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Medaille College is set to host its 2021 Take Back the Night event in a virtual format on April 27. The event, along with a corresponding, student-led TikTok video competition, have brought the Medaille community together to raise awareness for sexual violence prevention, with cohesive efforts to promote social justice and develop solutions.
On Friday, April 30, Department of Education Assistant Professor Dr. Christine Woodcock will be co-presenting at the virtual conference of the New England Educational Research Organization (NEERO) on the topic of literacy related to civil rights issues, along with two of Medaille’s M.S.Ed. elementary education graduate students Kelli Gage and Kristy Crosby.
In his latest article, Director of Diversity & Inclusion Kenya Hobbs recognizes that some discomfort and growing pains are part of the beauty of change. “In order to realize the full beauty and benefit of living and working in a welcoming, inclusive and diverse environment where everyone experiences a sense of belonging, we must commit to the work,” he says.
Medaille College is moving forward with the second phase of development of the Medaille Sports Complex, which will greatly increase the athletic, academic and recreational opportunities available to college students and Western New Yorkers by adding almost seven acres to the already robust site.
After experiencing much success with in-person classes and on-campus student activities during the 2020-21 academic year, Medaille College will continue to offer classes in person for undergraduate, graduate and post-traditional programs for the 2021 summer and fall semesters.
A Jane Austen scholar, Dr. Villaseñor was invited to write a review of the 2020 film Emma for the British Society of Eighteenth-Century Studies, an interdisciplinary scholarly society based in the United Kingdom that promotes the study of all aspects of 18th-century history, literature and culture.
In celebration of Women’s History Month, Director of Diversity & Inclusion Kenya Hobbs focuses on the lessons he has learned from women throughout his life, from his own daughters to some of the dynamic women leaders at Medaille College.
Department of Education Assistant Professor Dr. Caitlin Riegel, the program director for Medaille College’s M.S.Ed. adolescent/secondary education and M.S.Ed. elementary education programs, has recently presented at two national conferences, sharing her research and expertise as it relates to COVID-age topics of teaching educators and instructing in a virtual environment.
Medaille has named nearly 400 students to the Dean’s List for the fall 2020 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.
On Friday, April 30, Medaille College will host its fourth annual Student Research, Scholarship & Creativity Day — a symposium of presentations and creative works, showcasing the incredible work of Medaille’s undergraduate and graduate students.