STUDENT LIFE OFFICE

EVENTS CALENDAR

Saturday, September 1, 2012
Time: 11am-1pm
Tailgate BSC football game
Location: Sports Arena
REAL FANS WEAR ORANGE! Join us for a series of tailgate parties and be a Bengal who supports Bengals. The tailgate parties will occur in the parking lot L-1 before games.  Come hungry, we will be cooking for you on game day and be prepared for giveaways and grand prizes.  On game day, BSC fans wear Orange and Black!  Our passionate fan base shows a great amount of creativity on game day so join us, build community and support your team.  A prize will be given to the best dressed fan and the fan that shows the most school spirit!  You don’t want to miss the action.

Saturday, September 1, 2012
Time: 8pm-10pm   
Sky Zone
Location: Cheektowaga, New York
Bus departing from Grover Cleveland Circle at 7:30pm sharp!
Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park, the creator of the world's first all-trampoline, walled playing court - perfect for just about any age, shape or physical ability.   Only $10 dollars with provide you with round trip transportation and into Sky Zone, which features seemingly endless sea of trampolines, all connected to form one massive trampoline surface. Now, imagine that surface enclosed with angled trampolines that allow you to literally bounce off the walls!  Seats will fill up fast.  Tickets can be purchased at the Rockwell Hall ticket office or at https://secure3.ticketguys.com/buffalo/ Buses will leave Grover Cleveland circle at 7:30pm and we will return to Buffalo State campus by 10:30pm.

Sunday, September 2, 2012
Time: 12:30pm
Labor Day Picnic
Location: Newman Center
Join us at 12:30pm for  Labor Day Picnic in Delaware Park! Meet at the Newman Center and head over to the Park for a tasty picnic lunch, followed by fun activities and riveting conversation!
All is Free! All are welcome! Please let us know how many plan to attend by contacting us at newmancenter@buffalostate.edu or 716-882-1080

Sunday, September 2, 2012
Time: 4pm-7pm
Multicultural Leadership Conference
Location: Butler 208, 210, 210b
A mini conference which will provide students with the opportunity to interact with other student leaders on campus, develop your team building skills, and learn how to market their organization/club effectively to the mass population.  Come and start your leadership experience at Buffalo State College.

Monday, September 3, 2012
Time: 1pm-4pm
Buffalo Zoo w/ Picnic
Location: Buffalo, New York
Come see the Buffalo Zoo’s exciting animal collection. The Buffalo Zoo, located in Delaware Park, sits on 23.5 acres and is the third oldest Zoo in the United States of urban zoo it has the honor of being the third oldest zoo in the United States (est.1875).  It houses some of the world’s most exotic, endangered, and even local wildlife!  We will picnic and walk to the Zoo.  So be prepared for a fun filled day.   Only $5 dollars provides you with round trip transportation, admission into the Zoo and food during the picnic.  Seats will fill up fast.  Tickets can be purchased at the Rockwell Hall ticket office or at https://secure3.ticketguys.com/buffalo/ Buses will leave Grover Cleveland circle at 12:45pm and we will return to Buffalo State campus by 4:15pm

Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Time: Bengal Pause
Build-A-Tiger
Location: Perry Quad
Join the Student Life staff to show your school spirit by stuffing your very own Bengal tiger. He’s sooo cute...he even comes with his own WOW t-shirt too! Don’t be the only one without a Bengal tiger.

Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Time: 6pm-7pm
NIA
Location: Butler 210
first year at Buffalo State.  Come hear about the benefits of the NIA participating in the NIA Mentor program.  The NIA Mentor Program pairs incoming freshman students of color with a faculty/staff mentor and a peer mentor for a year-long relationship. This Nationally recognized program is committed to the academic and personal success of students of color entering a predominantly white college campus.  Meet faculty, staff and former students.  Featuring an after dinner Yogurt bar.

Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Time: 5pm-7pm
Parking Lot Party
Location: Lot G
Connect with other commuter students while learning about other exciting events for the semester.

Thursday, September 6, 2012
Time: Bengal Pause
Diversity Fair
Location: Perry Quad
Connect with various off campus vendors as they display their products and goods from around the world.

Thursday, September 6, 2012          
Time: 6pm-8pm
BSC on the Move
Location: Thirsty Buffalo
Thirsty Buffalo has a cozy and comfortable atmosphere to relax and enjoy a night out on the Elmwood Strip. Students, faculty, staff and alumni will have the opportunity to interact with one another while enjoying a free specialty non-alcoholic drink!

Friday, September 7, 2012
Time: All Day Event
TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival)
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
The Toronto International Film Festival is the leading public film festival in the world, screening more than 300 films from 60+ countries every September. This Festival showcases more than 300 films from across the globe, with a diverse selection of titles for you to explore. http://www.tiff.net/

Friday, September 7, 2012
Time: 10pm-1am
Moore Block Party
Location: Moore Complex
Come out and rep your neighborhood while connecting with your new campus community.  Are you from Brooklyn, Olean, Hamburg, Queens, Rochester or Buffalo?  We are throwing a block club party like you have never seen before.  Come representing your block by either wearing a jersey, baseball cap, t-shirt or something unique.  It really doesn’t matter what you decide on wearing, the most important aspect is you and how you rep your neighborhood.

Friday, September 7, 2012
Time:7pm
Kick-off Karaoke Night...Free Food!
Location: Newman Center
Kick-off Karaoke Night All BSC students are welcome to Newman's kick-off to the fall semester karaoke night on Friday, September 7, at 7pm, at the Newman Center, 1219 Elmwood Avenue. Join us for pizza, goodies, and lots of music- your choose and sing your favorite tunes! All Free! All are welcome!
           
Saturday, September 8, 2012
Time: All Day Event
TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival)
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
The Toronto International Film Festival is the leading public film festival in the world, screening more than 300 films from 60+ countries every September. This Festival showcases more than 300 films from across the globe, with a diverse selection of titles for you to explore. http://www.tiff.net/

Sunday, September 9, 2012
Time: All Day Event
TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival)
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
The Toronto International Film Festival is the leading public film festival in the world, screening more than 300 films from 60+ countries every September. This Festival showcases more than 300 films from across the globe, with a diverse selection of titles for you to explore. http://www.tiff.net/

Sunday, September 9, 2012
Time: 10:30am
Mass of the Holy Spirit
Location: Newman Center
Mass of the Holy Spirit We will gather as a community of faith to celebrate the Convocation and Liturgy of the Holy Spirit to formally open the academic year at Buffalo State College. We welcome all students, faculty, staff, family and friends at 10:30am to the Newman Center where we will ask God to enlighten us with wisdom. A light brunch will follow the service. All are welcome!

Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Time: 11am1:30pm
Volunteer Fair and September 11 National Day of Service
Location: Butler 210/Butler Quad
The Volunteer Fair and September 11 National Day of Service, sponsored by the Volunteer and Service-Learning Center is a great way for students to discover volunteer opportunities with community organizations for the Fall 2012 semester and beyond. Organizations will be present to discuss available short term and long term volunteer opportunities. In addition organizations have been encouraged to facilitate service projects for students who might spend 5-30 minutes volunteering with them throughout the event.  The September 11 National Day of Service focuses on recognizing veterans, military families, first responders, emergency preparedness, and community improvement, however, we invite students to be engaged with the various community organizations in the city of Buffalo.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Time: Bengal Pause
Paint your BSC Pride
Location: Perry Quad
The Student Life office is challenging all BSC students…we are looking for the best t-shirt design (long or short-sleeved). Show your Buff State pride by submitting a design; the design can be for the front, back, sleeve, or any combination. Students can stop by the Student Life office aka the Spirit Shop to pick up an official rules sheet to learn more. The top 3 designs will be put to a student vote to determine the winner(s). Prizes will be given to the top designs.  The voting will take place on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 during Bengal Pause in Perry quad.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Time: 6:00-7:00pm
NIA   
Location: Butler 210
The NIA Mentor Program pairs incoming freshman students of color with a faculty/staff mentor and a peer mentor for a year-long relationship. This program is committed to the academic and personal success of students of color entering a predominantly white college campus.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Time: All Day
The Anne Frank Project
Location: Various locations throughout Campus
The Anne Frank Project is a free four day conference where speakers, artists, dancers, actors, musicians, scientists, sociologists, psychologists, writers, singers, storytellers, and survivors examine our world's repeated desire to rise above oppressive actions such as genocide and war. Examine where we have fallen short by understanding our inability to accept differences. This year's theme is Our Shared Humanity: Embracing Responsibility."

Thursday, September 13, 2012
Time: 9:30am-11:30am
GM Commuter Breakfast
Location: Union Lower lobby
COMMUTERS…. COME ONE COME ALL.  The Student Life Office of Commuter Service  invites you to our Good Morning Commuter Breakfast in the lower lobby of the Campbell Student Union featuring FREE coffee, juice and bagels.  Stop by on your way to class for your FREE morning pick me up

Thursday, September 13, 2012
Time: All Day
The Anne Frank Project
Location: Various locations throughout Campus
The Anne Frank Project is a free four day conference where speakers, artists, dancers, actors, musicians, scientists, sociologists, psychologists, writers, singers, storytellers, and survivors examine our world's repeated desire to rise above oppressive actions such as genocide and war. Examine where we have fallen short by understanding our inability to accept differences. This year's theme is Our Shared Humanity: Embracing Responsibility.

Friday, September 14, 2012  
Time: All Day
The Anne Frank Project
Location: all around Campus
A conference celebrating the life and wisdom of Anne Frank (she would have turned 82 this year) and responding to her optimistic words: "How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world."

Friday, September 14, 2012  
Time: All Day
The Anne Frank Project

Location: all around Campus
A conference celebrating the life and wisdom of Anne Frank (she would have turned 82 this year) and responding to her optimistic words: "How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world."

Saturday, September 15, 2012
Time: All Day
The Anne Frank Project
Location: all around Campus
A conference celebrating the life and wisdom of Anne Frank (she would have turned 82 this year) and responding to her optimistic words: "How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world."

Saturday, September 15, 2012
Time:1pm-5pm
Underground Railroad
Location: Bus departing from Grover Cleveland Circle at 12:45pm sharp!
Sojourn the towns and sites that played host to thousands of captured and enslaved African freedom seekers passing through Niagara Falls.

Saturday, September 15, 2012
Time: 6pm-8pm
Best Pizza in Buffalo competition
Location: Perry Quad
It's official, we are having a Pizza competition to determine who has the best pizza in Buffalo.Come out and sample pizza from the following companies: Bocce, Just Pizza, LA Nova’s, Leonardi’s and Mister Pizza.

Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Time: Bengal Pause
Catch the BSC Spirit
Location: Perry Quad
Join us in the Perry quad on Tuesday, September 18th during Bengal Pause to build community and show your Buff State spirit.  Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to keep the “orange up” for the afternoon and protect our pride from hitting the ground. We are on an orange mission to break the world record for keeping our orange ball in the air.  It’s up to you…are you willing to help make it happen? The fun will continue until we break the world record…

Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Time: 6pm-7pm
NIA
Location: Butler 210
The NIA Mentor Program pairs incoming freshman students of color with a faculty/staff mentor and a peer mentor for a year-long relationship. This program is committed to the academic and personal success of students of color entering a predominantly white college campus.

Thursday, September 20, 2012
Time: Bengal Pause
Cupcake Wars
Location: Union Quad
Sign up for one of the most delicious events during Weeks of Welcome...Cupcake Wars. We are looking for 10 teams of 3 people to decorate three cupcakes. Each group will be judged based on certain categories. Each member of the winning team will receive a free Barnes and Noble gift card.

Thursday, September 20, 2012
Time: 6pm-8pm
Buffalo State on the Move
Location: Casa Di Pizza
Casa Di Pizza has a cozy and comfortable atmosphere to relax and enjoy a night out on the Elmwood Strip. Students, faculty, staff and alumni will have the opportunity to interact with one another while enjoying a free specialty non-alcoholic drink!

Friday, September 21, 2012
Time: 8pm-11pm
Lazertron
Location: Amherst, New York
(Bus departing from Grover Cleveland Circle at 7:30pm sharp!)
Have a good time competing against your fellow students in a game of laser tag or go kart racing.  Only $10 dollars with provide you with round trip transportation and admission to Lasertron , which includes Laser tag and cyber sport.  Seats will fill up fast.  Tickets can be purchased at the Rockwell Hall ticket office or at https://secure3.ticketguys.com/buffalo/Buses will leave Grover Cleveland circle at 7:30pm and we will return to Buffalo State campus by 11:30pm.

Saturday, September 22, 2012
Time: 11pm-2am
Midnight Bowling
Location: (Bus departing from Grover Cleveland Circle at 11:15pm sharp!)
Enjoy unlimited games of bowling with all of your friends from Buffalo State.  However, there is a twist, no lights!  Bowl under the night laser stars while dancing to some of your favorite artists.  If you like bowling then you will love midnight bowling. There will be lots of fun, music and food.  Only $10 dollars with provide you with round trip transportation, unlimited bowling and shoe rental.  Seats will fill up fast.  Tickets can be purchased at the Rockwell Hall ticket office or at https://secure3.ticketguys.com/buffalo/ Buses will leave Grover Cleveland circle at 11:15pm and we will return to Buffalo State campus by 2:30am.

Tuesday, September 25, 2012
NIA
Location: Adventure Landing
Connect with your Buffalo State peers while taking to the green at Adventure Landing.  Practice your putting skills on three 18-hole miniature golf courses.  Also, enjoy their interactive video and redemption gaming arcade too.

Thursday, September 27, 2012
Time: 9:30am-11:30am
GM Commuter Breakfast
Location: Union Lower lobby
COMMUTERS…. COME ONE COME ALL.  The Student Life Office of Commuter Service  invites you to our Good Morning Commuter Breakfast in the lower lobby of the Campbell Student Union featuring FREE coffee, juice and bagels.  Stop by on your way to class for your FREE morning pick me up  

Thursday, September 27, 2012
Time: Bengal Pause
Health Fair
Location: Perry Quad