Maggie Doyne, who will soon receive an honorary doctorate from St. Bonaventure University, was named the 2015 CNN Hero of the Year at a ceremony on Nov. 17. Faculty and staff are invited to attend the awarding ceremony for Ms. Doyne at 4 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 7, at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts.
Mary Kay Worth presented a skill-building workshop at the Fall Leadership Summit for the New York State Council of School Superintendents Sept. 27-29. Worth, a retired superintendent, is an adjunct professor in St. Bonaventure’s School of Education. She presented “Engaging Students and Teachers in Storytelling, Writing, and Technology ~ Cultivating Authors,” at the summit. Participants were able to explore their own storytelling capabilities as well as how to start an author-in-residence program at their school. Worth serves as an author-in-residence at Washington West Elementary School in Olean. Her skillset includes connection to the Common Core Curriculum and building text sets. She credits the Elementary Education Department Field Block program and her exceptional colleagues for enhancing her skills that have opened new doors.
St. Bonaventure University baseball coach Larry Sudbrook was inducted into the New York State Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday. Sudbrook was one of 15 baseball icons including major league greats Tom Browning and Orel Hershiser to join the Hall of Fame this year. Sudbrook recently completed his 30th season as the head coach of the Bonnies. He is far and away the winningest coach in the program's history with 628 victories. He has led St. Bonaventure to eight appearances in the Atlantic 10 Conference tournament, one A-10 Championship and one NCAA Tournament berth (2004), and 19 seasons of 20 wins or more. He was named the A-10 Coach of the Year in 2000 and in 2006. He has also coached 11 student-athletes who have gone on to be selected in the Major League Baseball Draft. Sudbrook's legacy of helping develop students as well as athletes is evidenced by the Bonnies' 35 Academic All-Conference selections during his tenure.
Diana Lawrence-Brown presented a paper, "Gifted Students and Culturally Responsive Pedagogy," to the National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME) National Conference in New Orleans, La., Oct. 1, 2015.
Dr. Michael Fischer, professor of accounting, presented a paper titled "Relevance Regained? An Examination of the Contents of Introduction to Management Accounting" at the Fall 2015 meeting of the Academy of Business Research.
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