Arnold Residence Hall is one of Bryan’s two suite-style housing facilities. The hall is named for founders, donors, and long-time trustees Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Arnold.
With a capacity for about 100 students, Arnold was built in 1972. The rooms have a connecting bathroom for every two rooms. The building is carpeted throughout with lounge, kitchen, laundry rooms, and storage facilities. All rooms are individually climate controlled.
Residence rooms: 51
Students per room: Two women per room. Arnold is a suite-style residence hall, so two rooms, housing four women, are joined by a shared bathroom.
Current Capacity: 102
Room Description: 14′ x 16′, Cinderblock walls and carpeted floors. Large desk console divides bedroom into sleep and study sections. Large storage capacity in rooms. Lots of shelving units and space.
Furniture/Amenities: Two Beds, two desks with tall built-in bookshelves, two chairs, two wardrobes, huge bay window, wireless internet throughout dorm and phone jack.
Community Areas: Kitchen (refrigerator, stove, oven, microwave, and cooking/serving supplies), computer lab and laundry room (washers, dryers, folding tables, and ironing board) all housed on the first floor. Study rooms are available on the second and third floors. Arnold’s large lounge (with cable), housed on the first floor, makes being anti-social difficult!
Showers per student: About one shower for every four women. Bathroom layout: Tile floors, toilet stall, shower, two sinks, storage under sinks, large countertop, large mirror, shelving and towel racks (6).
Residents’ activity of choice: Disney Karaoke, puzzles, MadGab and cards.
Arnold is well-known for: Being the “Heart of Campus”, located centrally among Bryan’s five residence halls and between Summers Gymnasium and Mercer Hall. It houses most of the upper class Bryan women. There is also a money-back-guarantee that at least one Arnold woman will get engaged each school year.
Bonnie Spallinger, RD
Bonnie earned a B.A. in Elementary Education from Taylor University (In.) and is currently working on an M.A. in Counseling from Liberty University (Va.). Before coming to Bryan, she worked several years at Black Forest Academy in Germany and in the leadership of Echo Ranch Bible Camp in Juneau, Alaska.
In her spare time, Bonnie enjoys watching movies, spending time with people, plotting adventure on the road to visiting friends and making incredible pork Thai wraps.
Kaylee Cogan, RA
Kaylee Cogan RA on Arnold 3rd
Stacie Steel, RA
Stacie Steel RA on Arnold 2nd
Kaite Beasley, RA
Kaite Beasley RA on Arnold 2nd
Jamee Cooper, Lead RA
Jamee Cooper Lead RA/RA on Arnold 1st
Kristin Hall, RA
Kristin Hall RA on Arnold 3rd