Monthly Archives May 2014

Finding Healthy Living at Job One by Anne-Marie Hantman


Anne-Marie Hantman serves as the Residence Life Coordinator for the Honors Residence Hall at the University of South Carolina, Columbia. Hailing from Kent Island, Maryland, Anne-Marie attended Hood College for her undergrad where she majored in Student Life, the Field Hockey team, and oh yeah- Law and Society. After completing her Master’s at the University of Bloomsburg in Pennsylvania, Anne-Marie found herself working in Gamecock Nation where she currently is completing year one with University Housing. When not hanging out with her amazing students, Anne-Marie loves being by the water, experimenting in the kitchen, getting her ‘Namaste’ on at local studios, convincing herself she likes to run, and curling up with her lovable rescue, Natty.


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Finding my reflection…again by Ron Thompson

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Ron Thompson is the Director of Housing and Residence Life at Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina. He enjoys spending time with his wife and enjoying beautiful South Carolina.


It just made sense to me. I had just begun working at Marquette University, and as I was immersing myself in the campus culture when I learned about the Jesuits’ practice of reflection. My hall minister, Father Grant Garinger, SJ taught me that these highly educated and notably balanced spiritual leaders of the Catholic Church take a few minutes several times daily to ask themselves some basic questions...

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WHY DO I RUN? by Beth Moriarty

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Beth Moriarty is the Director of Residence Life and Housing at Bridgewater State University (BSU).  Beth is also an adjunct faculty member in the Student Affairs Counseling Graduate Program at BSU.  She has worked in the field of Residence Life for over 30 years.  Her top 5 strengths are Learner, Relator, Input, Individualization and Achiever.  Beth is an avid reader, and she enjoys spending time with her family camping, hiking, going to the ocean, and watching the World Championship Boston Red Sox   Beth started running just 1 year ago, she hopes to have a long running career ahead of her.


I’ve always been active but I would not describe myself as athletic...

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Creating New Habits by Pamela Mirabelli


Pamela Mirabelli serves as the Residence Life Coordinator for the Historic Horseshoe and International House at Maxcy College at the University of South Carolina, Columbia. Originally from New Jersey, Pam received a BA in Psychology with a concentration in Clinical/Counseling from The College of NJ and a Master of Education in Children’s Literature from Penn State. Prior to starting at Carolina, Pam has previously worked at The College of NJ, Penn State, The School of American Ballet, and Seton Hall University. In her spare time, Pam enjoys yoga, reading, the beach, traveling, visiting friends, and spending time with her adopted Italian Greyhound Mix Stormy.


The light at the end of the tunnel is...

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