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Academic Skills Center Provides Personal Attention for College Success

Tutoring isn’t just for struggling students. So says Thomas Renzi, coordinator of the Academic Skills Center, a place on campus where instructors can refer students seeking individualized attention for academic achievement and personal success.

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Redesigned Buffalo State Web Site to Debut in October

More than a year in the making, a redesigned Buffalo State College Web site featuring a new look, streamlined navigation, updated content, better integration of the college’s popular Web 2.0 tools, and greater interactivity is scheduled to launch in late October.

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Buffalo State Sponsors Research Lab in Bahamas

The Geography and Planning Department at Buffalo State College and the Gerace Research Centre (GRC) at the College of the Bahamas recently entered into a five-year memorandum of understanding.

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Faculty Spotlight: Kimberley Zittel-Palamara

Kimberley Zittel-Palamara, assistant professor of social work, has dedicated her academic career to ensuring that people with medical needs are connected with appropriate care providers. Sounds simple enough. But for certain underserved groups, things are not always so simple.

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Square Meals, Square Deals

For Nancy McKelvey, food is more a science, one that she will continue to study. With a degree in food systems management, she recently returned to Buffalo State College as a dietetics student and will graduate in May. She knows that eating healthy—meals including lots of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean meat, and low-fat dairy products—is not beyond most budgets. Her husband is learning, too.

Small Biz Adviser Helps Make Dreams Reality

Accountant. Controller. Small-business owner. These are the roles that defined the first years of Marilyn Roach’s career, and they form the knowledge she has passed to others over the last three years as an adviser with Buffalo State College’s Small Business Development Center.