It can take some juggling to fit a sabbatical into a teaching career, and stretching a sabbatical over two semesters might seem next to impossible. But Michael Zborowski knew what he was up against when planning time away through fall 2007 and spring 2008.
The Intellectual Foundations unit of University College will offer the fourth annual Winter Pedagogical Institute on campus January 20–22, featuring two professional-development opportunities free of charge to faculty: a two-day workshop on critical thinking and a daylong workshop on teaching BSC 101 and integrating the Burchfield Penney Art Center into course curricula.
Proof that it takes a village, legions of volunteers and service-learning students from Buffalo State College are helping the beleaguered Asarese-Matters Youth Center achieve its vision of being a safe afterschool haven for at-risk youths to learn and play.
The number of majors in the dietetics programs, offered by the Dietetics and Nutrition Department, has more than doubled in the last five years, despite rigorous admissions standards and a daunting course load.