President's Report | March 2018

President's Report - March 2018

FEATURED STORIES

Javits Center - Internships


Faculty Connect Students with Competitive Internships at Javits Center

Many of Cazenovia College's business students have completed internships with the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. This relationship between Cazenovia College and the Javits Center allows students to explore an area of business that interests them, while working in a fast-paced environment.

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Newsletter - March 2018 | Feature Stories


Cazenovia College Summer Experience for High School Students

Enrollment has opened for the Summer Experience program for high school students scheduled for July 9-20. This program provides an opportunity for high school students to earn three college credit hours while taking an exciting course during two weeks of summer break. Each course offered will have highly individualized instruction from College faculty.

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Remarkable Contributions of Students Recognized at the
15th Annual Student Leaders Celebration

The Office of Student Life hosted its 15th Annual Student Leaders Celebration in the Catherine Cummings Theatre. The event is held annually to recognize the remarkable contributions that the students, staff, and faculty make toward enriching the Cazenovia College experience.

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Powerful Message of Social Activism, #MeToo Movement Shared with Campus Community

Marisa Shea '11 returned to campus on March 7 as the 2018 Paul J. Schupf lecturer to speak about her work in family law, focusing on domestic violence and child welfare. In her lecture, Speaking to Power, Shea noted the connections between her work in public policy, the women’s empowerment movement #MeToo, and the need to continue to work for social justice given the impact social media now has on social activism.

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Sharon Owens Announced as Commencement Speaker

Syracuse's Deputy Mayor Sharon Owens will be the speaker for the College's 193rd Commencement. Owens has worked for more than 30 years in the fields of housing, community development, human services, and government.

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CASAC Graduate is a Welcomed Voice in a Community Deeply
Impacted by the Opioid Epidemic

Working in the field of human services has been Gina Hobika's passion for more than a decade. She has touched countless lives in supporting those impacted by the disease of addiction. When she decided to return to school for her CASAC certificate she chose Cazenovia College. Learn more about her work and her experience as a returning non-traditional student in this article.

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CAZ COLLEGE IN THE MEDIA

HIGHLIGHTING A SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT

Special Olympics Gold Medalist


The College community would like to congratulate Ryan Goldacker, equine center staff member. Ryan competed as a member of the Special Olympics New York-Central Region team and won two gold medals at the 2018 Winter Special Olympics. He took first in the Alpine Advanced Giant Slalom and Alpine Advanced Slalom events.

If you haven't already congratulated Ryan on his accomplishment, you can do so on the College Facebook page. Just click the link below to visit our Facebook post. Congrats Ryan!


Use this link to congratulate Ryan via our Facebook post

WILDCATS ATHLETICS NEWS

March 2018 Newsletter | Athletics

Caz College New Gym Floor

Women's Swimming & Diving Captures 4th Consecutive NEAC Championship

The Cazenovia College Wildcats women's swimming and diving team captured their fourth consecutive North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) Championship and fifth title in program history.

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More News From Caz Wildcats

CCET Hunter Seat Riders Qualify for IHSA Regional Competition
Cazenovia Baseball Freshman Receives National Recognition
Cazenovia Softball Sweeps NEAC Player of the Week Honors
Freshman Ausby Named NEAC Pitcher of the Week

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: STUDENTS, FACULTY, STAFF & ALUMNI

March 2018 Newsletter | Spotlights

My Caz Experience

Erica Ferreira

Erica Ferreira

Meet Erica Ferreira, Equine Business Management major from Sag Harbor, New York, and learn how riding at Cazenovia College opened doors for her to represent Team USA at the Student Rider Nation's Cup (SRNC) in Bern, Switzerland.

Staff Spotlight

Ellen Robb

Ellen Robb

As the Leadership Gifts Officer for Institutional Advancement, Ellen Robb raises funds to support the College through fundraising and philanthropy provided by alumni, parents, friends, faculty, and staff.

Alumni Spotlight

Marisa Shea

Marisa Shea '11

Marisa Shea is counsel to the California Senate Judiciary Committee. In March Shea spoke to the campus community about her experiences as a woman working in politics, while also speaking to the larger issue of sexual harassment in the workplace, particularly in political offices.

Club Spotlight

Young Life Club

Young Life Club

Young Life Club is one of the religious clubs at Cazenovia College. Young Life provides students a fun, accepting community to be a part of while exploring or deepening their faith.

SENIOR CAPSTONE EVENTS

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2018 Senior Business Capstone Gala

April 13, 2018, at 5 p.m.

Hampton Inn & Suites, Cazenovia, NY

The Cazenovia College Business seniors are hosting a gala fundraiser for Make-A-Wish of Central New York. This fundraiser is a senior capstone project.

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Capstone Cup - Mario Kart Tournament

April 14, 2018, at 11 a.m.

Schneeweiss Athletic Complex, Cazenovia College

Cazenovia College Sport Management seniors are hosting a Mario Kart Tournament. Proceeds will go to Gamers Outreach to help fund a GO Kart. This fundraiser is a senior capstone project.

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45th Annual Cazenovia College Fashion Show

April 21, 2018, at 6 p.m.

Landmark Theatre, Syracuse, NY

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UPCOMING EVENTS AT CAZ COLLEGE

Senior Exhibitions

April 2 - May 11

Art Gallery in Reisman Hall

The Annual Senior Exhibitions will include work by students majoring in interior design, photography, studio art, and visual communications. View the events calendar for exhibition details.

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Musical Production: RENT

April 6 - 8 and April 13 - 15

Catherine Cummings Theatre

Cazenovia College will present the musical RENT as its spring production. Cazenovia College’s Artist-in-Residence David Lowenstein directs this production of RENT with Cazenovia College students and neighbors from the local community performing.

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Caz Forum: "Framing the Story from the Outside In"

April 6, 2018, at 7p.m.

Hampton Inn & Suites, Cazenovia, NY

Mike Nunes, vice president for current programming at NBC will be speaking on TV, Society, and Culture. As someone who works with the creators of This Is Us, Nunes will present his lecture, Framing the Story from the Outside In.

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The Entrepreneur Next Door

April 11, 2018, at 6:30 p.m.

Morgan Room, Hubbard Hall

Cazenovia College will host The Entrepreneur Next Door panel discussion and networking event. The event will once again include an award for the “Entrepreneur of the Year.”

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Great Minds / Great Ideas Lecture Series

April 17, 2018, at 7 p.m.

The Manlius Library
Now You See Them...Joel Sartore's Documentation of the Anthropocene Extinction
presented by Anita Welych, professor, art
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Cazenovia Public Library
On-line Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT): A holistic approach to reduce anxiety, stress, and depression
presented by Dr. Joni Koegel, assistant professor, business management
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Learn more about the Great Minds/Great Ideas Lecture Series

Giving Day

April 18, 2018

On Wednesday, April 18, 2018, show your Wildcats pride by giving back to Cazenovia College students. Save the date and watch your email for details.

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Annual Chittenango Creek Clean-Up and Wildlife Shrub Planting

April 21, 2018, at 10 a.m.

The annual Chittenango Creek Clean-Up will start at 10:00 a.m. at the Buyea's Hardware parking lot in Cazenovia and end at 11:45 a.m. Following the Chittenango Creek Clean-Up, volunteers will go to the Willow Patch to plant 30 wildlife shrubs in celebration of Arbor Day. The Willow Patch is located on the Carpenter’s Pond Trail just off Mill Street in the village of Cazenovia.

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Caz Forum: "FBI Under Siege"

April 27, 2018, at 7 p.m.

Catherine Cummings Theatre

Frank Montoya, Jr., Senior FBI Agent (ret.) will be presenting his lecture FBI Under Seige.

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193rd Commencement Ceremony

May 19, 2018, at 10:15 a.m.

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For more upcoming events at Cazenovia College, visit our events calendar.