Colleges across the country are recognizing students from Alden High School for their on-campus success. Click any achievement to discover alumni from Alden High School, view their personalized Merit pages, and learn about what they are accomplishing. (see more)
Colleges across the country are recognizing students from Alden High School for their on-campus success. Click any achievement to discover alumni from Alden High School, view their personalized Merit pages, and learn about what they are accomplishing.
Medaille College has named the following students to the Dean's List for the fall 2017 semester. Students that meet the requirements of a minimum of 12 credit hours and 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.
Degree-seeking undergraduate students are eligible for Dean's List if their term GPA is greater than or equal to 3.400; they do not have any grades of "Incomplete", "D" or "F"; and they have registered for, and completed, at least 12 credit hours.
Fifteen students in the Intro to Environmental Studies course published their essays online in Orion Magazine's "The Place Where You Live" section. Students were encouraged to write about their hometown, the house in which they grew up, or some other aspect of the place that means the most to them.
Students in Medaille's master's in elementary education program recently made poster presentations at the Niagara Frontier Reading Council (NFRC) Winter Professional Development Event on Literacy and STEAM (Science Technology Engineering, Art and Math) Education. Students presented as part of their Technology for the Elementary Classroom course under the guidance of Medaille clinical assistant professor Mary Beth Scumaci. The following students are pictured from left: Katie Hartog presented on coding and girls in STEM; Brittney Zielinski presented on SMASH math; Patrick Eustace presented on the use of Legos to enhance engineering and architectural skills; Danielle Blahowicz presented on the pedagogy and importance of STEM/STEAM education in the curriculum; and Sierra Chojnacki researched the area of technology and apps to enhance literacy skills. The students had the opportunity to network and participate in the event with local educators, librarians, administrators and community members. The mission of the NFRC is to promote literacy education, encourage professional development and provide community service that fosters literacy within Western New York.
Lebanon Valley College is pleased to announce that the following students have been accepted for admission at The Valley.
Medaille's Future Teacher's Club (FTC) supported the Western New York Children's Book Expo (WNYCBE) family and community literacy initiative during KidsLit Week (November 4 to 11). FTC members Caitlin Krehan, Talia Hosey, Alesis Wilson, Lauren Kocher and Sara Lussier (pictured, from left) shared information and passed out fliers, bookmarks and raffle tickets for books illustrated by E.B. Lewis. The Expo was held on November 11.
SUNY Oswego students served as interns for a wide variety of employers in summer 2017, providing a strong on-the-job learning experience to amplify their coursework.
Two Elmira College student athletes garnered Empire 8 year-end recognitions.
For the second time during the 2017 season, Natalie Schieder '19 of the Elmira College women's volleyball team takes home Empire 8 Conference Player of the Week honors, as announced by the league office on Monday, October 30. Schieder also claimed the conference's top weekly honor on October 2nd.
Medaille College is proud to congratulate all of its 2017 graduates. Visit the commencement photo album to see images from the May ceremonies, and search #MedailleGrad17 on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram for social media highlights. In addition, the Medaille Facebook page features video from the graduate and undergraduate ceremonies.
The 2017 issue of Prelude, Medaille College's literary magazine comprised entirely of student work, was recently released. Written, designed and published by Medaille students under the guidance of professor Dr. Terri K. Borchers, Prelude features poems, visual art and short stories. Students involved in the creation of the magazine include:
Medaille College students in professor Mark Lavatelli's Creative Expression class recently repainted the buffalo statue located in front of the College's North Residence Hall. The fall 2016 project involved redesigning and repainting the buffalo, originally painted by Lavatelli for the Herd About Buffalo civic project in 2000. Students involved in the project included Justin Bulega, Diana Burgos, Megan Hassenbohler, Daniel Joseph, Monica LaRock, Mercedes Sulzbach and Ebony Townes. Help was also provided by work-study student Kristine Snyder and Aramark supervisor Joel Duermeyer.
Three students in Medaille College's DECA chapter recently competed in the International Career Development Conference in Anaheim, California. The Medaille team participated in the business research prepared presentation event, and was one of only 12 teams internationally that made it to the final round of competition. Since the club was started four years ago, Medaille's DECA chapter has had students advance to the final round of competition at each conference. The members of the Medaille team were:
Members of Medaille College's DECA chapter attended the Collegiate Leadership Academy in November. One of these DECA members, Medaille student Jessica Smith, led her team to first place in a sports and entertainment case study competition. Smith and her team earned the victory after presenting ideas and recommendations to M&M Productions USA President and CEO Mike Brown. The following Medaille students competed in the educational conference:
More than 400 first-year students welcomed to the Baldwin Wallace University campus this fall earned $5.2 million dollars in merit scholarships for their outstanding high school achievements. BW grants a wide range of scholarships to current students each year. Including merit and need-based scholarships, BW students received over $41 million in financial support from the University for the 2016-2017 academic year.
Graduate students at Buffalo State presented original research or creative work at the annual Student Research and Creativity Celebration held on campus in April 2016. Students from many academic disciplines including art, education, science, and technology explained their work using posters or presentations. Gallery and performance space was allocated to students in the performing and visual arts.
SUNY Oswego has awarded Presidential Scholarships to a select group of students who are starting at the college in fall 2016. The scholarships are $18,800 over four years -- $4,700 a year -- for students residing on campus. Off-campus Presidential Scholarships are $2,350 a year.
More than 500 Buffalo State students presented their own research or creative work at the annual Student Research and Creativity Celebration held on campus in April 2016. Students from many academic disciplines including art, business, education, science, and technology explained their work using posters or presentations. Gallery and performance space was allocated to students in the performing and visual arts.
SUNY Oswego presented scholarships and other awards to more than 100 students at the college's 2016 Honors Convocation. The formal ceremony, complete with a procession of faculty and college officers in full academic regalia, is sponsored each spring at Oswego by Vega, the women's honor society. The audience included faculty, staff, students and students' family members.