Pete Bekisz is an entrepreneurial change agent who has been with Keuka College for more than 13 years, the past 10 in leadership positions.
He possesses management, customer service, marketing, and advertising experience from diverse industries including higher education, mass media, advertising services, and technology.
Pete oversees the College's marketing, communications, alumni relations, advancement services, annual fund, major and planned giving, grant writing, government and community relations, college-wide events, conference services, information technology, and dining functions.
He is an active community volunteer and serves on the boards of Safe Harbors of the Finger Lakes and the Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board. In addition, he has served as a volunteer mentor to Rochester-area teen entrepreneurs through the Young Entrepreneurs Academy.
Prior to coming to Keuka College, Pete held positions at AOL Time Warner, Messenger Post Media, and Ignite Worldwide, Inc. He has provided consulting services to the Greater Rochester Association of REALTORS®, Kenneth Crosby Companies, Kate Gleason College of Engineering at the Rochester Institute of Technology, and a number of small businesses in the Finger Lakes.
Content and social media marketing, web design and development, human-computer interaction, digital alumni engagement, plant-based nutrition in college dining.
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Professor of Music
Dr. Carrie Roberts has been an occupational therapist for over 15 years, with experience in various areas of practice including the hospital and nursing home, with a greater focus in pediatrics birth-21 years old. She graduated from Keuka College with a degree in occupational therapy; she also graduated from Chatham University in 2013 with her clinical occupational therapy doctoral degree in which her research focus was related to children with Autism Spectrum. Dr. Roberts was an adjunct professor for Keuka College before joining the Occupational Therapy program full time in 2013.