
Charles Smith Program
CSH - 7:00pm
 

February 17
Black Spices Tuesday
*Campus Wide* *RAH/SSH - 7:00pm
 

February 17
Black Spice Tuesday - Peace and Love Poetry Lounge
Campus Wide (Spartan Station) 7:00pm
 

February 16
Rosa/PWH Program
RAH/PWH - 7:00pm
 

February 16
Who Am I?
RAH/PWH - 7:00pm
 

February 12
Samuel Scott Program
SSH - 5:00pm
 

February 12
Black Love Thursday
*Campus Wide*
 

February 12
Black Love Thursdays (Movie Titles)
Campus Wide (Student Union South Lounge) 6:00pm
 

February 11
The Truth
SSH - 5:00pm
 

February 10
Black Spices Tuesday *Campus Wide* *PWH
MRH - 7:00pm
 

February 10
Black Spice Tuesday - African American Expressions
Campus Wide (Scott Dozier Ballroom) 6:00pm
 

February 9
BSN Program
BSN - 7:00pm
 

February 9
Change Trivia
BSN - 7:00pm
 

February 6
AIDS Speaker RL/H and Student Activities
*Campus Wide*
 

February 6
TBA AIDS Speaker
TBA
 

February 5
Black Love Thursday
*Campus Wide*
 

February 5
Black Love Thursdays (Movie Titles)
6:00pm Campus Wide (Student Union South Lounge)
 

February 4
Mid - Rise Program
MRH - 7:00pm
 

February 4
Black Inventors Scavenger Hunt
MRH: lobby - 7:00pm
 

February 4
RA Meeting
5:00pm
 

February 3
Black Spice Tuesday
HIV Testing and Information Campus Wide (SS1 CR) - 12:00pm
 

February 3
Black Spices Tuesday
Campus Wide - BSS - 7:00pm, BSN - 7:30pm
 

February 2
Lee Smith Program
LSH - 7:00pm
 

February 2
Celebration of Dr. King
LSH : lobby - 7:00pm


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January


January 28
Welcome Back Social
SSH - 5:00pm
 

January 28
Back to the Basics
SSH - 5:00pm: lobby
 

January 28
TBA
BSS - 8:00pm lobby
 

January 27
Let's have a "Wii" of a Time
SS1 CR - 8:00pm
 

January 27
Spartan Suites Welcome Back Social
SS1 - 7:00pm
 

January 26
Welcome Back Social
7:00pm - Rosa/PWH
 

January 26
Welcome Back Social
PWH: lobby - 7:00pm
 

January 22
Charles Smith Welcome Back Social
7:30pm CSH
 

January 22
TBA
7:30pm CSH: lobby
 

January 21
Welcome Back Social
BSS - 8:00pm
 

January 20
Lee Smith Welcome Back Social
LSH - 7:00pm
 

January 20
Shape Up and Make Up
LSH: lobby - 7:00pm
 

January 15
Welcome Back Social - MLK March
7:00pm *Campus Wide*
 

January 15
Martin Luther King March
12:00pm Campus Wide
 

January 15
Welcome Back Social
MRH - 7:00pm: lobby
 

January 13
Welcome Back Social
BSN - 7:00pm
 

January 7 & 8
RA Training
9am to 12:00pm
 

January 4
RA's & GA's Return 12:00pm and 2:00pm - Training 3:00pm