College Writing Students complete CBL “Read to Me Project” with the Recourse Council of Western New York

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Assistant Professor Lucy Czesak and the international students in her Advanced College Writing for Multilingual Students course (ENG 202) partnered with the Resource Council of Western New York on Thursday, April 12. Each Medaille student was able to read a book and create a craft with a child during the after-school program. Each child who […]

Posted by: Brianne Santana

College English-as-a-Second Language Students complete CBL “Read to Me Project” with the Recourse Council of Western New York

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Assistant Professor Ping Zhu and the international students in her College English-as-a-Second Language Conversation course (ESL 110) partnered with the Resource Council of Western New York on Thursday, April 24. Each Medaille student was able to read a book and create a craft with a child during the after-school program. Each child who participated was […]

Posted by: Brianne Santana

Upward Bound Hosts Community Based Learning Holiday Drive

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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

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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

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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

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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