Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass peer mentors vote to join Resident Assistant Union

By Marie MacCune

April 27, 2015

University of Massachusetts peer mentors voted to join RAU-UAW 2322, the union that represents resident assistants on campus. The vote follows an announcement from the Massachusetts Department of Labor in February of a ruling...

SGA discusses World Series events, new scheduling and peer mentor program

By Katrina Borofski

November 5, 2013

At Monday’s Student Government Association meeting, senators discussed a number of important topics, including last week’s SGA-sponsored events, new implementations for the peer mentor program and a change in scheduling that will take place next fall. Uni...

UMass pilots new academic programs in the dorms

By Katie Landeck

September 5, 2012

Freshmen at the University of Massachusetts have two new programs this year that strive to help them with academic success. The Provost’s Working Group on Student Success, a group that develops ways to support residentially-based ac...

Residential Life to keep Peer Mentor program for 2012-2013

By Collegian News Staff

March 16, 2012

Peer mentors will still have a place in some first-year dormitories next year, according to an email sent to current peer mentors and apartment living assistants by Assistant Director for Learning Communities Anjali Cadena. There...

The Hull Doctrine

By Roy Ribitzky

December 7, 2011

The combined efforts of Executive Director of Residential Life Eddie Hull and Director of Residence Education Tara Loomis to change the residential experience for future University of Massachusetts students symbolizes its...

Are peer mentors really a big loss?

By Kellie Quinn

December 7, 2011

Many individuals in the student body are in uproar regarding the decision to cut the position of peer mentors in the freshmen residential halls. To be clear, there are numerous rumors floating around about the changes bei...

SGA discusses housing changes with Hull at Monday meeting

By Sam Hayes

December 6, 2011

Executive Director of Housing and Residence Life Eddie Hull addressed the Student Government Association Senate and fielded questions about the recently announced changes to Residence Life in front of a room crowded with SGA officials, peer mentors and disgruntled sign-wielding students last nigh...