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Archway has a big impact on first-year students

Edwards Arch on McMaster University Campus covered in snow

By: Nicole Moll, MSc., Archway Marketing Associate Created in to replicate the support structures available in McMaster Residences, the Archway program is providing first-year students with resources and community to help them overcome the challenges of learning online during the pandemic. Read the full article on the McMaster Daily News. […]

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McMaster University to make residence rooms available for front-line healthcare workers fighting COVID-19

Double Room with Ensuite Washroom at McMaster University

  By: Wade Hemsworth  |  January 20, 2021 McMaster University is making residence rooms and meals available, at cost, to Hamilton healthcare workers who are seeking a safe, affordable place to self-isolate during the COVID-19 pandemic. The university is making private accommodations in residence available for single-person stays between three and 14 days. The program […]

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Study: Evaluating the Impact of Archway

During the COVID-19 pandemic, McMaster’s Housing & Conference Services created the Archway program to support incoming first-year students by building virtual communities and structures to ensure personalized first-year success. In addition to adapting the traditional Residence Life curriculum for online delivery, Archway Mentors and Coaches work 1:1 with students to connect them to the resources […]

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HCS’ Archway Program Features in University Affairs

As September approaches, universities prepare for a fall semester unlike any other Remote teaching, half-empty residences and virtual orientations will mark this year’s return for most students. BY EMILY BARON CADLOFF, SHAUNA MCGINN & MARK CARDWELL AUG 19 2020 This is an excerpt about Archway published in University Affairs. For the full article, click here. […]

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