For the nearly 100 students and faculty members who are part of Buffalo State’s learning communities, today is a capstone. An evening of presentations and performances will convene members of all four learning communities to share their knowledge and experiences throughout the semester.
They were once Buffalo State students. Now they have careers. And many are sharing their most valuable asset with current students—their knowledge.
Some aspects of human psychology are universal, according to Jill Norvilitis, associate professor of psychology. However, a person’s culture plays a significant role in shaping certain attitudes and behavior, and in defining which are appropriate.
- Curricular Actions
- Proposed Department Merger: Health and Wellness with Dietetics and Nutrition
- SUNY Perks
- Call for Nominations: Undergraduate and Graduate Student Awards
- College Senate Meeting
- Today: Open Forum on SUNY Transfer and Articulation Resolution
- Curricular Items
- Boyes Returns to Job of Head Football Coach
- Learning Community Capstone Presentations Celebrate New Beginnings
- Alumni Mentors Give Students an Edge
- Focus on Sabbatical: Felix Armfield
- Grants and Gifts
- Focus on Service Learning: Jill Norvilitis, PSY 381
- Battle of the Wind Turbines
- Lisa Marie Anselmi, William Engelbrecht, Susan Maguire, and Kathy Leacock
- Shannon Gormley Budin, Assistant Professor, Exceptional Education
- Ann Emo, Assistant Professor, Theater
- Lee Ann Grace, Assistant Dean, International and Exchange Programs
- Bill Grieshober, Adviser, Small Business Development Center
- Jeffrey Hirschberg, Assistant Professor, Communication, and Coordinator, Television and Film Arts Program
- George T. Hole, SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor, Philosophy
- Joëlle Leclaire, Assistant Professor, Economics and Finance
- Susan McMillen, Associate Professor, Mathematics
- Joseph Piccillo, Professor, Art Education
- Susan Schroeder, Assistant Professor, English
- Deborah Silverman, Assistant Professor, Communication
- John Thompson, Associate Professor, Computer Information Systems
- Donn Youngstrom, Professor, Theater
Accolades for the Burchfield Penney Art Center continued to roll in as the public got its first look Saturday at the new $33 million museum. Free admission was part of a 31-hour celebration that included music, poetry, dance, film, and lectures—many staged in the state-of-the-art 156-seat theater.
The parent-teacher conference is a time-honored tradition, and especially with the drastic changes in classrooms over the last two decades, one that schools continue to value (Wendy Paterson, chair and associate professor of elementary education and reading, quoted).
With today’s laser technology, the healing powers of the human bod, and a skilled cosmetic surgeon—one need not wait till death to part with unwanted body art (Jill Norvilitis, associate professor of psychology, quoted).
‘‘Sweet and Dirty” lives on in the heart of Erin Habes. The 28-year-old fashion sleuth ran the trendy boutique on Elmwood Avenue for three years. And since closing up shop in 2007, Habes joined the faculty at Buffalo State College as an adjunct instructor in the Technology Department.