Five Fredonia employees, whose collective service spans more than 65 years and all major departments within the Finance and Administration division, have received the Outstanding Administrative Service Award in recognition of exemplary service during 2015. A luncheon to honor the five individuals was held on Sept. 29 at the Alumni House. Read More..
In July, Randolph Hohle, assistant professor of Sociology, saw his book published, “Race and the Origins of American Neoliberalism.” The book describes the creation of American Neoliberalism and explores the four pillars of neoliberal policy, austerity, privatization, deregulation and tax cuts. The author also explains how race created the pretext for the activation of neoliberal policy. Read More..
Jeffry Iovannone, visiting assistant professor of English and coordinator of the Women’s and Gender Studies program, has had his essay, “The Madwoman in the Garden: Decolonizing Domesticity in Shani Mootoo’s Cereus Blooms at Night,” selected for publication in the forthcoming anthology Disabling Domesticity. Read More..
Michele Bernatz, associate professor of Art History in the Department of Visual Arts and New Media, will focus her sabbatical on research and writing with the goal of producing a publishable article. Her project is entitled, "The Ritual Practice of Dynastic Renewal: A Case Study of Two Tikal Burials," which investigates how social notions are manifest in the funerary setting. Read More..
SUNY Distinguished Professor and composer James Piorkowski’s newest recording, “NINE: The Guitar and Beyond,” has been released by Centaur Records. The CD also features some of Piorkowski’s School of Music colleagues including Dr. Gerald Gray, Dr. Natasha Farny, Daniel Ihasz, Angela Haas and Anne Kissell-Harper. Read More..
Shannon McRae, professor of English and Coordinator of American Studies and Film Studies, recently published a pictorial history book about Benton Harbor and St. Joseph, two small adjacent cities in southwest Michigan.The main focus of the book is the very different economic trajectories each city experienced after World War II through to the end of the 20th century. Read More..
Psychology Assistant Professor Joseph McFall presented a paper, “Cultural Differences in Reasoning Errors: Comparison of United States and India,” with student coauthor Mary Cappotelli, ’14, at the 27th annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science held in May in New York City. Read More..
Michael Jabot, professor of Science Education, has been chosen by NASA to be part of an international education team. This team will partner with NASA and its educational outreach mission to help link NASA Earth Science missions with classrooms around the world. Read More..
Hannah Shea, a junior Animation and Illustration major from Freeville, will be 16 artists featured in the Southern Tier Biennial, a juried art competition that opens Sept. 19. Also featured will be works by associate professors Jill Johnston and Phil Hastings. Read More..
Associate Professor Natalie Gerber of the Department of English spent her summer months conducting research, organizing panels, giving papers, and serving as an editor in activities for the American Literature Association. Read More..
How do you keep students enrolled once they decide to attend a university? Does academic advising have an influence on their choice to stay? These were questions that Drs. Lisa Walters and Mojtaba Seyedian of Fredonia’s Department of Business Administration asked themselves while working together on a paper discussing their research to help advance academic advising. Read More..
Nick Gunner, Social Media manager in the Department of Marketing and Communications, received the 2015 Hortense Simmons Prize for the Advancement of Underground Railroad Knowledge from the Underground Railroad Free Press. Read More..