Revisiting the Elegy in the Black Lives Matter Era

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Revisiting the Elegy in the Black Lives Matter Era (Routledge, 2019) features a co-authored essay from Medaille Assistant Professor of English, Megan Feifer. The edited collection of critical essays and poetry that investigate contemporary elegy within the black diaspora is available for pre-order at Amazon.     Posted By: Medaille College

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Dr. Helena Boersma Appointed to New York State Office of Professions Board of Trustees

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Dr. Helena Boersma was appointed to the New York State Office of Professions Board of Trustees to represent the profession of Clinical Mental Health Counselors.  Of particular interest to Dr. Boersma is working with officials to help change the language in the NYS licensure language that will allow LMHCs to work within statewide mental health and behavioral health agencies. […]

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Dr. Bowker’s Latest Book Released: “Misinterest: Essays, Pensées, and Dreams”

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Dr. Matt Bowker, Assistant Professor of the Practice in Political Science in the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies, recently published a collection of expository essays, pensées and dream-transcripts under the title, Misinterest: a neologism Bowker employs to explore the nature and meaning of the destruction of interest and its objects. If interest goes missing, Bowker worries, […]

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Dr. Dunkle Chairs a Panel Discussion at the 51st EUCEN Conference in Aveiro, Portugal

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Dr. Susan Dunkle, Associate Professor in the Department of Education, attended the 51st EUCEN Conference in Aviero, Portugal this June. EUCEN is the European University Continuing Education Network, that “is a multidisciplinary European association for University Lifelong Learning” (EUCEN, 2019). This year’s conference focused on the following questions: How can Lifelong Learning and Continuing Education […]

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Dr. Alice Villaseñor Presents at the Children’s Literature Association Conference

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In June, Alice Villaseñor, Ph.D., participated in the “Activism and Empathy” Children’s Literature Association Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana.  Her presentation — “A Children’s Literature Service-Learning Project: Developing Students’ Empathy” — outlined her experiences teaching children’s literature courses in partnership with the Buffalo City Mission’s Literacy and Enrichment After-School Program (LEAP) Program. Dr. Villaseñor is pictured […]

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Dr. Matt Bowker’s Cross-Cultural Study of Hikikomori (i.e., Severe Social Isolation) to Be Published in the Journal of Genetic Psychology

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A new study by Department of Interdisciplinary Studies Assistant Professor of the Practice in Political Science Matt Bowker, Ph.D., and colleagues from around the world entitled, “Severe Social Withdrawal: Cultural Variation in Past Hikikomori Experiences of University Students in Nigeria, Singapore, and the US” will appear in a 2020 issue of the Journal of Genetic Psychology. It will […]

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Department of Education Chair Participates in Council for Exceptional Children Leadership Institute

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Colleen Wilkinson, Ph.D., chair of Medaille’s Department of Education, participated in the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) Leadership Institute in Washington D.C. this month. Topics discussed included the State of the Profession of Special Education, Advocacy, and Professional Development needs of our novice and experienced teachers in the field. As a member of the Executive […]

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The Niagara Frontier Reading Council Elects Mary Beth Scumaci and Sierra Chojnacki ’18 to Its Board

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During its spring conference, the Niagara Frontier Reading Council (NFRC) elected Mary Beth Scumaci and Sierra Chojnacki ’18 to its Board for the 2019-2021 term. Scumaci is the Associate Dean for Educational Technology and Associate Professor of the Practice for Medaille’s Education Department. Chojnacki is a recent MSED Elementary Education major who became active in the NFRC […]

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Medaille Professor Recognized as a Certified Trainer in Feedback Informed Treatment, Becoming One of Only 20 in the United States

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Dr. Keith Klostermann, an assistant professor in Medaille’s master’s in marriage and family therapy program, has been recognized as a certified trainer in Feedback Informed Treatment (FIT), becoming one of only 20 certified FIT trainers in the United States. Feedback Informed Treatment is an evidence-based practice and pan-theoretical approach for evaluating and improving the quality and […]

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Dr. Vochita Mihai Accepted Into StatPREP Program

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Dr. Vochita Mihai, Professor of Mathematics at Medaille College, Buffalo, has been accepted into the 2019 – 2020 StatPREP program. “StatPREP will foster the widespread use of data-centered methods and pedagogies in introductory statistics courses. This will, in turn, enhance the preparation of students to meet the demands of a data-driven workplace and to use the newly […]

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