May 2008

Medaille College Appoints Faculty and Staff to Leadership Team

May 28, 2008 Campus Life

Medaille College has announced the following appointments of current faculty and staff to newly-created leadership positions within the college. Dr. Robert A. DiSibio will have an expanded role as Associate Dean for School of Adult and Graduate Education Enrollment. Dr. DiSibio will work to improve student services, especially in the Canadian Education Program, and manage [...]

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New Athletics Web Site Debuts at

May 23, 2008 Campus Life is now available, and will feature student-athlete accomplishments, game and tournament highlights, and athletics program news. Send your comments, suggestions and feedback to

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1300 Students to Participate in Commencement Ceremonies

May 16, 2008 Campus Life

Nearly 1,300 degree recipients will participate in two Commencement ceremonies at Kleinhans Music Hall in Buffalo today. The degree candidates will be eligible to receive master’s, bachelor’s and associate degrees through Medaille’s day and evening programs, along with the Accelerated Degree Programs in Amherst and Rochester. Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown is scheduled to speak at [...]

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Former Medaille President Dr. Leo Downey Passes Away

May 14, 2008 Campus Life

Dr. Leo R. Downey, president of Medaille College from 1978-1987, died May 13, 2008 in New York City after an extended illness. He was 89. A native of St. John’s, Newfoundland, Dr. Downey came to the U.S. to study at Fordham University where he completed his bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in philosophy. He began [...]

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Medaille Finishes Strong in Recyclemania

May 13, 2008 Campus Life

The 2008 Recyclemania Competition results are in, and Medaille College finished 14th out of 56 schools nationwide. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), “Recylemania participants recycled more than 58 million pounds of waste. These efforts decreased greenhouse emissions by 25,342 metric tons of carbon equivalent. This equates to the annual greenhouse gas emissions from [...]

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Erion to Serve on Explorations in Media Ecology Editorial Board

May 12, 2008 Faculty News

Dr. Gerald Erion has been invited to serve on the editorial board of Explorations in Media Ecology, a peer-reviewed journal of the Media Ecology Association. The EME is a “quarterly international journal dedicated to extending our understanding of media and media environments.” Dr. Erion is an assistant professor in the Humanities Department.

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Food Service and Campus Center Summer Hours Announced

May 9, 2008 Campus Announcements

Chartwells Food Service will shift to shortened hours of operation effective Friday, May 9, 2008. Friday, May 9 Campus Center: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Snack Bar: 5 p.m.–8 p.m. Saturday, May 10 & Sunday, May 11 Brunch – 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. & Dinner – 4:30 p.m.-6 p.m. Monday, May 12 – Friday, May 16 Campus Center: [...]

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Seven Faculty Members Earn Promotions

May 8, 2008 Faculty News

Seven Medaille College faculty members have received tenure or promotions. All promotions are effective as of August 15, 2008, and tenure is effective as of August 15, 2009. Dr. Terri Borchers has been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor and granted tenure. Borchers earned graduate degrees from the Northwestern School of Law, Cleveland State [...]

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Student Government Association Awards Given to Campus Organizations, Students and Employees

May 6, 2008 Campus Life

The Student Government Association gave out its annual awards at the End of the Year Banquet, held at the Pearl Street Grill on Saturday, May 3. 2008.

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Library Announces Fine Amnesty Week

May 5, 2008 Campus Announcements

Have you forgotten to return items to the Library, and are now afraid of overdue fines? The Medaille College Library has announced a fine amnesty week for Sunday, May 4, 2008 through Saturday, May 10, 2007. Return your items this week and pay nothing.

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