Medaille’s Steve MacMartin, Local Experts Discuss Disaster Preparedness at Buffalo’s Future Event
Medaille College clinical assistant professor Steve MacMartin ’13 and a panel of local experts discussed how to plan for a disaster during an event at Medaille’s Buffalo campus on February 8. MacMartin, the director of Medaille’s bachelor’s degree program in homeland security and a recently retired Senior Special Agent/National Program Manager with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, was the keynote speaker at “Buffalo’s Future: Disaster Preparedness – Where to Begin.” The panel of experts from law enforcement, business and government included Glen S. Aichinger, Director of Electric Emergency Planning with National Grid; Andrew L. Davis, Chief Operating Officer at ECMC; Colleen Hiam, Disaster Assistance Customer Service Center Director with the SBA; and Kevin P. Lyons, Acting Special Agent-in-Charge with the FBI. MacMartin and the panelists outlined how businesses and individuals can prepare for all kinds of disasters, from terrorist attacks or active shooter situations to natural or man-made disasters.
The Buffalo’s Future Series invites community leaders to Medaille for a series of discussions devoted to building the community’s strengths, creating educational and economic opportunities, and investing in the region’s future.
Interested in learning more about cybersecurity? Phillips Lytle will tackle this important topic at “New Data Regulations — Answers to FAQs,” scheduled for 8 a.m. on Thursday, February 15, at Phillips Lytle’s office at One Canalside. Register now at phillipslytle.com.
Medaille Partners With Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications to Offer New Opportunities to Communication StudentsMedaille has signed three agreements with the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University — a 4+1 program, a 3+1 program and a 30% scholarship agreement — that will take effect immediately and will create new opportunities for communication students.
Medaille College Receives Say Yes Grant From Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Expanding Support and Opportunities for Buffalo StudentsAs part of the newly established Buffalo College Success Network, Medaille is able to offer increased access, support and opportunities to students from the city of Buffalo, thanks to Say Yes Buffalo and a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
This June, Associate Professor of English Dr. Alice Villaseñor participated in the “Activism and Empathy” Children’s Literature Association Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana, speaking about her experiences teaching children’s literature courses in partnership with the Buffalo City Mission’s Literacy and Enrichment After-School Program (LEAP) Program.
Living out community as one of Medaille's core values, College administration, faculty and staff members gave back to the WNY community by volunteering at local organizations as part of 2019 Day of Service events held in Buffalo and Rochester.
Department of Education Chair Participates in the Council for Exceptional Children Leadership InstituteDepartment of Education Chair Dr. Colleen Wilkinson participated in the 2019 Council for Exceptional Children Leadership Institute in Washington D.C. earlier this month, and facilitated discussions about professional development opportunities for New York State educators.
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