Best Practices

Part I: Commuter Students: Why a Community Development Model is Needed

By Bradley Milks, Eric Fehr, Katie Caltagarone

Every person was designed by God with the purpose and intention of being in community.  Ecclesiastes points out that, “Two are better than one, ...

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Best Practices

A Focus on Focus Week

By Daniel Clapp, Lyndsay Grimm, Jane Wilson

To strengthen both academic and co-curricular efforts, our Student Life Division at Westmont College selects an educational emphasis each year that ...

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Professional Development

Practical Resources for Program Assessment in Student Development

By Shawnda Freer

“Assessment” – that dreaded word.  It implies statistics, spreadsheets, and summaries – all of which imply more work.  As ...

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Christian Faith

Winter Trees

By Amy VanDerWerf

Wisdom comes with winters.  Oscar Wilde As a native Minnesotan, winter has always been a significant part of my life.  Growing up, winters ...

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