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PUMP IT UP WHEN THINGS ARE DOWN Suggestions to offer amenities with value and boost your image during tight times. 3-D Floor Plans: companies • customized floorSeveraland the costprovide offset plans, can be and Premium Cable Channels: Students • HDTVthe extras like HBO, expanded ESPN love coverage, and high definition to complement those flat screens, and some cable providers now include these upgrades in their basic cable lineup – so shop around. by partnering with a retailer. spots are passé. Today’s • Wi-Fi Everywhere: Hotwant coverage everywhere, highly wired students • to • Go Green andSave Green: Energy campaigns,please recycling, plate waste reduction efforts and equipment costs are dropping. Trade Up: Switch out landlines for more bandwidth, and please students with no additional expense. • students and help the bottom line. Offer Multiple Price Points: Some students may be willing to pay extra for upgrades, but keep in mind that many students need and want more economical options. • Focusbeon Academics: Hot tubs and tanning beds may nice, but campuses are not spas, and you data • The GPA Amenity: IfGPAshave bettertoretention demonstrate higher and and graduation rates for students who live on campus, flaunt it. If you don’t, start collecting data today. amenities that benefit the academic endeavors of students will pay off in the long run. Ugly Stepchild Syndrome: • Avoid the upgrades and amenities in By putting too many one facility, you can create a “have” and “have not” stigma for older, less-upgraded facilities. Make sure there are benefits and selling points for each facility in the system. Avoid the Cocoon: Rooms with too • and high-tech amenities may isolatemany gadgets students and Your Audience: Before spending • Knowmillions, of dollars on amenities, thousands, if not make sure only as good as • Tell Your Story: Amenities arehave an amenity, their marketing value. If you don’t forget to tell students about it. they are something students are willing to pay for. hurt community-building efforts. • Clothe the Masses: Don’t forget, students will do just about anything for a free t-shirt! MARCH + APRIL 2010

Talking Stick - March/April 2010

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Talking Stick - March/April 2010
Contents
Online Now
Vision
Just In
Your ACUHO-I
Transitions
Res Life
Business
Calendar
Buy All Means
Growing Season
Conversations
First Takes
Reporting Out
Welcome
Snapshot
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Talking Stick - March/April 2010 - Cover2
Talking Stick - March/April 2010 - 1
Talking Stick - March/April 2010 - 2
Talking Stick - March/April 2010 - Contents
Talking Stick - March/April 2010 - Online Now
Talking Stick - March/April 2010 - 5
Talking Stick - March/April 2010 - Vision
Talking Stick - March/April 2010 - 7
Talking Stick - March/April 2010 - Just In
Talking Stick - March/April 2010 - 9
Talking Stick - March/April 2010 - 10
Talking Stick - March/April 2010 - 11
Talking Stick - March/April 2010 - 12
Talking Stick - March/April 2010 - Your ACUHO-I
Talking Stick - March/April 2010 - Transitions
Talking Stick - March/April 2010 - 15
Talking Stick - March/April 2010 - Res Life
Talking Stick - March/April 2010 - 17
Talking Stick - March/April 2010 - 18
Talking Stick - March/April 2010 - 19
Talking Stick - March/April 2010 - Business
Talking Stick - March/April 2010 - 21
Talking Stick - March/April 2010 - 22
Talking Stick - March/April 2010 - Calendar
Talking Stick - March/April 2010 - Buy All Means
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Talking Stick - March/April 2010 - 26
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Talking Stick - March/April 2010 - 28
Talking Stick - March/April 2010 - 29
Talking Stick - March/April 2010 - Growing Season
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Talking Stick - March/April 2010 - 36
Talking Stick - March/April 2010 - 37
Talking Stick - March/April 2010 - Conversations
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Talking Stick - March/April 2010 - First Takes
Talking Stick - March/April 2010 - Reporting Out
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Talking Stick - March/April 2010 - Welcome
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Talking Stick - March/April 2010 - Snapshot
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