Resident Assistants

An Experience for Life

The Resident Assistant (RA) program is an integral part of residential living. The RAs are individuals who are carefully selected for their dynamic personalities, leadership skills, outstanding reliability, honesty, and ability to give of themselves. Their responsibilities are wide ranging and at times very demanding. The role of the RA is an extremely fundamental and important position for any University. Webber values the importance of RAs and is please to have had RA positions for many years.

One of the main roles of an RA is to facilitate an environment that promotes both an educational experience as well as the learning that takes place outside of the classroom. One of the main goals of the RA is to act as a liaison between the Student Life office and dorm residents. It is also their responsibility to assist in creating a fun, happy, positive, and activity-filled environment in order to ensure all residents create fantastic memories here at Webber. The RA position may be demanding, but it is also extremely rewarding and will create memories that will last a lifetime.

Responsibilities for the position of an RA are numerous, and the RA is the focal point for the day-to-day operation of his/her floor. The RA has several roles – student, business manager, peer, referral agent, friend, educational and social programmer, and disciplinarian. The diversity of the roles and responsibilities is challenging and calls on the RA to develop organization and interpersonal skills. Being an RA provides an opportunity to maximize self-development, maturity, and confidence during the college years.

Although the RAs are asked to give of themselves, they are also a part of a dynamic group of students who are highly respected by faculty, staff, and their peers. Also, the RA program is designed in a manner that encourages personal growth and development of important life skills. Being an RA is not all work – they are guaranteed much fun, laughter, and memorable experiences as well!

Detailed Description of Duties

Meet the 2018-2019 Resident Assistants

Samantha Davila

Rashad Freeman

Aaron Givens

Miami, FL

Class: Junior
Favorite part of being an RA: "Helping students and faculty members around campus. I also enjoy being able to meet students from all over the world!"

Kyle Hall

St. Vincent & the Grenadines

Class: Junior
Favorite part of being an RA: "Being able to help any student with questions. I enjoy being apart of student activities and learning about the different cultures that are present at Webber International University."

Luke McHardy

Donesha Ruffin

Orlando, FL

Class: Senior
Favorite part of being an RA: "Interacting with new people."

Gianna Thornton

Marlton, NJ

Class: Senior
Favorite part of being an RA: "Getting to meet new people each year and help them out with any problems they have. There are a lot of responsibilities but it comes with great rewards."