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Literary Center & Art Gallery Team Up for Afterschool Art Project

Literary Center & Art Gallery Team Up for Afterschool Art Project

BUFFALO ,NY - CEPA Gallery and Just Buffalo Literary Center are pleased to announce RECLAIMING BUFFALO, a new and innovative Writing With Light education project. Generously funded by a grant from The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, the RECLAIMING BUFFALO project introduces students from North, South, East, and West Buffalo to a unique afterschool opportunity.

Mellon Grant Advances Buffalo State College Art Conservation Program

Mellon Grant Advances Buffalo State College Art Conservation Program

The Buffalo State College Foundation has been generously awarded a $388,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to benefit the Buffalo State College Art Conservation Program to support a three-year pilot program aimed at enhancing the college’s current offering in the important specialties of conservation required by libraries and archives.  

The expanded curriculum, which begins September 2011, fills a void in the conservation programs.  In response, the Mellon Foundation is funding the pilot program here, and at two other institutions respected for their art conservation programs, the University of Delaware and the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University.

Local high school coaches become certified in concussion reduction training

Local high school coaches become certified in concussion reduction training

Coaches from West Seneca East Senior High School are the first from a Western New York school to become certified in Primordial Strength Inc.’s Concussion Reduction Basic Neck Training as part of their football strength training certification, according to Primordial President Steven Helmicki. Concussion certification and explosive power endurance certification is available for all sports and can be taught in your school.

Helmicki, a resident of East Aurora, founded Primordial Strength in 2007 and is focused on training coaches, athletes and teams across Western New York on all levels, teaching them what he has learned over the course of a lifetime. Primordial Strength is a leader in the anti-concussion movement, specializing in neck and trapezius training.

Aaron Podolefsky Formally Installed as Buffalo State’s Eighth President

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Aaron Podolefsky was formally installed as the eighth president of Buffalo State College on Friday, Oct. 29.  The historic rite, which was held on campus in the Performing Arts Center at Rockwell Hall, was attended by more than 800 guests, including former presidents Muriel Howard and Bruce Johnstone, SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher, area leaders, students, faculty and staff.

For his inaugural theme, Podolefsky selected, “Celebrate, Serve, Imagine: The Promise of Buffalo State College” to honor Buffalo State’s legacy and his commitment to affordable, accessible higher education, the role of Buffalo State as the “college that serves the city,” and the importance of transcending current economic challenges.

Harvard Cup Football Packs Civic Stadium - 50,988 Strong!

Courier Express October 22 1948

   The largest sports crowd in Buffalo history-50,988-saw an alert Kensington High School football team, batter previously unbeaten Bennett, 26-8 last night in Civic Stadium, in the first Harvard Cup grid game ever contested under the lights... 

Catholic Elementary School Grads to Gather for All-School Reunion

Have you ever wondered what happened to your favorite teacher, best friend or the class clown from your elementary school? Well, here’s your chance to find out. The Catholic Alumni Partnership (CAP) is hosting The Spirit We Share All Catholic Elementary School Reunion 2010 on Sunday, October 31, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center.

Canisius College to Host Open House October 23

BUFFALO, NY - Canisius College will host an Open House for prospective undergraduate students on Saturday, October 23 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the college’s campus located on Main Street in Buffalo, New York.

Faculty, administrators and students will be on hand to greet prospective students interested in any of 75 majors offered by the college through the Richard J. Wehle School of Business, the School of Education & Human Services and the College of Arts & Sciences. Parents of students are also encouraged to attend. Pre-registration is strongly recommended. Students and parents may also register the day of the event at the college’s Montante Cultural Center on Main Street at Eastwood Place.

The program includes campus tours, academic presentations by faculty, and information involving financial aid, student life and the admissions process. Students can also learn out about service immersion and research and internship opportunities.