Mark Petrie, associate vice president for enrollment management, has the utmost respect for the Admissions Office. But, he says, enrollment management is more than just admissions. In fact, he thinks returning students are perhaps the most important group of students—even though his office has the least control over them.
Buffalo State is one of a small group of colleges and universities participating in a pilot test of the Voluntary System of Accountability (VSA). The Buffalo State information is accessible through www.buffalostate.edu by clicking on College Portrait, the VSA Web-reporting template (bottom right of page).
Look closely in Classroom Building C214, also known as the Peterson Room, and you’ll find 26 garment fragments that make up the Peterson Collection of Ancient Peruvian Textiles. The collection—originally donated to the History and Social Studies Education Department in 1978 by the late Professor Emeritus Harold F. Peterson—is now further archived and preserved in View, the college’s online photo gallery.
The Center for Health and Social Research (CHSR) at Buffalo State College has received a $3 million grant from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) to study the initiation and continuation of drinking and driving behavior.
- Appointment: Vice President for Institutional Advancement and Development and Executive Director of the Buffalo State College Foundation
- College Council Meeting
- An Invitation to the Campus Community
- Response to Senate Recommendation
- Curricular Actions
- Call for Nominations: 2008 Distinguished Alumnus Award
- Funding Opportunity for Programs and Events
- Important Topics for November College Senate Meeting
- Provost’s Corner
- Communication Hall of Fame to Induct Noted Broadcast Journalists
- Say ‘Bon Appétit’ to Beaujolais Nouveau
- Keeping Count: Focus on Enrollment Management
- Digital Archiving Preserves Past Treasures
- Ann Brown, Publications Director, College Relations
- Bruce Bryski, Associate Professor, Communication
- Shannon Gormley Budin, Assistant Professor, Exceptional Education
- Jean Gounard, Director, International Student Affairs
- Dianne S. McCarthy, Assistant Professor, Elementary Education and Reading
- Susan Mary Paige, Lecturer, Exceptional Education
- Elizabeth Peña, Director, Art Conservation, and Susan Maguire, Lecturer, Anthropology
- Thomas Renzi, Coordinator of Tutorial Services, Academic Skills Center
- Paul Theobald, Woods-Beals Endowed Chair, Center for Excellence in Urban and Rural Education, and John Siskar, Visual Arts Liaison to the Dean, School of Arts and Humanities
- Vida Vanchan, Lecturer, Geography and Planning
Teenagers and adults often don't see eye to eye, and new brain research is now shedding light on some of the reasons why. Although adolescence is often characterized by increased independence and a desire for knowledge and exploration, it also is a time when brain changes can result in high-risk behaviors, addiction vulnerability, and mental illness, as different parts of the brain mature at different rates. Jean DiPirro, assistant professor of psychology, is quoted. Her recent study reveals that, with repeated binges, the drug ecstasy's effect on social behavior grows more pronounced and lasts well beyond the active effects of the drug.