George T. Hole, SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor, Philosophy and Humanities

George T. Hole, SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor, Philosophy and Humanities, read his paper “Oedipus at the Trial of Socrates” at the Western New York–Western Pennsylvania Regional Meeting of the American Catholic Philosophical Association, held at Canisius College in April.


Stephen Houseknecht, Lecturer, Fine Arts

A recent photograph by Stephen Houseknecht, lecturer, Fine Arts, titled Photo Realist Wing: Bomber Diptych, is included in the exhibition Made In NY 2010, on view at the Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center in Auburn, New York, through May 16. Seventy-three works by 58 New York state artists were selected from 544 submissions by 282 artists. Jurors were Joan Lyons and John von Bergen. Houseknecht also has a solo exhibition of photographs from the series It Can’t Happen Here opening at Buffalo Big Print on June 4.


Gerald Mead, Lecturer, Design

Gerald Mead was a co-recipient of a 2010 Silver ADDY Award from the Advertising Club of Buffalo for “Handmade in Buffalo,” a publication he authored for the Buffalo Niagara Convention & Visitors Bureau (March 19). Several of his collages were reproduced in the Winter 2009–2010 issue of Yellow Edenwald Field, a literary magazine published by Buffalo Ochre Papers. A solo exhibition of Mead’s work was presented in the Nichols School Gallery (March 12–May 11), and he was included in the following group exhibitions: Presidential at Indigo Gallery (February 1–March 1); What I Do Best at Art Dialogue Gallery (January 9–February 5); Spirituality at El Museo Gallery (December 4–February 12); and Visual AIDS: Postcards from the Edge at the Zieher Smith Gallery in New York City (January 8–10).


Ramona Santa Maria, Assistant Professor, Computer Information Systems

Ramona Santa Maria, assistant professor, Computer Information Systems, has published her paper “Schools and the Hybrid Technologist: A ‘New’ Employment Arena that Straddles Both White- and Blue-Collar Positions” in the International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society (vol. 6).


Lori L. Till, Associate Professor, Hospitality and Tourism

Lori L. Till, associate professor, Hospitality and Tourism, was a member of the national accreditation site team that represented the Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA) to review the Kent State University hospitality management program for reaccreditation from March 14 to 17. Only 20 percent of baccalaureate hospitality management programs in the United States are ACPHA accredited. Buffalo State’s hospitality administration program was accredited by ACPHA in 2007.


Mark K. Warford, Associate Professor, Modern and Classical Languages

An article by Mark K. Warford, associate professor, Modern and Classical Languages, “Gramática y Cultura en la Lengua Extranjera: Empezando en las Zonas de Mayor Resistencia,” will be published in an upcoming issue of the refereed journal Hispania (vol. 93.2).


Jeffrey Zacko-Smith, Assistant Professor, Creative Studies

An article by Jeffrey D. Zacko-Smith, assistant professor, Creative Studies, and coordinator, leadership minor, was accepted for publication in the summer 2010 expanded edition (leadership focus) of the Academic Exchange Quarterly. The article, “The Three-T’s Framework for Leadership Education,” describes a schema that can be used to understand and teach leadership theory.