Director of Student Activities and the Bertelsmann Campus Center
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David Ferguson (he, him, his) previously worked at five institutions and interned at five others in student affairs, supporting residential life, religious life, fraternity and sorority life, and student activities. He completed a Master of Divinity at Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, a Master of Arts in Higher Education Administration at Ball State University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Theology at Wheaton College IL. David studied abroad in Israel and has interests in education, religion, architecture, politics, and the arts. As a student he was involved in student government, musical performance, publications, and athletics.
Fun Fact: David has visited over 400 colleges and universities.
Associate Director of Student Activities and the Bertelsmann Campus Center
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Cynthia Cunningham comes from Sarah Lawrence College where she worked as the Programming Coordinator for the Office of Diversity and Campus Engagement. While there, she co-created the Social Justice Leadership Retreat which was devised to provide students with the necessary tools to help them grow as student leaders and activists within their communities... with a lot of self care. Outside of Student Activities, Cynthia is an interdisciplinary Theatre Maker and educator. She holds her MFA in Theatre from Sarah Lawrence College and her BAs in Theatre (Dramaturgy) and Music Performance from the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma.
Fun Fact: My shoulders are double jointed.
Coordinator of Student Activities
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Armando is a Class of 2019 Bard graduate and former club head and student worker. He serves a the Coordinator for Clubs as well as the Assistant Women's Basketball Coach. While attending Bard, Armando found ways to be involved on campus and in the community through his work with the Office of Student Activities, the Office of Residence Life and Housing, and Brothers at Bard. Besides being a well-rounded student and an active member of the Bard community, Armando was a high-level scholar-athlete where he was the captain of the Men's Basketball team, an avid member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, and one of 14 players in school history to advance to the Liberty League playoffs. Armando received his BA in Sociology from Bard in 2019.
Fun Facts: Played basketball in three different countries and played six different instruments growing up.
OSA Student Leadership Positions
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- SPARC Event Planning Interns hold office hours in the main office and help students with all planning, logistics, and registration for events on campus.
- SPARC Publicity Interns design posters for student events upon request. They can also help with student club website, email, and social media requests.
- Building Managers provide Campus Center oversight, maintenance, and assistance during the evening hours when the Office of Student Activities is closed.
- Info Desk attendants provide an inclusive and welcoming environment for students, faculty, staff, and community members utilizing the Campus Center, and act as a resource for anyone stopping by or calling the Information Desk.
Event Staff is responsible for working as a team to ensure that virtual and in-person events run smoothly. Event Staff is made up of undergraduate and graduate students responsible for the supervision of virtual as well as large, student-sponsored events on campus. Event Staff works events and parties in Manor, Kline, SMOG, the MPR, some outdoor spaces, and any other on-campus venue at which large events are approved. Concerts, performances, galas and more are also covered by Event Staff. Shifts are primarily weekends and evenings, so staff members are expected to be available for at least one evening most weekends during the semester, and for larger events including Spring Fling.
- The First-Year Experience Programming Intern position is a year-long internship with the Office of Student Activities. Students in this position will work with their supervisor as well as the Director of the First-Year Experience to implement ongoing, creative, and engaging events for students during Language and Thinking and Citizen Science. These events include, but are not limited to: Movies, Dances, Bingo Nights, Trivia, Open Mic Nights, Off-Campus Excursions, and Outside Performances.
- The Bard After Dark Programming Intern is responsible for the planning, implementation, and supervision of Bard After Dark events. Bard After Dark is a series of weekly events that occur on Friday evenings during regularly scheduled Sawkill Coffee Hours hours designed to create a fun and relaxed community for all students. During this internship, students will work with the Assistant Director of Student Activities in the Office of Student Activities. Interns will also have the opportunity to collaborate with other student organizations to assist in programming efforts.
- Thursday Night Live is a weekly event that occurs on Thursday evenings designed to create a fun and relaxed community for all students through a combination of virtual and in-person events. During this internship, you will work with the Assistant Director of Student Activities on the creation, implementation, and supervision of all T.N.L. events. Interns will have the opportunity to collaborate with other student organizations to assist in programming efforts.