Residence Hall Association

What is RHA?

A Residence Life Student Organization consisting of students who live on campus and represent Southeast Missouri State University’s on campus population. Congratulations! By living with us on campus, you are a member!

Purpose

  • To provide a unified voice for students residing in the University housing facilities.
  • To ensure student involvement in the University and Residence Life policy-making process.
  • To encourage and facilitate inter-hall cooperation.
  • To discuss and promote the issues of students in the residence halls.
  • To provide a means for improving physical, educational, social, and cultural standards of living in the residence halls.

The RHA Office is located on the first floor of Towers Complex Room 112.

RHA Constitution
portrait of Rachel Cundy

President

Rachel Cundy

Major: Family and Consumer Science Education
Year: Junior
Hometown: Eureka, MO

Rachel is the President of Residence Hall Association. She served as a Towers East representative her first semester living on campus and became the NCC IT. Her Sophomore year she became the NCC and continued her devotion to the organization. Her sophomore year was also her first year as a member of National Residence Hall Honorary. Now as a Junior, Rachel has big plans to improve and inspire the organization and all residents living on campus. If she’s not in the RHA/NRHH office, you can find her at the EDvolution Center.


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Chief Administrator

Nolan Deen

Major: Human Resources Management
Minor: French
Year: Junior
Hometown: Affton, MO

Nolan is the Chief Administrator for this year. He as been apart of RHA for two years, serving as a representative from Towers East and Towers South. He is also involved in Student Government, Association of Human Resources Management, and Homecoming Planning Committee, and plans to work on campus in the Campus Life office and in the Center for Student Involvement.


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Treasurer

Jordan Jackson

Major: Financial Economics
Year: Junior
Hometown: Collierville, TN

Jordan is majoring in Financial Economics and will be a financial adviser once she has graduated. She started as a voting representative for Towers South but soon ran for the Treasurer position once the opportunity arose. This is her second year in RHA and her second term as RHA's treasurer. She is a member of DECA, SAC, and the Jane Stephens Honors Program. She does not like to sit still unless she is watching Game of Thrones or something on Netflix. In this position, Jordan plans to do her best to make sure things run smoothly for everyone and make sure we get the most out of our programs.



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National Communications Coordinator

Kaitlyn Ried

Major: Animal Science/Nutrition
Year: Senior
Hometown: Hernando, MS

This will be Kaitlynn’s third year at SEMO, and so blessed to call it home! As a transfer student, she had no idea what she was doing, but knew Kaitlynn wanted to get involved on campus. Now, going on her second year as an RA, and on the Exec Board of RHA, Kaitlynn is so excited to be a resource for incoming students who might be in the same position like her.


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National Communications Coordinator (In Training)

Donny Lindsey

Year: Junior
Hometown: Fredericktown, MO

Donald is a Junior who is currently in his third year at SEMO. He has been a Residence Hall Association Representative in Towers South for going on his second year. He is very excited to be the NCC-IT (National Communications Coordinator- In Training). He is passionate about making a difference in the lives of people around him and making friends with people from all over the world. Donald enjoys hanging out with friends, watching Netflix, and playing games. He is studying Global Cultures and Languages: Anthropology. After Donald graduates from SEMO he will continue his education in Forensic Anthropology or Primatology to get his masters. He then hopes to get a job in any relation to one of those fields.


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Programming Communications Coordinator

Rachel Kroeger

Major: Pre Dental
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Warrenton, MO

This is Rachel’s second year in RHA, she spent her first year as a representative for Myers Hall. Rachel is studying biomedical sciences and plans to go on to Dental school to become an Oral Surgeon. She can always be found hanging out with people and participating in a variety of activities on campus. She enjoys shopping at Target, going on car rides, and socializing in Starbucks.


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Public Relations Coordinator

Nikki Adams

Major: Social Work
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: House Springs, MO

Nikki is so excited to be the Public Relations Coordinator of RHA for the 2019-2020 school year!She is from House Springs, MO, but usually will just say St. Louis when anyone asks. Nikki is entering her second year at SEMO majoring in social work. Her passion for helping people is highlighted by her job at Sephora, volunteering at the Veterans Home of SEMO, and the excitement Nikki has for her future in social work. She cannot wait to see how much RHA grows this year!

General Body Meetings

General Body meetings are a weekly meeting between the voting and non-voting representatives of each residence hall ran by the executive board. Everyone is free to attend any of these meetings.

Time/location: Tuesdays at 5:30pm in the UC Ballroom B

Philanthropy Committee

The philanthropy committee organizes and executes service-based projects and raise awareness for different causes. Examples are Ties for Hope and the Campus-Wide Cleanup.

Time/location: TBD

Recruitment, Retention and Recognition Committee

The RRR committee aims to build connections within RHA, recognize achievements, and encourage students to join and return to RHA as well as make advertisements for programs, whether they’re RHA programs or programs for outside organizations. Advertisements include paper flyers, posters, chalking, etc.

Time/location: TBD

Programming Committee

The programming committee successfully plans and implement engaging, fun programs for Southeast’s on-campus population. Examples of programs are Splatterbeat, Bowling, Bingo Night.

Time/location: TBD

Funding Board

Funding Board reviews and discusses allocations as a team, interview those requesting the allocations, and vote on whether allocations be passed and for what amount.

Time/location: TBD

  • Towers Complex Fireside Lounge furniture
  • Benches in the Towers Circle and various other locations on campus
  • Ice machines in residence halls
  • Pool tables/Foosball tables
  • Vacuum cleaners for residence hall customer service desks
  • Kitchen equipment for residence halls

Social Media

Funding Documents

Miscellaneous Documents

MACURH

Midwest Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls

Mission Statement

Consistent with the Articles of Incorporation of NACURH Inc., the purpose of MACURH shall be to promote student intellectual, educational, cultural, physical, and social welfare; to design and facilitate programs and informational services; to provide an avenue for assisting students to achieve fuller participation in the life of the college community and to extend the influence and good name of our organization everywhere.

Vision Statement

In providing student resources, the Midwest Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls values diversity, advocacy, integrity, recognition, service, development and community in on campus learning environments.

Website

RLC Date/Location: St. Louis University, MO, November 1-3, 2019 RBC Date/Location: University of Nebraska-Omaha, February 6-9, 2020

NACURH

National Association of College and University Residence Halls

The operating structure of NACURH is comprised of eight regional affiliates and two corporate offices. Each region is responsible for all schools in their respective area. The two offices, the NACURH Information Center (NIC), and NACURH Services and Recognition Office (NSRO), each handle various association-wide responsibilities.

Mission Statement

As an organization, NACURH empowers, motivates, and equips residence hall leaders by providing them with skills and resources in order for them to excel and positively impact their campus communities.

Vision Statement

The National Association of College and University Residence Halls, NACURH Inc, seeks to create a network of engaged citizens sharing common experiences through residential leadership opportunities.

Website

NACURH Date/Location: University of Dayton, May 23-25, 2020

Contact

(573) 651-2274
residencelife@semo.edu
Towers Complex 102

Office of Residence Life
One University Plaza, MS 0055
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701