Diversity

Building and Sustaining a Diverse Workforce

To create a diverse workforce at Buffalo State, Dolores E. Battle, senior adviser to the president for equity and campus diversity, says effort and leadership are required. Her office leads the charge in implementing the college’s core value of respect for diversity and individual differences. Battle says that diversity means more than numbers.

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Focus on First Year: Foundations of Inquiry

Power, Sex, and Global Warming. Old, Weird America. Planning for the Future: Business I. Are You What You Eat? The Human Relationship to Food. Do these four topics have anything in common? The answer is yes. They are all sections of BSC 101: Foundations of Inquiry, a class required of all Buffalo State first-year students. They were also among the first sections to fill during fall registration.

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Restaurant Institute Serves Up Collaboration

Buffalo State is getting ready to launch a program designed to help would-be restaurateurs open independent establishments and manage them effectively. The Restaurant Institute, which begins its pilot program in January, is an initiative that includes the Small Business Development Center (SBDC), the Hospitality and Tourism Department, Campus House, and the Research Foundation.

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Technology

Technology Center Moves Forward: Search for Architectural Firm Announced

A new $43 million technology center for Buffalo State moves forward as the college and the State University of New York Construction Fund begin a national search for an architectural/engineering firm to complete technical specifications for the proposed building now that funding has been approved.

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In the News

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Buffalo State Hosts Anti-Graffiti Workshop

There are “taggers” and then there is gang graffiti, and most people don’t know the difference, say law enforcement officials who sponsored a workshop Thursday at Buffalo State College. About 25 law enforcement officials from the City of Buffalo and surrounding suburbs, as well as community leaders, attended the daylong workshop in the college’s Butler Library. The purpose was to help them identify graffiti and network to combat it.