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Department of Interdisciplinary Studies Professor of History Dr. Daniel Kotzin presented his research this May at the 2021 Teaching History Conference, “Challenges in Teaching & Learning History: Issues of Pedagogy & Content.” His presentation focused on teaching students to critically evaluate how slavery is taught.
Medaille has partnered with national education consultant and expert in school turnaround strategies Dr. Marck E. Abraham to provide K-12 school leaders with a Leadership Academy this summer, focused on how to successfully bring students back to school after the COVID-19 pandemic.
For the health and safety of every student, faculty and staff member, Medaille College is taking the White House COVID-19 College Vaccine Challenge pledge and is committing to action. As part of this national #COVIDCollegeChallenge, Medaille is issuing a social media challenge to all students, faculty and staff, who can participate, now through August 9, to be entered into a drawing to win a $100 gift card.
To avoid making the same mistakes that led to inequities in the past, we must be able to do the work and show our work. That means talking about Critical Race Theory, continuously engaging in uncomfortable conversations, and doing the work. This will help us avoid making the same mistakes and will remind us that change is an ongoing process rather than a one-time event.
As part of the Erie County Bicentennial Celebration, Medaille College is sponsoring a Parkside Walking Tour, which will be held on Sunday, June 13, at 10 a.m., and will be free and open to the WNY community. No registration is required, and all are welcome to come explore the history of one of Buffalo’s premier neighborhoods.
Thanks to a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grant awarded to Medaille in 2018, the resulting project success is now able to serve as a roadmap for incorporating applied ethics into course curriculum, research projects and community-based learning activities across every academic department.
Associate Professor of Mental Health Counseling Donald E. Nowak Jr., Ph.D., CRC, recently offered his expertise on gambling addiction in response to questions related to online gaming, sports betting and online lotteries in an “Asks the Experts” feature on WalletHub. Dr. Nowak weighed in on the impact of COVID-19 on the online gaming industry and on people struggling with gambling addiction.
Department of Business, Management & Leadership Professor and Business Administration Program Director Dr. Michael P. Lillis recently authored a manuscript on entrepreneurship that has been published this April in The BRC Academy Journal of Business.
On April 30, Medaille College will host its fourth annual Student Research, Scholarship & Creativity Day — a virtual symposium of presentations and creative works, showcasing the incredible work of Medaille’s undergraduate and graduate students.
Medaille College is set to host its 2021 Take Back the Night event in a virtual format on April 27. The event, along with a corresponding, student-led TikTok video competition, have brought the Medaille community together to raise awareness for sexual violence prevention, with cohesive efforts to promote social justice and develop solutions.