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Category Archives: Soundings

Presidential Reflections: Past, Present, and Future Part Three

By Bob Lambert This is the third and final part in a three part series brought to you by NWACUHO’s Presidential Trio which consists of our Past-President, current President, and President-Elect. Bob Lambert, our President-Elect, shares his reflections and hopes for the future in this next segment.  Hi NWACUHO! My name is Bob Lambert and […]

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Be A Part Of NWACUHO’s Mentorship Program!

by Karen Schlieder In February 2019, I signed up to be a part of the NWACUHO Membership Engagement committee. One of the primary focuses of this committee is to provide additional resources and opportunities for professionals to get involved, learn, and expand your residential experience. One of our main goals was being able to bring […]

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Presidential Reflections: Past, Present, and Future Part Two

By Janie Sacco This is the second part in a three part series brought to you by NWACUHO’s Presidential Trio which consists of our Past-President, current President, and President-Elect. Janie Sacco, our 2019-2020 President, shares her reflections in this next segment.  An audio recording (video) of the below content is also available.  Hello NWACUHO! My […]

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Presidential Reflections: Past, Present, and Future Part One

By Shelly Clark This is the first part in a three part series brought to you by NWACUHO’s Presidential Trio which consists of our Past-President, current President, and President-Elect. Shelly Clark, our Past-President, shares her reflections in our first segment.      “You can’t turn an aircraft carrier 90 degrees.  The most sustainable change in […]

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Cognitive Impacts of Financial Stress and Strain

Author: Olivia Stankey “Students attending college in today’s society are doing so following the worst recession since the Great Depression” (Serido et al, 2014).  This reality has implications on our students for both their current and future financial lives. The financial decisions students make in their years of undergrad will have an effect on the rest […]

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Membership Engagement Committee

NWACUHO, like other organizations, can only exist and flourish if the membership is engaged.  This is an organization of members for members.  As the name suggests, the Membership Engagement Committee provides opportunity for members to give back to the association and provide input to the Board on ways to improve our members’ experience.  For more […]

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Greetings from the PACURH Board of Directors

Authors: PACURH Board of Directors Hey NWACUHO, My name is Aubrieann Hale (She/Her/Hers) and I am the PACURH Regional Director for the 2018 – 2019 academic year. The PACURH RBD and I are excited to introduce ourselves to y’all! I am currently a senior studying sociology/social services along with law and justice at Central Washington […]

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Here’s to the Managers Who…Sincerely, your New Professional

Author: Kristin Davick Here’s to the Managers who answer our questions even when you have 180 unread emails you have 3 minutes a day to answer. Here’s to the Managers who proof read job applications, write reference letters, send along job postings, and offer words of encouragement in terrifying times of transition. Here’s to the Managers […]

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Authentic Social Justice, Part Three

Author: Sam Bass The first two entries of my honest social justice series have focused on coming to terms with the “ugliness” of social justice, such as recognizing our biases, the ways we fail both personally and as an entire profession, and the painful emotions that come with social justice work. These are crucial topics […]

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Authentic Social Justice, Part Two

Author: Sam Bass Emotions are increasingly derided as detrimental to social justice work, but I think this does a disservice to all of us. It is true that “white tears” or “male tears” derail conversations and recenter the privileged, and we should continue to challenge those “tears” when they happen. My discussion of emotions is […]

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