New Student? No Problem. - Podcast
NEW STUDENT? NO PROBLEM.
New Student and Family Programs has a new podcast for new and current students! We
will be discussing the ins and outs of being a new student – things to do, tips and
tricks, insider scoops and more. Follow @uarkwelcomeweeks so you can be the first to know when the next episode drops!
Anchor, Apple Podcast, PocketCasts, Breaker, Google Podcasts, Spotify, & Radio Public
Episode 15: Living in Fayetteville - (July 26, 2021) - 54 minutes
Not only are you experience the transition to college, but you are going to be moving
to a new town. Listen to today's episode as I sit down and talk with Abby Wiatrek,
a grad student at the University of Arkansas about how to make living in Fayetteville
the best experience. Today we talked about things to do, places to eat and SO much
Episode 14: Living on Campus - (July 12, 2021) - 38 minutes
Today we chat with senior Communications major and Senior RA, Caroline Wager. We cover
topics like what its like to share a bathroom with people, what not to pack, how to
make the most out of move-in and so much more. Head to movein.uark.edu for more information
on what you can and cannot have in your room. Don't forget to follow @uarkhousing
and then head on over to the Instagram search bar and follow your hall too!
Episode 13: Eating on Campus - (June 28, 2021) - 35 minutes
Today we chat with Cate Mertins a junior at the University of Arkansas from right
here in Fayetteville. Cate is spending her summer interning at Chartwells, our on
campus dining services. This episode gives you the inside scoop on all things eating
on campus from new places to eat to what a meal trade is and so much more. If you
are wanting more info and some good accounts to follow, head to Instagram and follow
Episode 12: R.O.C.K. Camp - (June 14, 2021) - 30 minutes
Join us today as we talk about R.O.C.K. Camp here at the University of Arkansas. Not
only does today's episode dive into what R.O.C.K. Camp is, how to be a part, and more,
but the podcast and it's purposed is introduced and explained. We encourage you to
listen to hear a little more about what happens at the University of Arkansas to help
make your transition here a little easier. If you are looking for more information
regarding R.O.C.K. Camp head to rockcamp1.uark.edu or check out @uarockcamp on Instagram!
Episode 11: New Student Orientation - (June 3, 2021) - 32 minutes
In this episode, we talked with a senior from Katy, TX - Noelle Chesser. Noelle is
involved with a variety of things on campus and on top of that is an orientation leader.
Take a listen to learn more about what orientation looks like this year at University
of Arkansas and learn some tips on how to make your orientation experience better,
too. Stay tuned as we post throughout the summer all about being a new Razorback!
Episode 10: Graduating Student Leaders - (May. 25, 2021) - 19 minutes
For this episode, two graduates of the U of A sent in some reflections of their time
of being a student leader here. Erin Womack and Sean Rhomberg were both involved as
students and wanted to share what they learned and their takeaways. Listen to this
short episode to learn about what being a student leader at the University of Arkansas
can do for you!
Episode 9: Food + Fayetteville - (Feb. 26, 2021) - 43 minutes
Today we talk with senior social work major, Emma Wiederhoeft, about food. After listening
to this episode, we hope you have a list of new places and new foods you'd like to
try. Head to our Instagram, @uarkwelcomeweeks, to get linked to all the awesome accounts
we talk about on today's episode! And if you're interested in being a guest, we would
LOVE to have you...hit us up!
Episode 8: Volunteering On Campus- (Feb. 15, 2021) - 44 minutes
This week we chat with Eliza Fulton a senior here at the University and the president
of the Volunteer Action Center. Listen to here about all the opportunities to get
involved in a variety of different ways. Follow @uavac on Instagram for all the up-to-date
info and links to help you get involved.
Episode 7: Working On Campus- (Jan. 26, 2021) - 31 minutes
Today we talk with junior, Caleb Brown about what it is like to work on campus. Listen
to this episode to learn more about finding a job, possible jobs that are out there,
the job fair coming up and more. Don't forget to check out the Career Development
Center (https://career.uark.edu/cdc/) and stop by the Job Fair (tinyurl.com/oncampusfair).
Episode 6: Welcome Back - (Jan. 13, 2021) - 21 minutes
We are back and excited to be sharing all the things with y'all. For this episode,
our guest, Callie Free, filled us in about Welcome Weeks - the first two weeks of
every semester. Welcome Weeks are happening now and Callie tells us the who, where,
when, why and how of getting involved with the festivities. Head to Welcome Weeks
website (welcomeweeks.uark.edu) or their Instagram (@uarkwelcomeweeks) to get full details of everything happening.
Episode 5: Long Distance + College - (Dec. 7, 2020) - 31 minutes
In this episode we talk with sophomore Nick Waltke, a Management and Leadership major
from St. Louis, MO about his experience with having a long distance partner, friends
and his relationship with his family while he is away at school. Even if you don't
have a long distance relationship, this episode hits on balancing being social and
being on your phone, how and when to go home, conversations you may need to have if
you find yourself going long distance and more.
Episode 4: Discussing Mental Health in College - (Nov. 18, 2020) - 39 minutes
In this episode, we chatted with Dani Poquette, a Junior Marketing student and former Junior Leader for
the Sophomore Council, about her mental health journey freshman year. The University of Arkansas is lucky
to have CAPS, which has TONS of resources for mental health and overall personal wellness.
Head to their website and see what can help you be your best self. Know that you are not alone and there
are so many people cheering YOU on!
Episode 3: First-Generation College Students - (Nov. 2, 2020) - 35 minutes
In this episode, we get to celebrate First Generation College Students at the University
of Arkansas. We chatted with four different first-generation students as they shared
tips, tricks, resources and their stories of what their journeys look like as a college
student. Whether you are a high school senior scared of making your transition, a
seasoned college junior needing a little extra help, or simply a first-generation
student ally, this podcast has something for you.
Episode 2: Living on Campus. (Oct. 14, 2020) - 36 minutes
For Episode 2 of 'New Student? No Problem' we have our very first guest and tackle
the conversation of living on campus. A Graduate Assistant from Housing talks with
our host about how to be an engaged and active resident. Give this episode a listen
to make the most out of your living on campus experience and hopefully get a laugh
or two out of it too.
Episode 1: Being in the Know. (Oct. 2, 2020) - 28 minutes
The very first episode of 'New Student? No Problem' from the University of Arkansas
where we will tackle the ins and outs of being a new college student. Today we talked
about 'Being in the Know".