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Welcome to Towers west! I am excited for another year and want to welcome you to the TTW family. Please do not hesitate to contact me, as I am here to help. I hope you all have a fantastic new year =) 


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Welcome to Towers West. In this newsletter you will hear a little bit from your Residence Director, Desk Coordinator, and also see who the Resident Advisors of the building are. We hope to see you at the upcoming events (detailed below) and wish you all a great first day of classes. The Towers West staff is here to help so if you have any questions or concerns please come find one of us and we will do our best to help you out.

Upcoming Events First Floor Meeting Sunday August 26@ 9pm Your first mandatory floor meeting is a wonderful opportunity for you to meet the other residents, your neighbors, and also learn important information for the year. Building relationships early can contribute to your college success. Please come out to the meeting which will be held right in front of the elevators on your floor.

Hall Council Meeting Monday August 27 @ 9pm The Twin Towers West Hall Council will be holding an interest meeting on the first Sunday after school starts. Come out and get involved. This is a place for you to voice what you want to see in TTW and also run for paid EBoard positions. The positions and responsibilities will be explained at the meeting. Come out, and have


Pictured from left to right: Row 1: Brooke (2), Kayla (3), Megan (4), Jozy (5) and Libby (6) Row 2: Kam (7), Jonathan (8), Jonah, (9) Dylan (10) and Alex (11) Row 3: Michael (12), Brent (13), Shane (14) and Nick (15)

August 2012 The

Buskirk Bustle

Welcome Back!

Buskirk staff is ready and excited to welcome you as a resident of this fun-loving building! We want you to feel safe and at home, while enjoying your time as a resident on campus. We have packed the semester with interesting programming and other activities. Let’s make this a great year! WHATS HC GOT TO SAY?!


(Hall Council) Interested in voicing your opinion or even being on the E-Board?! First HC meeting: Wednesday August 29th 9:30pm Lobby

Meet the Ladies Danielle


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RD: Alicia Bianca




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FYRH North & South Welcome!


Welcome to Marshall University and the North and South Residence Halls! This should be the most exciting time of your life! You’re beginning an adventure that you’ll never forget, and our staff is very excited to be a part of it! We are looking to do anything that we can to make your first year, the best year! Beginning your career at college can certainly be overwhelming and stressful, but we are dedicated to helping you through it. Always keep in mind that you’re not alone. There are around 1,200 first year students on this campus between North and South, Twin Towers East, and Buskirk. Reach out and make lifelong friends on campus! We offer Living Learning Communities, Freshman Interest Groups, and a variety of programs to help you make friends and offer you things to do on campus! If you have any questions or need assistance, do not hesitate to ask our staff! Make this year count!

Introducing the Professional Staff... Within our halls, we have professional staff who are there for you throughout the day. They always willing to assist you in whatever you may need. First, we have Kristin Smith, who is our General Manager. Her job is to ensure that we create a living community that is welcoming and inclusive. After that, we have Scott Schatzer, who has been involved with residence life for 8 years! He is the Assistant General Manager of FYRH. He handles resident concerns, keeping the residence halls a great place to live, and supervising the Resident Director. Next, we have Kerissa Bennett, the Assistant General Manager of Operations. She handles rooming assignments of the residence halls and other things dealing with the day to day operations of the buildings. Kerissa is also responsible for supervising the Desk Assistant staff. We also have Megan Kinnard who is our Office Coordinator. She handles the mail, answers the phone, and other responsibilities dealing with desk work and the offices. Lastly, we have Russell Blankenship who is our Maintenance supervisor. He has been with us since the building opened, and he deals with facilities, works orders, and more! We have an amazing professional staff, and they are very excited to get to know you!

Upcoming Events! Hall Council: Hall Council allows you, as a resident of FYRH, to have a say in things that go on in your building. There are also great leadership opportunities available within Hall Council. If you are interested in everything that this has to offer, there will be an meeting on Wednesday, August 29th at 8:00pm in the South Theater Room. Join us as we prepare to dive into a new year! First Floor Meeting: On Wednesday, August 22nd at 7:00pm, will be your first mandatory floor meeting! This is a great way for you to meet the other people on your floor, as well as your RA. You will also learn a lot about the upcoming year!

Meet the RAs! North: Dustin Bell, Yusif Mohammed, Michael Palacioz, Thomas Balch, Kevin Morris, Hannah Kittle, Jessie Swiger, Deidra Peters, Amanda Young, Kayla Fizer, and Ali Dotson South: Miles Gray, Brianna Hepler, Cody Perkins, Kevin Hall, Ryan Kerns, Sarah Lyon, Emily Cloxton, Gini Burnside, Lydia Bailey, Allison Noble, and Jenna Vance

We all look forward to what is sure to be a great year! To stay up to date on the happenings of FYRH, like “First Year Residence Halls” on Facebook and follow us on Twitter at @1stYearResHall!


Holderby Herald I S S U E

MANDATORY FIRST FLOOR MEETINGS Freshmen Aug. 22nd at 7:00pm Upper Class Aug. 26th at 9:00PM



Welcome!! The Holderby Staff has been here for the last three weeks preparing for when our halls would be filled with people once more, and here you all are filling the quiet hallways with chatting and laughter! It is truly a good year to be a Holderby Resident as we welcome back two of our RAs from last year and welcome six RAs new to Holderby Hall to join us for the party that is our day to day lives, do try to make them all feel welcome! In addition we are getting our Hall Council underway, which your RA will talk a little about in the First Floor Meeting, so be sure to come and make the voices of the residents heard. I hope you found yourself getting some well deserved rest and relaxation over summer, because the time for the new school year has arrived! In addition to the starting of classes we have been working overtime to help come up with lots of September events and programs to help tip the scale of “all work and no play� in the favor of fun! So be sure to stay tuned for our September issue detailing all the programs and events taking place all around campus!! -HolderB Crew

RA ROLL CALL!! There will be an interest session for Hall Council on Sunday August 26th, 2012 at 10pm, right after the Upper Class First Floor Meetings! Come out and Make a difference!! :)

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Andy Brittany

Haymaker/Wellman Prophet Volume 1, Issue 1


Welcome Back To Marshall! Hello! My name is Nate Hensley and I am the Resident Director for Haymaker and Wellman Halls. This year is going to be amazing, mainly because of YOU! I love meeting new people so come visit my office in Haymaker! If you have any questions, please email me at hensley70@

This year is going to be a very exciting one! My staff, as well as myself, are here to help you out in any way that we can. We will have a very fun year full of exciting programs, educational get-togethers, and eventful activities designed specifically for you! This newsletter is provided to all residents living on campus at Marshall in order to keep you informed with what is happening in the halls. Our staff includes a Resident Director, a Desk

Coordinator for each hall, and a combined total of 8 Resident Advisors. I encourage you to attend programs in the residence halls so that you can get the most out of living here! A dorm is a place you sleep, a residence hall is a place you live! Please let us know if we can assist in any way possible. This is your year, welcome home!

Upcoming Events: Keep Your Eyes Open! First Floor Meeting: Sunday August 26th at 9pm

Hall Council Meeting: Thursday, August 30th at 9pm

Don’t miss out on the most important meeting of the year! Come meet your floormates, your RA, and learn about all the information you will need for the upcoming year! Meet your RA in their elevator lounge at 9pm with a smile.

What is Hall Council? Come find out! There will be an interest meeting for all those who would like to know more about it. Your opinion matters and your voice will be heard! Meeting will be held in the Harless Media Room.

Wittlee Retton– 1st Floor Wellman

Ashley Peoples– 2nd Floor Wellman

Ebony Robinson– 1st Floor Haymaker

Catherine Wood– 3rd Floor Wellman

Chase Canterberry– 2nd Floor Haymaker

Lance West– 4th Floor Wellman

Anastasia Artayet– 3rd Floor Haymaker

Erin Jeffrey– 4th Floor Haymaker

August 2012

GIBSON/WILLIS WELCOME BACK TO CAMPUS! The Gibson and Willis Staff is excited to welcome you to the building and can’t wait to get to know you better! Here is some quick info on the staff members in these buildings...

Resident Director Meghann Ferguson

Kayla Marshall Gibson 1st floor

Levi Kerby GIbson 2nd floor

Jamecia James Gibson 4th floor

Collin Meadows Gibson 3rd floor

Kyle Wilson Willis 1st floor

Erin Hensley Willis 3rd floor

Carson Terwilliger Willis 1st floor

Mary Harper Willis 4th floor

Come get involved in Hall Council: There’s only one way we know what you want to see happen this year - YOU tell us! Come out to the first meeting Aug. 30th @ 9pm in the Media Room

Don’t forget your first floor meeting: Aug. 26th @ 9pm

This is where you meet people & figure out how to stay out of trouble!

Phone numbers: Resident Director: 304-696-6122 GIbson Front Desk: 696-6342 Willis Front Desk: 696-6340


TWIN TOWERS EAST TIMES Building Staff: DC: Gary McClellan RD: Tiffany Hughes 2nd Floor: Monty Green 3rd Floor: AJ Wendel 4th Floor: Colin Pierce 5th Floor: Cory Lambert th 6 Floor: Jacqoui Chandler 7th Floor: Aaron Dunbar th 8 Floor: Danielle Henderson 9th Floor: Kaitlyn Spees th 10 Floor: Karen Leatherman 11th Floor: Mary Chaffee 12th Floor: Beth Andrick 13th Floor: Katelyn May 14th Floor: Shoshannah Diehl 15th Floor: Danielle Ocheltree


Welcome to another exciting year at Marshall University! The Staff of Twin Towers East would like to welcome you into our Residence Hall family. Throughout the next year we will be providing you with the opportunity to attend and participate in a variety of different programs and activities. You will also get the chance to explore a unique living/learning experience with those members of your floor, as well as with the rest of the building. These experiences will help you now as well as in your future. I hope you participate and have a great time with our staff! Your Mailing Address is: Student Name Twin Towers East Room (#) Box (#) 1854th 5th Avenue Huntington, WV 25703-1559

Important Dates to Remember: o o o o o

WOW Check in is on August 22nd. WOW Week is from August 22nd – August 25th. Freshman First Floor Meeting- August 22nd at 7pm, on your floor. Upper-class First Floor Meeting – August 26th at 9:00pm, on your floor Hall Council Interest Meeting- August 29th at 9pm in the TTE glass lounge

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