The Biology Department went to the regional conference of the National Biological Honor Society this past Sunday and two students got third place finishes (one student got an Honorable Mention). More information here.
Pleased to announce that the MSED Literacy (Childhood) received full national recognition from the International Reading Association. See report here.
Center for Educational Excellence & Innovation completed its first major project at the Harlem Children Zone with over 200 students assessed in early childhood.
Think College project will begin in the fall.
FINE & PERFORMING ARTS
Producing some outstanding events this fall including:
Visual Arts Faculty Gallery Exhibit in Br. Kenneth Chapman Gallery
Reading Dance: The Interdisciplinary Lens- Lecture Demonstration with the Limon Dance Company with post performance discussion -the Book of Ecclesiastics and the choreographic text of "There is a Time" – led by Dr. Teresa Delgado
Brazilian Guitars and Percussion – Live (curricular interface with our new Music in World Cultures Course)
Crime and Punishment with the Iona College Theatre Ensemble
Thomas Donnarumma and CIT – "To Stage or Not To Stage: Producing Theatre in Keeping with the Catholic Intellectual Tradition"
Dr. Carol Shansky – Music and Protest: Parodies, Politics and Popular Music. Protest music in the American Revolution, the "revolution" of the 1960s and the "Occupy" movement
The Arts Center Lower Level configuration is now completed and the new theatre lab and sculpture space look wonderful
Jeanne Matich-Maroney will serve as Director for the Center for Social Research during the 2012-2013 academic year.
Penelope J. Moore received a certificate for successfully completing all requirements for the 160-Hour Faculty Development Program in Ethnogeriatrics, July 2011-June 2012, from Stanford Geriatric Education Center, Stanford University School of Medicine.