May 2009

Dr. Fredette Selected to Participate in Advanced Placement Program Reading

May 28, 2009 Faculty News

Brenda Fredette, Ph.D., associate professor of mathematics and sciences at Medaille College, was selected to participate in the annual reading and scoring of the College Board’s Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations this June in chemistry. Dr. Fredette began teaching at Medaille College in 1996. She earned a Ph.D. in biochemistry from the University at Buffalo, Roswell [...]

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Faculty Participate in WNYSLC Service Learning Workshop

May 26, 2009 Academic Programs

Dr. Elaine Correa, Courtney Grim, Jim Brace and Dr. Rich Jacob were named Service-Learning Faculty Fellows by the Western New York Service Learning Coalition (WNYSLC), and they attended a three-day Service Learning workshop at Buffalo State College from May 19-21, 2009. “Students in my photojournalism course will work with Young Audiences of Western New York [...]

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LI-COR Biosciences Funds DNA Sequencing Equipment

May 14, 2009 Campus Life

Medaille College has received $60,000 from LI-COR Biosciences Genomics Education Matching Funds program. These funds will be applied toward the purchase of equipment that will enable undergraduate students at Medaille to sequence DNA and to map genotypes of organisms. The addition of this laboratory equipment will support faculty members as they train students for careers [...]

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Dr. Tian Publishes "Challenges against U.S.'s Central Asian Policy" in Journal of Social and Political Studies

May 14, 2009 Faculty News

Dr. Robert Guang Tian, associate professor of business, published his article “From Internal to External: Challenges against U.S.’s Central Asia Policy” in vol. 56, no. 2 of the Journal of Social and Political Studies. In the article, Dr. Tian argues that although the U.S. has gained domination in the competition on the Central Asian affairs [...]

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Thompson Named Book Reviewer for Corwin Press

May 13, 2009 Campus Life

James Thompson, visiting assistant professor in the School of Education, has been named a book reviewer for Corwin Press, one of the largest publishing houses dealing with education topics. He is currently reviewing A Survival Kit for an Elementary Principal.

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Medaille Names Pamela Jones as Library Director

May 12, 2009 Faculty News

Medaille College has named Pamela Jones to the position of Library Director. She began at Medaille as library systems coordinator in 2006, having worked previously as a librarian at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library, the Eastman School of Music, and the University at Buffalo. She earned bachelor’s degrees in [...]

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Business Student Presents Higher Education Research at Business Research Consortium Conference

May 4, 2009 Academic Programs

Matthew Leone, a junior business major at Medaille College in Buffalo, NY, presented his research paper on college student retention at the Business Research Consortium of Western New York (BRC) on April 25, 2009 at St. John Fisher College in Rochester, NY. In the paper, Leone and his professor, Dr. Robert Guang Tian, identified major [...]

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