Program of the Month Roundup: Communication (B.S.)
Medaille’s Program of the Month (POTM) series highlighted students, faculty and alumni from the College’s communication (B.S.) program in March 2018. This bachelor’s degree program focuses on hands-on learning experiences through internships and on-campus involvement.
Watch a quick recap video of March’s POTM coverage on Medaille’s YouTube channel.
Featured items from March included:
- A Q&A with communication program alumna Ashley Hirtzel ’12, communications coordinator at Cantalician Center for Learning
- A Q&A with Dr. Juli Hinds, communication assistant professor and on-air, mid-day talent at Mix 96 WMSX
- A Q&A with alumna Brigethia A. Guins-Jamison ’16, public relations coordinator at Urbanity Communications
- A Q&A with senior and communication major Christopher Walker
- Freshman and communication major Dean Adams discusses his experience working at the College’s student-run radio station, WMCB “The Fuze”
- The program’s 10th Annual Toy & Food Drive for children at John R. Oishei Children's Hospital
- The program’s 13th Annual Media Awards Luncheon, which recognizes individuals and organizations that make significant contributions to the WNY community though their work
Since the Program of the Month series is primarily housed on Medaille’s social media accounts, you may search #MedaillePOTM on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram to view all past and future posts. Follow Medaille on social media to catch highlights from April’s POTM — biology (B.S.).
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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