November

Men’s health bulletin board (November)

Men’s health bulletin board with information about prostate cancer, no shave November and how to perform a testicular self exam.

    By |November 4th, 2014|Categories: Bulletin Boards, Featured|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

    Year Around Adopt-A-Family Program

    About three years ago we sponsored an Adopt-A-Family for the Holiday Season from our Community Care organization. It was a single mother with five children under the age of ten. As a staff we worked together to make this Christmas very special, since their mother had very limited income.Because of the positive feedback and […]

    By |October 31st, 2014|Categories: Community Service, Holidays & Themes, Months, Program Ideas|Tags: , , , |2 Comments

    November Planning Guide

    This monthly planning guide is a supplement provided by ResidentAssistant.com to help you with your residence life planning. For each month, you will find links to programs on the site as well as programming ideas and other information. Please let me know if you have suggestions for this feature.

    Contents of this November Planning Page:

    Student Issues (issues […]

    By |October 23rd, 2014|Categories: Planning Guides|Tags: , |0 Comments

    Celebrate the holidays by helping others

    Halloween:
    Invite your residents and residents in other dorms to express there creativity through pumpkin carving.  Donate your carved pumpkins to a local elementary school or preschool.  The expressions on the faces of the children are priceless (even if your pumpkin wasn’t exactly a work of art).

    Thanksgiving
    Many of our residents are unable to go back […]

    By |October 23rd, 2014|Categories: Community Service, Holidays & Themes, Months, Program Ideas|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

    Turkey Toss: Residence Hall November Program

    Erin H
    School:  Westminster College

    Description:

    To take advantage of the Thanksgiving holiday as a great opportunity for my hall to get together, I came up with a fun activity to precede our Thanksgiving dinner.  I wrapped a 11 pound turkey in plastic wrap (to protect it) and took my hall out to the quad of our campus […]

    By |October 23rd, 2014|Categories: Months, Program Ideas, Social/Community Building|Tags: , |0 Comments

    Gathering Bowl – Thanksgiving Program

    Description:

    Because November is also the month for Thanksgiving, it is a great time to get your residents together to share what they are thankful for, while sharing a snack.  A very easy program to do for this is to have each resident bring about one cup of some sort of snack that would be […]

    By |October 23rd, 2014|Categories: Holidays & Themes, Program Ideas, Social/Community Building|Tags: , |2 Comments

    Giving Thanks – Interactive Bulletin Board

    Description:
    Residents submit paper turkeys on which they can express their thanks for something or someone and you then post them on a bulletin board or a central place on the hall.

    Instructions:
    **A fun idea for November**
    Before beginning the program, type up a flier that explains the program and distribute it to each resident or each […]

    By |October 23rd, 2014|Categories: Bulletin Boards, Holidays & Themes, Months|Tags: , |0 Comments

    The History of Thanksgiving

    Thanksgiving Passive (Zipped Publisher File)

    thanksgivingpassive (PDF File)

    The History of Thanksgiving

    Description: A ready-made passive program for bulletin board educating international students and Americans on the history behind Thanksgiving.

    Instructions: Place on a public bulletin board that grabs attention. This is perfect for a dorm that has a good mixture of international students and Americans, to further educate and […]

    By |October 9th, 2014|Categories: Bulletin Boards, Hall Decorations|Tags: , , |0 Comments

    Consumerism and Buy Nothing Day

    Consumerism and Buy Nothing Day – Consumerism and Buy Nothing Day (Held in North America the day after Thanksgiving – more info…).

    Publisher 97 file, PDF and a Word file with just the text.

    buy nothing day PDF

    buy nothing day DOC

    consumerism (Zipped Publisher File)

    Information on “shopaholics”, environmentalism, and other topics.

    Compiled by Angie DiSalvo, Residence Hall Director, Northern Arizona University.

    By |October 4th, 2014|Categories: Bulletin Boards, Hall Decorations|Tags: , |0 Comments

    Dia De Los Muertos

    Dia De Los Muertos/Day of the Dead; Crafts

    Description:

    This program was inspired by an article I read about Dia De Los Muertos, the Mexican Day of the Dead (which happens to be the day after Halloween). I found it fascinating that the Mexican culture embraced death as a part of life so much more fully […]

    By |September 19th, 2014|Categories: Diversity, Holidays & Themes, Program Ideas, Social/Community Building|Tags: , , |0 Comments