November 30, 2018

Does your Thanksgiving turkey have you feeling a little sluggish now that you're back from that short break? Do you feel like just throwing in the towel for the semester and calling it quits? STOP those crazy thoughts!

Even if you don't celebrate that holiday, I think w...

Whether your role as an organization advisor is a part of your "other duties as assigned," or a primary part of your on-campus role, it's important to have a plan for working with your students and groups. As advisors, we focus heavily on helping student leaders develo...

Attending a MACURH Regional Leadership Conference is a great opportunity for student leaders to learn more about themselves and others while sharing in the excitement of leadership and camaraderie that comes with these high-impact weekends. To get the most out of a con...

August 27, 2018


Wow! Does anyone else feel like August has come and gone and that it’s been a whirlwind of a month? I don’t think I have ever felt an August like the one I just experienced. With that feeling comes growth and change, and I hope...

May 7, 2018

Let’s play the logo game-

I bet you didn’t have to second guess about most of those logos, right? Why is that? It’s probably because you see those most often and they become recognizable to you, engrained on your brain. When you see the “golden arches” coming up on a si...

March 26, 2018

In life, things seem to be easier whenever we know what we are getting ourselves into, right? How often do we wish there was a guide to this thing called life? There are certain norms that we learn through the groups we are in or the area we grew up in, but how often d...

As we head into the backend of another spring semester, many organizations begin the transition process to train and set up a new group of exec members within our RHA, NRHH, hall council, and other residence life-based student groups. Often groups have defined processe...

March 6, 2018

It’s that time of year again. Where our chapter’s start looking at who is staying, who is leaving and how do we get more people to join our organization. So how do we get students to want to stay? How do we entice students to want to join us?

Retention, it’s a hot topic...

January 27, 2018

I know for myself, there are several times during the year that I am wanting more out of my position on my campus. Wanting more areas to grow professionally in and utilize the skills that I have. I think in our field, there are certain times of the year where we might...

Motivating student leaders, especially those in volunteer roles, can be challenging, and yet motivation and recognition are critical factors in their retention and their success. Students who fill these volunteer roles may not be motivated by the same things that motiv...

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