May 2010

Congratulations to the Class of 2010

May 21, 2010 Academic Programs

With Medaille’s Commencement Ceremonies on May 21, nearly 400 undergraduate students and over 800 graduate students joined the ranks of Medaille’s alumni base. At the afternoon ceremony for graduate students in business, organizational leadership, psychology, mental health counseling, and education, Sundra L. Ryce ’07 MSED encouraged the audience to “break new ground in your chosen [...]

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Beiter on "Buffalo This Week" for WNY Career Resource Expo

May 20, 2010 Alumni News

Ron Beiter ’07, employee relations coordinator in the career planning office, participated in an interview with Bob Hill for the radio show “Buffalo This Week.” The program aired on Saturday, May 22 at 6 a.m. on 96.1 FM, and on Sunday at 5:30 a.m. (106.5 FM) and 6:30 a.m. (92.9 FM and 93.7 FM). The [...]

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Dr. Runfola receives highest possible rating after peer evaluation in WNY Eighth Judicial District

May 19, 2010 Faculty News

Ross Runfola, J.D., Ph.D., was awarded the highest possible rating for an attorney in both Legal Ability and Ethics, and AV Preeminent, after a peer evaluation by judges and attorneys in the WNY Eighth Judicial District, and published as such in Martindale-Hubbell, 2010. Dr. Runfola is a professor in the social sciences department.

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Dr. Bigelow releases "My Nervous Breakdown"

May 19, 2010 Buffalo Campus

Alan Bigelow, Ph.D., professor of humanities, has released “My Nervous Breakdown” as a new digital story on

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Alicia L. Evans: Taking the next step

May 14, 2010 Academic Programs

To some, the idea of enrolling in college and taking a single class at a time might seem strange. Traditional college degree programs stick to a tried-and-true semester schedule, with a long summer break, piling on four or five classes at a time — even at the graduate level. When Alicia L. Evans, a consultant, [...]

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Graduate student named liaison for American Mental Health Counselors Association

May 13, 2010 Academic Programs

Tracy Sherman, a graduate student in the master of arts in mental health counseling program at Medaille’s Amherst Campus, has been named North Atlantic Region Liaison for the American Mental Health Counselors Association. She previously was the AMHCA graduate student liaison.

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Medaille selected by Association of American Colleges and Universities for Greater Expectations Institute

May 10, 2010 Academic Programs

Medaille College has been selected by the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) as one of 20 educational institutions to attend the Greater Expectations Institute at Vanderbilt University from June 15-19, 2010. The Medaille College team will include: Dr. Norman Muir, Dr. Brad Hollingshead, Dr. Daniel Kotzin, Ms. Erika Hamann, Dr. Ilze Stankevics, and [...]

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Eric Rockefeller: Balancing competing commitments

May 6, 2010 Academic Programs

For Eric Rockefeller, Medaille College offered a degree program at its Rochester Campus that “lived up to the hype.” The choice to pursue a master’s degree is generally not a spontaneous decision, especially for a working adult who may balance the competing commitments of a full-time job, family and outside interests. “There were a number [...]

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Medaille presents $2,000 scholarship to incoming Rochester student

May 3, 2010 College News

Medaille College admissions representatives delivered a “big check” representing a $2,000 scholarship to Angela Faber, a business process engineer at Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, on Friday, April 30. Faber has worked for Excellus BlueCross BlueShield for the past 23 years, and will begin the associate of science in business degree program at Medaille College’s Rochester Campus [...]

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