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STUDENT LIFE

The indispensable RA

Dan Voors is a junior majoring in business. Students generally take on the RA role during their sophomore or junior years.

RAs let students know about all of the social activities available to them in the halls and on campus, including ministry, community service, recreational sports and student organizations.

How would a university survive without them? They come to campus in mid-August to learn all that’s possible about supervising the floors of students due to flood the residence halls.

For Dan Voors, working as an RA is a family tradition. His mom, Carin, was an RA in Schroeder and his dad, Jerry, was a dining hall student-manager. Dan will carry on the legacy, supervising Mashuda’s 7East, a community of 28-30 men. “It’s easy to get guys active with sports, but I also want to let them know there’s other things out there like ministry, community service and student programming,” he says.

An RA supervises every hall floor. These student-employees build the hall communities and enforce the rules for living on campus. Dan knew he wanted the job after he saw how central his own RA was.

“My RA was available to anybody anytime they wanted to talk, and I could see myself in that role,”
he says.

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