b'FOUNDATIONS FOR SUPPORTING STUDENTSLast year I had a professor who took it upon himself to learn the names of many of the students in his class, which is amazing because the class was over 150 students. Every day I would walk in and he would say, Hey Jayson, how are you? Although such a gesture is small, it really did make a difference. Sometimes it turned a bad day into a hopeful one. AnonymousTodays students face intense pressure to succeed. Guidance, support and help from faculty can ensure the creation of a living-learning environment where students can productively face many issues for the first time. As faculty, we can better prepare ourselves when we understand the developmental tasks facing students:Becoming Autonomous: managing time, money, and other resources, taking care of oneself emotionally and physically, working independently and interdependently and asking for help.Foundations for Supporting Students41'