Norton and Pollack

Norton and Pollack

Norton

Since 1950, this residence has been turning out some of Bishop’s most brilliant – and legendary – students. It is connected to Pollack through the 2nd floor, enabling residents to enjoy the use of common areas and laundry facilities in both buildings. Norton overlooks the historic Quad and is the closest residence to the university centre and most of the academic buildings. It is known for its spirit, camaraderie, and pride.

Pollack

Pollack is a mere hop, skip, and a jump from the Library (a vital fact to tell your parents). It’s the smallest residence on campus, housing 46 residents primarily on two floors. Attached to Norton by the second floor corridor, residents are able to use the common areas and laundry facilities of both buildings. What Pollack lacks in size, it makes up for in friendliness and warmth. Welcome to a unique and dynamic place to live!

Norton and Pollack rooms

Floor plans

Traditional Style: Norton/Pollack

Single and double rooms

Basement, Ground Floor, Second Floor, Third Floor, Fourth Floor

Meet the RA team

TC Shawna

TC ShawnaHey guys! I am Shawna Gile and for the 2019/2020 school I will be the Team Coordinator of Norton and Pollack (NOPO). I am a fourth year and majoring in Global Management and Leadership. I live in Allenstown, New Hampshire which is about four hours away.

In New Hampshire we are surrounded by lakes, mountains and trees farther than the eye can see. I chose to attend Bishop’s University because it had everything I was looking for in a school; small student population, quiet town and lots of exchange programs. I love the look of excitement on people’s faces when I tell people that I attend college in a foreign country!

I have some hair and makeup skills from years in competing in the Miss New Hampshire program so if you want to learn I can help! I became involved in the dance team here at Bishop’s as a first year student. While I am not dancing on the team anymore I still choreograph for the team. When I am not dancing or doing class work I am addicted to reading and using Audible. I am the biggest book nerd you will ever meet! If there is a movie that was first released as a book, be prepared, as I will tell you everything that didn’t happen on screen in the book.

I am so excited to meet all of you! I know we’re going to have a great year together. Bishop’s is an amazing school and I wouldn’t want to be anywhere else. My number one advice for incoming first years is to bring everything you own that is purple. Trust me.

If you have any questions feel free to email me at sgile16@ubishops.ca.

Let’s go Gaiters!!!

SRA Enzo

SRA EnzoHi everyone!

My name is Enzo and I’ll be one of your Resident Assistants for the upcoming year! I’ll be entering my second year of university here at Bishop’s, majoring in Applied Psychology. I can’t wait to come back to NoPo (Norton-Pollock) for second year and make it the best year yet!

I’m really excited to meet all of you and help you all settle into the Bishop’s life. Bishop’s truly is a school like no other and you’ll make great friends and amazing memories during your time here. There are so many opportunities here and you will grow so much as a person.

Being away from home can be hard sometimes, but I am here to support you throughout your first year and make sure that your transition is a pleasant one. Feel free to pass by my room and chat or play video games or just to say hi! If I’m not in my room I’m probably somewhere around campus participating in the different clubs we have, you’ll come to learn that I’m in quite a few already!

If ever you want to learn about all the amazing opportunities we have like clubs, research participation, research labs, committees, funds and awards here at Bishop’s feel free to come and ask me and I’ll answer them the best I can. It’s never too early to get involved and being a part of NoPo is a great start!

See you soon!
Enzo

RA Sebastien

RA SebastienHowdydo!

My name is Sébastien L’Abbé and I’ll be one of the new NOPO RAs for the coming semester. I hail from a little town named Harrowsmith half an hour north of Kingston, Ontario. Back home I’d spend my free time tinkering in my garage and messing around outside, and while I had to leave behind most of my tools coming here, I still keep a few with me in my room for personal projects. When I’m not tinkering on my free time, I like to Play the Bass, go to the gym, play video games and read comics. I also sing for fun.

I am a second-year student studying fine arts and computer science here at Bishops. The coming year will be my first full school-year working as an RA, so I’m looking forward to participating in all the seasonal activities that make Bishop’s great!

Meeting new people was a challenge for me growing up in the country. So be sure to introduce yourself if we bump into each other in the hallway. I’m always happy to help with any projects or chores you’re working on. So, feel free to drop by if you ever need help.

You can contact me with any questions, concerns, or ideas you may have at SLABBE18@ubishops.ca, or by coming to see me in person. I hope you enjoy your summer break this year. I know I will.

RA Brenn

RA BrennHey Gaiters! My name is Brenn, and I’ll be an RA in Norton and Pollack for the 2019-2020 year. Though I lived in Mackinnon last year, I love NOPO’s social atmosphere, and I’m really excited to get to know you all!

Here’s a little about me: I’m from a small town called Sooke, on the west coast of Vancouver Island, B.C. This year, I’ll be going into my second year of Health Sciences. In my spare time, I read, kickbox, hike and spend as much time as I can at the beach, which is easy because I live right beside it. I play piano and love listening to music, so if you ever feel like showing me your favourite genre, I’m always up for that! I’m friendly and social, so feel free to get ahold of me anytime, even just for a quick chat and some tea.

Bishop’s University is an amazing school not only for the quality of education it provides but the strong school spirit and community value the students here live by. I know that by living in residence, you will all be a strong part of the NOPO and Bishop’s family!

I came to Bishop’s in search of some adventure, self-exploration, and growth, and I found it all on campus. I think you will too! If you have any questions, concerns or even just want to say hi, please feel free to send me an email at kwickheim18@ubishops.ca. Have an amazing summer and I’ll see you all in the fall!

Meet your RLC

Adam Rand

Adam RandHello,

My name is Adam Rand and I am the Residence Life Coordinator for Norton, Pollock, Kuehner, and Abbott. I live in the iconic residence of Norton, and my office is in the apartment style building of Paterson. As a Residence Life Coordinator, I will oversee the well-being of all residents that choose to reside in these specific buildings and most importantly will ensure that all feel respected.

I graduated from Bishop’s University in 2018, with a Bachelor in Sociology: Criminology, Law, and Social Policy with a minor in Psychology. I know my unique work experience over the past five summers in a remote Inuit community of Puvirnituq Nunavik, working with and alongside law enforcement, medical staff, community, and social workers will bring a positive impact to the students and community of Bishop’s University.

My interests include reading Philosophy, indulging in Podcasts, watching MMA and anything Health & Fitness related. I also see personal growth as an essential contributor to a healthy community. With that said, I hope this academic year is full of learning opportunities, memorable events, and exciting new experiences.

I want to wish you all a wonderful and successful year here at Bishop’s University. If you have any questions, concerns or just want to have a friendly conversation do not hesitate to reach out to me at arand@ubishops.ca or drop by my office during work hours on the first floor of Paterson.

I look forward to meeting you all!

Adam Rand