October Accomplishments 2013
Bruce Bennett, Professor of English, gave a reading on October 28th of his poetry for the Watkins Glen Writers Group at the Montour Coffeehouse in Montour Falls.
On October 30th, Professor Bennett read his poetry at the Healing Muse launch for Issue#13 at SUNY Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse.
Siouxsie Easter, Associate Professor of Theater, recently directed "The Servant of Two Masters" for the fall faculty production. Over 25 students were involved in this production that entertained nearly 400 audience members on Friends and Family Weekend. The production was adjudicated by the Theatre Association of New York State (TANYS) and won 4 TANYS awards:
Meritorious Achievement in Ensemble Acting to the Cast
Meritorious Achievement in Costume Design to Barbara Murphy
Excellence in Acting to Casey Jamieson for his portrayal of Truffaldino
Excellence in Direction to Siouxsie Easter
Professor Easter and the students will be traveling to the TANYS Awards Banquet in November to receive their awards.
Christina Wahl, Associate Professor of Biology, taught a workshop for the New York State Bee Wellness program at the "Betterbee"
company headquarters in Greenwich, NY on October 26. The topic was "Diagnosis of
Nosema vs Acarapis woodii in the honeybee, Apis mellifera." Details of her presentation are available at: http://nybeewellness.com/Microscopy___Anatomy.html