Keuka Park, NY, United States
Keuka Park, NY, United States

Keuka College is an independent, liberal arts-based, four-year, residential, coeducational college that emphasizes experiential learning as well as career and pre-professional education. Founded in 1890, the school is located in Keuka Park, on the shores of Keuka Lake in the U.S. state of New York's Finger Lakes region. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching classifies Keuka College under the "Master's Colleges and Universities " category, noting its curricular engagement and outreach and partnerships. Keuka is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. The school offers both bachelor's and master's degrees on its home campus. In addition, its Accelerated Studies for Adults Program offers degree completion at more than 20 sites throughout Upstate New York, as well as through online courses. The traditional student-faculty ratio is 14:1. The ratio of women to men is 3:1. Total enrollment of the college is 1,873. There are 921 ASAP, 1,546 full-time and 327 part-time students. Keuka College aims to provide an affordable, private liberal arts, science, and career education. As a result, over 93% of the full-time undergraduates at Keuka receive some form of need-based financial support, with the College awarding over 11 million dollars in aid each year.Since the early 2000s, Keuka has also become a major educational provider in the Pacific Rim, with more than 3,000 students pursuing Keuka degrees at partner universities in China and Vietnam. Situated on picturesque Keuka Lake, picked by the Weather Channel as one of the best lakeside retreats, Keuka College students, faculty and staff enjoy more than a thousand feet of shoreline, including Point Neamo, a private beach with a boat house and equipment for checkout. For additional recreational and artistic pursuits, Keuka students have access to the 34-acre Jephson Community Athletic Complex, the indoor sports facilities at the Weed Physical Arts Center, and the Aben and Lightner Art Galleries inside the Lightner Library. Wikipedia.

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Crompton H.,Old Dominion University | Burke D.,Keuka College
International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning | Year: 2015

The use of mobile learning in education is growing at an exponential rate. To best understand how mobile learning is being used, it is crucial to gain a collective understanding of the research that has taken place. This research was a systematic review of 36 studies in mobile learning in mathematics from the year 2000 onward. Eight new findings emerged: (1) The primary purpose of most studies was to focus on evaluating mobile learning. (2) Case studies and experimental design were the main research methods. (3) Most studies report positive learning outcomes; (4) Mobile phones were the mobile device used most often. (5) Elementary school settings were the most common research context. (6) The majority of researchers did not identify a specific mathematical concept being studied. (7) The majority of the studies took place in formal educational contexts; and (8) research on mobile learning in mathematics is geographically diverse. Copyright © 2015, IGI Global.

News Article | February 15, 2017

The Community for Accredited Online Schools, a leading resource provider for higher education information, has ranked the best schools with online programs in the state of New York for 2017. More than 70 schools were ranked overall, with Columbia University, New York University, Cornell University, Syracuse University and University at Buffalo coming in as the top four-year schools. Among two-year schools, Monroe Community College, Niagara County Community College, Hudson Valley Community College, Genesee Community College and Tompkins Cortland Community College earned top spots. “College-bound students have many options for post-secondary education in New York state, but they don’t necessarily need to travel to a campus to be successful,” said Doug Jones, CEO and founder of “The schools on this list are strong examples of what today’s online learning is all about: providing quality education to enhance student success outside of a traditional classroom environment.” Schools on the Best Online Schools list must meet specific base requirements to be included: each must be institutionally accredited and be classified as public or private not-for-profit. Each college was also scored based on additional criteria that includes cost and financial aid, variety of program offerings, student-teacher ratios, graduation rates, employment services and more. For more details on where each school falls in the rankings and the data and methodology used to determine the lists, visit: New York’s Best Online Four-Year Schools for 2017 include the following: Adelphi University Canisius College Clarkson University Columbia University in the City of New York Concordia College-New York Cornell University CUNY Graduate School and University Center CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice Dominican College of Blauvelt D'Youville College Fordham University Hofstra University Ithaca College Jewish Theological Seminary of America Keuka College LIU Post Marist College Medaille College Mercy College Metropolitan College of New York Mount Saint Mary College New York Institute of Technology New York University Niagara University Nyack College Pace University-New York Roberts Wesleyan College Rochester Institute of Technology Saint John Fisher College Saint Joseph's College-New York St. Bonaventure University St. John's University-New York St. Thomas Aquinas College Stony Brook University SUNY at Albany SUNY at Binghamton SUNY Buffalo State SUNY College at Brockport SUNY College at Oswego SUNY College at Plattsburgh SUNY College of Technology at Canton SUNY College of Technology at Delhi SUNY Empire State College SUNY Institute of Technology at Utica-Rome SUNY Maritime College SUNY Oneonta Syracuse University The College of Saint Rose The New School The Sage Colleges New York’s Best Two Year Online Schools for 2017 include the following: Bramson ORT College Cayuga Community College Corning Community College CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College Finger Lakes Community College Fulton-Montgomery Community College Genesee Community College Herkimer College Hostos Community College Hudson Valley Community College Jamestown Community College Jefferson Community College Mohawk Valley Community College Monroe Community College Niagara County Community College North Country Community College Suffolk County Community College SUNY Broome Community College SUNY Orange SUNY Ulster SUNY Westchester Community College Tompkins Cortland Community College ### About Us: was founded in 2011 to provide students and parents with quality data and information about pursuing an affordable, quality education that has been certified by an accrediting agency. Our community resource materials and tools span topics such as college accreditation, financial aid, opportunities available to veterans, people with disabilities, as well as online learning resources. We feature higher education institutions that have developed online learning programs that include highly trained faculty, new technology and resources, and online support services to help students achieve educational success.

Thomas T.D.,Oregon State University | Kukk E.,University of Turku | Ueda K.,Tohoku University | Ouchi T.,Tohoku University | And 5 more authors.
Physical Review Letters | Year: 2011

The first experimental evidence of rotational Doppler broadening in photoelectron spectra, reported here, show good agreement with recently described theoretical predictions. The dependence of the broadening on temperature and photoelectron kinetic energy is quantitatively predicted by the theory. The experiments verify that the rotational contributions to the linewidth are comparable to those from translational Doppler broadening and must be considered in the analysis of high-resolution photoelectron spectra. A classical model accounting for this newly observed effect is presented. © 2011 American Physical Society.

Spitzer W.,Health Care Social Service Consultant | Silverman E.,Keuka College | Allen K.,Indiana University Bloomington
Social Work in Health Care | Year: 2015

Today’s health care environments require organizational competence as well as clinical skill. Economically driven business paradigms and the principles underlying the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 emphasize integrated, collaborative care delivered using transdisciplinary service models. Attention must be focused on achieving patient care goals while demonstrating an appreciation for the mission, priorities and operational constraints of the provider organization. The educational challenge is to cultivate the ability to negotiate “ideology” or ideal practice with the practical realities of health care provider environments without compromising professional ethics. Competently exercising such ability promotes a sound “profession-in-environment” fit and enhances the recognition of social work as a crucial patient care component. Copyright © Taylor & Francis Group, LLC.

Liu Y.,Western Michigan University | Paul S.,Keuka College | Fu F.H.,Hong Kong Baptist University
Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science | Year: 2012

The conductors of this study reviewed prediction research and studied the accomplishments and compromises in predicting world records and best performances in track and field and swimming. The results of the study showed that prediction research only promises to describe the historical trends in track and field and swimming performances, to study the limits of human body based on current data, to examine factors that affect human's running, jumping, throwing, and swimming, and to understand the characteristics of human beings. Prediction research cannot accurately predict new world records and future best performances. In the future, prediction research should become an integrated research field consisting of different specialty areas. Researchers need to develop a better model in which random variables could be separated out as independent variables in order to reflect the complex interaction effects and to understand the nature, characteristics, and limitations of humans using world record/best performance data. © 2012 Copyright Taylor and Francis Group, LLC.

Yonaty S.-A.,SUNY Upstate Medical University | Kitchie S.,Keuka College
Journal of Neuroscience Nursing | Year: 2012

There is limited research related to perceived educational needs among the newly diagnosed first-time stroke population. This descriptive correlational study was conducted to determine the perceived importance to learn about specific stroke-related topics and the degree of satisfaction with stroke education. Seventy-one newly diagnosed stroke patients from two metropolitan hospitals received a self-report Likert-type questionnaire consisting of eight domains related to different aspects of stroke education. The questionnaire was distributed 24-72 hours after admission to the hospital, upon discharge, and 2 weeks postdischarge. The data were analyzed using descriptive statistics, t tests, and repeated measures analysis of variance. Medical knowledge and medication treatment were rated the most important to learn. Treatment of stroke with herbal or alternative medicine and dietary habits were the least important of the eight domains. Overall, patients were not satisfied with stroke education. Copyright © 2012 American Association of Neuroscience Nurses.

Reynolds E.,Keuka College | Ward L.,Drexel University
Journal of Neuroscience Nursing | Year: 2014

Problem: Patient delay in seeking treatment for stroke symptoms is a major factor in morbidity and mortality due to stroke. Every 4 minutes, someone dies of a stroke, and 54% of those deaths occur before the patient reaches the hospital. Objective: The aim of this study was to determine the relationship of somatic awareness and symptom attribution to treatment-seeking behaviors in ischemic stroke patients. Design: This was a descriptive, correlational pilot study. Setting: This study was carried out in three tertiary-care hospitals in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Binghamton, New York. Sample: Twenty patients diagnosed with ischemic stroke were included. Instruments: The Modified Somatic Perception Questionnaire measured somatic awareness, and the Symptom Interpretation Questionnaire measured symptom attribution. Results: There was no relationship identified between somatic awareness or symptom attribution and treatment-seeking behaviors. Significance was identified, using t-test comparisons, between physical attribution scores and insurance status (p = .038) and family history of stroke (p = .026). Significant correlations, r = .386 and r = .433, respectively, were identified between somatic awareness and symptom attribution and education. Conclusion: Somatic awareness and symptom attribution were not found to be significantly correlated to time to care. These results must be tempered with the knowledge that the data were derived from a small sample and that some data were missing due to a lack of recall. Significance was identified, in a comparison of the group means, involving insurance status and family history of stroke, to somatic awareness and symptom attribution. Significant correlation was identified between education and these factors. Future research involving these factors, using a revised methodology, should be considered. © 2014 American Association of Neuroscience Nurses.

Brown W.P.,Keuka College | Morgan K.T.,Keuka College
Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science | Year: 2015

Adoption records from the Tompkins County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, an open-admission, no-kill shelter in New York State, were examined to determine if various physical attributes influenced the length of stay (LOS) of cats and kittens. Similar reports from other no-kill shelters have not been published. LOS averaged 61.2 days for cats and kittens combined and ranged from less than 1 day to 730 days. Based on mixed models that accounted for lack of independence among attributes, younger, lighter-colored cats were generally adopted more quickly than older, more darkly colored cats, but yellow-colored cats had the greatest LOS. Coat color did not influence LOS for kittens. Coat patterning and breed designation influenced LOS in both cats and kittens. Male cats and kittens had a shorter LOS than female cats and kittens, respectively. Studies from traditional shelters also demonstrated the importance of physical characteristics to adopters. Given adopter preferences for companion animals with certain characteristics, methods to reduce the LOS for cats with the longest potential residences at the shelter require continued development. © 2014, Copyright © Taylor & Francis Group, LLC, 2014.

Klinge C.M.,University of Louisville | Riggs K.A.,University of Louisville | Wickramasinghe N.S.,University of Louisville | Emberts C.G.,University of Louisville | And 3 more authors.
Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology | Year: 2010

Resistance to endocrine therapy is a major clinical problem in breast cancer. The role of ERα splice variants in endocrine resistance is largely unknown. We observed reduced protein expression of an N-terminally truncated ERα46 in endocrine-resistant LCC2, LCC9, and LY2 compared to MCF-7 breast cancer cells. Transfection of LCC9 and LY2 cells with hERα46 partially restored growth inhibition by TAM. Overexpression of hERα46 in MCF-7 cells reduced estradiol (E2)-stimulated endogenous pS2, cyclin D1, nuclear respiratory factor-1 (NRF-1), and progesterone receptor transcription. Expression of oncomiR miR-21 was lower in TAM-resistant LCC9 and LY2 cells compared to MCF-7 cells. Transfection with ERα46 altered the pharmacology of E2 regulation of miR-21 expression from inhibition to stimulation, consistent with the hypothesis that hERα46 inhibits ERα activity. Established miR-21 targets PTEN and PDCD4 were reduced in ERα46-transfected, E2-treated MCF-7 cells. In conclusion, ERα46 appears to enhance endocrine responses by inhibiting selected ERα66 responses. © 2010 Elsevier Ireland Ltd.

Brown W.P.,Keuka College | Davidson J.P.,Keuka College | Zuefle M.E.,Keuka College
Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science | Year: 2013

Adoption records from 2 no kill shelters in New York State were examined to determine how age, sex, size, breed group, and coat color influenced the length of stay (LOS) of dogs at these shelters. Young puppies had the shortest length of stay; LOS among dogs increased linearly as age increased. Neither coat color nor sex influenced LOS. Considering only size classifications, medium-size dogs had the greatest LOS, and extra small dogs and puppies remained in shelters for the least amount of time. Considering only breed groupings, dogs in the guard group had the greatest LOS and those in the giant group had the shortest LOS. The lack of effect of coat color was not expected, nor was the shorter LOS among "fighting" breeds compared with other breed groups. Coat color and breed may have only local effects on LOS that do not generalize to all shelters, including traditional shelters. Understanding the traits of dogs in a specific shelter and the characteristics of these nonhuman animals desired by adopters are critical to improving the welfare of animals served by that shelter. © 2013 Copyright Taylor and Francis Group, LLC.

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