Residence Life

Freshman Residence Halls

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Residence Hall Features and Amenities
The convenient residence hall amenity fee covers the following features:

  • In-room access to the University Wireless Internet
  • Unlimited use of the laundry facilities in each residence hall
  • Microfridge (refrigerator, freezer, and microwave unit) in each room
  • Access to complimentary high definition cable (88 channels)
  • Air Conditioning provided in every Residence Hall


Founders Hall

Founders Hall, conveniently located in close proximity to the Library and Academic building, features double occupancy rooms housing over 170 freshmen residents. This residence hall is co-ed by floor. The lower level lounge offers use of a full-service kitchen, large screen TV and pool table. Study areas for residents’ use are located on each floor. Founders Hall is an alcohol-free environment.

  • Freshmen hall
  • Traditional style setting
  • Double rooms
  • Co-ed by floor
  • Alcohol-free
  • Building amenities include common lounge, pool table, vending machines, TV, kitchen and laundry
  • Total occupancy: 172 students
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Flora Alvarado
Flora Alvarado
RLC of Founders Hall
alvarafl@lewisu.edu

  • I am getting my Masters degree in Organizational Leadership with a concentration in Higher Education
  • I wanted to work in Residence Life because I enjoy building community among college students and because I want to be the role model that I always looked for. I want to be able to make a small grain of difference in students lives as they create their careers.
  • If I was a cartoon character I would be Kim Possible because she is pretty amazing and she is the first character that came to my mind!
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Michael Angelo Frutos
Majors: Public Relations and Advertising

Q: Why did you want to become a Resident Assistant?
A: I wanted to be a resident assistant because I really enjoy meeting new people and I thought it would be a great opportunity to show students that the extra money they are spending to live on campus is worth it.

Q: Who would you want to play you, if a movie was made about your life?
A: I think Robert Pattinson as Edward Cullen would be a good person to play me. I would also need someone that has experience being a vampire to be me in my movie.



Jessica Sheppard
Majors: Psychology and Criminal Justice

Q: Why did you want to become a Resident Assistant?
A: Why I wanted to become a Resident Assistant: To encourage others on their journey at Lewis University and to help create a happy and healthy campus community.

Q: Who would you want to play you, if a movie was made about your life?
A: What actress would play me in a movie: Hilary Duff, hands down! I have always idolized her, and think that her fun, loving, blonde, and bubbly personality is the perfect compliment of mine.



Mackenzie Juricic
Major: Nursing

Q: Why did you want to become a Resident Assistant?
A: I wanted to become an RA because I wanted to play a positive role in Lewis student's experience and create a comfortable and memorable living space for them to live in while attending Lewis.

Q: Who would you want to play you, if a movie was made about your life?
A: I would want Jennifer Aniston to be the lead in the film about my life because she is so sweet and looks great for being nearly 50.



Robert Malek
Major: Undecided

Q: Why did you want to become a Resident Assistant?
A: I wanted to become a Resident Assistant to develop my leadership skills and create a strong community amongst the residents.

Q: Who would you want to play you, if a movie was made about your life?
A: James Franco.  He's very versatile and can fit into many roles as I have in my life.




Sheil Hall

This unique residence hall is the oldest building on campus and still well suited for freshman style community living. Sheil Hall offers double occupancy rooms for 140 freshmen residents. This residence hall is co-ed by floor. A lower level lounge features a large screen TV and pool table, while the second floor lounge provides a full-service kitchen and study area. Sheil hall is in close proximity to the JFK Student Recreation and Fitness Center, Charlie’s Place, Student Union and Chapel. Sports Management has recently made its home in the lower level of Sheil Hall. Sheil Hall is an alcohol-free environment.

  • Freshmen hall
  • Traditional style setting
  • Double rooms
  • Co-ed by floor
  • Alcohol-free
  • Building amenities include common lounge, pool table, vending machines, TV, kitchen and laundry
  • Total occupancy: 123 students
See RLC: [Show Info]

Jamie Hogan
Jamie
RLC of Sheil and South
hoganja@lewisu.edu

  • I am getting my Masters degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.
  • I want to work in Residence Life so I can help mentor students with their transition into college. I want to help foster the feeling of home within Residence Halls so students can build new relationships, focus on their academics, and try new experiences.
  • I would be Louise from Bobs Burgers.
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Christopher Cooper
Major: Computer Science

Q: Why did you want to become a Resident Assistant?
A: I became a Resident Assistant because I want to help students become leaders in the community. I also want to help create a safe and fun atmosphere within the residence halls.

Q: Who would you want to play you, if a movie was made about your life?
A: I would want Will Ferrell to be the actor who portrays my life as a movie. I think Will has the ability to perfectly display my sense of spontaneous humor and ability to have fun in serious situations. Mr. Ferrell is a kind and loving man and he often puts a smile on someone's face. For those reasons, I think Will would be perfect for the role.


Anna Delegatto
Major: Elementary Education

Q: Why did you want to become a Resident Assistant?
A: I wanted to become a Resident Assistant because I want to make an impact on other students' lives. I had a really great transition into college and I want to be able to help others have the same.

Q: Who would you want to play you, if a movie was made about your life?
A: Zoey Deschanel because New Girl is my favorite show and I love the way she plays Jess.



Caley Oltman
Majors: Elementary Education and Special Education

Q: Why did you want to become a Resident Assistant?
A: I am excited to be a resident assistant because I want to help develop the community within the dorms as well as the whole campus. It's important that everyone looks forward to being on campus every day and as RAs we have the platform through our events and daily interactions to cultivate the environment on campus to be a positive one.

Q: Who would you want to play you, if a movie was made about your life?
A: Blake Lively... mostly just because I want to meet Ryan Reynolds.



South Hall

South Hall features single occupancy rooms for 90 freshmen residents. The fourth floor is considered a Living and Learning Community for female nursing students. Study lounges are available on each floor, and a full-service kitchen is located on the fourth floor. This residence hall is co-ed by floor. South Hall is adjacent to the College of Nursing, convenient for nursing majors. South Hall is an alcohol-free environment.

  • Freshmen hall
  • Traditional style setting
  • Single rooms
  • Co-ed by floor
  • Rooms include a personal sink
  • Alcohol-free
  • Female nursing major learning community available
  • Building amenities include common lounges, foosball table, vending machines, TV, kitchen and laundry
  • Total occupancy: 65 students
See RLC: [Show Info]

Jamie Hogan
Jamie
RLC of Sheil and South
hoganja@lewisu.edu

  • I am getting my Masters degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.
  • I want to work in Residence Life so I can help mentor students with their transition into college. I want to help foster the feeling of home within Residence Halls so students can build new relationships, focus on their academics, and try new experiences.
  • I would be Louise from Bobs Burgers.
See RA: [Show Info]


Pablo Moreno
Major: Computer Science
Minor: Music Technology

Q: Why did you want to become a Resident Assistant?
A: I enjoyed my time in the residence halls as a freshman, and I wanted to join the team that helped make that possible so I could do the same for others

Q: Who would you want to play you, if a movie was made about your life?
A: Terry Crews in a comedic role would definitely be top notch.



Bridget Vanek
Major: Nursing

Q: Why did you want to become a Resident Assistant?
A: I wanted to become a resident assistant to make a difference in our campus community. To be on the front lines listening and connecting to students so we can make campus life more like home. Creating an atmosphere where all of our residents feel safe and happy is a goal of mine this year. I hope to create a fun community and family life as an RA this year.

Q: Who would you want to play you, if a movie was made about your life?
A: If there were to be a movie filmed about my life, I would choose myself to be the actress. Not only do I feel that no one would be able to replicate my personality, but that simply if it were a narrative about me I would like to be a part of the extravagant production. In my opinion there is no one in the entire world better fit to be you...than YOU!!!