Community Life

Community is one of the cornerstones of the UHP vision. We do our best to be a family— a place where you can find comfort, advice, and companionship for the long, hard journey of college. We develop that community through events, the impartation of peer advisor wisdom, and much more! 

Join the UHP BIPOC Collective!

Check out this message from the heads of the UHP BIPOC Collective! New Program Alert! We can all feel a little spread out in the UHP, especially with this virtual semester. If you would like to be a part of a new collective looking to engage and uplift POC in the UHP...

Painting with Bob Ross – and Claire and Mei!

UHPers, have you ever wanted to take up painting as a hobby? Well your chance is here! Join Peer Advisors Claire and Mei on Friday, September 18, at 6:30PM EST for a delightful evening of painting and Bob Ross. He’ll walk you all through all the steps to paint...

UHP Trivia Night with PA Nicky – 9/14

That’s right folks, we’ve got a trivia night coming up! Come around the Digital Townhouse (ha, ha) and join Peer Advisor Nicky and Program Coordinator Josh for an evening of trivial fun! We’ll have teams, we’ll have questions, we’ll have...

How to Be an Online Student Workshop

The recording of this event is located above, and you can find more tips here. Transitioning to online learning is really, really tough. It’s a whole new way of learning, and we’re all learning how to do it at the same time! But we’re gonna get...

Motivation Mondays!

  Penguin Motivational GIF from Penguin GIFs Come join Director Kung and get motivated! This is a weird and extremely tough time, and a lot of folks are struggling with motivation – and that’s okay! We want to get behind you and push you forward in...

Finding Community at GW

Check out the following discourse about finding community, even in this virtual semester. Like many incoming first year students, I struggled a lot in finding community within GW. My first year I shopped around with student organizations, met loads of fellow students,...

Painting with Bob Ross – and Claire and Mei!

UHPers, have you ever wanted to take up painting as a hobby? Well your chance is here! Join Peer Advisors Claire and Mei on Friday, September 18, at 6:30PM EST for a delightful evening of painting and Bob Ross. He’ll walk you all through all the steps to paint...

An Overview of the Performing Arts Orgs at GW

Check out Peer Advisor Andrew Butt’s overview of the performing arts at GW, and how you can get involved with them! Hello UHPers! I hope everyone’s first week of online classes went well! While last week’s peer advisor blog post touched on some tips for...

How To: Online School with Peer Advisor Meilian Kurlas

via GIPHY Hello lovely person who’s reading this! If this is around the time it was posted, then happy beginning of the semester!! Sadly, it’s not the traditional beginning, meaning endless use of Webex, Zoom, and Blackboard Collaborate. Virtual learning can make...

Advice from the (Peer) Advisors: Some Things I’ve Been Nerding Out On

Check out the following delightful list of just random fun things former Peer Advisor and student staff Meaghan Gallagher has been nerding out on! If you’re looking for a non-COVID-19 related post, welcome. If COVID-19 is consuming your mind and you want to feel...

Weekly Contest 9/15 – A Very Large Name

UHPers! I’ve got another way to earn some Townhouse Tokens for you– weekly contests are back! The rules are as follows: The contests will be posted on Tuesdays every week (alongside the NewsFlash). The winner(s) will receive a townhouse token, and will be...

Win $500(!!!) for Research with the SURE Award

Did you know that Honors students have the opportunity to win up to $500 for their research? It’s true!  Apply to the UHP/Sigelman Undergraduate Research Enhancement Award (SURE) and we might just cut you a check. Any current Honors Program student who is engaged in...

Weekly Contests, (F)Riddle Fridays, and Townhouse Tokens in Fall 2020

If you took part in the Digital Townhouse Project last semester, you likely remember our Riddles of the Day, our Weekly Contests, and the rewards that awaited you in both: Townhouse Tokens. Well, I’ve got some good news! They’re coming back—though they’ll be a little...

Microsoft Teams – The Newest Realm of the Digital Townhouse!

The Digital Townhouse Project is going to look a little different this year– and we’re not sure exactly the extent of that yet– but one thing we do know? We’re adding a platform for you all to build community amongst each other, outside of...

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