The Prospector (Helena, Mont.) 1916-2015, April 26, 2006, Image 14

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T h e P rospector WWW.CARROLL.EDU THE MAN BEHIND IT ALL Patrick Harris poses for a picture in between planning softball weekend and cut­ ting -his tendon on his right hand. bv ashlev stevick intern writer Patrick Harris has been a steady presence at Carroll College for four years. As director of student activities, he works with the student government and sev­ eral student clubs. He and the student programming board organize concerts, lectures, dances and other activities. As of this spring, Harris is now responsible for choosing the community advisors for next year. Few current C.A.s have been asked back for next year. This means an entirely new batch of C.A.s will be monitoring the halls, providing student support and teaching responsibility. Harris's decisions could have major implications regarding life on campus if the C.A.s, students, and administration can all play nice and try to get along. \The C.A. role is one o f build­ ing community while also calling the floor members to responsibili­ ty,\ said Harris. \We want the C.A.s to keep a balance between rules and regulations and privacy and freedoms.\ Harris is also encouraging a fresh attitude among C.A.s, com­ munity living staff and students. \If we can all start from an attitude of love, honesty and respect as we work towards solu­ tions, we guarantee ourselves the best results,\ said Harris. Harris talked extensively of creating a caring environment for students fostered by the love and support of their C.A.s. \The C.A.s I have are talking about caring for students, family orientation, teachable moments, bringing back old traditions and creating new ones,\ said Harris. This is a big change for com­ munity living. The feel on campus for the last few years has resembled more of a police state than that o f a lov­ ing and supportive family. Security officers and C.A.s have been rumored to listen at students' doors for sounds of PATRICK continued on page 16 Enthusiasm , leadership, sm iles and tons o f fun... O h yes... Orientation. Come help out with a great tradition at Carroll College! C O R E team leaders still needed for Orientation Crew. Interested parties can contact Patrick H a r r is 4 4 7 - 4 3 8 0 . STUDENT ACTIVITIES ARE CONTINUING THROUGH THE SUMMER AT CARROLL by sam leroque intern writer Although many students return to their respective home­ lands once May seventh rolls around, there are still a few Carroll students who stay in Helena. To assure that the students continue the quality Carroll College experience, there are a few hard working staff that make it possible. These staff members are Patrick Harris and Chad Gray. \We are here to make sure that the students that live both on and off campus this summer have the opportunity to stay in touch with the Carroll communi­ ty and enjoy the summer togeth­ er,\ said Chad Gray, assistant student activities director, in an interview concerning the summer events. Some of the events that will be planned are a Carroll College student softball team, float trips down the Black Foot River, fish­ ing trips, rafting trips, an overnight camping trip, and reg­ ular barbecues. The events will all be held near to Carroll so that it will be easy for the students to access them. If there is an event that involves travel, there will be car pooling available. \We are here as a service to the Carroll community and are always eager to take suggestions from the students, it makes it easier to give the students what they want\ said Gray. The events listed above are the things that have already been planned. Students are encour­ aged to come to the student activities office and give their input. OUTDOORDINING Reservations: 495-0677* 833 Great Northern Boulevard W ednesday , A pril 26, 2006 VOLUME 89, NO. 7

The Prospector (Helena, Mont.), 26 April 2006, located at <>, image provided by MONTANA NEWSPAPERS, Montana Historical Society, Helena, Montana.