The Burchfield-Penney Art Center is pleased to present the first in a new series at the museum. RendezBlue, a program combining film, performance, and music, will take place Thursday, October 11, through Sunday, October 14, and will focus on concepts of architecture, structure, and space. The four-day event features film, artwork, poetry, concerts, performance art, and lectures. All programs are free and will be held at the Burchfield-Penney Art Center, on the third floor of Rockwell Hall. A complete list of programs is available on the Burchfield-Penney Web site. RendezBlue is sponsored by BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York.
Can buying a T-shirt at the campus bookstore help change the world? It’s a step in the right direction. Barnes & Noble at Buffalo State has started stocking products that create sustainable employment and are environmentally responsible.
To create a diverse workforce at Buffalo State, Dolores E. Battle, senior adviser to the president for equity and campus diversity, says effort and leadership are required. Her office leads the charge in implementing the college’s core value of respect for diversity and individual differences. Battle says that diversity means more than numbers.
Buffalo State is getting ready to launch a program designed to help would-be restaurateurs open independent establishments and manage them effectively. The Restaurant Institute, which begins its pilot program in January, is an initiative that includes the Small Business Development Center (SBDC), the Hospitality and Tourism Department, Campus House, and the Research Foundation.
A new $43 million technology center for Buffalo State moves forward as the college and the State University of New York Construction Fund begin a national search for an architectural/engineering firm to complete technical specifications for the proposed building now that funding has been approved.