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Fredonia implements accelerated program leading to M.S. in Education

Monday December 10, 2018Roger Coda

The path for students who want to become elementary teachers with additional certifications in special education and literacy has been shortened and some of their tuition expenses lowered, thanks to a program recently approved by the New York State Education Department. Highly motivated students seeking New York state certification in this field can earn a B.S and M.S in Education in five years.

Endowment to be created to support and preserve historical archive at Fredonia

Thursday November 29, 2018Jeff Woodard

A painting that had hung in Reed Library for over 30 years will help preserve an important literary archive. The painting by Niko Pirosmani, “Georgian Woman Wearing a Lechaki,” sold Tuesday at Sotheby’s in London for an estimated $2.3 million. The Fredonia College Foundation, which owned the painting, has established an endowment which will invest all net funds generated through this sale to support the prestigious Stefan Zweig collection, as well as Archives and Special Collections in Reed Library, for the benefit of scholars and students who have the remarkable opportunity to study the works of an important writer.

Fredonia professor’s work featured on ‘Grey’s Anatomy’

Tuesday November 27, 2018Avril King

Dr. Nicholas Quintyne of the Department of Biology was used to hearing from former students. However, he had never gotten a request quite like the one he received from Dr. Michael Metzner in early September. Metzner had decided to take a break from his surgical residency in San Antonio and began working as one of the surgical consultants on the set of “Grey’s Anatomy.”

‘Among the Hemlocks’ documentary to be screened in Westfield

Tuesday November 27, 2018Roger Coda

Patterson Library in Westfield will host a preview screening of “Among the Hemlocks, Fantastic Stories from Fredonia, NY,” a documentary by Roslin Smith, assistant professor of Communication, on Thursday, Dec. 6, at 6 p.m. The film depicts the history of Fredonia using voices of its residents.