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Buffalo State Says Farewell to China 150 Students

The unforgettable academic year for the SUNY China 150 students comes to a close today as a contingent of faculty accompanies the students to SUNY Farmingdale, where participants from all SUNY campuses will reunite. The group will then travel to New York on Saturday for a special farewell ceremony with Chinese Consul General Peng Keyu before departing for Beijing.

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New Minor Explores the History and Future of Ancient Cultures

The Americas have been inhabited for thousands of years, long before Europeans migrated here. The new indigenous studies minor, housed in the Anthropology Department, will provide students with an opportunity to learn more about these ancient peoples.

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Communication Department to Cohost International Conference

Aftermath and Renewal: Reclaiming the Critical Ideal,” the 2009 Union for Democratic Communications (UDC) international conference at Buffalo State College May 28–31, will include a roster of high-profile communication experts, including Emmy Award–winning producer Danny Schechter.

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New Web Site Designed to Bring Alumni ‘Online’ with Buffalo State

The Alumni Affairs Office has launched a new online community with the goal of better connecting alumni to Buffalo State. The site has a variety of features that allow users to easily learn what is happening at the college and discover ways to offer support.

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Speakers Call Graduates to Service

College is over, they’re headed into the worst job market since the mid-1980s, and payments on those student loans will come due soon. “Welcome to the real world,” said Buffalo State College President Muriel Howard, who took part in her final graduation as the college’s president. “It is a wondrous and complicated place — and it needs you.”

Buffalo Roaming

It may just now be getting buzz as a center for creative types, but Buffalo has been on the radar of art aficionados for decades. Here are a few highlights: the Burchfield Penney Art Center, Buffalo State College’s Gwathmey Siegel-designed museum, with more than 7,500 nineteenth- and twentieth-century works.

Empty Bowls Fundraiser

A simple piece of artwork carried an important message at Buffalo State. Students from area schools made art in a simple, empty bowl for the sixth annual “Empty Bowls” fundraiser on Sunday. The keepsake bowls serve to remind everyone about how many people have nothing to eat.