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«  February 2008  »

Leadership Lecture Series: Sulayman S. Nyang

Sulayman S. Nyang, professor of African Studies at Howard University in Washington, D.C., spoke as part of the Leadership Lecture Series. Nyang has written extensively on Islamic, African, and Middle Eastern affairs. Nyang's latest book, Islam in America, is scheduled to appear this fall.

State of the College Address 2008

In this podcast, President Muriel A. Howard delivers the annual State of the College address. This event provides an opportunity for the campus to hear a concise overview of plans and ongoing initiatives, as well as challenges at the college, in an interactive format.

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Rooftop Poetry Club: Valentine Day Poem Contest/Open Mic Reading

In this special Valentine’s Day open mic, called "Love is a Four-Letter Word," David Landrey explains why romance is fleeting, but baseball pennants are forever; Andrew Tapp tries to keep from exploding across the page in his first poetic performance; Perry Nicholas wonders what happened to the crying girl with the flower tattoo; Jennifer Campbell finds agape among the Greek ruins; Buffalo State Professor of English Karen Sands-O’Connor attempts to buy a happy ending with chocolate coins; David Sipos’s you-know-what is stolen by a bewitching kleptomaniac; Marcus Scott’s grief forces him to choose between suicide and genocide; Christine Starkey wonders what makes lovers act stupid; Gregg Gerke offers to introduce his illegitimate daughter to peppermint schnapps; Sandrah Jardine takes tea for two; Rachel Johnson’s heroine surveys virtual sexy naked sexy hottie; Lauren Giglia wishes there were a Wegman’s in Utah; and finally, Lisa Forrest imagines flowers taking care of a little old man in her short essay, “The Things We Carry.”  [more…]

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Field Report: Groundhog Day

In February, Stephen Vermette, Geography and Planning Department, organized a trip for six Buffalo State students to Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, to see famed groundhog Punxsutawney Phil's prognostication firsthand. This podcast features Vermette and his students on location and bearing witness to Punxsutawney Phil's shadow. Read more in the Bulletin.