Who is Becky Bode?
August 8, 2022
Becky Bode and her team are responsible for maintaining the college’s grounds and those amazing flower pots in front of campus buildings. Read more about Bode in this installment of Who Am I?
Anthony Traska Named Director of Campus Safety
August 5, 2022
Anthony Traska has been selected to lead the office of campus safety, bringing with him more than 20 years of experience in higher education.
Who is Amanda Phillips?
April 1, 2022
Part of Amanda Phillips’ job as assistant director of athletics communications is to attend almost every home game event, serve as game photographer, and write post-game recaps. Find out what the other half of her job entails in this installment of Who Am I?
Who is C.J. Blair?
March 25, 2022
Ever wonder what species of frog is bellowing in your backyard on late summer nights? Invite C.J. Blair ’18 over. He has a talent for identifying several species of frog by their calls. He’s also responsible for ToadsCo, the amphibian-themed ExCo at Oberlin College. Learn more about Blair—including why his favorite childhood memories involve possums, boa constrictors, and fawns—in this installment of Who Am I?
Who is Josh Teaster?
March 17, 2022
Josh Teaster, associate director of Conservatory of Music Admissions, is always up for exploring a reef, but it’s the shipwrecks in the depths of the Great Lakes that he finds most exhilarating. Learn more about Teaster in this installment of Who Am I?
Andrew Oni Appointed Executive Director of Student Safety and Wellbeing
March 16, 2022
Oni brings 18 years of experience across higher education, community health outreach/education, and healthcare to his role at Oberlin.
Mark Zeno Appointed Assistant VP and Dean of Residential Education and Campus Life Auxiliary Services
March 16, 2022
Zeno has more than 25 years of higher education experience in student affairs, working in multiple departments and divisions within the collegiate setting.
Who is Crystal Willer?
March 11, 2022
Crystal Willer didn’t really know what an archivist did when she was growing up, but she knew she enjoyed saving and organizing things. Today her job as special collections archivist in the conservatory library not only involves storing, arranging, describing, and sharing a rich variety of material, but she has found a unique way to combine her love of poetry writing with the work she does. Find out more about Willer in this installment of Who Am I?
Who is Isaiah Cavaco?
February 7, 2022
Free throws can ruffle the feathers of even the best players, but Head Men’s Basketball Coach Isaiah Cavaco has a remedy for that. Find out what it is and why he’s excited about going to New Orleans later this year in this installment of Who Am I?
Who is Louise Zeitlin?
January 28, 2022
Louise Zeitlin started taking violin lessons when she was 5 years old. She can still see the rows of cookies and sweets that welcomed students and guests after each holiday concert. The experience left a lasting impression. Now, as a teacher of viola and director of the Conservatory’s Community Music School, her students are leaving lasting impressions on her. And of course treats after recitals are a must. Learn more about Zeitlin in this installment of Who Am I?