October 2010

Dr. Gane to play Cleopatra in Literacy Volunteers event

October 27, 2010 Faculty News

Dr. Janet Gane, adjunct instructor, has been selected to play Cleopatra in the “Cocktails In Character” event to benefit Literacy Volunteers on Thursday, November 4, 2010. The event will feature literary characters, behind-the-scenes tours of Shea’s Performing Arts Center, and a silent auction.

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Dr. Correa presents at NYSATE, NYACTE conference

October 25, 2010 Amherst Campus

Dr. Elaine Correa, associate professor in the School of Education, presented “Shifting Values, Multiple Delivery Formats, and Diverse Voices: Teacher Education in a Culture of Entitlement Learning – “Fast, Cheap, and Easy!” at the New York State Association of Teacher Educators (NYSATE), in association with the New York Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (NYACTE) [...]

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Medaille ranked in nationwide list of “Best for Vets” colleges

October 19, 2010 Academic Programs

Medaille College has been named to the first-annual Military Times EDGE “Best for Vets: Colleges” list. With its placement at 43 out of 101 institutions, Medaille stands as the second-ranked college in New York. The listing, based on a survey of more than 4,000 higher education institutions, evaluated responses related to financial assistance, academic flexibility, [...]

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Medaille Music and Drama to present Bare: A Pop Opera

October 19, 2010 Buffalo Campus

This November, Medaille Music and Drama will present Bare: A Pop Opera. The story focuses on two gay high school students and their struggles at their private, Catholic boarding school. Production dates and times are November 4, 5, and 6 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, November 7 at 2 p.m. Cost for admission is $5.00 for students/seniors [...]

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2010 Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges

October 16, 2010 Buffalo Campus

The following undergraduate students were recognized at the Honors Convocation on October 15 as part of the 2010 Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities. Mame Yaa Ankoma-Mensa of Brampton, ON Katelyn Banko of Hamburg, NY Daniel Barrancotta of Lockport, NY Darrell Chasse of Waterloo, NY Lauren Dunkle of Buffalo, NY Brenna Gerwitz of West [...]

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TRIO program celebrates 30th anniversary

October 15, 2010 Academic Programs

Medaille’s TRIO program marked its 30th anniversary with a celebratory event on Friday, October 15. In addition to remarks by Dr. Richard T. Jurasek, Dr. Mary Ellen Mulvey and students, the program presented a retrospective slide show of TRIO over the years. And as another reason to celebrate, Medaille’s TRIO grant was recently renewed for [...]

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School of Education participates in Wheels Around the Park

October 11, 2010 Academic Programs

The Down Syndrome Parents Group (DSPG) of WNY presented the third annual Wheels around the Park event on September 25. The non-profit group consists of parents and families of children with Down Syndrome. The event’s goals were to raise awareness of Down Syndrome throughout the community, and to provide the opportunity for families to offer [...]

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Medaille awarded $2 million in “Strengthening Institutions” funding

October 7, 2010 Academic Programs

Medaille College has announced that it will receive $2 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Education as part of its “Strengthening Institutions” initiative. As one of four colleges, and the only private institution, in New York to be approved by the federal government for this grant, this Title III funding will support programming [...]

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Spotlight on Rochester: Human Resources in Shifting Times and Economic Challenges

October 7, 2010 College News

Medaille College’s Rochester Campus will present the first in a series of lectures related to its programs in business and management on Thursday, October 21, 2010 at 6 p.m. Fernan Cepero, Medaille instructor and vice president for human resources at the YMCA of Greater Rochester, will speak on the Relevancy of Human Resources in Shifting [...]

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Dr. Correa publishes article in the Journal of the World Universities Forum

October 7, 2010 Amherst Campus

Dr. Elaine Correa, associate professor in the School of Education, has published an article in the Journal of the World Universities Forum. “The Erosion of Values, Ethical Practices, and Professional Dispositions: Challenges to Teaching in a Culture of Entitlement Learning” will appear in volume 3, issue 6 of the publication.

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