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Campus Life Program Highlights October 2017

October 17, 2017

Black Male Initiative BMI) is a new opt-in learning community designed to increase black male engagement on campus by enriching their Emory experience. The initiative provides black male students with academic and social support, access to campus resources, and professional development. Located in Harris Hall, BMI is a collaboration of the Emory Black Student Union, Office of Sorority and Fraternity Life, Center for the Advancement of Student Advocacy and Agency, and Residence Life. For more information, contact Des’mon Taylor, complex director, at des'mon.taylor@emory.edu.
 
Housing Operations played an active role this month in two Atlanta events of the Association of College and University Housing Officers-International (acuho-i) – the Business Operations Conference and the Housing Facilities Conference, October 2-4 and 16-18, respectively. Emory’s Housing Operations team conducted two tours of university facilities for a total of 125 conference participants. They also presented three sessions at the conference, which is geared to professionals involved in the operational aspects of housing and residence life communities.  
 
Mentor Campus Life is seeking mentors and mentees. The program facilitates one-on-one mentorship opportunities for Emory Campus Life employees. Included are: assistance developing goals and strategies for growth and success; communicative and professional support; networking opportunities; and advice on professional and community service. For more information, click here.
 
Surviving & Thriving is a support group for survivors of sexual assault and intimate partner violence. The initiative is offered by Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) and will begin meeting in January 2018. To learn more, contact Rhonda Donoho at 404.712.2202 or Laura Morrison at 404.727.4140.