March 2010

Soccer standout signs professional contract with Austin Aztex

March 31, 2010 Buffalo Campus

Kendell McFayden of Williamsville has signed a professional contract to play with the Austin Aztex, part of the United Soccer League. As a leader on the men’s soccer team for four years, McFayden helped to propel the team to a fifth-straight undefeated AMCC Regular Season Championship in 2009. McFayden on More from the Buffalo [...]

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SPC William Hoch named Best Soldier of 2010 by NY Army National Guard

March 29, 2010 Buffalo Campus

From the New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs Specialist William Hoch, a 26-year old student at Medaille College has been named the New York Army National Guard’s best Soldier for 2010 following a competition held March 27-28 at National Guard headquarters in the Albany suburb of Latham. A member of the 105th Military [...]

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SIFE team earns "Rookie of the Year" in regional competition

March 29, 2010 Academic Programs

Students from Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) gave a strong performance at the SIFE Regional Competition, held in Cleveland, OH on March 24. The team brought home “Rookie of the Year” and “First Runner Up” honors, with the SIFE Regional Manager, Steve Johnson, noting that this was quite an accomplishment for a team’s first competition. [...]

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Rochester: "We work like we play"

March 26, 2010 College News

When time and circumstance opened up an opportunity to teach to adult students at Medaille’s Rochester Campus, Larry Robinson seized the chance to jump back into the college environment. “Some may say that teaching is a calling, but I could not ask for a better situation,” he offers. Robinson’s professional life has come full circle. Having [...]

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Perri to present at American College Student Personnel Association Conference

March 25, 2010 Buffalo Campus

Jason F. Perri, director of residence life, presented “Transforming Data Into Positive Change” at the American College Student Personnel Association (ACPA) conference, held March 20-24 in Boston. His presentation outlined how the Department of Housing and Residence Life has used the ACUHO-I/EBI Residential Survey, a common assessment instrument in the student services field, and the work [...]

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Write Thing Reading Series continues with journalist Daniel Nester

March 24, 2010 Buffalo Campus

The Write Thing Reading Series at Medaille College continues on Thursday, April 8 with journalist Daniel Nester at 7 p.m. in the Huber Hall Library at Medaille’s Buffalo Campus at Parkside and Rt. 198 in Buffalo. Daniel Nester is a journalist, essayist, poet, editor, and teacher. His book, How to Be Inappropriate, a collection of [...]

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Perspective staff travels to NYC

March 22, 2010 Academic Programs

Senior staff members of the Perspective traveled to New York City to participate in the 2010 National College Media Convention. The convention, which took place from March 13 to 16, offered networking and skill-building opportunities, as well as the chance to receive critiques from professionals in the field. In addition, the convention featured prominent speakers [...]

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Paquin to publish CLOUD VS. CLOUD with Ahsahta Press

March 22, 2010 Academic Programs

The fifth book of poetry by Ethan Paquin, associate professor of humanities, has been accepted for publication. CLOUD VS. CLOUD will appear from Ahsahta Press, a well-regarded nonprofit poetry press based at the Boise State University in Idaho, in May 2012.  Paquin’s last book with Ahsahta Press, The Violence (2005), was runner-up for the Poetry Society [...]

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Rochester: A Well-Kept Secret

March 18, 2010 Academic Programs

After several years of teaching students at the Rochester Campus, Arlene Wilson has observed that some have been through difficult experiences in higher education. “Conflicts with work and family responsibilities have interfered with prior college attempts,” she explains. “They come with emotional baggage from previous learning experiences in high school, and tend to be skittish.” [...]

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Opening day for SIFE students and the St. Amelia School Smoothie Shack

March 17, 2010 Academic Programs

Students from Medaille College and St. Amelia School in Tonawanda opened a “Smoothie Shack” at St. Amelia School on Wednesday, March 17. This project is the product of several months of collaboration, with students from Medaille’s SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise) working with St. Amelia students to create a venture that combines healthy food choices [...]

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