April 2011

One-of-a-Kind Event for Graduating Seniors and the Medaille Bug

April 27, 2011 Buffalo Campus

A group of students took part in a one-of-a-kind, and perhaps a once-in-a-lifetime, event on Wednesday, April 27. With a crowd of Medaille students, alumni, faculty, staff and media cheering them on, 19 seniors took less than ten minutes to “stuff” themselves inside the Medaille Bug, a 2000 Volkswagen New Beetle. Guinness World Records approved Medaille’s [...]

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Dr. Bigelow’s “The Human Mystery” Available Online

April 18, 2011 Faculty News

Alan Bigelow, Ph.D., professor of humanities, has published another story at webyarns.com. “‘The Human Mystery‘ is a vision of extinction in an apocalyptic age – it’s not as serious as it sounds.”

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Statement Relating to Treatment of Animals in Veterinary Technology Department

April 18, 2011 Buffalo Campus

In response to questions raised this week about the treatment of animals within its Department of Veterinary Technology, Medaille has released the following statement. Medaille College’s Veterinary Technology Program trains students to aid animals and society by providing excellent care and service for animals by alleviating animal suffering and by promoting public health. Medaille does [...]

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Founders’ Day Awards Celebrate Community Service and Citizenship

April 18, 2011 Amherst Campus

Medaille College honored contributions to community service in Western New York with its annual Founders’ Day Celebration on Wednesday, April 13. A reception, dinner and awards ceremony took place at the Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society. Ann McCarthy, consumer affairs manager for Wegmans, delivered keynote remarks on service, based on her longtime efforts to [...]

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Film Forum Screens Little Town of Bethlehem

April 18, 2011 Buffalo Campus

On Friday, April 15, the Medaille Film Forum and the Center for Multicultural Education and Diversity (CMED) held a lunchtime screening of the new documentary film, Little Town of Bethlehem, directed by Jim Hanon and produced by Ethnographic Media. “Little Town of Bethlehem” is “an inspiring true story of three men in a land gripped [...]

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Story by Haq Accepted by Many Mountains Moving

April 13, 2011 College News

Many Mountains Moving, a literary magazine based in Philadelphia, Pa., will publish a story by Emmett Haq, a junior English major, in its annual issue this summer. Haq’s piece, “The Best Man,” was written in fall 2010 as a response to an assignment in Dr. Ted Pelton’s fiction workshop class. Many Mountains Moving is distributed [...]

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Scumaci and Bradbury Present on Multiple Literacies

April 12, 2011 Amherst Campus

Mary Beth Scumaci, clinical assistant professor, and Judy Bradbury, adjunct instructor, presented at the New York State Reading Association’s 2011 Annual Conference:  Connecting Multiple Literacies in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. These School of Education faculty members provided an in-depth introduction to the Library of Congress’s expansive “Teaching with Primary Sources” web site (www.loc.gov) and offered instructive [...]

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Dr. Bowker Contributes Chapter to Albert Camus Volume

April 11, 2011 Buffalo Campus

Matthew Bowker, Ph.D., visiting assistant professor of interdisciplinary studies, contributed a chapter to Critical Insights: Albert Camus. The new volume, edited by Steven Kellman and published by Salem Press,  includes Dr. Bowker’s chapter, “Albert Camus’ Critical Reception: From Celebration to Controversy.” He reviews the major trends in the interpretation and criticism of Camus’ fiction, philosophy and [...]

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Dr. Correa’s Article on “Borderlands” Published

April 7, 2011 Amherst Campus

An article by Elaine Correa, Ph.D., associate professor in the School of Education, has been recently published in the International Political Economy of  New Regionalisms Series by Ashgate Publishing Limited, England.  This work, “Borderlands: Risky Spaces or Safe Places? ‘Real and Imaginary’ Borders – (Re)Framing Identity and Privilege,” is included in Isidro Morales (Ed.) book National Solutions [...]

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Be the Change Leadership Conference Educates Local Student Leaders

April 4, 2011 Academic Programs

Over 250 student leaders from colleges throughout Western New York participated in the Be the Change Student Leadership Conference at Medaille on Saturday, April 2. This all-day event drew students and staff from Niagara University, SUNY Brockport, Hilbert College, Buffalo State College, Daemen College, Canisius College, D’Youville College and the University at Buffalo. Sessions included [...]

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