President's Report - September 2018


2018-19 Convocation Ceremony

Convocation Ceremony Welcomes Over 250 New Students

At the August 27th Convocation Ceremony, Cazenovia College welcomed an impressive group of more than 250 freshmen and transfer students. In addition to being high academic achievers, the students represented 14 states, stretching from California to Maine, and more than five countries.

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September 2018 | Feature Stories

Cazenovia College Earns 15th Consecutive U.S. News Recognition as a "Best College"

For the fifteenth consecutive year, Cazenovia College has been ranked among the top undergraduate colleges in U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges publication.

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Varsity eSports Coming to Cazenovia College

Cazenovia College announced the addition of competitive video gaming - popularly known as eSports, to its varsity sports program. The Wildcats will seek membership with the National Association of Collegiate eSports (NACE).

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Grand Opening Introduces Changes to the Bookstore and CazMade

A grand opening will be held during Homecoming & Family Fall Fest weekend to introduce the recent changes to the bookstore as well as CazMade, the new Cazenovia College artisan shop located in the bookstore.

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Great Minds/Great Ideas Lectures Combine Classroom and Community

The 2018-2019 series features noted faculty members from Cazenovia College whose topics cover the breadth and depth of the liberal arts—from the ethnic socialization of children to cancer and tumor suppressor genes.

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Cazenovia College Professor Stu Weisman Wins Two Awards for His Writing

Many faculty members took advantage of the academic break this summer to conduct scholarly research or pursue learning in areas of personal interest. Professor Weisman entered a short play and an essay contest, both entries were award winners.

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Mark Your Calendars for Homecoming & Family Fall Fest - September 28 - 30

This year we are thrilled that our Homecoming & Family Fall Fest will share a weekend with two special events, the Cazenovia Art Trail and Cazenovia’s Fall Festival. Mark your calendars and enjoy a wonderful fall weekend in Cazenovia September 28 - 30.

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September 2018 Newsletter | Wildcats

Cazenovia Wildcats

Cazenovia College Senior Ranks as Nations Leading Goal Scorer

Off to the best start in program history, the Cazenovia College women's soccer team has outscored their opponents 29-2 through the team's first four games this season, and are led by the elite goal scoring of senior forward Michaela Breeze.

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Godfrey Repeats as NEAC Women's XC Runner of the Week

Madeline Godfrey (Fort Edward, N.Y.) repeats as NEAC Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week after a top-three finish at the SUNY Cobleskill Steven A. Warde Invitational.

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Cazenovia Athletics Announces Hall of Fame Class of 2018

Inductees Alicia (Priest) Green '13, Lisa Folsom '07, Josh Winans '07, and Gary Taylor '04 to be honored at annual Blue and Gold Dinner September 29, 2018.

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September 2018 | Featured New Hires

Cazenovia College Welcomes Dr. Karey Tompkins Pine as Vice President for Student Affairs

Dr. Karey Tompkins Pine has joined College as vice president for student affairs. She most recently served as the assistant vice president for student affairs with the College at Brockport, State University of New York. Pine is an experienced administrator who shares the importance of authentic learning and service.

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Roberta Comerford is New Campus Safety Director for Cazenovia College

Roberta Comerford comes to Cazenovia College with over 20 years of law enforcement experience. She is also a combat veteran and a military police lieutenant colonel serving with the New York Army National Guard’s 42nd Infantry "Rainbow" Division.

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Cazenovia College Appoints Patrick Camilien as Academic Coordinator Counselor

Patrick Camilien works with students in Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP). He brings experience in both coaching for academic improvement as well as administrative skills to manage the HEOP grant. Camilien also oversees the newly established Leadership in Men initiative.

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September 2018 Newsletter | Spotlights

My Caz Experience

Katie DeRose & Sean Decker

Katie DeRose & Sean Decker

Meet Katie DeRose, Human Services major from North Tonawanda, New York, and Sean Decker, Human Services major from New Hampton, New York, and learn how their involvement in campus activities and becoming an Orientation Leader means so much to them.

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Faculty Spotlight

Carol Buckhout

Carol Buckhout

Meet Carol Buckhout, a dedicated and passionate assistant professor and mentor in Cazenovia College's Equine Business Management program. Buckhout encourages students to be the best citizens that they can be. She motivates her students by sharing the excitement of class materials and the passion in competing in equestrian shows. Buckhout says that she not only enjoys teaching students, she also enjoys learning from students.

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Staff Spotlight

John Seiter

John Seiter

John Seiter is the art director in the Office of Communications and Marketing at Cazenovia College. Seiter's job consists of designing digital and print materials, and he also plays a role in the College branding seen across Cazenovia's beautiful campus.

Alumni Spotlight

Emma Hill

Emma Hill '18

Cazenovia College alumna Emma Hill '18 wrote a poem titled "aa" after listening to a man who spoke in her Introduction to Human Services class taught by Dr. Mary Handley. The poem shares Hill's experience meeting someone for the first time, who was open to sharing his story about addiction.


Student Art Exhibition: The Lonely Dragon

The Deacon Student Gallery at Jephson Campus Building A is proud to present, a two-person mixed-media exhibition by students Julia Dudley and Claire Oreskovich.

The Lonely Dragon will be on display in The Deacon Student Gallery at Jephson Campus Building A from September 5 - October 5.

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Quad Day


Cazenovia College's Office of Student Life kicks off each fall semester with Quad Day. This event gives students the opportunity to join and participate in clubs and organizations offered at the College.

Guest Art Exhibition: Surface Tension


The Cazenovia College Art Gallery at Reisman Hall is proud to present, a multi-media group exhibition including the work of artists from Golden Artist Colors, Inc.

Surface Tension will be on display at the Art Gallery in Cazenovia College's Reisman Hall from September 6 - October 11.

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2018 Summer Experience Highlights


Cazenovia College's Summer Experience program offered high school students the opportunity to immerse themselves in the College campus culture by living in residence halls while engaging in experiential learning that included classroom lectures, hands-on work on the topics and local field trips. For the 2018 Summer Experience program students participated in one of two different course offerings – the Studio Art Portfolio Intensive or Exploring Archaeology – to earn three college credits.