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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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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Q&A With Assistant Professor Vivian Turner

Q&A With Assistant Professor Vivian Turner

Meet Assistant Professor of Science and Mathematics Vivian Turner: 

1. What brought you to RC?

“The opportunity to come to RC came when my husband Gary was offered a full-time teaching position. We were in Louisiana and he was working on his graduate degree while our son was sick. I’ve always wanted to teach at a Christian college and God opened that door for me..."

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Introducing New Dean of Students Adam Baron

Introducing New Dean of Students Adam Baron

1. What brought you to RC?

I am very happy to be here at RC serving as the Dean of Students. In the last five and half years my family and I have lived in London, England, Shanghai, China, and Houston, Texas. As rich and rewarding as those years abroad were (and living in Texas is like living abroad in another GREAT country) we wanted to come "home" and establish some roots.

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A Day In The Life: Catherine Parker

A Day In The Life: Catherine Parker

A light flickers on as she walks out of the rain and into the confines of her office. Tucking her short brown hair behind her ear and wiping the lenses of her glasses, she anxiously scurries around to find her phone as it appears to be misplaced. For Dr. Catherine Parker, the new associate dean of the School of Humanities, her busy day is underway.

Parker replaces Dr. David Keller upon his retirement at the end of 2015, and says the transition has gone well.

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RC Alumnus Amy Mitchell Helps Kids As Probation Officer

RC Alumnus Amy Mitchell Helps Kids As Probation Officer

Whether we know it at the time or not, the decisions we make set a path for our future. All it takes is one choice to change the course of a person’s life. Rochester College alumnus Amy Mitchell has experienced this herself and sees it in her line of work everyday.

All her life, Mitchell held an interest in law and dreamed of joining the police academy.That dream faded when she said “yes” to a seemingly small but unforgettable opportunity during her freshman year of college.

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Adam Hill's Powerful Influence on Rochester College

Adam Hill's Powerful Influence on Rochester College

As he paces up and down in the auditorium, his hand motions accentuate each one of his teaching points in his Tuesday morning Introduction to Christian Faith class.

Adam Hill speaks to a classroom filled with students on this Tuesday morning. “From dust you came and from dust you will return,” says Hill.

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