March 2011

Scholars Program to Host Love Canal Community Forum on April 4

March 30, 2011 Academic Programs

Medaille’s Scholars Program is hosting a Love Canal Community Forum on Monday, April 4, from 7-9 p.m. in the Main Building Lecture Hall. This event marks another piece of the semester-long project in which this group of students has studied and evaluated the ethical decisions surrounding Love Canal.  Luella Kenny, a noted local speaker and [...]

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Raphael ’85 Named to 2011 NAB Radio Board of Directors

March 30, 2011 Alumni News

Heidi A. Raphael ‘85, vice president of corporate communications at Greater Media, Inc., has been elected to serve a two-year term representing District 1 on the 2011 National Association of Broadcasters Radio Board of Directors. The term officially begins in June 2011. Raphael has had a successful career in the radio broadcasting industry, and has [...]

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Matheny Featured on WECK 1230 AM

March 29, 2011 Academic Programs

Jackie Matheny, vice president for enrollment management in the School of Adult and Graduate Education, appeared on 1230 AM WECK on Tuesday morning, March 29  to speak about college degrees for adults and graduate students. Listen to the nine-minute clip from the broadcast (MP3) “No matter what kind of schedule you have right now, whether you’re working [...]

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Future Teachers Host “Seminar for Success”

March 29, 2011 Academic Programs

The Future  Teachers Club hosted a “Seminar for Success” on Saturday, March 26, at the Buffalo Campus. The day included a Student Teacher Panel comprised current student teachers Nathaniel Barnes, Chelsea Busczinski and Jennifer Perry.  Team Scumaci (Mary Beth Scumaci, clinical assistant professor, and her family) presented on technology in education. Illana Lane, Ph.D., dean [...]

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Medaille SIFE Team Advances to National Competition

March 24, 2011 Academic Programs

The Medaille College chapter of Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) won its division at the SIFE USA Regional Competition on Monday, March 22 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Medaille team now advances to the National Competition in Minneapolis, Minn. from May 10-12. Founded in 2009, this is the first opportunity for the team to advance to [...]

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Dr. Correa Presented Research at Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education Conference

March 24, 2011 Amherst Campus

Elaine Correa, Ph.D., associate professor in the School of Education,presented her research work at the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference (SITE) in Nashville, Tenn.,  March 7-11.  Her paper, “Shifting Values, Multiple Delivery Formats and Diverse Voices: Teacher Education in a Culture of Entitlement Learning, “Fast, Cheap, and Easy?” – The Next [...]

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Weller Accepted into Roswell Park Summer Research Program

March 23, 2011 Academic Programs

Rebecca Weller has been accepted into the Roswell Park Summer Research Program for Undergraduates at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo. Weller was selected in a highly-competitive process to study in the Molecular and Cellular Biology Department for a ten-week period this summer. This fellowship, funded by the National Cancer Institute, offers fifteen college juniors [...]

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Broadcasting Professionals Honored at 6th Annual Media Awards Ceremony

March 22, 2011 Alumni News

Now in its sixth year, the Media Awards Ceremony on Monday, March 21 recognized 21 individuals for their contributions to television and radio broadcasting, print journalism, law enforcement and law. The yearly event is coordinated by the Department of Communication as a way to highlight individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to the [...]

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Cefaratti and Conway Present at Conference for Teacher Educators

March 21, 2011 Amherst Campus

Two faculty members from the School of Education presented at the Association of Teacher Educator’s Annual Conference in Orlando, F.L. in February. Michelle Cefaratti, visiting instructor, and Claudia Conway, clinical assistant professor, developed a presentation on “Meeting the needs of Graduate Literacy Specialist Candidates; A program created for 21st century educators.” Their work outlines the [...]

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Hanesworth Receives Youth Service Award for Work with Jack and Jill of America

March 2, 2011 Amherst Campus

Felecia Hanesworth, visiting instructor in the School of Education, was presented the Youth Service Award by Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown and City Commissioner Tanya Perrin-Johnson on February 28. The award honored Hanesworth and recognized her work in role as president of Jack and Jill of America’s Buffalo Chapter, and the work that the chapter does through [...]

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