College guides, viewbooks, open houses—these are some of the many vehicles that drive prospective students to Buffalo State. But with a declining pool of local high school graduates, increased competition for students from far beyond the Buffalo Niagara region, and an increasingly tech-savvy adolescent population, the college is undertaking new efforts to boost awareness and appeal.
Susan McMillen, associate professor of mathematics, was recently named director of faculty development, a newly created half-time position. McMillen will help to promote a campus culture and programming in support of excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service with the creation of a Faculty Development Center.
“Community, Conflict, and Control” is the theme of the 56th annual New York State Sociological Association (NYSSA) conference, to be held at Buffalo State on October 17 and 18. Timothy McCorry, assistant professor of sociology and president of NYSSA, is chairing the event.
The Houghton Chapter, Buffalo’s branch of the New York State Archaeological Association, holds free monthly meetings every third Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. in the Buffalo Museum of Science. Anyone with an interest in archaeology is welcome to attend.
- College Council Meeting
- Curricular Actions
- Commencement Committee Membership
- Campus Crime Statistics
- University Policy on Fees, Charges, and Deposits
- College Senate Meeting
- Curricular Items
- Buffalo State College Policy on Consensual Sexual and Amorous Relations
- Winter-Clothing Drive to Benefit Visiting Chinese Students
- Attracting Prospective Students in New Ways
- Faculty Author: Joëlle Leclaire
- Promoting Excellence in Teaching, Scholarship, and Service
- Understanding Crime and Punishment: Sociology Conference Explores Conflict, Related Issues
- Houghton Chapter 2008–2009 Lecture Series
- News from SUNY
- Jane Cushman, Assistant Professor; Jodelle Magner, Assistant Professor; and Susan McMillen, Associate Professor, Mathematics
- Roger Firestien, Lecturer, International Center for Studies in Creativity
- Kimberly Hart, Assistant Professor, Anthropology
- Marguerite Knowles, Assistant Professor, Communication
So, why did the stock market end the week in the red despite the green light given to the bailout plan? Within hours, a revised bailout plan passed, and the Dow surged 300 points before dropping 157.
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