January 2011

Medaille welcomes the first Student Veterans of America chapter in Buffalo

January 31, 2011 Amherst Campus

Medaille will introduce the Medaille Student Veterans Alliance (MSVA) at an event on Wednesday, February 16 at 4 p.m. on the Buffalo Campus. As part of the national Student Veterans of America, and as the first chapter officially chartered in Erie County, the MSVA will provide military veterans with resources, support and advocacy to succeed in [...]

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Faculty Discussion Group Explores Math Topics

January 28, 2011 Academic Programs

In the fall 2010 semester, Susan Dunkle, Ed.D. and Jadwiga Domino, Ph.D. led a faculty discussion group on math topics. Through the faculty discussion group the facilitator and speaker highlighted the outcomes of their similar research. Richard Gerber, Ph.D., Vochita Mihai, Ph.D., and Douglas Howard, Ph.D. attended the group, and Dr. Mihai brought several of [...]

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Weller receives CRC Press Chemistry Achievement award

January 26, 2011 Academic Programs

Rebecca Weller received the CRC Press Chemistry Achievement award. She was nominated for the award after earning the highest average in first-year chemistry, and received the award at the 2010 Honors Convocation. The award program supports and encourages college students to sustain an interest in the sciences. Weller, a sophomore, plans to pursue graduate work [...]

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Basketball camp for elementary students: February 21-24

January 25, 2011 Campus Life

Medaille College will host its Winter Break Basketball Camp for boys and girls in grades K-6 from Monday, February 21 – Thursday, February 24. Space is limited, and in previous years, the camp has sold out; return a completed camp application with full payment to Mike MacDonald, Medaille College Basketball Camp, 18 Agassiz Circle, Buffalo, [...]

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Lavatelli exhibits art at The Painting Center in NYC

January 24, 2011 Faculty News

Mark  Lavatelli, professor of humanities, has works included in an exhibit at The Painting Center in New York City. His encaustic paintings will be on display from March 1-26, 2011 in “Charged Brushes: 10 artists from the Registry.” An opening reception for the exhibit will be held on Thursday, March 3, 2011, from 6-8 p.m. Bluff. [...]

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Men’s soccer places 16th in national ranking by NSCAA

January 24, 2011 Campus Life

The National Soccer Coaches Association of America celebrated its annual convention last week in Baltimore, Maryland and distributed its highest honors and awards and Medaille’s men’s soccer team received a number of honors, the most distinguished being its ranking of 16th in the country in the NSCAA Ranking Final Postseason Poll. This was the second consecutive season [...]

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WNY Student Leadership Conference accepting proposals

January 21, 2011 Buffalo Campus

The WNY Student Leadership Conference is accepting workshop proposals for the event, scheduled for Saturday, April 2 at Medaille College’s Buffalo Campus. Organizers are looking for dynamic and engaging proposals that provide student leaders and students interested in leadership from across Western New York an opportunity to further develop their leadership skills. Preference will be given [...]

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Commons Cafe announces new management team

January 20, 2011 Buffalo Campus

A new management team is in place for the student-run café on the Buffalo Campus. The Commons Café, located within the Academic Commons on the fourth floor of the Main Building, will be led by a new team for 2011. Danielle Rollins will serve as chief executive officer, with Katrina Lubecki as chief finance officer, [...]

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Dr. Bowker publishes article on “Question-Centered Pedagogy” in Thought & Action

January 18, 2011 Faculty News

Dr. Matthew Bowker, visiting assistant professor of in the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies, recently published a paper entitled, “Teaching Students to Ask Questions Instead of Answering Them,” in the fall 2010 issue of Thought & Action: The National Education Association Higher Education Journal. In his paper, Dr. Bowker sets out and defends what he calls [...]

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Changes to Post 9/11 GI Bill are Official

January 7, 2011 Academic Programs

Earlier this month President Obama signed into legislation changes to the Post 9/11 GI Bill.  To see how these could affect veterans, click on the official news release here.  “The provisions set forth in the improved Post 9/11 GI Bill mean increased financial aid and services to veterans wishing to attend college and receive a higher [...]

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