Ice Arena

Ice Arena Named Top Ice-Skating Venue in WNY

Although it may be one of the best kept secrets among faculty, staff, and students at the college, the Buffalo State Ice Arena has developed a reputation as one of the best ice rinks in Western New York. Recently named the top ice-skating venue in Western New York by Buffalo Spree magazine, the ice arena hosts nearly 50,000 players, fans, parents, and recreational skaters each year, according to arena manager Jim Fowler.

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Burchfield Penney at night

Burchfield Penney to Be First ‘Green’ Art Museum in New York State

When it opens to the public on November 22, the Burchfield Penney Art Center at Buffalo State College is expected to be the first art museum in New York State certified by the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program of the U.S. Green Building Council.

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Classroom students

Wood Appointed Director of CEURE

Kathy Wood, a faculty member in the Elementary Education and Reading Department, has been appointed director of the Center for Excellence in Urban and Rural Education (CEURE), effective October 1.

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SPA Conference

SPA Conference Provides Networking and Educational Opportunities

Graduate degrees in student affairs and student support services are essential for people seeking to secure or advance careers in higher education. Buffalo State’s student personnel administration (SPA) program is one of just five such programs in New York State.

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In the News


West Discusses Obama’s Victory

Tuesday’s election of Barack Obama as the nation’s 44th president signaled “the end of the age of Ronald Reagan,” Cornel West, author of the 1993 bestselling book Race Matters, said during a lecture Thursday at Buffalo State College.

Young Voters Excited for Obama

The youth of America and Western New York made sure their voices were heard in the historic 2008 election. Buffalo State College reports it registered 2,000 voters this election year, up from only 800 last year (video included).