February 2009

Arts in Education Legislators Breakfast at Medaille College

February 26, 2009 Campus Life

Students and teachers from local middle schools demonstrated art and poetry at the Arts in Education Institute of Western New York (AIEIWNY) Legislators Breakfast at Medaille College’s Buffalo Campus on Friday, February 20. Comments by Jackie Albarella, Executive Director of AIEIWNY, and Dr. Richard T. Jurasek, president of Medaille College, spoke of the critical need [...]

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School of Education's Mentor Monday: Balancing Life and Work

February 22, 2009 Academic Programs

Medaille College’s School of Education will host the fourth in a series of five presentations to help teachers be successful in the classroom. Donald and Carol O’Connor will present “Making a Life, Not Just Living” on Monday, March 2, from 4-5:15 p.m. This long-standing public school teaching couple found balance in their lives and work. [...]

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Dr. Pelton and Starcherone Books Announce Nomination of Title for Young Lions Award

February 20, 2009 Faculty News

Starcherone Books has announced that one of its books, Zachary Mason’s The Lost Books of the Odyssey, is a finalist for a literary award. This title is among five chosed by The New York Public Library for its 2009 Young Lions Fiction Award. The winner will be announced at a March 16 ceremony in New [...]

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Medaille Moves Forward with Strategic Plan

February 19, 2009 Campus Life

Medaille College has engaged in an ongoing discussion with its multiple audiences relating to its strategic plan and long-term goals since the arrival of President Richard T. Jurasek, Ph.D. over 18 months ago. Dating back to early summer 2008, the college aggressively evaluated expenditures and expected revenues from enrollment, fundraising and external sources in the [...]

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Dr. Hollingshead to Present "Visionary Power in Arbitrary Wor(l)ds" at Duquesne University

February 14, 2009 Faculty News

On Friday, February 20, Dr. Brad Hollingshead, Associate Professor of Humanities and Associate Dean for Foundational Learning and Assessment, will present at an event hosted by Duquesne University’s Department of English: Visionary Poetics Today: New Visions of Milton and the Romantics.  Joseph Anthony Wittreich, Jr. will give a keynote address, followed by presentations by Dr. Hollingshead and [...]

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Dr. Johnson Co-authors Research Paper on Increased Chromosomes in Goldenrod

February 5, 2009 Faculty News

Dr. Robert H. Johnson, Associate Professor of Mathematics and Sciences, has co-authored a research paper: “Effects of polyploidy on secondary chemistry, physiology, and performance of native and invasive genotypes of Solidago gigantea (Asteraceae)” that has been accepted by the American Journal of Botany for spring publication. The paper was written with long-time collaborators Helen Hull-Sanders [...]

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Recyclemania Begins in 2009

February 2, 2009 Campus Life

Medaille College and students in the True Blue and Gold Leadership Program are participating in the Recyclemania, the 2009 National Recycling Competition. The week of February 1 is the first “official” week, so please keep this in mind as you throw away your waste. 

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Lavatelli Awarded Jentel Artist Residency Program Fellowship

February 2, 2009 Faculty News

Mark Lavatelli, Professor of Humanities, has been awarded a fellowship by the Jentel Artist Residency Program for a four-week period from February 15-March 13, 2009.  Jentel is located in a rural setting on a working cattle ranch in the Lower Piney Creek Valley approximately 20 miles southeast of Sheridan, Wyoming. Lavatelli will be among the award recipients focusing [...]

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