Buffalo State’s annual “Take Back the Night” tradition will now be part of a larger week of events aimed to educate the Buffalo State community about ways to prevent violence, especially sexual assault. Violence Prevention Week takes place April 19–24 with a variety of activities for students, faculty, staff, and the larger community.
The Volunteer and Service-Learning Center is looking for a few good volunteers—400 or more, actually—to participate in Community Service Day on Saturday, April 25. Now in its 13th year, the Buffalo State tradition has expanded its reach to sites all over the city.
Summer Session Course Registration Begins Earlier
Based on recommendations from the Enrollment Management Retreats in December and January, the Registrar’s Office is pushing up the dates for Summer Session course registration for nonmatriculated students by five weeks this year, to April 21. Traditionally, these students began registering for classes in late May.
The Hospitality and Tourism Department will host its 15th annual Ambassador Awards on Tuesday, April 21, at 5:30 p.m. in the Burchfield Penney Art Center auditorium.
The Buffalo State College Foundation will celebrate “Science in Motion,” the 12th annual Foundation Scholarship Gala, on Saturday, May 2, at the Connecticut Street Armory. Fun, exciting demonstrations and research by students and faculty in the School of Natural and Social Sciences will dramatize the theme of discovery and innovation.
The graduate program in applied economics is experiencing steady growth, according to Theodore Byrley, associate professor and chair of the Economics and Finance Department, and program director Victor Kasper, associate professor. More than 50 students are working toward their master’s degrees, by the department’s count.