Does Size Matter? Professional experiences at small colleges and universities. [REBLOG]

Originally posted on Todd Porter:
“I always assumed that working at a small school was like scraping the bottom of the barrel.” The moment this was stated, I knew exactly what this graduate student was saying. It was a sentiment I have heard from various graduate students that I have connected with over the course of the summer. There seemed to be a growing mentality amongst these future professionals when thinking about their first position out of graduate school. They were reluctant to consider the opportunity of working at small schools as…

Excited to Share: I am the new Interim Assistant Vice President and Dean of Students at Fashion Institute of Technology

I am VERY excited to announce that I have accepted the position of Interim Assistant Vice President and Dean of Students at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City.  FIT is an amazing world class institution with a vibrant student community in the heart of Manhattan.  I am incredibly honored to be working there. In some ways it is a bit of a homecoming, as I will be back at a SUNY institution for the first time since I graduated with my undergraduate degree from Geneseo.  I will be starting in the… Read More