Nancy Bren Nuzzo of Williamsville, director of the Music Library and Special Collections Library of the University at Buffalo, recently received the Special Achievement Award from the Music Library Association.
The rarely conferred award was presented to her at the association's annual conference in March in Pittsburgh. It was only the seventh time the award was presented since it was instituted in 1992.
Nuzzo, a member of the UB libraries staff since 1980, was named director of the UB Music Library earlier this year after serving as interim director since 1999. She continues to direct UB's double master's degree program in music librarianship.
Nuzzo received the SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Librarianship in 2001 and recently curated an exhibition of 16th to 19th century maps of Asia and the Silk Road in connection with the visit to UB of the Dalai Lama.
Army 2nd Lt. Shawn R. Schroeder, a 2002 graduate of Lake Shore Central High School in Angola, has completed the Chemical Basic Officer Leader Course at Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri.
The 13-week course is designed to train Army officers in current tactical doctrine to help serve units in a chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear environment. He will be assigned to the 5th Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Tacoma, Wash.
Schroeder, who received a bachelor's degree in 2006 from Buffalo State College, is the son of Lynn Marie C. Schroeder of Angola.
Canisius College has appointed a new vice president for academic affairs.
Scott A. Chadwick, associate vice president for academic affairs at Creighton University in Omaha, Neb., will oversee all academic areas at Canisius, as well as enrollment management and library and information services.
He will replace Herbert J. Nelson, who is retiring after 11 years as vice president for academic affairs.
Chadwick has a doctorate in communication studies and a master's degree in business administration from the University of Kansas.
He joined Creighton in 2003 as an assistant vice president. Between 1997 and 2003, Chadwick was an assistant professor in the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication at Iowa State University. From 1994 to 1997, he was an assistant professor in the department of speech communication at Oregon State University.
Regan Terry has been honored with the St. Bonaventure University School of Journalism and Mass Communication Woman of Promise Award.
The award is given annually to a St. Bonaventure senior who excels both in and out of the classroom. A 2003 graduate of Brushton-Moira High School, she has concentrated on courses in broadcasting and public relations and has been named to the Dean's List every semester
Mary A. Hamilton, a retired associate professor of journalism and mass communication at St. Bonaventure, presented the award.
Janice Lieberman, NBC consumer reporter, was the keynote speaker at the recent award ceremony. Lieberman has worked for NBC News, "Today," and "Later Today."
Students belonging to the D'Youville College Psychology Club recently raised $2,000 that was donated to the Greater Buffalo Counseling Centers, an agency that provides low-cost mental-health counseling to area residents.
The money raised was generated from the student group's raffle of autographed Buffalo Sabres memorabilia, including sticks and jerseys.