Medaille College

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Medaille College
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TypePrivate college
Established1937
Endowment$1.5 million (2017)[1]
PresidentKenneth M. Macur
Academic staff
90
Undergraduates1,600
Postgraduates1,000
Location, ,
United States
CampusUrban
ColorsNavy/Gold/Light Blue
     
Athletics15 Varsity Teams
NicknameMavericks
Sporting affiliations
NCAA Division III
Websitewww.medaille.edu

Medaille College is a private college in Buffalo, New York. Medaille was founded in 1937 by the Sisters of St. Joseph. Medaille serves roughly 1,600 students coming from Western New York and Southern Ontario.[2]

Campuses[edit]

Medaille's main campus is located in Buffalo, New York, on a tree-lined urban setting at the intersection of New York State Route 198 and Parkside Avenue and has subsidiary Calumet College of St. Joseph is a private college affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church through the Missionaries of the Precious Blood located at 2400 New York Ave, Whiting, Indiana, 46394, United States . The campus is within the Olmsted Crescent, a historic area of parkways and landscape designed by Frederick Law Olmsted.

In addition to the Buffalo campus, Medaille also has a branch campus in Rochester. This campus offers undergraduate degrees for adult students in Business Administration, and graduate degrees in Business Administration and Organizational Leadership, as well as Mental Health Counseling.

Housing[edit]

Since the fall of 2001, Medaille has built two residence halls. The South Residence Hall offers double-occupancy rooms with bathrooms, free laundry facilities and computer stations. There are five floors located in the South Hall, but only Vet Tech students are permitted to live on the fifth floor. Student lounges overlook the campus and main building, as well as the Canisius and the Forest Lawn Cemetery. The North Residence Hall contains apartments for an overflow of resident students and is currently not in use.

Medaille College does not have any greek life.

Athletics[edit]

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UniversityMedaille College
ConferenceAllegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference
NCAADivision III
Athletic directorAmy M. DeKay
LocationBuffalo, New York
Varsity teams15
Basketball arenaSullivan Center
Baseball stadiumMcCarthy Park
Soccer stadiumAll-High Stadium
Lacrosse stadiumAll-High Stadium
NicknameMavericks
ColorsNavy, Gold, and Light Blue
     
Websitewww.medaillesports.com

Medaille is a charter member of the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference, as an NCAA Division III school.

The women's basketball team won the AMCC championships in 2005–06, 2006–07, 2007–08 and 2009–2010; the men's soccer team won the AMCC championships in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010. In 2010, The men's soccer team also reached the sweet 16, the furthest any Medaille Sports team has ever advanced; also, in 2010, The Medaille Men's Soccer undefeated streak in the AMCC of five years was snapped. On September 25, 2010, the Franciscan University Barons pulled off the biggest upset in history, winning the match 2-1,[3] and the baseball team won the AMCC championship in 2007.

The women's basketball team made appearances in the NCAA tournament in 2005-06, 2006–07, 2007–08 and the men's soccer made appearances in 2005 and 2006.

The 2008-2009 men's basketball team reached the AMCC finals for the first time in 2009, the team won its first AMCC championship against Pitt-Bradford, four years after going 0-25. With the win the team earned an automatic bid to the NCAA Division III tournament. That run ended early with a first round 90-79 loss at the hands of John Carroll University. The 2011-2012 men's basketball team won the AMCC Tournament.

Notable alumni[edit]

Notable faculty[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "College Results Online".
  2. ^ "Medaille College". Cappex.com. Retrieved 31 March 2016.
  3. ^ "Barons Break Medaille's 5-Year Winning Streak". Franciscan. Retrieved 31 March 2016.

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