How do you achieve 100% occupancy in a new student housing community—during a pandemic?
ReNesha Martin is the Director of Affiliated Housing at Bowie State University’s Christa McAuliffe Residential Community and Entrepreneurship Living Learning Community (ELLC), a new development designed to support aspiring entrepreneurs and other business-minded students with the resources and space for collaboration, creativity and innovation.
On this episode of Student Housing Matters, ReNesha joins host Brittany Pieper to discuss Bowie State President Dr. Amita Breaux’s vision for the ELLC, explaining what differentiates it from apartment-style campus communities.
ReNesha reflects on COCM’s role in matching Dr. Breaux’s vision with student needs and describes how student involvement in the ELLC project contributed to its success.
Listen in for insight on how ReNesha’s team achieved 100% occupancy of the Entrepreneurship Living Learning Community in its first year—during a pandemic!
Bowie State University’s history as the oldest HBCU in Maryland
ReNesha’s role as Director of Affiliated Housing at the Christa McAuliffe Residential Community and Entrepreneurship Living Learning Community
Dr. Aminta Breaux’s vision for the new ELLC community
How the ELLC provides a space for creativity and innovation
What differentiates the ELLC from apartment-style campus communities
COCM’s role in matching Dr. Breaux’s vision with student needs
How ReNesha’s team achieved 100% occupancy of the ELLC in its first year (during a pandemic)
How student involvement in the ELLC project contributed to its success
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