November 2017 Program of the Month Roundup: English (B.A.)
Medaille’s Program of the Month (POTM) series launched this November, shining a spotlight on students, faculty and alumni from the College’s English (B.A.) program. Taken together, November’s POTM features demonstrated how an English degree is an entryway to a multitude of careers.
Watch a quick recap video on Medaille’s YouTube channel.
Highlighted items from November’s POTM series included:
- A Q&A with English Program Director Dr. Mary Louise Hill
- A Q&A with senior and English major Arria Copeland
- A Q&A with senior and English major Rodshaleek Pino
- A Q&A with English program alum Sarah Kinne ’14
- Associate Professor of English Dr. Alice Villaseñor’s expertise as a Jane Austen scholar
- Medaille’s Write Thing Reading Series, coordinated by Dr. Hill, which brings an assortment of distinguished authors to campus each year
- Cuban-American author, 2017 Write Thing Reading Series presenter and visiting fellow Achy Obejas discusses English degrees and Medaille’s program
- Medaille’s yearly campus literary magazine, Prelude, which is produced by students with advisement from the English faculty
Since the Program of the Month series is primarily housed on Medaille’s social media accounts, you may search #MedaillePOTM on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn to view all past and future posts. Stay tuned to catch highlights from December’s POTM – clinical mental health counseling (M.A.).
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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