July 2009

Dr. Bigelow publishes digital stories, "What They Said," "Saving the Alphabet," and "Deep Philosophical Questions"

July 29, 2009 Faculty News

Three of Dr. Alan Bigelow’s digital stories have recently been published. “What They Said” and “Saving The Alphabet”–plus an interview with Dr. Bigelow– are on the Artists For Freedom web site. Another digital story, “Deep Philosophical Questions,” is part of the FILE 2009 (Electronic Language International Festival) in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He was also an [...]

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Dr. Bosner writes "Arithmetical reasoning skills as a predictor of success" for Academy of Educational Leadership

July 29, 2009 Faculty News

Dr. Kevin Bosner, assistant professor of business, co-authored an article, “Arithmetical reasoning skills as a predictor of success in Principles of Accounting,” which has been accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of Academy of Educational Leadership. The article examines the performance of Introductory Accounting students on mathematical reasoning tests and explores the correlation of [...]

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Dr. Parsons to present at the Vancouver International Conference on the Teaching of Psychology

July 20, 2009 Faculty News

Paul M. Parsons, Ph. D., will present “Mental Health Strengthening Through Effective Grading” at the Vancouver International Conference on the Teaching of Psychology from July 24-26, 2009 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The paper relates concepts of hardiness, challenge, control, and commitment to the structure of course grading practices. Parsons, professor of social sciences, has [...]

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Accelerated Learning Program students earn Dean's List status

July 20, 2009 Student Achievement

The following students enrolled in Medaille’s Accelerated Learning Program in Amherst and Rochester earned Dean’s List status for the February-March 2009 session. Students who take a minimum of 12 credit hours and who earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher for all credit hours carried during that semester are placed on the Dean’s [...]

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Buffalo Campus students earn Dean's List status for spring 2009

July 20, 2009 Student Achievement

The following students at Medaille College’s Buffalo Campus earned Dean’s List status for the spring 2009 semester. Students who take a minimum of 12 credit hours and who earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher for all credit hours carried during that semester are placed on the Dean’s List.

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Florczak and Dr. Hollingshead to Present on Student Recruitment at National Conference

July 14, 2009 Campus Life

Brad Hollingshead, Ph.D., associate dean for foundational learning and assessment, and Greg Florczak, vice president for enrollment management, have been invited to present at Noel-Levitz’s annual National Conference on Student Recruitment, Marketing, and Retention, to be held in San Antonio, Texas from July 21-23. Dr. Hollingshead will present “Building Learning Communities for Student Success: The Pedagogy [...]

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Medaille College Adds Five New Members to Board of Trustees

July 7, 2009 Campus Announcements

Medaille College has appointed five new members on its board of trustees, effective July 1, 2009. The new trustees are: Dr. Peter J. Freyburger of Buffalo; Horace Gioia, Esq. of Buffalo; Robert Stevenson of Buffalo; Stephen L. Cicchinelli of Maryland; and the Honorable Frank A. Sedita Jr. of Buffalo. Each will serve a three-year term. [...]

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WNY United Offers Leaders in Training Program at Medaille's Buffalo Campus

July 6, 2009 Campus Life

Medaille College will host the “Leaders in Training” Summer Program for over one hundred Buffalo public school students over the course of five weeks. This leadership and life skill development program is run by Western New York United Against Drug & Alcohol Abuse, Inc., and offers selected rising eighth grade students the opportunity to participate [...]

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