Associate Professor Birger Vanwesenbeeck of the Department of English has written a book review published in the latest issue of the Journal of Austrian Studies (University of Nebraska Press). Vanwesenbeeck reviews George Prochnik’s “The Impossible Exile,” a new biography of the Austrian writer Stefan Zweig. Read More..
Breonna Henningham, a Public Accountancy senior from Akron, N.Y., has become the first student at Fredonia to be awarded a $10,000 scholarship from the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, the agency that oversees audits of public companies. To be nominated for the merit-based scholarship, students must be enrolled in a bachelor’s or master’s degree program in accounting, demonstrate interest and aptitude in accounting and auditing and adhere to high ethical standards. Read More..
he Curriculum and Instruction Department of the College of Education and Silver Creek Elementary School District have shared a clinically-rich, site-based partnership since Spring 2013. Drs. Kathleen Magiera and Ana Maria Klein, recently promoted from associate to full professor, have co-taught two field-based courses at the elementary school and have recently published three articles. Read More..
Associate Professor Iclal Vanwesenbeeck’s work is being published in World Literature Today, an American magazine of international literature and culture published at the University of Oklahoma. Read More..
Fredonia has named Cory Bezek, a veteran of its Admissions team, as its new Director of Admissions following a nationwide search to fill the key position. Mr. Bezek, who received a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Fredonia in 2002, has advanced through the ranks in Admissions after being hired as a counselor in 2007. He served as assistant director and associate director before becoming interim director in August 2014. Read More..
At the 2015 Fredonia Women’s Student Union annual Paper Plate awards ceremony, faculty advisor Dr. Jeffry Iovannone received a very special recognition: The Janet Mock award. An author and transgender activist who has contributed to the greater social commentary regarding transgender issues, Mock represents the creator of a support system that challenges others to grow into activists and advocates for social justice. Read More..
Lei Huang, assistant professor of Marketing from the School of Business, won the 53rd Society for Marketing Advances (SMA) Annual Conference Best Paper Award for his work, "The Moderations of Product Involvement and Valence of Corporate Social Responsibility Information on Brand Perceptions," Read More..
Dianna Hawryluk, a senior majoring in Video Production and Audio Production in the Department of Communication, recently won international accolades for her audio documentary, "Let Music Live! A Journey Through SUNY Fredonia's Choral Department." Ms. Hawryluk was honored for her storytelling and production skills as a "Silver Radio" winner at the New York Festivals International Radio Competition in New York City. Read More..
Dr. Ziya Arnavut of the Department of Computer and Information Sciences was the main guest editor of the recently published special issue on Enabling technologies for Network-based applications of the Computer and Electrical Engineering Journal, published by Elsevier. Along with Dr. Arnavut, Dr. Ahmed Kamal from the Electrical Engineering Department of Iowa State University served as a guest editor. Read More..
Professor Jeanette McVicker of the Department of English presented papers at two conferences this summer, including one in Thessaloniki, Greece, at the “Rethinking Democracy in Literature, Language and Culture” conference, sponsored by the School of English, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Read More..
Darlene Cruz, an International Studies major at Fredonia, is one of 860 American undergraduate students from 332 colleges and universities across the U.S. selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs for study or internships abroad during the upcoming fall or academic year. Read More..
Dr. Courtney Wigdahl-Perry of the Department of Biology is principal investigator for a project receiving a $10,000 grant funded by the SUNY 4E Network of Excellence supporting campus research collaborations in Energy, the Environment, Education, and Economics. The project is one of eight collaborative projects totaling $400,000 involving 14 SUNY campuses advancing research in waste water treatment, air quality, smart grid solutions, and conservation efforts, among others. Read More..