The 12th annual Student Research and Creativity Celebration will take place Thursday, April 29–Saturday, May 1. This year’s celebration includes more than 275 presentations and features performances (music, theater, and dance), visual arts, talks, posters, and demonstrations. The full program, with a schedule of activities and abstracts, is now available at www.buffalostate.edu/undergraduateresearch.
Buffalo State College and the State University of New York will bestow two SUNY honorary doctorates during the college’s 2010 Commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 15. Buffalo State alumna Judy L. Elliott, ’82, will receive the honorary doctor of humane letters, and poet Sonia Sanchez will be awarded the honorary doctor of letters. Trustee Eunice Ashman Lewin will confer the awards on behalf of SUNY.
As part of a nine-city rollout, State University of New York Chancellor Nancy Zimpher will be in Buffalo on April 28 to publicly launch SUNY’s new strategic plan, aimed at enhancing the vitality and quality of life at SUNY campuses and introducing a new way forward for aligning SUNY’s purpose with New York State’s economic future.
Asia, the largest continent, is home to more than half the world’s people. The rapid development of its two largest countries, China and India, is reshaping international politics and economics. The new Asian studies interdisciplinary minor, available in fall 2010, is designed to provide students with the knowledge and experience necessary to succeed in the emerging global network.