Rochester College’s Rock Gives Spirit to Campus

Rochester College’s Rock Gives Spirit to Campus

Very early on a crisp, fall morning the silhouette of a massive object could be seen in the distance masked by the fog that hung slightly above the ground. Rochester College’s campus is simple and unassuming, nothing ever takes an unsuspecting visitor by surprise. Except for this immense profile of an object, seemingly not movable by human hands.

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Ries Pays Attention To Detail In Development Office

Ries Pays Attention To Detail In Development Office

Q&A with Cathy Ries, RC Development Coordinator

This is the seventh in a series of the people who make Rochester College what it is. These employees serve behind the scenes, but are crucial to the operations of the college.

Brendan Adams

Shield Staff

Q: Describe what you do on a typical day.

A: “I answer phone calls for the Development Office, I go to the mail room and sort through mail that may contain checks and record them for auditing purposes.  I also receipt donor checks and run reports for the development office.”

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Hargrave Manages Tasks For Student Development Office

Hargrave Manages Tasks For Student Development Office

Q&A with Katelyn Hargrave, RC Administrative Assistant

This is the sixth in a series of the people who make Rochester College what it is. These employees serve behind the scenes, but are crucial to the operations of the college.

By Makenna Calkin
Shield Staff

Q: What is your official Position at RC?

A: “Currently my official position is the Administrative Assistant for the Student Development Office and Masters of Religious Education Office, but soon I’ll just be working for Student Development.”

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Dream Sessions Help Business Faculty Plan For Future

Dream Sessions Help Business Faculty Plan For Future

by Viktoras Merkevicius
Shield Staff

Professors in RC’s School of Business meet once a month to share their hopes and goals in Dream Sessions led by Dean Danette Cagnet, assistant professor of business.

Cagnet described the Dream Sessions as collaboration and cooperation among the staff. “Dreaming about what could be done and what could we do as a team. There are no limitations in what we could be as a school of business,” she said.

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The London Trip: Growing in Faith Across the Ocean

The London Trip: Growing in Faith Across the Ocean

The Rochester College GEO program has been the highlight of many RC student’s college careers. Offering trips to Uganda, Africa, Europe and a field study to Colorado and Utah. All three of these trips have enlightened and broaden the horizons of many Rochester College students for years. Now this exciting program is getting a new edition with the creation of the trip to London, England.

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Social Work: The Power To Heal and Transform

by Caitlin A. Fredericks
Shield Staff

Students pursuing a degree in social work at Rochester College aim to serve others and to make the world a better place.

Being Passionate In Your Career 

Sarah Reddick, associate professor of social work and sociology, believes the desire to volunteer helps students find a passion for a career in social work.

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Logan Mong: A Journey Into Ministry

Logan Mong: A Journey Into Ministry

His signature Lions cap becomes visible in the crisp fall light as he joins me in the Richardson Center, waiting for our 8 a.m. classes to start. He lounges in the chair beside me, pulls out a laptop, theology text, and begins conversing with me over the presence of God as keys patter away in the distance.

This dedicated and insightful individual is Rochester College junior, Logan Mong, who has encountered difficulty in his quest to find God, and live out a true direction of faith.

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Dean Of Students Adam Baron Shares Vision For RC

Dean Of Students Adam Baron Shares Vision For RC

Adam Baron possesses a calm excitement.  

His co-workers describe him as thoughtful and gregarious.

The walls of his office display paintings that remind him of his favorite travels and places in which he longs to return.  More predominantly seen though is a whiteboard completely covered in flow-charts of the Rochester College community and its identity as a Christian college.

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Arbaugh Acts As RC's Coordinator and Costume Designer

Arbaugh Acts As RC's Coordinator and Costume Designer

Q&A with Rachel Arbaugh, RC Event Coordinator/Costume Designer

This is the fifth in a series of the people who make Rochester College what it is. These employees serve behind the scenes, but are crucial to the operations of the college.

By Quamaine Morgan
Shield Staff

Q: What is your official job position at Rochester College?

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Stanton Leads RC's ACE Lab Into The Future

Stanton Leads RC's ACE Lab Into The Future

Q&A with Michele Stanton, RC ACE Administrative Assistant 

This is the fourth in a series of the people who make Rochester College what it is. These employees serve behind the scenes, but are crucial to the operations of the college.

 

Q: What is your position at RC?
A: 
"I am the ACE Administrative Assistant."

Q: Describe what you do on a typical day.
A: 
"I oversee the daily operations of the tutoring center."

 

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Love Works Around the Clock As Online Learning Specialist

Love Works Around the Clock As Online Learning Specialist

This is the third in a series of the people who make Rochester College what it is. These employees serve behind the scenes, but are crucial to the operations of the college.

By Kaitlyn Thompson
Shield Staff

Q: What is your position at RC?

A: Official title is online learning technology specialist and has been working at Rochester for roughly 6 years after bouncing around a handful of jobs.

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May Serves As Fresh, Friendly Resource for RC Employees

May Serves As Fresh, Friendly Resource for RC Employees

Q&A with Ginny May, RC Director of Human Resources

This is the second in a series of the people who make Rochester College what it is. These employees serve behind the scenes, but are crucial to the operations of the college.

By Holly Lingenfelter
Shield Staff

Ginny May is the Director of Human Resources at Rochester College and has held the position for one year and three months. This is her fourth position here at Rochester College.

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Allison Jimenez Directs RC Library Services

Allison Jimenez Directs RC Library Services

Q&A with Allison Jimenez, RC Director of Library Services

This is the first in a series of the people who make Rochester College what it is. These employees serve behind the scenes, but are crucial to the operations of the college.

By Joseph Pavone-Chadwick
Shield Staff

Q: Describe what you do on a typical day.

A: Well it varies every day. Sometimes I work at the front desk.

 

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Lake Norcentra Park Initiative Connects RC Students with Nature

Lake Norcentra Park Initiative Connects RC Students with Nature

 As students at Rochester College we are blessed to have such immediate access to nature. Lake Norcentra, the Clinton River and several hiking trails make up our backyard. The Lake Norcentra Park Initiative will now allow us to share our backyard with the community and serve as a connection between the college and downtown Rochester. “We're not building a building; we're creating a community gathering place,” Brad Irwin, park project leader and Rochester College alumnus said.

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