August 2007

Medaille Welcomes 9 Full-Time Faculty

August 31, 2007 Campus Announcements

Medaille College welcomes nine new faculty members for the 2007-08 academic year. Extended biographies about these new faculty will be featured throughout the fall semester Kevin Bosner, M.B.A., Visiting Assistant Professor, Business Alison DeLang, A.S., Visiting Instructor, Veterinary Technology William Dunford, M.S., Visiting Instructor, Social Sciences Susan Dunkle, M.S.Ed., Visiting Instructor, Education Sandra J. Ebling [...]

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On Sabbatical: 2007-08

August 31, 2007 Faculty News

The following faculty members will be on sabbatical for the 2007-08 academic year. Doug Anderson, M.F.A., Associate Professor, Business Department (Spring 2008) Courtney Grim, M.F.A., Associate Professor, Humanities Department (Fall 2007 and Spring 2008) Brad Hollingshead, Ph.D., Associate Professor & Chair of the Humanities Department (Fall 2007 and Spring 2008) Robert Johnson, Ph.D., Associate Professor, [...]

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Lavatelli Presents at the Diebenkorn Symposium in New Mexico

August 29, 2007 Faculty News

Mark Lavatelli, professor of humanities and director of the Visual and Digital Arts program, participated in the Diebenkorn in New Mexico Symposium on August 24, 2007. This event at the Harwood Museum of Art, which is affiliated with the University of New Mexico, showcased the work of Richard Diebenkorn. Nearly 300 people from 11 states [...]

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Pelton's "The Story of Woodchuck" Published in The Brooklyn Rail

August 29, 2007 Faculty News

Dr. Ted Pelton’s story-poem, “The Story of Woodchuck,” appeared in the July/August issue of the Brooklyn arts monthly, The Brooklyn Rail. The Brooklyn Rail will be serializing his “Woodchuck” stories every other month, with the next one scheduled to run in October. When the project is finished, he plans to turn the collected “Woodchuck” stories [...]

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Women's Lacrosse Has A New Leader

August 22, 2007 Campus Life

The Medaille College athletic department is proud to introduce Sarah Royer as the fourth head coach in the women’s lacrosse program’s history. Sarah comes to Medaille from Canisius College where she was previously an assistant coach. Her background also includes coaching stints at Sweet Home High School and in Gloucestershire, England. She was a standout [...]

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Get to Know: Jason Perri, Director of Residence Life

August 22, 2007 Campus Life

Jason Perri joined Medaille as the Director of Residence Life in July 2007, coming from St. John’s University in New York City. Last book read: I Love You, Beth Cooper by Larry Doyle Last movie seen: Ocean’s Thirteen Currently on his iPod? Mostly 90’s indie rock – Pavement, Guided by Voices, Dinosaur Jr, etc. If [...]

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Batchelor and Lane Present at International Learning Styles Conference

August 22, 2007 Faculty News

Dr. Virginia Batchelor and Dr. Illana Lane gave a presentation on “The Tools of Critical Pedagogy: Appealing to the Learning Styles of Children of African Descent through Culturally Relevant Modalities” at the lnternational Learning Styles Conference in Louisiana in July. Dr. Batchelor is an Associate Professor in the Education Department, and Dr. Lane is an [...]

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Parking on Campus

August 20, 2007 Campus Announcements

Lisa Amodeo, public safety supervisor, offers the following tips for avoiding parking tickets as the semester begins. Observe the “Campus Lots Full” sign and park at the Buffalo Zoo lot when Campus lots are full. Do NOT park in a handicap parking space, unless you have a valid New York State Handicap Parking Permit. Observe [...]

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Runfola Writes Op-Ed Piece for the Buffalo News

August 20, 2007 Faculty News

Professor Ross Runfola’s opinion piece, “There’s Nothing Funny About Promoting Bias,” appeared in the August 19, 2007 edition of the Buffalo News. He suggests, “The greatest reason we have prejudice against others is because we do not interact with them. Try to cultivate friends and acquaintances with people different from you. And if you have [...]

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Pelton Reads at Three Literary Gatherings

August 20, 2007 Faculty News

Dr. Ted Pelton, associate professor of humanities, performed readings of his fiction work at the Out of the Blue Gallery in Cambridge, MA, at the Bright Hill Literary Center in Treadwell, NY, and in Urban Epiphany in Buffalo over the summer. A recording of the Buffalo reading is at thinktwiceradio.com (MP3).

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