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Talking Stick Features novemBer + DecemBer 2009 volume 27, numBer 2 The Magazine of The associaTion of college and UniversiTy hoUsing officers-inTernaTional No Small Measure Assessment tools are key to honest evaluation of a housing department. Plus, ACUHO-I prepares to launch a new credentialing program. Military Matriculation Campuses prepare for a wave of veterans returning to campus. What services are — or should be — in place to greet them? Columns 6 16 talking stiCk Symbol of International Friendship ACUHO-I’s talking stick, or speaker’s staff, was hand-carved of wood by the Ohiat Band of the British Columbia Indian Nation. Canadian ACUHO-I members presented it to the association in July 1973 during our annual conference at the University of British Columbia. The inscription reads: It is a sign of authority carried when proclamations are to be made or a meeting of chiefs is in session. A token of common heritage both to Canadians and Americans. Vision Never waste a crisis. Regroup They’re Back Making the most of the Millennials on your staff. Facilities Apartment Maintenance: Departments 4 8 It’s All About Education Successful apartment maintenance comes down to education, communication, and inspection. Online Now Just In Spotlight on Wheelock College plus a wealth of sustainability news including the College Sustainability Report Card, FEMA offers students advice on preparing for emergencies, tech living at Lehigh, and LEED certification by the numbers. Business Get with the Program Planned programming plays a key role in residence hall design. Cover: Hoffman Hall at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia was built in 1964 and renovated in 2008. This hall is home to some of JMU’s FirstYear Residential Learning Communities. Photo: Virginia Hamrick 13 14 27 44 Your ACUHO-I Transitions Calendar Let’s talk about H1N1 preparedness. Conversations Photography 47 48 This magazine is printed on recycled stock by PXP Ohio, which has been awarded Greenworks status for its environmental practices. First Takes Reporting Out Welcome Snapshot 54 56

Talking Stick - November/December 2009

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Talking Stick - November/December 2009
Contents
Online Now
Vision
Just In
Your ACUHO-I
Transitions
Regroup
Facilities
Business
Calendar
No Small Measure
Military Matriculation
Conversations
First Takes
Reporting Out
Welcome
Snapshot
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Talking Stick - November/December 2009 - Cover2
Talking Stick - November/December 2009 - 1
Talking Stick - November/December 2009 - 2
Talking Stick - November/December 2009 - Contents
Talking Stick - November/December 2009 - Online Now
Talking Stick - November/December 2009 - 5
Talking Stick - November/December 2009 - Vision
Talking Stick - November/December 2009 - 7
Talking Stick - November/December 2009 - Just In
Talking Stick - November/December 2009 - 9
Talking Stick - November/December 2009 - 10
Talking Stick - November/December 2009 - 11
Talking Stick - November/December 2009 - 12
Talking Stick - November/December 2009 - Your ACUHO-I
Talking Stick - November/December 2009 - Transitions
Talking Stick - November/December 2009 - 15
Talking Stick - November/December 2009 - Regroup
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Talking Stick - November/December 2009 - 18
Talking Stick - November/December 2009 - 19
Talking Stick - November/December 2009 - Facilities
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Talking Stick - November/December 2009 - 23
Talking Stick - November/December 2009 - Business
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Talking Stick - November/December 2009 - 26
Talking Stick - November/December 2009 - Calendar
Talking Stick - November/December 2009 - No Small Measure
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Talking Stick - November/December 2009 - Military Matriculation
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Talking Stick - November/December 2009 - Conversations
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Talking Stick - November/December 2009 - 46
Talking Stick - November/December 2009 - First Takes
Talking Stick - November/December 2009 - Reporting Out
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Talking Stick - November/December 2009 - Welcome
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Talking Stick - November/December 2009 - Snapshot
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