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Natalie Gerber presents research at MLA convention

Sunday February 17, 2013Christine Davis Mantai

Natalie Gerber, associate professor of English, gave two conference presentations at the 2013 MLA Convention in Boston, MA. Her paper, “Raiding the Articulate: What Linguistics Has to Offer Literary Study,” was part of a joint session with the Linguistics Society of America Convention. She also served as respondent to and jointly presided over “Intonation and Poetic Convention,” a special session that she organized with Benjamin Glaser of Skidmore College.

New Marion Fellowship for the Visual and Performing Arts unveiled

Wednesday February 13, 2013Lisa Eikenburg

A one-of-a-kind opportunity for creative enrichment for a faculty member or graduate student at SUNY Fredonia is being made possible by the new Marion Fellowship for the Visual and Performing Arts. The fellowship will support new artistic experiences in several locations for a faculty member in music, theatre, dance, or visual arts and new media.

President Horvath kicks off semester with address to campus

Wednesday February 13, 2013Lisa Eikenburg

President Horvath welcomed new faculty, staff, and administrators to campus during the All-Campus Meeting held Friday, Jan. 25. She also called to the podium Interim V.P. for Administration Karen Porpiglia to present her with the "Heart of Fredonia" Award in honor of her two years of outstanding service . She also read a poem she wrote, entitled, "I See You," as a tribute to all the members of the campus community.

Ziya Arnavut chaired conference in Istanbul

Wednesday January 23, 2013Lisa Eikenburg

Dr. Ziya Arnavut, professor of computer and information sciences at SUNY Fredonia, chaired the Ninth High-Capacity Networks and Emerging/Enabling Technologies conference, held Dec. 12-14 in Istanbul, Turkey, in cooperation with the Kadir Has University. The conference was technically sponsored by the Institute of Electric and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), the world’s largest professional association for advancement of technology.

Schillo starts as new V.P. of Administration

Monday January 21, 2013Michael Barone

As of Jan. 22, Schillo is overseeing an annual consolidated operating budget of more than $103 million, as well as a variety of administrative offices such as accounting, budget, internal control, payroll and purchasing, as well as the departments of Environmental Health and Safety, Facilities Planning, Facilities Services, the Faculty Student Association, Human Resources, Student Accounts, and University Services, which collectively employ more than 380 staff members.