August 2008

Roadwork on Scajaquada Expressway to Interrupt Traffic

August 29, 2008 Campus Life

Rt. 198 westbound, which passes in front of Medaille’s main campus, will experience overnight shutdowns and may cause traffic delays beginning Tuesday, September 2 and continuing until Friday, September 5. Travelers should tune to radio 1610 AM for information and updates. Overhead variable message boards will be activated on Route 33 and Route I-190 to [...]

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Medaille Establishes Instructional Program at Albion Correctional Facility

August 27, 2008 Campus Life

Medaille College has established an instructional program for female inmates at Albion Correctional Facility in Albion, NY. In conjunction with the New York State Department of Correctional Services and a Federal Youth Offender Grant, Medaille offers college courses one night per week in a 15-week semester format. The program is divided into three course sequences [...]

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Medaille to Close for Labor Day Observance

August 25, 2008 Campus Life

Medaille College will be officially closed on Monday, September 1, 2008 in observance of Labor Day. However, out of necessity, certain offices may be required to be open. Undergraduate classes will begin on Tuesday, September 2, 2008.

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New Full-Time Faculty Announced for 2008-09

August 20, 2008 Faculty News

Four new full-time faculty have joined Medaille College for the 2008-09 academic year. Rui Chen was appointed visiting assistant professor of business. Chen is a Ph.D. candidate in management science and systems at the University at Buffalo. He earned a master’s in computer science from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale and a bachelor’s degree in [...]

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Main Building Elevator Unavailable Monday Evening

August 18, 2008 Campus Life

Due to remodeling in the Main Building, the elevator in the Main Building will be unavailable from 3 p.m. Monday, August 18 until the morning of Tuesday, August 19. Please contact Public Safety if you need assistance.

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Dr. Hollingshead Presents at the Third International Conference on the Arts in Society

August 18, 2008 Faculty News

On July 28, 2008 Dr. Brad Hollingshead, Associate Dean for Foundational Learning & Assessment, presented a paper entitled “The Arbitrariness of the Sign: Romanticism, Theory, and Politics in the Literature Classroom” at the Third International Conference on the Arts in Society, held at the Birmingham Institute of Art and Design, Birmingham, UK.

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Library Implements Accessible Computer Workstations with Funding from the Children’s Guild Foundation

August 15, 2008 Campus Life

Medaille College has implemented new equipment and technology in its Library facilities with funding from a $9,239.50 grant from the Children’s Guild Foundation. On Monday, August 11, Children’s Guild Foundation representatives visited Medaille College to see the computer workstation in the Huber Hall Library. Executive Director Cathie Gura, Board Members Penny Munschauer and Renee Phillips, [...]

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Bigelow Releases "Deep Philosophical Questions" on Webyarns.com

August 14, 2008 Faculty News

Alan Bigelow, Professor of Humanities, has released “Deep Philosophical Questions,” a new digital story at webyarns.com. Comic strips and philosophy are combined in this digital fiction to answer six important questions that slip between the cracks of serious philosophy, into a place where logic and pedantry have no play. Bigelow’s work and conversations concerning digital [...]

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Fronckowiak Publishes Articles on iPhone Applications to Apple, Amazon, IBM DeveloperWorks

August 13, 2008 Faculty News

John Fronckowiak, clinical assistant professor in the Accelerated Learning Program, has contributed articles to Apple, Amazon.com and IBM DeveloperWorks documenting Javascript, AJAX and iPhone functions. For IBM DeveloperWorks Build Ajax applications with Ext JS Debug iPhone Web applications with Eclipse Take a closer look at OpenBSD 4.3 For Amazon.com Processing Images with Amazon Web Services [...]

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Dr. Gane Joins the American Screenwriters Association

August 13, 2008 Faculty News

Dr. Janet Gane, adjunct instructor in the Humanities and General Education departments, has joined the American Screenwriters Association. Gane is a member of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA). Gane worked for Orion, Warner Brothers, Twentieth Century Fox, and network television for several years in addition [...]

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