Campus News

Read feature, general interest, and campus-based news stories about the Oberlin College campus community.

Who is Heather Martin?

January 10, 2022

Yvonne Gay

In her former position, Heather Martin was responsible for tracking all of the many events held during Commencement/Reunion Weekend. Today she schedules nearly 500 performances and thousands of rehearsals as a member of the Concert Production Office. What’s her trick to managing it all? Find out in this installment of Who Am I?
A portrait of a woman.

Who is Sally Moffitt?

January 3, 2022

Yvonne Gay

Since beginning her career at Oberlin College more than 16 years ago, Sally Moffitt has held positions in several departments. After spending 11 years with the Allen Memorial Art Museum, she recently took a position with the Counseling Center. Learn more about Moffitt in this installment of Who Am I?
A portrait of a woman.

Who is Jess West?

December 13, 2021

Yvonne Gay

Head Field Hockey Coach Jess West is in her happy place when she’s on the field. This might explain why she recalls playing during white-out conditions as a defensive player in college with such fondness. Learn more about West in this installment of Who Am I?
Photo portrait of a woman.

Who is Gregory Solow?

December 3, 2021

Yvonne Gay

When he’s not working in the conservatory library, Circulation Coordinator Gregory Solow could be found curled up with a good science fiction or fantasy book. Find out his winter reading or listening recommendations in this installment of Who Am I?
A portrait of a young man.

Who is Ilianna Velez?

November 29, 2021

Yvonne Gay

Interim Associate Director of the Multicultural Resource Center Ilianna Velez collaborates with campus and community partners. Find out how a recent achievement will extend her collaborative nature outside of work in this installment of Who Am I?
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Who is Nick Petzak?

November 15, 2021

Yvonne Gay

As director of the Office of Fellowships and Awards, Nick Petzak has worked with thousands of students at Oberlin College. During that time, he has found that many students are faced with a similar challenge. Find out how Petzak and his office address this challenge in this installment of Who Am I?
A portrait of a man.

Who is Debra Zvosec?

November 8, 2021

Yvonne Gay

Debra Zvosec is a member of a team on campus whose mission is to craft performances that provide lasting learning memories. Find out about this amazing department and the role Zvosec plays in this week’s Who am I?
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