Best Practices Projects
On Thursday, November 15, members of the SA New
Student Representative (NSR) program will be giving presentations of findings
from their semester project, as well as their proposed suggestions and
The best practices projects have three main goals:
1. Identify best practices related to key issues
The primary goal of this project is to identify key
issues around campus, and then investigate how different groups in the Rice
community handle those issues.
2. Open communications across campus
In order to achieve optimal best practices,
collaboration is necessary within the Rice community.
3. Create a resource database
The findings of this project will be archived in an
online database to be used as a resource by future generations (link given
2012 Best Practices topics:
College Personnel Support Teams (i.e. Masters, Resident Associates, College Coordinators): How these roles contribute to college culture.
College Government Structure/Leadership Development: How each college works to develop leaders within the
Housing Policy: How each college carries its respective housing
policy, including specifics of room draw/jack.
College Spirit/Service: How each college promotes excitement for collegiate
events and fosters pride for itself. Ways in which colleges provides
service opportunities for college members.
Athletic relations: Investigation of the interactions and relationships
between athletes and the campus at large.
Best Practices 2012 Videos
Best Practices 2012 Presentations
Best Practices 2012 Reports
Best Practices 2011 Reports