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Student Affiliates

Student Affiliates help the center to advance the work and sustain the values described on our home page. They play a key role in helping faculty, staff, and other students expand their understanding of digital tools for learning, scholarship, and creative expression.

In 2020-21, CDL student affiliates helped lead Geneseo faculty, students, and other stakeholders in discussions about the role of digital learning at the institution. Going forward into our second year, the CDL plans on continuing this work as in-person capacity increases. Furthermore, the center will be offering hands-on support for faculty, staff, and students, which our Student Affiliates will be actively involved in. 

Current Student Affiliates

Abby Henry

Abby Henry is a junior majoring in English with the intention of minoring in French. On campus, she works with the Milne Library staff as a member of the Service Desk. She is also in training to become a Safe Zone Facilitator as part of Geneseo’s Safe Zone program. Upon completion of her degree, she is interested in a career in the realm of literary publishing. Abby is eager to not only expand her knowledge of digital tools during her time as a Student Affiliate for the Center of Digital Learning, but to learn how to make online resources more inclusive and accessible for all. .

Former CDL Student Affiliates 

Mariah Branch

Mariah Branch '21 is an English and Sociology double major. On campus, she's worked as a technician with SA Tech, given her interest in all aspects of technology. After college, she is interested in pursuing a career in public relations to make use of her writing and social media-related skills. As a Student Affiliate for the Center for Digital Learning, Mariah sought to make digital tools more accessible and less complicated for students and professors.

Emma Raupp

Emma Raupp '21 is an English major and Philosophy minor. In Spring '20, she discovered her technical capability while working with Digital Thoreau. In addition to being a Student Affiliate for the Center for Digital Learning, she has been a tutor at the Writing Learning Center. When she’s not reading or writing, she’s imagining ways to bring more art and empathy to schools of the future. Upon graduation, she hopes to begin student teaching and use her free time to finally transcribe her thoughts into something meaningful.