The CMU Housing Model At Carnegie Mellon, there are fifteen housing communities total. Within these communities, student leaders and dedicated staff members live alongside their residents to foster welcoming, tight-knit environments. Each house includes a Housefellow, a Community Advisor (CA), and a staff of Resident Assistants (RAs). First Year housing is required and guaranteed for … Continue reading Want to Be Involved in Your Community? Consider Becoming a Resident Assistant!
With finals approaching, it’s hard to avoid tunnel-vision and the looming anxieties about exams and culminating projects. A psychology study at the University of Illinois, however, showed that participants who took occasional breaks from their task had an improved sense of focus and memory-retention, versus those who took no breaks. Giving your brain a break … Continue reading It’s Time for a Study Break! Six Ways to Unwind this Finals Season
Zack Masciopinto is a soccer player for the Carnegie Mellon Men’s Soccer team and a mechanical engineering major. Growing up in Chicago, Zack played club soccer as a child, continued the sport for all four years of high school and is now playing his fourth consecutive season as a senior at CMU. His schedule is … Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Student Athlete: Zack Masciopinto
The House Model at Carnegie Mellon University is built around close-knit communities, professional staff, exceptional student leaders and engaged residents. Community Advisors (CAs) provide a vision for how daily life can be run in each of the housing communities. They make every resident feel at home, foster positivity and inclusiveness in the halls and lead … Continue reading Being a Community Advisor: A Major Leadership Opportunity