Please join the Faculty Development Committee in congraulating the recipients of 2015/2016 faculty development awards:

Kelly Ahuna – Presented Building Liberal Arts Students from the Ground Up: Using Culturally Responsive Teaching to Ignite Interdisciplinary Curiosity at the Critical Questions in Education Conference – San Antonio, Texas

Doug Anderson – Presented Leeuwenhoek’s Cabinet of Wonders at the Boerhaave Museum as part of his sabbatical project in Leiden, Netherlands.

Virginia Batchelor – Attended the ATE (The Association of Teacher Educators) Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois.

Alan Bigelow – Presenting two works of electronic literature: “A Change of Heart” & “Fast Forward” at the Electronic Literature Organization Conference (and 2016 Media Arts Show) at the University of Victoria in Victoria, B.C.

Susan Bradbury – Presented The Use of Digital Storytelling at the NY College English Association Conference in Buffalo, NY.

Elaine Correa – Presented Pitfalls of Enthusiasm: Questioning Our Practices – Reflecting on Our Actions at The IAFOR International Conference on Technology in the Classroom in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Lucy Czesak – Facilitated an International Student Panel discussing cross cultural dynamic in the classroom at Medaille College.

Susan Dunkle – Presenting Higher Education and access for students from under-represented groups at Medaille College in Buffalo, New York at 48th Eucen Conference, “Crossing borders through lifelong learning: enhancing quality and equity in higher education” in Dublin, Ireland.

Jeff Faunce – Attended the Learning and The Brain Conference in Orlando, Florida.

Brenda Fredette – Attended the AAC&U Crossing Boundaries: Transforming STEM Education Conference in Seattle, Washington.

Maryanne Gamel – Attended the North American Veterinary Conference in Orlando, Florida.

Richard Gerber – Presented Opportunities for Discourse: Exploring Ways to Alleviate Common Mathematical Misconceptions at the National Association of Development Education Conference in Anaheim, California.

April Higgins – Attended the New York Library Association Conference in Lake Placid, NY.

Lynn Horne-Moyer – Attended the National Council of Schools and Programs in Professional Psychology (NCSPP), Summer Meeting and American Psychological Association Annual Conference in Toronto, Canada.

Richard Jacob – Attending the Whole Being Institute: Embodied Positive Psychology Summit in Stockbridge, MA

Elizabeth King – Attended the New York Library Association Conference in Lake Placid, NY.

Keith Klostermann – Presented Dissemination of Behavioral Couples Therapy for Substance Abuse at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Convention in Chicago, Illinois.

Daniel Kotzin – Attended New York Intellectual, Global Historian: A Conference in Honor of Tom Bender in New York, NY.

Mark Lavatelli – Attending the Tenth International Encaustic Conference in Provincetown, MA.

Andrew Marsherall – Attended the National Communication Association Annual Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Courtney McQuoid – Attended the American Counseling Association 2016 Conference in Montreal, Canada.

Belete Mebratu – Presented The critical significance of visual arts and dramatization as instructional strategies to enhance meaningful learning at the Performing and Visual Arts Conference and Exhibition in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Vochita Mihai – Attended the 2016 Joint Mathematics Meetings, American Mathematical Society and Mathematical Association of America in Seattle, Washington.

Nicol Moses – Attended the National Association of School Counselors Conference in New Orleans, LA.

Deborah Piotrowski – Attended the AAEP/AAEVT Annual Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Nancy Pugh – Attended the North American Veterinary Conference in Orlando, Florida.

Samantha Purpora – Attended the New York Library Association Conference in Lake Placid, NY.

Karen Sandle – Attended the Association of Veterinary Technician Educators Symposium in Niagara Falls, ON.

Joseph Savarese – Attended the North American Veterinary Conference in Orlando, Florida.

Kathleen Shanahan – Attended the National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology 2016 Mid-Winter Conference in Atlanta, Georgia.

Bridgette Slavin – Presented Crime, Punishment, and Women in Anglo-Norman Ireland at the International Congress for Celtic Studies in Glasgow, Scotland.

Raya Then – Presented Haydn, The Creation & it’s importance 1800-2015 to the Harold Rosenbaum Tour Choir in Vienna, Austria.

Alice Villaseñor –  Awarded a course release to work on a book proposal: Victorian Women Writers and Jane Austen’s Legacy.

Colleen Wilkinson – Presented RtI Progress Monitoring to support College Freshmen at the Council for Exceptional Children-Teacher Education Division-National Conference in Tempe, Arizona.

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