Academic Initiatives in the Residence Halls at OSU

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Academic Initiatives in the
Residence Halls at OSU
Ben Medeiros, Asst Director of Living-Learning Communities
Academic Initiatives
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Living-Learning Communities
In-Hall Tutoring
STAR (Early Alert)
ALA position
First Year Experience
Upcoming Projects…
Living-Learning Communities
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Austin Entrepreneur Program (Weatherford)
Honors College (West)
Civic Engagement (Bloss – 6th floor)
Engineering (Hawley-Buxton)
Gender-Inclusive (Halsell)*
Global Village (ILLC)
Collegiate Recovery Community
 This Fall
• Arts & Social Justice (Wilson)
• Health & Well-Being (McNary)
Living-Learning Communities
Stage 1
Stage 2
Stage 3
• New or pilot community
Themed Housing
Exploring Identity
Limited Resources
Lack of Partner Leadership
• Identity
Staff or Faculty Partnership
Quarterly or Monthly
Programing
Academic Support
Additional Resources
• Strong Identity
Linked Classes
Tie-ins to Major or Dep’t
Weekly or Monthly Programs
Traditions
Campus & Community
Connections
In-Hall Tutoring
Content:
• Math
• Writing
• Chemistry (McNary)
Timeline:
• Weeks 3-10
Primary Oversight: GTA for Academic Success & Engagement
STAR – early alert at Oregon State
• Student Taking Academic Responsibility
• Early Alert at Oregon State
• Timeline: Week 2
• ALA’s/ RA’s making student contact
• Advisor Follow Up
Academic Learning Assistant
• Partnership with the Academic Success Center
• Weekly Office Hours
• Active Programming
• College Knowledge
• Study Skills
• Campus Connections
• Passive Programming
• Peer Study Groups
• Academic Support
FYE – First Year Experience
FYE Residential Curriculum
1. Academic Success
• Faculty Dinners
• Tutoring Program
2. Health & Safety
• Monthly Programming
3. Living in Community
• Social Media
• RA-facilitated Check-Ins
4. Traditions & Affinity-Building
• Inter-Hall Challenge
• Homecoming, Moonlight Breakfasts, Res Games
FYE – First Year Experience
This Year….
•CONNECT Week (Summer/Fall)
•Homecoming (Fall)
•Service Projects (Winter)
•Beaver Block Party (Spring)
Upcoming Projects
New LLC’s
In-Hall Advising
Linked Classes
Tutoring
Questions?
Ben Medeiros
(541) 737-1153
[email protected]

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