Housing Herald Newsletter

Check out the Summer Edition of the Housing Herald Newsletter

Link to Housing Herald

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Pickup Game at SRC

The ACC Mascots stopped by the SRC last week for a quick game of flag football. The ACC Mascots were in town as part of the celebration welcoming UofL in to the ACC.

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Jacqui Smith Films Testimonial

Jacqui Smith, Coordinator of Technology Management in the Housing and Residence Life Office recently finished filming a testimonial for their Housing Software package – RMS.




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Ten Go-To Resources for Supporting Students in Distress

Geri  Morgan, Student Care Manager in the Dean of Students Office had an article published recently on the Delphi Center Blog – check out the full article at http://delphiweb.louisville.edu/theteachingpractice/?p=369


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SRC Certified Gold !

srcThe University of Louisville was notified June 3rd that the recently completed Student Recreation Center was has received LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold Certification. Gold certification is the second highest designation by LEED and USGBC (United States Green Building Council). The Student Recreation Center becomes the fourth LEED Gold certified project for the University and its seventh LEED certified building.

To receive this designation the facility designers, Omni Architects, Cannon Design and CMTA Consulting Mechanical and Electrical Engineers along with representatives of the university incorporated numerous sustainable in the building design and construction, these include:

  • First University facility that is 100% cooled and heated by a Geo-thermal system
  • Optimizing energy performance utilization automated indoor air quality and temperature control
  • Solar hot water pre-heating system
  • Utilization of building materials to reduce heat island effect.
  • Reduce water use fixtures
  • Water efficient landscaping, storm water utilization for irrigation and groundwater infiltration eliminating most storm water discharge
  • Utilization of building material with recycled content and diversion of construction waste materials, 80% of all waste was diverted for re-cycling.

The new Student Recreation Center is another example of the University’s commitment to long term sustainability, carbon footprint reduction and growing the university in an environmentally friendly manner


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Kathy Pendleton Honored with Outstanding Alumni Award

Kathy Pendleton, 2014 Outstanding Graduate Alumnus, receives her award from Dr. Mahyar Izadi, Dean of the Lumpkin College of Business and Applied Sciences.

Kathy Pendleton, 2014 Outstanding Graduate Alumnus, receives her award from Dr. Mahyar Izadi, Dean of the Lumpkin College of Business and Applied Sciences.










The Graduate School and the Graduate Alumni Advisory Board at Eastern Illinois University honored Dr. Kathy Pendleton,‘79,‘80 with a 2014 Outstanding Graduate Alumni Award this past April. The awards were established in 2005 to recognize exceptional professional and personal achievement by an EIU alumnus of a graduate program. Alumni are nominated by graduate programs and the selections are reviewed and chosen by the Graduate Alumni Advisory Board. Pendleton was nominated by the graduate program in Family and Consumer Sciences.  She earned a bachelor’s degree in home economics in 1979 and a master’s degree in home economics in 1980, both from EIU. She earned a doctorate in education and counseling psychology/college student personnel at the University of Louisville in 2007. Alumni were invited back to campus for a series of events that included breakfast with the provost of the university, a reunion and luncheon with their home departments, and an evening dinner and awards ceremony in the Doudna Fine Arts Center on EIU’s campus in Charleston, Illinois. Along with Pendleton, twelve other alumni were honored at this year’s event.  Pendleton currently serves as the Director of the Student Counseling Center at the University of Louisville. She and her husband, Reverend Mac Pendleton, reside in Jeffersonville, Indiana.

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ISLP Faculty Publish Article


International Student Learning faculty Joy Hart, Kandi Walker, and Tom Jackson were recently published in the Spring issue of the ACPA—College Student Educators International Journal. The title of their article was Global Citizenship and Tertiary Education: A Time for Change. Other authors included Gregory Roberts, ACPA – College Student Educators International  and Robert Ludeman, International Association of Student Affairs and Services

Developments is a quarterly online publication that connects ACPA members to current issues, trends, and scholarship in higher education and student affairs. It also serves as a key source of Association news, programs, services, and resources. Through the voices of emerging, seasoned, and senior scholars and practitioners, Developments articles provide engaging perspectives that enhance the work of college and university educators.

Preview the article



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UofL Intramural Basketball ROCKS

Check out the new Intramural Basketball  video !

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Making Collaboration Count

University of Louisville staff talk about accessibility and services for students with disabilities. Visit the DRC website to learn more about becoming an advocate for persons with disabilities.

Join us for the 2nd Annual

iCOUNT Event

Wednesday April 9
11:30 until 1:30 at the Red Barn/West Plaza

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Alternative Spring Break Trips


belizeMany UofL students are giving up their traditional spring break trips this year to participate in a week of volunteer service. The Division of Student Affairs is sponsoring alternative spring break trips to Belize, New Orleans,and Trinidad and Tobago this week. Students are getting to experience a new culture and impact the local community where they are volunteering. Some groups are maintaining blogs during their trips – check them out to see what they have been doing this week.

Trinidad and Tobago Blog

Belize Blog




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