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New Basketball Coach Signs On

Two-time New York State Federation Champion in the high school ranks joins our ranks. [more…]

CEURE Travels Far and Fast

CEURE’s ultimate mission is to provide a highly qualified, certified teacher for every classroom that needs one, with special attention on “high needs” schools. [more…]

New Guy in Town

“I’m excited about being part of the rich legacy of this college,” Rochon told the Insider. [more…]

‘What Price Freedom?’

Commemorating the Niagara Movement Centennial [more…]

From the Editor

Notice anything different in this issue of the Insider? [more…]


Curtis Brickhouse, associate director, Residence Life, was selected in March as the 2005 chair of the Association of College and University Housing Officers … [more…]

Ann Colley, professor, English, was nominated to the executive committee of the Modern Language Association in April. She has also been named to … [more…]

Sharon Cramer, SUNY Distinguished Service Professor, Exceptional Education, presented a half-day workshop, “Implementing a New Student Information System,” at the 91st annual meeting … [more…]

Julie Ann Davis, retail store manager, Burchfield-Penney Art Center, received the Sam Greenberg Scholarship Award in April. This annual award from the Museum … [more…]

Gerhard Falk, professor, Sociology, published his 14th and 15th books: Football and American Identity (Haworth Press) in April, and Youth Culture and the … [more…]

Bruce Fox, photography and graphics coordinator, Instructional Resources, received the Distinguished Service Award from the board of directors of the University Photographers Association … [more…]

Ellen Friedland, assistant professor, Elementary Education and Reading, and Diane Truscott, former director, Center for Excellence in Urban and Rural Education (CEURE), published … [more…]

Chaitali Ghosh, assistant professor, Mathematics, presented “Dietary Folate and Risk of Cervical Cancer” at the joint conference of the Society for Epidemiologic Research … [more…]

The article “Teaching Human Rights in a Post-9/11 World: Objectivity versus Advocacy” by SimonPeter Gomez, assistant professor, Political Science, was published in Humans … [more…]

Scott Goodman, associate professor, Chemistry, was appointed visiting professor for the month of July at the Université Louis Pasteur in Strasbourg, France, where … [more…]

Jean Gounard, director, International Student Affairs, attended the annual meeting of NAFSA: Association of International Educators in Seattle, Washington, May 31–June 3. There, … [more…]

Jill Gradwell, assistant professor, History and Social Studies Education, presented her paper “Perceptions of Performance: A Teacher’s Sense of Her Students’ Success on … [more…]

Albert Grande, professor, Educational Foundations, presented his paper “Education as a Natural Right: Philosophical Exploration” at St. Anne’s College, Oxford University, on July … [more…]

While on sabbatical in England, Cheryl Albers, associate professor, Sociology, was invited to conduct the research seminar “Revising Local Policy to Recognize Diverse … [more…]

William Grieshober, adviser, Small Business Development Center (SBDC), was named 2005 SBDC Business Adviser of the Year at the organization’s annual Staff Training … [more…]

Several teapots by Carrianne Hendrickson, lecturer, Design, will be included in SOFA Chicago 2005, the 12th annual International Exposition of Sculpture Objects and … [more…]

Richard J. Herdlein, assistant professor, Student Personnel Administration, presented “Internationalizing the Graduate Preparation Program” at the 87th annual conference of the National Association … [more…]

George Hole, chair and SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor, Philosophy and Humanities, received a University Faculty Fellowship to study in July at the Albert … [more…]

David Hunter, associate professor, Philosophy and Humanities, delivered the lecture “Dispositionalism about Belief” as part of a symposium he organized on the nature … [more…]

Carmen J. Iannaccone, professor emeritus, Exceptional Education, is executive director of the Council for Exceptional Children, Division of International Special Education and Services … [more…]

Michael Johnson, chair and associate professor, Modern and Classical Languages, read his paper “Star Trek: An Enterprise That Lost Its Temper?” at the … [more…]

Diane Koeppel, assistant professor, Art Education, led a teacher’s workshop on visual-thinking skills for the Arts in Education Institute of Western New York … [more…]

Brenda Lacey, lecturer, English, received an Individual Development Award to present her research paper “Feet Don’t Fail Me Now: Embodied Expression through Drill … [more…]

“American Missionaries and the Opium Trade in Nineteenth-Century China,” a paper by Michael Lazich, assistant professor, History and Social Studies Education, was accepted … [more…]

Jessie Lombardo, senior career counselor, Career Development Center, presented at the annual statewide SUNYCDO (State University of New York Career Development Organization) conference … [more…]

Lesa Loritts, director, Admissions, served as president of the State University of New York College Admissions Professionals (SUNYCAP) for 2004–2005 and presided over … [more…]

Maureen Lougen, keyboard specialist 2, the Graduate School, presented the second annual “Project Warmth” concert, part of a national effort to combat homelessness … [more…]

Dan MacIsaac, assistant professor, Physics; David Henry, assistant professor, and Kathleen Falconer, lecturer, Elementary Education and Reading; Joseph Zawicki, assistant professor, Earth Sciences … [more…]

Ronnie Mahler, associate professor, Social Work, presented her paper “Quasi-Experiment Measuring the Impact of E-Forums” at the 23rd international conference of the International … [more…]

The board of directors of the University Photographers Association of America named Stephen Mangione, former interim associate director, Instructional Resources, a Fellow of … [more…]

James Mayrose, lecturer, Technology, and two of his colleagues from the University at Buffalo received the Inventor of the Year Award in June … [more…]

Amy McMillan, assistant professor, Biology, received a Beckman Coulter Genomics Educational Research matching-funds grant in March toward the purchase of a CEQ 8000 … [more…]

Gerald Mead, lecturer, Design, received a 2005 Pathfinder Award from Business First and the Buffalo Alliance for Education on May 12. The award … [more…]

Charles Newman, librarian, E. H. Butler Library, received a recognition award in May for his work with the Center for Development and Human … [more…]

Michael Niman, assistant professor, Communication, delivered the lecture “The Struggle for Independent Media in an Age of Propaganda” at the Chautauqua Institution (Hall … [more…]

Stephen Phelps, professor, and Ellen Friedland, assistant professor, Elementary Education and Reading, and Pixita del Prado Hill, Johnson State College (formerly associate director … [more…]

Eight digital designs titled Flora, by Elaine Polvinen, professor, Technology, were part of the exhibition Mutual Understanding, on view July 6–24 at the … [more…]

Thomas Renzi, coordinator of tutorial services in the Academic Skills Center, wrote the program notes for two films, The Man Who Could Work … [more…]

Argentina, an illustration by Richard Ross, associate professor, Design, was chosen for the 2005 Graphis Design Annual, the world’s most prestigious communication design … [more…]

Stephen Saracino, professor, Design, was awarded an Artists’ Fellowship in Crafts from the New York State Foundation for the Arts in May. This … [more…]

A critical edition of George Sand’s Le Secrétaire intime (1834) in French (published by Les Editions de l’Aurore, 1991) by Lucy Schwartz, professor, … [more…]

John Thompson, assistant professor, Computer Information Systems, was reelected to the board of directors of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) … [more…]

Carol Townsend, associate professor, Design, was invited to teach two summer workshops, “Introduction to Drawing” and “Introduction to Drawing II,” at the internationally … [more…]

Nancy Weekly, head of collections and Charles Cary Rumsey curator, Burchfield-Penney Art Center, and adjunct lecturer in the museum studies program, History and … [more…]

Zhang Jie, professor, Sociology, and director, Center for China Studies, was appointed as a mentor for two Ph.D. candidates in the School of … [more…]

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SEPTEMBER 2005/VOL. 04, NO. 1

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