2013 Cazenovia College Viewbook
A glance at our campus along with a preview of the many programs and opportunities that are available at Cazenovia.
Go far han uâ€™ve eve r dr ame One of America's best Colleges Go Farther than youâ€™ve ever dreamed of going. Caz PROFILE • Founded in 1824 • Enrollment: 1,000 students • Residence Life: More than 800 Students Live on Campus. • Multicultural Student Population: 20% • Average Class Size: 16 Students • Student-Faculty Ratio: 12 to 1 • Students Receiving Financial Aid: 90% • Athletics: NCAA Division III • Faculty with Highest Degree in Their Field: 80% Top 5 Reasons Students Choose Cazenovia College… 1. Personal Attention They Receive 2. Beautiful Campus that Feels Like Home 3. Financial Aid Awards or Scholarships 4. Outstanding Academic Reputation 5. Academic Programs that Lead to Good Jobs ExpeRience CaZ Ex pe r ie n ce Caz W elcome to Cazenovia College – ranked one of “America’s Best Colleges” by U.S. News & World Report, and a national College of Distinction. Founded in 1824, Cazenovia College is the 28th oldest independent college in the nation, rich in history, dedicated to student success and committed to the building of futures. Our experiential and co-curricular learning opportunities, including hands-on internship placements, and dedicated team of faculty and staff provide for an individualized educational experience that balances academic and student life. At Cazenovia, you will find the best of everything an undergraduate college has to offer. Our graduates describe their college years as the best time of their lives. Art & Design Fashion Design Interior Design Studio Art • Photography • Studio Art Visual Communications • Advertising Design • Graphic Design • Illustration/Animation • Web/Interactive Design • Visual Communications For detailed program descriptions, visit: www.cazenovia.edu/majors mycazexperience “ When I realized that I could have a career in photography, I never looked back. Emily ” Passion for Art T P as si on fo r he Division of Art and Design offers Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree programs that provide students with the broad-base knowledge and skills necessary for successful professional careers or that prepare graduates for advancedlevel study. Students engage in intensive studio practice and experience internships in their chosen discipline. They work with professionally active faculty, who assist with networking and help students build their portfolios. Outside the classroom, field trips to major cities provide opportunities to visit museums, galleries, art centers, showrooms, design agencies and more. BUI SI NES S MA NA GEM Business & Management Business Management • • • • • • Accounting Business Management Equine Business Management Fashion Merchandising Health Care Management Sport Management 4 + 1 MBA Articulation Agreements available to students with Union College and Clarkson University. For detailed program descriptions, visit: www.cazenovia.edu/majors “ mycazexperience Carolina The professors have so much experience to share with students that you can’t help but learn from them. ” C Building Tomorrowâ€™s Leaders azenovia College is one of only 200 institutions in the nation whose Business and Management programs are accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE). Our business and management degrees combine liberal arts courses with professional development opportunities in marketing, finance, management and law. Students in these programs learn modern management philosophies and benefit from hands-on business projects and internships. This direct exposure to business methods and techniques affords them the opportunity to put into practice what is learned in the classroom and gain valuable career experience before entering the job market. Humanities & Natural Sciences Biology* Environmental Biology Communication Studies English* Liberal Studies mycazexperience * Dual majors available [in (Biology and Inclusive Adolescence Education) and (English and Inclusive Adolescence Education)] that lead to Teacher Certification: 7-12 and Teaching Students with Disabilities. For detailed program descriptions, visit: www.cazenovia.edu/majors â€œ Caz has everything I want and beyond to get a superior undergraduate education. Tom â€? Th eo Connecting Theory ry with Practice and pra cti ce P rograms in the Division of Humanities and Natural Sciences cover a broad range of disciplines that offer an innovative combination of liberal studies and professional education that provides students with the opportunity to develop skills that are transferable. Students work closely with professors in connecting theory with insight and practice and complete field placements and/ or internships, which provide meaningful hands-on learning opportunities. Experiences are tailored for students that match skill sets with available programs and co-curricular offerings. This approach is what sets Cazenovia College apart from other colleges and universities. social & behavioral sciences Criminal Justice & Homeland Security Studies Human Services • Alcohol & Substance Abuse • Counseling/Mental Health • Generalist • Social Services for Children & Youth Inclusive Adolescence Education: Biology 7-12 Inclusive Adolescence Education: English 7-2 Inclusive Adolescence Education: Social Studies 7-12 Inclusive Early Childhood Education mycazexperience Inclusive Elementary Education International Studies Psychology Social Science• • Economics • History • Political Science • Sociology For detailed program descriptions, visit: www.cazenovia.edu/majors * Dual major available (in Social Studies and Inclusive Adolescence Education) that lead to Teacher Certification: 7-12 and Teaching Students with Disabilities. “ Steven I have always felt wanted at Caz. Everyone has challenged, supported and advocated for me. ” BUI C SI NES S MA NA GEM ritical thinking, service to others, communicating effectively, and acting in an ethical manner are guiding principles of programs in the Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Students graduate with a strong liberal arts education and professional experience in their chosen fields and possess the knowledge required for entering a graduate program or starting a career in social work, law, corrections, counseling, teaching, government or other related fields. making a difference Minors are offered in the areas of pre-law, history, sociology, psychology and more. Visit www.cazenovia. edu/minors for detailed information. CAMPUS LIFE Dis cov er your self at caz Cazenovia fosters an atmosphere conducive to learning and provides students with opportunities to be involved and engaged. • More than 50 clubs and organizations • Campus Activities Board coordinates various social and recreational activities • Leadership development programs • Study abroad opportunities: Canterbury, England Costa Rica France Germany Ireland Spain mycazexperience “ I have Nic become more responsible and more able to persevere ... I am a person who is ready to take on the world and impact the people in it. Discover Yourself at Caz s tudent success is at the center of everything we do at Cazenovia College. This â€œone student at a timeâ€? approach to the educational experience is what distinguishes Cazenovia from other colleges and universities, and sets the stage for our students to build successful futures for themselves. Cazenovia College invites students to expand their college experience by offering opportunities for international study in Costa Rica, England, France, Germany, Ireland and Spain. These programs range in duration from a couple of weeks to an entire semester. Visit www.cazenovia. edu/studyabroad for more information. NCAA Athletics Men’s Teams Baseball Basketball Cross Country Golf Lacrosse Soccer Tennis Swimming & Diving Volleyball Women’s Teams Basketball Crew Cross Country Lacrosse Soccer Softball Swimming & Diving Tennis Volleyball Intercollegiate Cheerleading Equestrian Riding Teams (IHSA & IDA) Men’s Crew Men’s Club Ice Hockey Tennis Club Intramural Programs Bowling Dodge Ball Flag Football Floor Hockey Frisbee Golf Indoor Soccer Kickball 3-on-3 Hoops Ultimate Frisbee Volleyball Water Volleyball Wiffleball mycazexperience “ Cory Being a Wildcat and a part of the bright future for Cazenovia athletics is a rewarding and unforgettable experience. ” Wildcats Pride Wi C ld cat vic to ry azenovia College embraces intercollegiate athletics as an experience that is an integral part of our academic mission. The Cazenovia College Wildcats compete at the NCAA Division 3 level. Its teams are members of the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC), the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC), the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA), and the Intercollegiate Dressage Association (IDA). The College also provides a formal threeseason intramural sports program, offering flag football, indoor soccer, kickball, ultimate Frisbee and water volleyball, just to name a few. Riding Teams Hunter Seat Western Dressage Judging Team Our Equine Education Center is one of the most modern, well-equipped facilities in the nation. It stables more than 70 horses and serves as a laboratory for our Equine Business Management Program. For more information, visit: www.cazenovia.edu/equine Dis cov er your self ” at caz S World Class Equine Facilities mycazexperience “ Jessica The academic programs at Caz stood out … allowing me to blend my hunt seat background with a focus on business. ituated on 243 acres of lush, rolling hills – a few miles from the main campus – the Equine Education Center houses an expansive 100’ x 300’ indoor, heated riding arena and two outdoor riding arenas that complement our established western, dressage, reining, driving and hunter seat riding programs. Riders from Cazenovia College have won numerous national championships, including the Cacchione Cup and other Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) and Intercollegiate Dressage Association (IDA) national titles. Cazenovia students have represented the United States and the College at the International Student Riders Nation’s Cup in Belgium and Italy, competing in both dressage and show jumping. feel at home at caz Fe el at hom e at caz The College is situated in the Village of Cazenovia where you’ll find the security of small-town living combined with many social, cultural and recreational activities. mycazexperience “ Jacob & Samantha There are plenty of opportunities for students from all over the country to make Caz a home away from home. ” C azenovia College is located in Madison County’s historic lakeside Village of Cazenovia, along U.S. Route 20 – a scenic byway commonly referred to as America’s Main Street or the road across America. In Cazenovia, a variety of restaurants and stores – all within walking distance of the campus – offer casual and fine dining, as well as coffee, pizza, subs, and other goods and services necessary to college students. Your Home Away From Home Close proximity to Syracuse, NY, just a 30-minute drive from Cazenovia, makes transportation from Hancock International Airport and the Regional Transportation Center (train and bus stations) easy. Beyond Syracuse is the Finger Lakes Region; the foothills of the Adirondacks rise just an hour north of Cazenovia; and to the south the rolling hills of Central New York’s farm country are home to several small ski areas. Admissions & financial aid Over 90% of students receive financial aid Both need-based aid and academic scholarships are awarded. Academic scholarships range in value from approximately $19,000 to full tuition. Easy application: only the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is required. mycazexperience â€œ Keila Cazenovia College met my requirements and offered the best financial aid and scholarships. â€? Dis cov er your self at caz Come and Visit I nvest in your future. Generous financial aid makes attending Cazenovia College an affordable reality for students and their families. Admissions and financial aid applications should be filed as soon as possible in your senior year. Cazenovia has a rolling admission policy with priority given to applications received before March 1. Call the Admissions and Financial Aid Office at 1.800.654.3210 to request an application today. Cazenovia College is a member of the Common Application Group and will accept the Common Application. You may also apply at www.cazenovia. edu/apply-online. Visit Caz end le ss op por tun ity Our admissions and financial aid staff is eager to assist you and your family with your college decision. Take a guided tour Experience our dining hall Meet with an admissions/ financial aid counselor Observe a class Talk to a professor or coach Office of Admissions and Financial Aid Constable Hall 3 Sullivan Street Cazenovia, NY 13035 Phone: 1.800.654.3210 Fax: 315.655.4860 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org The Opportunities are Endless A recent survey of our graduates shows that over the past three years, even in this challenging economy, nearly nine out of every 10 Cazenovia College students were employed or enrolled in graduate school within six months of their graduation. Cazenovia College provides students the best of everything an undergraduate college has to offer. mycazexperience â€œ Van The professors, staff and students I met during my visit to campus just reinforced that Caz was for me. â€? Our students have access to every available educational resource and are offered countless learning opportunities, which contribute to their development and ultimate success. What our Graduates are doing gr “ ad ” “ ua ” tes “ are” “ do ing ” What Our Graduates are saying... Christine Carey ’10 Assistant Buyer, QVC Arsen Gurabardhi ’08 Art Supervisor, Cline Davis & Mann Illya Castillo-Becktold ’96 Director of Account Services, Waldner’s Business Environments Mohammadou Diaman ’09 Teacher, Teaching Firms of America – Professional Preparatory Charter School Cazenovia College is truly a magical place. I learned and discovered who I was and who I wanted to be. It was the best four years of my life! Cazenovia College gave me the leadership skills and educational traits I needed to be as successful as I am today. Nathaniel Bull ’03 Emmy Award Winning Art Director Maggie Sliter ’07 Television Producer Dr. Rebecca Orendorff ’95 Doctor of Family Medicine Polo Burgos ’04 NYPD Police Officer Iyanna Henry ’08 Graduate Student, Albert Schweitzer Fellow at North Carolina Central University School of Law Ashley Kirchbaum ’09 Designer, Isle Apparel 1.800.654.3210 www.cazenovia.edu I had fantastic professors; I made lifelong friends; and my travel abroad experience changed my life in a way I could never have imagined. Cazenovia College shaped me into the individual I am today. It gave me experiences that I would not have gotten elsewhere and assisted me in finding a career path that I truly love.