April 2009

Dr. Tian Published in Journal of Central Asia and the Caucasus

April 28, 2009 Faculty News

Dr. Robert Guang Tian, associate professor of business, has published an article in the Journal of Central Asia and the Caucasus. “Xinjiang and Its Role in Greater Central Asian Regional Economic Cooperation” will appear in the first issue of 2009. The Journal of Central Asia and the Caucasus is a peer-reviewed academic journal, published in both English and [...]

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Swiatek Receives Outstanding Teacher Educator Award from the New York State Association of Teacher Educators

April 27, 2009 Academic Programs

Marcia Swiatek, a clinical assistant professor in Medaille College’s School of Education, received the R. Neal Appleby Outstanding Teacher Educator Award from the New York State Association of Teacher Educators (NYSATE) at its Spring Conference on April 23. Dr. Jerry Rivera Wilson, president of the NYSATE, presented the award to Swiatek. In her speech following [...]

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McCarthy Park Dedication Brings out Public Officials, Supporters, Athletics Fans

April 25, 2009 Campus Life

Medaille College held a dedication ceremony for the McCarthy Park athletic fields in Buffalo’s University District on Saturday, April 25, followed by one of the last Mavericks baseball games of the 2009 season. Several of Medaille’s legislative supporters, including Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown, New York State Senator William Stachowski, New York State Senator Antoine Thompson, [...]

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Rare American Chestnut Tree Dedicated at the Buffalo Campus

April 24, 2009 Campus Life

Medaille College dedicated a rare American chestnut tree at an event on Friday, April 24 at the Buffalo Campus. In addition to comments by Medaille College President Dr. Richard T. Jurasek, remarks were made by Joy Kuebler, a landscape architect in North Tonawanda, and Thomas Herrera-Mishler, president and CEO of the Olmstead Parks Conservancy. The [...]

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Medaille Representatives Speak to the Town of Brighton Board

April 23, 2009 Campus Life

Dr. Richard Jurasek, Nate Marton and John Devney attended the April 22 Town of Brighton board meeting to talk about the relocation of the Rochester Campus to a facility on South Winton Road. They expressed the College’s enthusiasm about the anticipated move to a new location, and described the history of Medaille in Rochester and [...]

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Paquin to Participate in Juniper Festival at University of Massachusetts at Amherst

April 23, 2009 Faculty News

>Ethan Paquin, associate professor of English at Medaille College, will participate in the Ninth Annual Juniper Festival at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst on April 24-25. Inaugurated in 2000 as the Big Small Press Fest, each year the Festival highlights exciting work in the literary arts. The two-day event features readings, addresses, roundtables, and [...]

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Lavatelli's "Draw" Painting Featured in Juried Exhibition of Encaustic Paintings

April 22, 2009 Campus Life

I am pleased to inform you that my painting, entitled Draw, will be included in a national juried exhibition of encaustic paintings called “Working in Wax” at the Bedford Gallery of the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek, California from May 3 to June 28, 2009. This was one of the paintings I [...]

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Going Green Growing Green Sustainability Symposium Highlights Green Technology

April 20, 2009 Campus Life

As part of Medaille’s efforts to go green, the students of INcite Magazine organized a Going Green Growing Green Sustainability Symposium on April 17, 2009. The event featured Dr. Neil Murphy, president of the State University of New York’s College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY ESF), and a noted expert on environmental science, renewable energies, hazardous [...]

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Rochester Campus Approved for Move to Town of Brighton

April 17, 2009 Rochester Campus

Medaille College has received approval from the Town of Brighton Planning Board for a special use permit, allowing construction to begin on a new Rochester Campus, with a move to a South Winton Road location as early as mid-June 2009. The new campus will contain nine classrooms, each with a capacity of 24 students, and [...]

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Amherst Campus to Offer Courses in Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counseling

April 17, 2009 Academic Programs

Medaille College has partnered with the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) to offer two courses at its Amherst Campus that fulfill the 85-hour Section One, educational requirement for the CASAC. The first CASAC course, Introduction to Additions, starts on June 20 and concludes July 25. Psychopharmacology begins on August [...]

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