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Medaille University Interim President Lori V. Quigley, Ph.D., has been named to the 2023 City & State Higher Education Power 100 list, which recognizes New York’s most influential academic leaders who are making a substantial difference, both on campus and off, in spurring job growth, advocating for policy changes or advising city and state government officials.
On February 14, staff members from Medaille’s Collegiate Science & Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) traveled to Albany to participate in the annual CICU Student Advocacy Day. Senior Grants Officer & Director of Medaille’s CSTEP Program Dr. Dejan Karlovic ’18 and CSTEP Program Coordinator & Specialized Tutor Madison Boehler spoke with New York State legislators regarding the upcoming budget vote, and they advocated for Medaille students and for a 20% increase in funding for CSTEP programs.
For the third consecutive year, Medaille’s MBA and MAOL programs have received national recognition on the 2023 U.S. News & World Report lists for best online programs across the country. Programs recognized on the lists have strong traditional academic foundations based on the excellence of entering students, graduation rates and instructor credentials.
Medaille University has named nearly 300 students to the Dean’s List for the fall 2022 semester. Undergraduate students who meet the requirements of a minimum of 12 credit hours and who 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.
Medaille respectfully acknowledges that its campus grounds are located on lands still regarded as being the homelands of the Seneca and many Haudenosaunee people. As such, the University is asking its campus community to incorporate a Land Acknowledgment Statement as part of the formal proceedings of any campus event, increasing awareness and education opportunities.
Medaille Interim President Dr. Lori V. Quigley has been elected as the ombudsperson for the National Indian Education Association (NIEA). In that role, she will continue her work to advance comprehensive, culture-based opportunities for Native American students across the country. Dr. Quigley, who is a proud Seneca Nation, Wolf Clan member, has been involved in Native American education for over 30 years.
On October 21, the Medaille community gathered together for the 2022 Honors Convocation to honor the academic achievements of students. This annual event also celebrates scholarship donors and recipients, and it includes the formal presentation of the Dr. Brian Shero Teaching Excellence & Campus Leadership Award to an esteemed faculty member.
On November 11, the WNY community will gather at the Buffalo Transportation Pierce-Arrow Museum for the 2022 Medaille University Founders Day Dinner. Founders Day raises money to provide resources and opportunities for students to thrive during their time at Medaille and beyond. All proceeds directly benefit students through providing scholarships, experiential learning activities, unparalleled support services and numerous leadership opportunities.
The Medaille University community and friends from Western New York will gather at the Buffalo Transportation Pierce-Arrow Museum on November 11 for the 2022 Founders Day Dinner. In addition to raising money to support students, the event will also pay tribute to Medaille’s roots and the institution’s founding values by serving to recognize the excellence, achievements and service of esteemed alumni and community members.
On October 4, esteemed philanthropist and restaurateur Russell J. Salvatore joined Medaille University Interim President Dr. Lori V. Quigley and other Medaille representatives and students for a formal check presentation and van dedication ceremony. The ceremony comes after Salvatore donated over $78,000 to fund the purchase of two new 12-passenger vans, which will be used to transport students for various academic, athletic and co-curricular activities.