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Associate Dean for Educational Technology and Associate Professor of the Practice Mary Beth Scumaci, M.S.Ed., shares a student success story from the spring 2020 semester.
Freshman Tia Phakousonh and Junior Tatyana Ford describe how much the ASC services and tutors have helped them in their educational journey, including the transition to remote learning this spring.
Longtime faculty member and alumnus Lou Pozantides ’86 speaks about the individualized connection faculty and administrators form with students, and even their parents, from the time they first visit or apply to the College.
"I would like to thank the people in the Medaille community for everything that they are doing to help and provide for us students. Remember, we are going to make it out of this tragic time stronger than we started."
International studies major Mohamed Maalim speaks about the bonds Say Yes staff members form with students, and explains how those bonds serve to motivate and inspire him and other students, both in school and in life.
Junior Mackenzie (Mack) Baker, Senior Brock Kroening and Sophomore Martin Romero share their thoughts on the switch to online learning and how Dr. Patricko helped them along the way.
Serving as a role model on how to best adapt and stay positive, Dubill describes how she viewed the switch to remote teaching as a learning opportunity for herself and how she was inspired by her students.
Public speaking adjunct instructor and Buffalo News journalist Brian Meyer continues to connect with his students virtually, and has received rewarding feedback that demonstrates the impact of caring educators.
Dr. Daniel Kotzin explains how a student in his African-American History course has shown remarkable improvement since the transition to remote learning, and how she can now serve as a role model for how to best succeed in the online learning environment.
Early childhood education major Hannah Wallace shares how she has seen the Medaille community come together in meaningful ways and how many bonds have been strengthened recently due to the communication and support demonstrated by fellow students, faculty and administration.