Residential College Association: 2.20.12

Ed Marlowe
Staff writer

Residential College Association met Monday night not only to discuss events on campus, but also to hear recent developments from University faculty and to table amendments to their constitution and vote for future Spirit Flag events.

Don Robertson, vice president of Student Affairs, stressed the need for students to attend the Career Fair held in the Curris Center on March 7. Business casual should be worn by students who choose to attend as businesses in the West Ky. area will be showcasing at the event.

Paula Amols, director of Dining Services, announced the current development of next year’s T-Room and Winslow menus. Amols also confirmed the installation of a modified, but ethnic, Mongolian grill for Winslow and new salad “toss-to-go” stations for the T-Room. The new amenities will be available beginning in the fall 2012.

Derrick McReynolds, assistant director to residence education, said anyone wishing to become a residential adviser should attend information sessions held in the Curris Center Stables on March 28 and 29 starting at 9 p.m.

The International Student Organization is looking for ideas for a new t-shirt. The best idea wins a free version of their creation, and the t-shirt will be worn as a symbol of pride for all international students. Go to for more information.

The room opened for discussion regarding the admittance of a College Courts delegate to the RCA. Since residents of College Courts are already represented in the Residential College system, concerns were raised regarding double representation of RCA members. The vote to absorb a College Courts delegate was a split and discussions were tabled for the next meeting.

RCA delegates voted unanimously to increase GPA requirements for member eligibility from 2.5 to 2.7 to match standards held by the Student Government Association Executive Board.

The Merryman House Need Drive was unanimously voted to become a Spirit Flag event. Colleges are encouraged to acquire as many goods as possible, and pickup for the goods will be every Saturday starting this week and extending for the next four weeks.

Lee Clark

•Whose Line is It Anyway?, 7 p.m., Tuesday in the North Commons

•Brandon Thinks He Can Dance, 7 p.m., Thursday in the North Commons


•Pride and Pizza: A Get-To-Know-You, 8 p.m., Thursday in the Sixth Floor lobby

•Open Door: Contest, starts next Monday


•Regents Blood Drive, Apr. 4-5, BCM/Regents lobby, times undetermined


•Awkward 80s Dance Party, 8 p.m., Tuesday in the Springer Lounge


•Self Defense Programming, 7 p.m., Tuesday in the Hart Conference Room

•Feel Your Boobies: Breast Cancer Awareness, 7 p.m., Feb. 28 in the Hart Conference Room


•Speed Dating, 7 p.m., Tuesday in the Fourth Floor elevator lobby

•Mammo-care: Breast Cancer Awareness, 7 p.m., Thursday in Richmond