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Buffalo State Honors Two with President’s Distinguished Service Award

Buffalo State College is proud to recognize two of its most dedicated supporters during this year’s Commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 16. President’s Distinguished Service Awards will be presented to Gary M. Brost, chairman and CEO of Strategic Investments & Holdings Inc., and Benjamin M. Zuffranieri, ’80, senior partner with Hodgson Russ LLP.

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Research Foundation Recognizes Sponsored Program Activity

Members of the campus community who secured funds for research or sponsored programs were honored Monday during the 12th annual Research Foundation Recognition Reception, held in the Burchfield Penney Art Center. The college currently boasts 73 project directors, more than half of whom are faculty members with the School of Natural and Social Sciences.

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Student Research and Creativity Celebration

Student Research and Creativity Celebration Showcases Student Work

A few years ago, when a student told Jill Singer she didn’t realize how talented her fellow students were until she attended the Student Research and Creativity Celebration, Singer knew the event had become an important academic tradition. Now in its 11th consecutive year, the 2009 celebration takes place on campus tomorrow and Saturday, May 1 and 2.

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Buffalo State Gears Up for ‘Welcome Week’ Orientation

A new approach to orientation this year will see all first-year students collectively undergo a traditional orientation session and academic advisement the week before classes begin. The welcome week—dubbed “Discover Your Truths” to mirror the 2008–2010 Academic Theme—begins Tuesday, August 25, and replaces the multiple orientation sessions for first-year students as conducted in the past.

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Art Meets Fashion on ‘Runway’ Shows at Burchfield Penney

It has the buzz of New York Fashion Week—as well as the innovation, entertainment, drama, and even some big names. Runway 2.0 comes to the Burchfield Penney Art Center on Saturday with two events that merge the fashion and art worlds. It’s all part of a collaboration between the Buffalo State College fashion department and the Burchfield Penney, where the shows will be staged in the East Gallery.

Cyberspace Lets Cowards Have Free Rein

“When people are online, they feel like it’s themselves and the computer, and they forget about the consequences of hitting the ‘Send’ button,” said Bill Raffel, associate professor of communication at Buffalo State College.

Honor Roll

The Hospitality and Tourism Department at Buffalo State College hosted its 15th annual Ambassador Awards on Tuesday in Burchfield Penney Art Center auditorium.