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Continuing Professional Studies Office Focuses on Mission of Access

Since its inception, the Continuing Professional Studies Office has encountered its share of new programs, partnerships, and opportunities to help others. Through it all, one mission has remained constant: providing access for part-time adult students who seek to further their education at Buffalo State.

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Focus on First Year: Freedom and Slavery in BSC 101

Instructors who teach BSC 101—no matter what approach they take—agree that the course offers students an introduction to the liberal arts, encourages them to think critically, and helps them construct well-reasoned arguments. Daniel Blum, lecturer of history and social studies education, argues in his section that some of the things students enjoy most can hinder their free will—which is the key to achieving BSC 101’s goals and becoming critical thinkers for life.

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In the News


ECIDA Program Tapped for College Dorms

Buffalo State College is turning to an affiliate of the Erie County Industrial Development Agency to help finance the construction of its largest on-campus student housing project since the early 1970s.

Event Helps Needy Families on West Side

Several groups, including the Buffalo State College Alumni Association, banded together on Saturday for a clothing giveaway. The groups collected clothes, shoes, toys, and household items for children and their families on the city’s West Side.

Professor, Union Leader to Fill Control Board Seat

Gov. David A. Paterson has appointed Frederick G. Floss, professor of economics and finance, the newest member of the Buffalo Fiscal Stability Authority.