Nancy L. ZimpherSUNY Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher, Ph.D.

New SUNY Chancellor to Visit Campus

Newly appointed State University of New York Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher will visit Buffalo State College on June 22 and 23 as part of her statewide tour of the university system this summer. The tour, which includes visits to all 64 SUNY campuses, will allow Zimpher to meet with campus leaders, hear various concerns, and learn the strengths and challenges of each institution.

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Buffalo State Hosts National Conference on Rust-Belt Redevelopment

Economists, activists, think-tank leaders, and public officials will gather in the Bulger Communication Center on campus today and Friday to discuss how the federal government’s stimulus spending will shape the economic future of the Rust Belt.

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Buffalo State Researcher Is Part of Lunar Reconnaissance Project

The United States is en route to the moon again—and this time, Buffalo State is represented on the science team by Kevin Williams, assistant professor of earth sciences and science education and a planetary geologist.

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Professional Development Primes Faculty for Summer Productivity

For many faculty members, the summer offers time to catch up on continuing projects or begin new ones. Many Buffalo State faculty recently took advantage of new programs offered through the Faculty Development Center to hone their work and stay productive during the warmer months.

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Randy Smith, Former Brave, Dies at 60

Randy Smith, Buffalo State’s all-time athletic hero and one of the most popular players in Buffalo Braves history, died unexpectedly in Connecticut on Thursday.

Art, Recycled

Since graduating from Buffalo State College in 2007 with a degree in ceramics, Buffalo-based artist Michael Joseph Hibbard has been hard at work. His large-scale sculptures have been exhibited at a public park in Huntington, New York, on Long Island. And an exhibition of eight of Hibbard’s sculptures are now on display in Griffis Sculpture Park in Ashford Hollow.

Burchfield Penney Recognized for Eco-Friendly Design and Construction

Last month, the Burchfield Penney Art Center at Buffalo State, designed by Gwathmey Siegel & Associates Architects, became the first art museum in New York to receive a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. The new Burchfield Penney uses materials manufactured within 500 miles of Buffalo, special air monitors, water conservation methods, and replenishable and recyclable materials.

Murder of Counselor Raises Questions

The murder of a Lockport group home counselor is raising questions about how the state supervises troubled youth (Patrick Dexter, chair and associate professor of social work, quoted).