August 2010

Medaille joins Communiversity initiative with regional institutions

August 31, 2010 Academic Programs

On August 30, Medaille College signed an agreement to participate in the Communiversity at Jamestown Community College, an initiative through six regional educational institutions designed to improve access to associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees for individuals in Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties. Through a transfer agreement with Medaille, students can begin studies at SUNY JCC and [...]

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TRiO luncheon brings students, parents to campus

August 30, 2010 Academic Programs

Over 80 students and their families attended a luncheon for Medaille’s TRiO program at the end of August. The event, which was part of a day-long orientation for incoming TRiO students, included welcoming remarks from Dr. Mary Ellen Mulvey, senior director for community partnerships.

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Medaille adds women's tennis to sports program

August 26, 2010 Buffalo Campus

Medaille College Athletic Department will add another varsity sport as women’s tennis competes for the first time in fall 2010.  The Lady Mavs have a 10-match schedule with its inaugural match on Thursday, September 2, 2010 at home against AMCC foe Penn State-Behrend. The Lady Mavs will call the Miller Tennis Center in Williamsville, NY its [...]

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Dr. Johnson publishes paper in Chemoecology

August 23, 2010 Buffalo Campus

Dr. Robert Johnson, associate professor of mathematics and sciences, published “Simultaneous analysis of tissue- and genotype-specific variation in Solidago altissima (Asteraceae) rhizome terpenoids, and the polyacetylene dehydromatricaria ester” in the journal Chemoecology.  The paper is a result of Dr. Johnson’s sabbatical research at Cornell University’s Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior.  The paper is currently available [...]

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Medaille announces promotions and tenure appointments for 2010-11

August 20, 2010 Academic Programs

Medaille College has announced the following promotions and tenure appointments among its full-time faculty for the 2010-11 academic year. Belete Mebratu, Ph.D., has been promoted to associate professor in the School of Education and granted tenure, effective August 15, 2011. Dr. Mebratu earned a doctorate in elementary education from the University at Buffalo, and serves [...]

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Medaille College recognized as “Military Friendly School”

August 16, 2010 Academic Programs

Medaille College has been designated as a Military Friendly School in a 2011 list* published by G.I. Jobs as a service to veterans and service members. This is Medaille’s first appearance on the list, which honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools that do the most to embrace America’s veterans as [...]

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Rodriguez to Lead Outreach to Military Veterans and Service Members

August 12, 2010 Alumni News

Sergio Rodriguez has been appointed as Coordinator of Veteran Student Recruitment and Services at Medaille College. Rodriguez will manage the college’s outreach efforts to military veterans and service members for the Buffalo, Amherst and Rochester campuses. A Medaille graduate, he is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom, and previously worked as Deputy Director of the [...]

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Rochester Campus introduces graduate degree in Mental Health Counseling

August 6, 2010 Academic Programs

Starting in September, the Rochester Campus will offer the master of arts in mental health counseling degree. This program is designed for students in the Rochester region who wish to move forward in their existing career in the mental health field, and for those who wish to pursue employment in this growing profession. The program [...]

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Lavatelli named "Artist of the Month" at

August 5, 2010 Buffalo Campus

Mark Lavatelli, professor of humanities, is currently exhibiting encaustic paintings and monotypes at 171 Cedar Arts Center in Corning, NY, in a two-person exhibition entitled Surface/ Substance, with ceramic artist Chris Longwell.  From July 9 to August 21, 2010. The Center is located at 171 Cedar St. in Corning. Lavatelli is “Artist of the Month” [...]

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Dr. Pelton edits May/June 2010 issue of American Book Review

August 4, 2010 Academic Programs

Dr. Ted Pelton, professor of humanities, guest edited the May/June 2010 issue of American Book Review, which had a theme of micropresses. Along with writing the introduction, he collected statements from fourteen of the country’s leading independent publishers in a discussion of the rise of American publishing by small publishers and the impact this has [...]

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