deans in Business, Education
and Journalism schools
Journalism and Mass Communication.
sive university, I believe
that the School of
Business seeks academic
student outcomes, a
commitment to global-
the environment for
community/social responsibility," said
20 years, succeeds
Peggy Yehl Burke, Ed.D.,
as dean of the School of
Education. Burke was
promoted to associate
provost and dean of the
School of Graduate
munity of teachers and
scholars into the future. Our goal is to con-
tinue to produce well-trained and ethical
professionals to meet the demanding needs
of schools and the community in these
tough political and economic times," said
Zimmer, an associate professor in the
Jandoli School of
Journalism and Mass
served as an associate
professor of journalism
and mass communica-
tion in the school.
said Hoffmann. "As an SBU alumna, I
our enormous strengths. I will continue to
lead in the tradition of Dr. Jandoli with an
emphasis on strong writing, reporting and
county taxpayers earn
$700,000 in refunds
earn $700,000 in tax refunds this year.
worked from Jan. 26 through April 3 to
generate an impressive 450 tax returns
for working families in Cattaraugus
Tax Assistance (VITA) program in 2004.
Since then, VITA has helped low- and
moderate-income workers earn more
than $4.8 million in tax refunds, often
through federal and state Earned Income
fessor of accounting and VITA adviser. "I
was particularly impressed by the seniors
who really took the first-year juniors
under their supervision and made sure the
juniors had a good experience."
National Student Advertising Competition
(NSAC) held April 14 in New York City.
tising programs. For example, first-place
winner Penn State has several hundred
advertising majors and public relations
majors. St. Bonaventure does not offer a
major in either field. In all, nine colleges
competed in SBU's district.
Kelley, St. Bonaventure's ad club adviser.
"It's fun being the mouse that roared."
million integrated marketing communica-
tions campaign to increase Nissan's penetra-
tion among African-American, Chinese-
American and Hispanic-American
Millennials (the demographic that was
entering adulthood around the turn of the
teachers stay ahead of the
of the technology curve and become
more passionate about teaching.
to create an opportunity for instructors to
use enhanced technology tools to make
their classes more engaging for their stu-
dents. The classroom is outfitted with five
desktop computer, webcam, wireless key-
board, mouse and large flat screen dis-
play. In addition, the instructor has a sixth
PC at a podium connected to a Smart
Board mounted in the front of the room.
or to have each work station working on
an independent project. It allows students
and "visitors" to Skype into class and for
the class to have interactive experiences
with people at a distance. This requires
instructors to have a new paradigm for
planning their classes so that the technolo-
gy can be utilized to enhance instruction.