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Vice President for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Kenya Hobbs reflects on how our shared humanity ought to compel us to be more conscious and intentional about how things are said and done. Incidents of racism can be reduced in frequency if we band together, fight injustice, redress wrongs, and address hard and heavy issues.
Department of Science, Mathematics & Technology Chair and Professor of Mathematics Dr. Vochita Mihai has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 Dr. Brian R. Shero Teaching Excellence & Campus Leadership Award. Announced each year at Commencement, this award is presented annually to a Medaille faculty member at Honors Convocation.
On October 22, the Medaille College community came together for the 2021 Honors Convocation to celebrate the academic achievements of Medaille students. The annual tradition also honors scholarship donors and recipients, and includes the presentation of the Dr. Brian Shero Teaching Excellence & Campus Leadership Award.
The Medaille College Board of Trustees has elected two new members to four-year terms after a unanimous vote. Judge James A.W. McLeod and Brandye Merriweather ’07 will serves as trustees from 2021 to 2025.
Medaille President Dr. Kenneth M. Macur was joined by Buffalo Common Council Member Rasheed N.C. Wyatt ’89, ’19, Board of Trustees Vice Chair Michael Moley ’07 and current student Xáneya Thomas to announce the launch of the College’s American Rescue Plan Scholarship, which will help make a college education more accessible to students across New York State.
Vice President for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Kenya Hobbs reflects on the need to turn good intentions into good actions, and explains how this internal process of personal accountability should be intentionally permeated into all of our interactions and communications if we want to positively affect the community around us.
Medaille College has named 32 students to the Dean’s List for the summer 2021 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.
Department of Education Assistant Professor Dr. Caitlin Riegel, the program director for Medaille’s M.S.Ed. adolescent/secondary education and M.S.Ed. elementary education programs, gave a presentation at the national Association of Teacher Educators Annual Conference this summer, focused on tools and tips for teaching in a post-COVID world and the smooth transition between in-person and online modalities.
The Medaille College Board of Trustees has elected five new members to four-year terms after a unanimous vote. Thomas G. Strauss, Birgit Smith Burton ’89, Thomas Beauford Jr., Martin Griffith and Scott L. McFarland will serves as trustees from 2021 to 2025.
Medaille College has announced the appointment of Dr. Carmen Wilson as vice president for academic affairs and the promotion of Kenya Hobbs to vice president for diversity, equity & inclusion. Both will serve in leadership roles as members of the President’s Cabinet.