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President Tom Rochon



More than $1 million raised for the new Robert B. Tallman Rowing Center

Crew athletes, coaches, friends, and College staff joined President Rochon September 7 for the groundbreaking ceremony for the Robert B. Tallman Rowing Center. The existing boathouse, built in 1974, was demolished soon afterward so construction could proceed. The event came on the heels of a successful...

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By President Tom Rochon

“Starbucks is not a coffee company that serves people. It is a people company that serves coffee.”

Howard Schultz, CEO of Starbucks, wrote these words in a somewhat self-promoting book about the lessons...

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Alumni return for a just ducky second Fall Splash weekend.

Fall Splash — the College’s combined alumni and homecoming weekends — was held this year October 1 – 3. Ducks...

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By President Tom Rochon

As the leaves began to fall in upstate New York, I was tempted to take up my rake, not least because of what I learned last summer from the three days I spent working in the facilities department at my college. My goals were to get to know more of those staff members and to...

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