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Resident Assistants: Who Are They?


Resident Assistants are paraprofessional staff members who are friendly, helpful upper-class students who live just around the corner and make life inPennsylvania College of Technologyresidence halls a little easier. The RA is a person who demonstrates responsibility, teamwork and a positive attitude. Above all else, the RA is a role model and has the opportunity to influence a great number of students’ lives. RAs are required to maintain a minimum 2.5 grade-point average.

The RA position gives students the opportunity to develop strong skills in communication, leadership, conflict mediation, programming and time management. Students leave the RA position better prepared for their careers and with memories of an experience that will last for a lifetime.

Residence Life is pleased to announce the academic success of our student staff of 37. Fall 2007 GPAs for the Residence Life paraprofessional staff are listed below.

  • 8.11 percent achieved a GPA of 4.0
  • 29.73 percent achieved a GPA between 3.53.9
  • 27.03 percent achieved a GPA between 3.0-3.4
  • Overall, 64.87 percent achieved a GPA above 3.0

Congratulations to each of these student leaders of Penn College!

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