June 2009

Undergraduate students present at Media Ecology Conference

June 29, 2009 Academic Programs

Three undergraduate students at Medaille College presented at the tenth annual Media Ecology Association Conference, held in St. Louis, Missouri from June 18-21. Shawn Arrajj of Rochester, Tara MacAuley of Tonawanda, and Rocco Zambito, Jr. of Elba addressed whether Neil Postman’s book Amusing Ourselves to Death remains relevant to today’s college students. They are part [...]

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New Address for Rochester Campus

June 26, 2009 Campus Life

Starting on Monday, June 29, the official postal address for Medaille’s Rochester Campus will be: 1880 South Winton Road, Suite 1 Rochester, NY 14618 The main phone number for the campus will remain the same, at (585) 272-0030.

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Rochester Campus moves to new location in the town of Brighton

June 24, 2009 Rochester Campus

Following two months of planning and construction, Medaille College’s Rochester Campus will officially open its doors at its new location on Monday, June 29, 2009. (pictures) Located at 1880 South Winton Road, the new campus contains nine classrooms, each with a capacity of 24 students, and each with its own technology package. A 700-square foot [...]

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Dr. Tian Presents at the International Conference on Electronic Commerce and Business Intelligence

June 24, 2009 Faculty News

Dr. Robert Tian, associate professor of business, presented his paper “E-Commerce Concerns: Cross-cultural Factors in Internet Marketing” at the International Conference on Electronic Commerce and Business Intelligence. The conference was sponsored by the Academic Committee, Society of Management Science of China and was held in Beijing, China, from June 7-8, 2009. In the paper, Dr. [...]

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Medaille Announces New Vice President for College Relations

June 11, 2009 Campus Life

Medaille College is pleased to announce that Paula Valente has accepted the position of vice president for college relations. Valente will lead Medaille’s fund raising and communications efforts, and serve as part of the college’s senior administrative team. She began in this role on June 1, 2009. “As Medaille continues to build partnerships with organizations [...]

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Dr. Lillis Publishes Paper on Faculty Emotional Intelligence and Student-Faculty Interactions

June 4, 2009 Faculty News

Dr. Michael Lillis, associate professor and chair of the Business Department, has had his paper, “Faculty Emotional Intelligence and Student-Faculty Interactions: Implications for Student Retention,” accepted for publication in the Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice. This paper was the result of a recent mentoring initiative undertaken by Medaille’s Business Department in [...]

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Christopher Appointed to Erie County Center Police Services Board of Trustees

June 4, 2009 Campus Life

Ron Christopher, director of campus public safety, has been named as a member of the Erie County Central Police Services Board of Trustees, effective May 2009. According to the Erie County Charter, seven trustees are appointed to set policy and advise on matters relating to professional and technical services to police agencies in Erie County. [...]

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Digital Fiction from Dr. Bigelow

June 3, 2009 Faculty News

Two of Dr. Alan Bigelow’s fiction stories have been published. A digital story, “What They Said,” is in the current issue of the online literary journal New River Journal from Virginia Tech, and his work has appeared in an Artist’s Studio update on Turbulence.org (New Radio and Performing Arts, Inc.). He was also a finalist in [...]

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Dr. Illana Lane Appointed Acting Dean of the Medaille College School of Education

June 2, 2009 Faculty News

Medaille College has appointed Illana Lane, Ph.D., as acting dean of the School of Education. Dr. Lane joined Medaille in 2001, most recently serving as associate professor and chair of the elementary education department in the School of Education. She will lead a division of the College that educates nearly 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students [...]

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