Valentines

Coordinators at HGS offered treats from Donut Crazy and craft supplies for creating Valentine’s Day cards. ¬†How sweet ūüôā

The Big Potluck

Residents of the Divinity Apartments, Mansfield, Esplanade and Whitehall all brought their best recipes and their appetites to our annual Big Prize Potluck.

Super Bowl LI

Lots of buildings gathered to watch the Falcons take on the Patriots in Super Bowl LI.  Helen Hadley Hall residents were treated to a pizza in their common room during the game.

Annual MLK Lecture

Congrats to our very own N’Kosi Oats, who served as this year’s host of the annual MLK Lecture in Battell Chapel, featuring Diane Nash!

Welcome Back

Esplanade coordinators welcomed residents back from the winter break with a lovely breakfast spread.

Hidden Figures

It was amazing to have the opportunity to hear from author¬†Margot Lee Shetterly, and watch a screening of the film “Hidden Figures:¬†The Untold Story of the Black Women Who Helped Win the Space Race‚ÄĚ right on campus! ¬†Lots of buildings organized groups to attend this event together.

Wreaths

Have you ever made your own holiday wreath?  Resident coordinators provided materials and taught residents to make their own festive decorations.

Gingerbread Houses

Whitehall residents got creative on Friday and made their own gingerbread houses in the community room.

What do YOU see?

Residents of 68 Mansfield walked over to the Yale Center for British Art to take part in a cool program called Enhancing Observation Skills.  This guided session (led by one of their own neighbors!) uses the process of viewing art to enhance observation and communication skills.

Climbing

Did you know that the Mansfield and Esplanade Apartments are just a few block from City Climb Gym?  On Sunday afternoon residents were treated to an all inclusive climbing session for all ability levels.

Food Drive

Thanks to all of our residents who donated so generously to the Children’s Program’s annual food drive. ¬†The kids had a blast going door to door and our community was able to make a significant contribution to the Connecticut Food Bank. ¬†Thanks!

Saying “Thanks”

Residents of 276 Prospect took a break from their work on Saturday to share some treats and show their appreciation for Hope, who does such a great job looking after them and their building.