December 2009

Medaille accepting nominations for Founders’ Day Celebration Awards

December 21, 2009 Buffalo Campus

Medaille College and Phillips Lytle LLP are teaming up to acknowledge the accomplishments of individuals and organizations in Western New York who contribute to the advancement of their communities. The Father Medaille Awards for Service and Citizenship will honor efforts in furthering a community effort that serves those in need in Western New York. One [...]

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WNY Heroes, Inc. and Medaille team up to collect and deliver toys to local veterans

December 21, 2009 Amherst Campus

WNY Heroes, Inc. and Medaille College teamed up in December to collect and deliver toys to local veterans and their families. On December 18, 2009, representatives from WNY Heroes, Inc. arrived at the Medaille College Amherst Campus to pick up boxes of children’s toys, collected over several weeks by faculty, staff and students. Judith M. [...]

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Dr. Pelton's "Woodchuck" series continues in Del Sol Review

December 21, 2009 Buffalo Campus

The short story “Woodchuck vs. the Hank Williams Zombie,” written by Dr. Ted Pelton, professor of humanities, has been republished in Del Sol Review, the journal of WebdelSol.com.  The issue has been named after the story: “Woodchuck vs. the Hank Williams Zombie” issue. The story previously appeared in Brooklyn Rail, where five previous stories from [...]

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Dr. Bigelow publishes "Archetypal Africa"

December 17, 2009 Buffalo Campus

Dr. Alan Bigelow, professor of humanities, has a new digital story online at webyarns.com. “Archetypal Africa” takes a look at common objects in everyday life, and their symbolic resonance within myth and culture. The piece plays with fact and fiction as it leads the user toward an opportunity to define their own archetypal moment.

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"Cross-border" Medaille approved by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

December 14, 2009 Academic Programs

Medaille has been approved by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education to include within the scope of its accreditation the authorization to operate at four additional locations in China and Taiwan. This significant step signals that the College is able to move forward with the implementation of dual-degree programs. Earlier this fall, delegations from [...]

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Men's soccer players receive NSCAA honors

December 14, 2009 Buffalo Campus

Kendell McFayden and Gary Boughton received first-team Regional All-American honors from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America for 2009.  McFayden also became the third member of Medaille’s men’s soccer team to be named to the NSCAA/Performance Subaru Men’s NCAA Division III All-America Team, following Cory Cwiklinski (2005) and Ryan Mangano and Cwiklinski (2006). In the [...]

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Dr. Tian publishes article in Journal of Applied Business and Economics

December 10, 2009 Buffalo Campus

Dr. Robert Tian, associate professor of business administration, recently published his paper, “Xinjiang and the Greater Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation,” in the Journal of Applied Business and Economics. This paper is a follow up study about Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and its role in Central Asian regional [...]

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Men's soccer breaks into the NSCAA Top 25

December 10, 2009 Buffalo Campus

The National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) placed the Medaille men’s soccer team at #25 in its final rankings of the 2009 season. With an 18-3-2 record, the team advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament this season. More »

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Community 101 students use Buffalo as a classroom

December 9, 2009 Academic Programs

Medaille College presented a unique way of experiencing the city of Buffalo to its class of first-year students this fall. Working in groups called learning communities, first-year students extended their learning beyond the classroom. The class of 2013′s Community 101 projects explore Buffalo’s history, ecology, technology, leadership and more through collaboration with local organizations, such [...]

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Fourth Floor Academic Commons now open

December 9, 2009 Buffalo Campus

The newly-renovated Academic Commons on the fourth floor of the Main Building opened on Wednesday, December 9 at 7:30 a.m. With views of the Buffalo Campus, Delaware Park and the surrounding neighborhood, this space has been reclaimed as a warm, inviting area to gather, socialize and study. In addition to a student-run coffee shop, managed [...]

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