With heightened emphasis on student success and institutional accountability, academic advisement is a critical topic for students, faculty, and staff at Buffalo State College. For some, good advising skills come naturally. But two recipients of the President’s Award for Excellence in Academic Advisement believe the value of quality advisement should be ingrained in all faculty members.
One hundred thirteen more undergraduate students are taking 15 credit hours or more this semester compared to spring 2007, thanks to initiatives taken by the Enrollment Management and Registrar’s offices.
The nation’s subprime mortgage crisis and its trickle-down effect on student loans recently stunned Buffalo State and other local colleges when HSBC Bank USA and M&T Bank Corporation announced they will no longer provide federally guaranteed student loans. The move strips Buffalo State of its top two lenders, which together accounted for 44 percent of overall loan volume.
Spring break—a time for relaxing, beaches, and catching up on sleep. Right? Not for 11 Buffalo State students and a few Newman Center staff members.
- Formal Evaluation of President Muriel Howard
- Curricular Actions
- 2008–2009 Alumni Association Scholarships Available
- Senate Elections April 7–18
- Voting to Take Place at April 11 Senate Meeting
- Curricular Note
- Curricular Items
- Buffalo State Prepares for NCATE Continuing Accreditation Site Visit
- Violence on Campus Seminar
- Campus Invited to View Science-Math Floor Plans
- Earth Day: The Great American Cleanup
- Campus Makes Efforts to Encourage Fuller Course Loads
- Student Loan Trouble Hits Home
- Students Help Chicago Residents during Alternative Spring Break
- Susan Baldwin, Assistant Professor, Health and Wellness
- Andrew T. Garrity, Programmer/Analyst, Computing and Technology Services
- Stephen Houseknecht, Lecturer, Fine Arts
- Michael Johnson, Associate Professor, Modern and Classical Languages
- Ramona R. Santa Maria, Lecturer, Computer Information Systems
- Gary Solar, Chair and Associate Professor, Earth Sciences and Science Education
- Aimable Twagilimana, Professor, English
Spanish, French, and German are still the most popular foreign languages for college students to study overall. But these days, it’s Arabic that’s trendy. Chinese, too.
One day between winter storms, three Buffalo State College graduate students filed across Elmwood Avenue to Albright-Knox Art Gallery, where they spent the morning on their knees in the marble-floored 1905 wing, stretching a 12-by-12-foot canvas.
Alumna Shayna Raichilson-Zadok was one of two Western New Yorkers chosen from about 22,000 contestants to compete in the popular reality show Hell’s Kitchen.