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Monday, April 25, 2022


From the President


Survey Results: New Names for Renovated Buildings

Renovation of the Classroom Building, one of our significant campus learning spaces, is underway. The



Lot I-37 Closure: May 2-9

Lot I-37 will be off-line from Monday, May 2, through Monday, May 9, to accommodate a large tent that will be part of the May 7


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Notre Dame Cathedral: Before and after the 2019 Fire - April 26

Please join us for a lecture on the history and future of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France, presented by storyteller Bob Poczik, on Tuesday,


Arbor Day Tree-Planting Ceremony: April 29

The SUNY Buffalo State Sustainability Committee invites the campus community to attend an


Conversations in and out of the Disciplines: 'Sweet Neuroscience: Intermittent Access and Excessive (Addiction-Like) Consumption' - April 29

The spring 2022 “Conversations in and out of the Disciplines” concludes this Friday, April 29, as Gehan Senthinathan, assistant professor of


Arbor Day Lecture: 'Friends of the MGH Arboretum Guide to Buffalo State Trees' - April 29

Please join us for the talk “Friends of the MGH Arboretum Guide to Buffalo State Trees,” presented by Chloe Mokadam, on Friday, April 29, at 3:00


New Look, New Features for Watermark Products (Taskstream and Course Evaluations): May 10

Taskstream AMS, Buffalo State College’s annual report of assessment software, will be upgraded and renamed Watermark Planning and Self Study (PSS


Tell Students: Bengal Study Night - Only Two Weeks Away

This semester's Bengal Study Night is one night only: Monday, May 9, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. in Butler Library.

This event will prepare you


Tell Students: Three Weeks to Finals - Time to Ramp Up!

Experts tell us to begin ramping up our studying three weeks before finals. It's time!

Let our tutors help you.


Campus Community

Month of Ramadan: Awareness Regarding Muslim Students

Faculty and staff members, please be mindful that during the month of Ramadan, Muslims fast (each day) from before sunrise all the way to sunset.


Health Insurance Workshop with Molina: Today

Weigel Health Promotion, in collaboration with Molina Health, will offer a workshop on navigating the health-care coverage system today, April 25


Black Mind Meditation Workshop: May 4

Anna Cooke, ’17, ’20, owner of Black Mind Meditation & Coaching LLC, continues to offer mindfulness


Student Spotlight

Stylized image of neurons

Students in Brent Patterson’s DES 379 Motion Design I class are currently producing projects specifically made for the new Whitworth Ferguson Planetarium. Their work will be exhibited in the planetarium on Wednesday, April 27, at noon. This screenshot shows a work in progress by student Crystal Plourde.

DES 379 is offered every spring semester, followed by DES 479 Motion Design II in the fall. Patterson, an associate professor of art and design, also offers courses on 3D animation, game design, web design, and other digital media courses.