Salvation Army Learning Spaces Created by Medaille Students Officially Open
A ribbon-cutting party was recently held to officially open new learning spaces at the Salvation Army Buffalo created by Medaille College students and faculty. Using a grant from the Center for Community-Based Learning, the sophomores, juniors and seniors in Dr. Alice Villaseñor’s ENG 375 Children’s Literature service-learning class revamped two classrooms, a technology room and a community center reading space. They also researched age-appropriate, multicultural children’s books to add to the Salvation Army’s collection. Under the guidance of Library Director Andy Yeager, the students completely reorganized the book collection and created a system that can be easily used for years to come. In addition, the Medaille students cleaned, painted, created chalkboard walls, and rearranged learning materials to make every aspect of the spaces more user-friendly.
The ribbon-cutting introduced the children to the revamped spaces. Attendees included Medaille President Dr. Ken Macur; Center for Community-Based Learning Director Bridget Brace-MacDonald; Dr. Villaseñor; Director of Academic Development and Special Projects Kari Costelloe; associate professor Claudia Conway; associate professor Dr. Elaine Correa; assistant professor Kyle Shrader; assistant professor Dr. Bridgette Slavin; instructor Erika Hamann; and a number of Medaille students.
Dr. Lori Quigley addressed women's rights and recognition at two recent community events, in addition to recently being recognized as a “Woman in Leadership” honoree herself.
Literacy Education Program Director Dr. Jennifer Reichenberg recently collaborated to publish an article entitled “'When Your Lesson is Bombing': The Mediation of Perplexity in the Development of a Reflective Stance Toward Teaching” in the Teaching and Teacher Education journal.
Dr. Villaseñor Presents at the Annual Conference of the British Society for Eighteenth Century StudiesDr. Alice Villaseñor recently presented her work at the Annual Conference of the British Society for Eighteenth Century Studies at St. Hugh’s College, Oxford University.
Some snapshots of this historical day in Medaille College athletics.
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