Upward Bound Hosts Community Based Learning Holiday Drive

Upward Bound CBL Holiday Drive

Upward Bound hosts Community Based Learning Holiday Collection Drive! Please visit Upward Bound, located at 91 Humboldt by Thursday, December 21 to donate the following: – Non-perishable food items – Packaged socks and new – Unwrapped toys All donations will go to a local charitable organization. Posted By: Jacquelynn Akins

Posted by: Jacquelynn Akins

Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief Supply Drive


Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief Supply Drive *Coordinated by Medaille Music & Drama Club Drop-off is located inside the Student Development Office. Please consider donating items to help the people of Puerto Rico in their recovery from Hurricane Maria. Items needed include: bandages (all sizes), granola bars (no nuts), mosquito repellant bracelets (no sprays), tuna/spam in […]

Posted by: Lisa Kragbé

Children’s Literature Students Complete CBL Project with the Buffalo City Mission


Students in Associate Professor of English Dr. Alice Villaseñor’s Children’s Literature course (ENG 375) visited the Buffalo City Mission’s Cornerstone Manor on Thursday, November 16 to donate new reading materials to the after-school program and to read to the children.  As part of a semester-long community-based learning project, students worked with Dr. Villaseñor and Library Director […]

Posted by: Alice Villaseñor

Department of Education Reading Center Hosts KidsLit Week Event

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On November 7, the Department of Education Reading Center sponsored an author visit with children’s autor Dr. Virginia Batchelor to celebrate KidsLit Week as part of the Western New York Children’s Book Expo (WNYCBE) literacy festivities. Dr. Batchelor read her empowering book, Stop Calling Me That!  My Name is Araminta!  Dr. Batchelor was a spotlighted […]

Posted by: Mary Beth Scumaci

Medaille Collaborates with the Western New York Children’s Book Expo

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Team Medaille participates in a local community literacy based service learning event. With over 100 volunteers, Team Medaille helped to make KidsLit Week and the 2017 Western New York Children’s Book Expo a success! Team Medaille included Dr. Macur and Dr. Quiqley, in addition to other campus administrators, faculty, staff, undergraduate students, graduate students and […]

Posted by: Mary BethScumaci

Artiistrator E.B. Lewis Visits Medaille


Artistrator, E.B Lewis visited campus on Friday, November 10 to share his work with the Medaille Community. Mr. Lewis was visiting Buffalo as part of the WNY Children’s Book Expo. In addition to his presentation to the Medaille community, he was interviewed in the radio studio by Dr. Juli Hinds and communications student, DJ Danielle Lipford. He was […]

Posted by: Mary Beth Scumaci

Future Teachers Club Supports the WNY Children’s Book Expo

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The Future Teacher’s Club (FTC) supported the Western New York Children’s Book Expo (WNYCBE) family & community literacy initiative during KidsLit Week, November 4-11. Seen in the photo sharing information, passing out fliers, bookmarks and raffle tickets for a E.B. Lewis books are Caitlin Krehan, Talia Hosey, Alesis Wilson, Lauren Kocher, and Future Teacher’s Club […]

Posted by: Mary Beth Scumaci

Local Award Winning Educator Models How to Read Aloud with Children

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Visit Medaille College on Tuesday, November 7 from 4:30-5:30 p.m., as the Department of Education Reading Center will be hosts of Each Kindness, pictures storybook illustrated by artist E.B. Lewis. Local teacher Maureen Roussi will be demonstrating how to effectively use the read aloud strategy with children. Maureen is a teacher for the Grand Island School District and has been in elementary education for 20 years. She […]

Posted by: Mary Beth Scumaci

Children’s Lit Students Visit Buffalo City Mission


Dr. Alice Villaseñor’s ENG 375 course recently visited the Buffalo City Mission’s Literacy and Enrichment After-School Program (LEAP). Students had the opportunity to meet the children in LEAP’s after-school program as they studied the book collection. Over the coming weeks, Library Director Andy Yeager will be guiding the students through the process of researching books […]

Posted by: Alice Villaseñor

First-year Honors Student Field Trip to West Side Bazaar


Honors students in Alice Villaseñor’s College Writing courses and Bridgette Slavin’s Justice and Democracy in America courses recently visited the West Side Bazaar. The students learned about this small-business incubator as they tasted food from various cultures and bought merchandise inspired from multiple global traditions. The field trip helped students learn about the resettlement process […]

Posted by: Alice Villaseñor