ACUHO-I Annual Conference 2014

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People don’t often think of how campus residence arrangements might impact education on a college campus. But organizing the living situation of a group of rowdy undergraduates must take an immense amount of planning, strategizing, political savvy, and continual research. That’s why every year the Association of College and University Housing Officers – International (ACUHO-I) organizes an annual conference to tackle issues such as effective methods of training resident assistants, addressing potential problems with students, forging campus/community partnerships, and creating effective living situations for college students. This year’s meeting takes place at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park between June 28th and 30th.

(photo credit: waynesburg.edu)

College undergraduates begin their first year at a university unprepared for a host of issues they hadn’t faced when they lived in the comfort of their parent’s homes. For this reason, organizations such as the ACUHO-I serve an essential function integrating first year college students into the life of a university.

Our D.C. Inn is a university of sorts, where conference attendees from nearby hotels seek respite from the hustle of a conference. They also network with others who come to D.C. for a myriad of reasons and sit around the breakfast table discussing political issues and topics of all kinds. We hope that when members of the ACUHO-I seek accommodation, they choose our Washington D.C. BnB.

Marcos, Innkeeper, American Guest House, a Washington DC Bed and Breakfast.

 

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