February 2010

Rochester Campus is Closed 2/26

February 26, 2010 Campus Announcements

The Rochester Campus has been closed on Friday, February 26 due to severe weather conditions. The campus and library will be open on Saturday, February 27, and classes are expected to resume on Monday. Please check back on Medaille’s web sites for continuing information, and remember to keep your contact information updated through Medaille’s emergency [...]

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Dr. Kotzin writes biography of Judah L. Magnes

February 25, 2010 Academic Programs

Dr. Daniel P. Kotzin has written Judah L. Magnes: An American Jewish Nonconformist, a biography of an American Reform rabbi, Jewish community leader and active pacifist during WWI. The book, which is scheduled to be published by Syracuse University Press in June 2010, “tells how Magnes, immersed in American Jewish life, Zionism, and Jewish life [...]

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Viable Futures Center features Medaille's pursuit of the "common good"

February 25, 2010 Academic Programs

An article on Medaille’s community outreach projects in Buffalo appeared in the February 2010 newsletter of the Viable Futures Center. In addition to the successful Community 101 projects of the fall 2009 semester, the article highlighted Medaille’s upcoming initiative with the Buffalo City School District at Riverside Academy of Entrepreneurship and projects that connect with the [...]

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Dr. Legge discusses the counseling career search at ACA website

February 24, 2010 Academic Programs

Dr. Deborah Legge, assistant professor and clinical coordinator in the mental health counseling program, has written a post at the American Counseling Association’s blog: “Are you holding out for or holding on to a “real job“? An interview with Dr. Legge was also part of the most recent issue of Counseling Today, a publication of [...]

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Community leaders to speak with Medaille College students about “Buffalo’s Story”

February 22, 2010 Buffalo Campus

Three local leaders will speak with Medaille College students about their experiences in working to enhance the quality of life in the Buffalo region on Wednesday, February 24 from 6-7:15 p.m. at Medaille’s Buffalo Campus. Dr. Donna Fernandes, president of the Buffalo Zoo, Crystal Rodriguez, executive director of the Commission on Citizens’ Rights and Community [...]

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Rochester: The Right Choice

February 22, 2010 Academic Programs

Dorthea King-Simpson, the director of family child care at the Rochester Childfirst Network, made the choice to advance her education at Medaille College in Rochester. “When I moved from Utica, NY to Rochester in 2004, Rochester’s unemployment pool was saturated with highly-educated individuals,” she says. “I knew that I needed to go back to school [...]

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Medaille receives $400K from The John R. Oishei Foundation to support expansion of Project EQUIP

February 17, 2010 Academic Programs

Medaille College has announced that The John R. Oishei Foundation will provide $400,000 in grant funding over three years to support Project EQUIP, a comprehensive program focused on community-based learning for undergraduate students at Medaille’s Buffalo Campus. In the 2006–07 academic year, Medaille implemented a pilot learning community program for provisionally admitted students, who make [...]

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Basketball teams clinch conference titles with wins over Frostburg State

February 17, 2010 Buffalo Campus

Medaille’s basketball teams have demonstrated their power within the AMCC by winning conference titles. The men’s basketball team held off Frostburg State in a home game to win their second-straight regular season conference title. And the Lady Mavs basketball team also won a close game over Frostburg, clinching their fourth regular season title in the [...]

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Arts in Education Institute holds annual legislators' breakfast meeting

February 16, 2010 Buffalo Campus

The Arts in Education Institute held its Annual Legislators’ Breakfast Meeting on Tuesday, February 16 at Medaille College’s Buffalo Campus. Throughout its 28-year history, the Institute has grown from a grassroots organization into one that serves over 11,000 in Western New York. As part of this event, NYS Sen. William Stachowski, Erie County Legislator Christina [...]

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Rochester: Allowing adult learners to take center stage

February 11, 2010 Academic Programs

With two master’s degrees and multiple professional certifications, Fernan R. Cepero has clocked many hours seated in a desk as a student. As an instructor of business courses for Medaille’s Accelerated Learning Program in Rochester, Cepero takes his role as a teacher quite seriously. “Learning is bridge building, where unfamiliar content is made more meaningful [...]

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