Bio: Kristen Bowers

Hometown: Utica, New York

High School attended: New York Mills High School 

Where did you go to college? Utica College & Keuka College

What did you study?  Journalism studies/management

What were you involved in?  The Tangerine (college newspaper), Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA), Campus Ambassador Program, and intramural athletics

How long have you been at Caz?  Since July 2012

What do you like about working in Admissions?   Admissions is a very individualistic process.  The diversity of the students’ pasts and goals for the future allows me to get to know each of them and help them take the next step in achieving those goals.   

What advice would you give a student who is interested in Caz?  Visit! Spend the day in Cazenovia.  Tour the campus and the village.  Bring a list of anything you are wondering about.  Meet your counselor and stay in touch.  Ask questions.  Ask more questions. 

What do you like best about Caz?  The overall atmosphere.  It's a small college in a small town, so it is easy to navigate and get to know people.  People say “good morning” and “hello.”  You are not just another face in the crowd.  

What is your favorite spot on campus?  Swimming pool  

What is your favorite hobby?  Swimming 

Favorite quote, book, or movie:  "There are those who look at things the way they are, and ask why... I dream of things that never were, and ask why not?" – Robert F. Kennedy