Buffalo State College is proud to honor four of its most distinguished and dedicated alumni during this year’s Commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 16. Distinguished Alumnus Awards will be presented to Anthony J. Baynes, ’79, CEO of the A. J. Baynes Group; Todd W. Brason, ’85, CEO of Willcare Inc; Ronald James Kelley, ’86, physicist and entrepreneur; and Karen E. Penfold, ’69, community leader.
A new minor program in geographic information systems was formally approved through the Geography and Planning Department in fall 2008. The term GIS commonly refers to a collection of computer hardware, software, and geographic data that are used to capture, manage, analyze, and communicate all forms of geographically referenced information—essentially, information that can be put on a map.
Fifty graduate students in the Exception Education Department will formally present their master’s projects on campus as part of the third annual Exceptional Education Graduate Research Symposium on Saturday, April 25. Nearly 300 guests are expected to attend.
A unique collaboration comes together on April 25 when the Buffalo State College Technology Department and the Burchfield Penney Art Center present Runway 2.0, a day of fashion with two events featuring the collections of Buffalo State fashion and textile technology students and professional Western New York designers, all set against the panoramic backdrop of the Burchfield Penney’s East Gallery.
- Curricular Actions
- Summer and Fall ’09 Textbook Orders Are Due
- Candidate Presentation: Dean of University College and Associate Vice President for Undergraduate Education
- Critique and Evaluation Period Spring 2009
- Purchase Requisition Deadlines
- SUNY Grants for Explorations in Diversity and Academic Excellence
- College Senate Election Ends Today
- Curricular Items
- Business Department Speaker Series Opens with ‘The New Face of Capitalism’
- ‘Celebration of Life’ Pays Tribute to the Buffalo State Community
- Book Signing with Distinguished Alumnus and Faculty Emeritus
- PRSSA Hosts Public Relations Professional Conference
- Student Notetaker Success Is Twofold
- Buffalo State Honors Four with Distinguished Alumnus Award
- New Minor on the Map: Geographic Information Systems
- Exceptional Education Master’s Research in the Spotlight
- Runway 2.0: A Creative Collaboration for Fundraising and Fashion
- Maria Ceprano, Professor, and Nancy Chicola, Associate Professor, Elementary Education and Reading
- Bradley Fuster, Chair and Associate Professor, Music, and Hal Payne, Vice President for Student Affairs
- Jill M. Gradwell, Assistant Professor, History and Social Studies Education
- Theresa A. Harris-Tigg, Assistant Professor, English
- Lisa Hunter, Assistant Professor, Music
- John Thompson, Associate Professor, Computer Information Systems
- Julie Wieczkowski, Assistant Professor, Anthropology
- Zhang Jie, Nini Dong, Robert Delprino, and Li Zhou
Every semester, a new crop of fresh-faced youngsters descends on college campuses and begins perfecting the art of getting things for free or ridiculously cheap. It’s no surprise, then, that our local college campuses offer a bounty of free and inexpensive events and services. From stargazing to career counseling to ice skating, here’s an education on great deals on college campuses
Many gadgets are incredibly compact, but when they are running or recharging their batteries, they can suck up vast amounts of energy. “It’s one of those things with electronics; it’s a couple watts here and a couple watts there, and pretty soon it adds up to a lot of watts — and real money,” said John T. Thompson, associate professor of computer information systems.
This week Perspectives describes April showers, several things that currently rain on Upstate New York’s parade. Ronald Rochon is dean of Buffalo State College’s School of Education and associate vice president of teacher education. He details the Center for Excellence in Urban and Rural Education. Its goal: to help students who are often overlooked (15-minute interview at the end of the broadcast).