Colleges across the country are recognizing students from West Seneca East High School for their on-campus success. Click any achievement to discover alumni from West Seneca East High School, view their personalized Merit pages, and learn about what they are accomplishing. (see more)
Colleges across the country are recognizing students from West Seneca East High School for their on-campus success. Click any achievement to discover alumni from West Seneca East High School, view their personalized Merit pages, and learn about what they are accomplishing.
Medaille's Future Teacher's Club (FTC) supported the Western New York Children's Book Expo (WNYCBE) family and community literacy initiative during KidsLit Week (November 4 to 11). FTC members Caitlin Krehan, Talia Hosey, Alesis Wilson, Lauren Kocher and Sara Lussier (pictured, from left) shared information and passed out fliers, bookmarks and raffle tickets for books illustrated by E.B. Lewis. The Expo was held on November 11.
Students in Dr. Alice Villasenor's English Children's Literature class recently visited Cornerstone Manor to read to the children and donate literature. "Maximus," the Medaille College mascot, made a surprise visit, as well. Throughout the semester, Medaille students worked with Dr. Villasenor and Medaille Library Director Andy Yeager to research children's books to add to the collection at Cornerstone.
Medaille's Education Graduate Student Society (EGSS) sponsored a Make-N-Take event for graduate education students on November 4. The master's in elementary education majors participated in educational conversations and hands-on activities where they created activities for their own future classrooms. Pictured in front, from left: Victoria Kozoduj, Kathryn Pasier, Sue Bush (presenter) and Jon Itzkovitch. In back: Danielle Yehuda and Gurinder Kaur.
Students from the undergraduate and graduate education programs at Medaille attended the 2017 New York State Federation of Chapters of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) Conference in Binghamton on October 20-21. The future teachers attended sessions on behavior strategies, students with IEPs, co-teaching methods and more. At the conference, students met with NYS CEC board members and submitted paperwork to become an official, nationally recognized student chapter of CEC. Undergraduate attendees from Medaille included Sarah Lussier, Lauren Kocher, Alexis Wilson, Lindsey Spengler and Danielle Keller, while graduate attendees included Jessica Lussier, Hannah Pomeroy, Jodi Rospierski and Lorine Baldelli.
SUNY Oswego has awarded Presidential Scholarships to a select group of students who started at the college in fall 2017. The scholarships are $20,000 over four years -- $5,000 a year -- for students residing on campus. Off-campus Presidential Scholarships are $2,500 a year.
Medaille College is proud to congratulate all of its 2017 graduates. Visit the commencement photo album to see images from the May ceremonies, and search #MedailleGrad17 on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram for social media highlights. In addition, the Medaille Facebook page features video from the graduate and undergraduate ceremonies.
Medaille College has named the following students to the Dean's List for the spring 2017 semester. Students that meet the requirements of a minimum of 12 credit hours and earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher for all credit hours carried during that semester are placed on the Dean's List.
Degree-seeking undergraduate students are eligible for Dean's List if their term GPA is greater than or equal to 3.400; they do not have any grades of "Incomplete", "D" or "F"; and they have registered for, and completed, at least 12 credit hours.
Buffalo State held its annual Arthur O. Eve Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) Honors Convocation on May 4. The convocation recognizes students who have achieved a 3.0 GPA during the spring or fall 2016 semester as well as students who have a cumulative 3.0 GPA.
Over 150 Ithaca College student-athletes were named to the Empire 8 Athletic Conference President's List for the spring 2016 semester.
More than 400 Buffalo State students presented their own research or creative work at the annual Student Research and Creativity Conference held on campus in April 2017. Students from many academic disciplines including art, business, education, science, and technology explained their work using posters or presentations. Students used gallery and performance space to demonstrate work in the performing and visual arts.
More than 500 Buffalo State students presented their own research or creative work at the annual Student Research and Creativity Celebration held on campus in April 2016. Students from many academic disciplines including art, business, education, science, and technology explained their work using posters or presentations. Gallery and performance space was allocated to students in the performing and visual arts.
Major General Anthony P. German, the Adjutant General for the State of New York, announces the promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capability for additional responsibility and leadership.
Major General Anthony P. German, the Adjutant General of New York, announces the recent service accomplishment of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their initial commitment to serve community, state and nation. The newest Citizen Soldiers to complete Army basic combat training and advanced individual training were welcomed to their units during a New York Army National Guard battle handoff ceremony. The ceremony marks their completion of the National Guard Recruit Sustainment Program, a preparatory training program that provides new recruits with training, lessons and skills to excel at their initial military training. The New York Army National Guard welcomed 111 new Soldiers to their units during the May 21 ceremonies around the state.
Medaille College lacrosse standout Amanda Ruszczyk recently received the 2017 AMCC Female Faculty Athletic Representative (FAR) Award. The 2017 Medaille graduate was chosen from among 18 outstanding student-athletes named to the AMCC's All-Academic Team. Ruszczyk majored in education and graduated in May with a 3.94 GPA. She was a member of the Dean's List all four years and served as captain of Medaille's volleyball and lacrosse teams.
The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) recently announced its 2017 Women's Lacrosse All-Conference teams, and the list featured six Medaille Mavericks. Seniors Amanda Ruszczyk and Lauren Jensen were voted to the NEAC All-Conference First Team for the first time in their careers, while juniors Sarah Espe and Kaylie Bauer were both named to the NEAC All-Conference Second Team for the first time. Sophomore Kelsey Beres and freshman Emma Campagna were selected to the NEAC All-Conference Third Team.
The 2017 issue of Prelude, Medaille College's literary magazine comprised entirely of student work, was recently released. Written, designed and published by Medaille students under the guidance of professor Dr. Terri K. Borchers, Prelude features poems, visual art and short stories. Students involved in the creation of the magazine include:
Medaille College students in professor Mark Lavatelli's Creative Expression class recently repainted the buffalo statue located in front of the College's North Residence Hall. The fall 2016 project involved redesigning and repainting the buffalo, originally painted by Lavatelli for the Herd About Buffalo civic project in 2000. Students involved in the project included Justin Bulega, Diana Burgos, Megan Hassenbohler, Daniel Joseph, Monica LaRock, Mercedes Sulzbach and Ebony Townes. Help was also provided by work-study student Kristine Snyder and Aramark supervisor Joel Duermeyer.
Students taking a management information systems course at Medaille College recently worked together to create a new tracking system for the Service Collaborative of WNY, Inc. With approximately 200 AmeriCorps graduates annually, this independent nonprofit organization needed a system to track these members and further engage them in community service. The following Medaille students worked together to create a spreadsheet that streamlines data entry and information retrieval:
Lambda Epsilon Sigma is Stonehill College's Honor Society. The purpose of the Society is to recognize and promote scholarship. Juniors and seniors who have attained a 3.50 cumulative grade point average are invited to apply for consideration. Additionally, in order to be inducted into the Society, the student must be recommended by faculty from both within and outside of the student's major.
Ithaca College students inducted into the New York Upsilon chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon, the national mathematics honor society.
Emily Barrett, a junior Mathematics major in the School of Humanities and Sciences, recently completed an internship with the Risk Adjustment Department at Excellus BlueCross BlueShield in Rochester, N.Y.
Nearly 250 SUNY Potsdam students completed internship placements at companies, non-profits or campus departments in Spring 2015. SUNY Potsdam's internship program places students with employers whose interests align with their studies. Each student intern has a faculty sponsor, and earns between 1 and 12 credits toward their degree requirements.
Buffalo State's School of Education features an International Professional Development Schools Consortium. Exceptional and elementary education majors traveled to the Dominican Republic for a hands-on experience with students and parents.