Excavation photoStudents in Lisa Anselmi’s archaeological field school at Beaver Island State Park on Grand Island

Taking Native American Initiatives to the Next Level

Under the guidance of the School of Education, Associate Dean Lori V. Quigley, and a working group of internal and external experts, Buffalo State College continues to advance Native American curriculum and initiatives, making the campus a destination for students interested in learning about indigenous peoples.

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April Lecture Series Features Women in the Sciences

The Women in Science and Mathematics Spring 2009 Lecture Series is planned for April. “We are very pleased that our speakers come from three different disciplines,” said Karen O’Quin, associate dean of the School of Natural and Social Sciences and a member of the Women in Science and Math Ad Hoc Committee that schedules the speakers. “They will present topics from biology, earth science, and chemistry.”

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Focus on First Year: BSC 101—Entry to the Liberal Arts

When first-year students take BSC 101: Foundations of Inquiry, they experience their first taste of a liberal arts education at Buffalo State College. But the faculty who teach the course are learning just as much.

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Late-Night Seminars Becoming Increasingly Popular

The residence halls have become more than just a place to study, socialize, and sleep. A series of late-night seminars, now in their fourth consecutive semester, are more popular than ever.

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Colleges Air Concerns over State’s Taking Tuition

Presidents from the area’s four-year public colleges are speaking out about the state’s swiping tuition dollars to help balance New York’s budget. And they’re trying to prevent it from happening again. “We’re very upset about what’s going on with the tuition,” Buffalo State College President Muriel Howard said. “This is a huge policy shift that has a lot of implications that nobody has thought through.”

Buffalo State Leads Child-Learning Study

Buffalo State College has been selected by the New York State Education Department to act as lead agency in the development of an early-intervention program for children who show signs of academic struggle. The college was awarded a five-year, $1.5 million contract in November to help create a Response to Intervention Technical Assistance Center. RTI programs are intended to identify students who may have learning disabilities before those students lag academically behind their peers.

VH1 President Returns to Buffalo Roots

A proud Western New Yorker who hit it big in cable TV returned to his roots Tuesday night. VH1 President Tom Calderone met with students at his alma mater, Buffalo State College.