Campus Life

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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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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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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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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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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Student Veterans Alliance Will Enrich Campus Experience

February 17, 2011 Alumni News

Medaille College introduced the Medaille Student Veterans Alliance (MSVA) at a reception on Wednesday, February 16, 2011. With Erie County Executive Chris Collins, NYS Senator Mark Grisanti and Erie County Veterans Services Director Marlene Roll in attendance, a welcoming event for the organization in the Kevin I. Sullivan Campus Center included faculty, students, alumni and [...]

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Solving Issues Faced by Soldiers and Veterans

February 14, 2011 Amherst Campus

Sergio R. Rodriguez of Medaille’s Office of Veterans and Military Affairs participated in a roundtable discussion on Friday, February 11 about solutions for the problems facing soldiers and veterans as they return from service. The event was covered by WKBW Channel 7, and was led by U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand.

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Lonergan Interviewed by Hoopsville on

February 14, 2011 Buffalo Campus

Pete Lonergan, head coach of Medaille’s women’s basketball team, was interviewed live on Sunday, February 13 on “Hoopsville,” part of website.  This online program featured Lonergan, who has coached the Medaille team for eight seasons with a 170-45 record. Read more at

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