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Monday, September 11, 2023



Governor Hochul Directs Flags to Half-Staff

Governor Kathy Hochul has directed that flags on state government buildings be flown at half-staff today, September 11, in remembrance of those


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Music Department 2023-2024 Concert and Community Events Season

The Music Department proudly announces its 2023–2024 concert and community events season.


Hispanic Heritage Month 2023

Buffalo State University will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a series of events from


Across the Visual Arts XIV: Dean's Creative Associates Awards Exhibition - Reception September 14

The Art and Design Department is pleased to announce an exciting new exhibition in the


Grant Writing 101: Where to Begin - October 3

Please join the Teaching and Learning Center for the session "Grant Writing 101: Where to Begin," presented by Jessica Berg, director of sponsored


Tell Students: Meet the Greeks - September 12

Students are invited to attend Meet the Greeks on Tuesday, September 12, from 12:30 to 1


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Never Forget: September 11, 2001

The CSEA Local 640 Veterans Committee wants to remember and honor the lives lost on September 11, 2001, and in the years that followed. Many


Bengal Birthday Week: Honoring Buffalo State’s Women Leaders -- Gertrude Bacon

Gertrude Bacon joined the faculty of the Buffalo Normal School in 1887 and would remain there until her retirement in 1936.

Buffalo State University opened its doors September 13, 1871—152 years ago this week. The first Buffalo Normal School class of 86 students included 75 women and 11 men, all being trained as teachers for Western New York’s fast-growing public schools. Numerous women served as members of the original faculty. From the beginning, women have played a pivotal role in the growth and development of Buffalo State.

“I am honored to be connected to an institution that from its founding has demonstrated a commitment to the education and training of women for important academic, professional, and leadership roles at a time when it was not fashionable or popular,” said Buffalo State Interim President Bonita R. Durand, Ph.D. “I count myself fortunate to be among those women who have experienced tremendous support and mentoring at this great university.”

As we celebrate Bengal Birthday Week 2023, we highlight the contributions of five Buffalo State founding women who inspired future generations of leaders.

Read more about Gertrude Bacon, who provided 50 years of unsurpassed service.

Go, Bengals

Buffalo State Bengals
Women's Soccer Ties SUNY Poly, 2-2
UTICA, NY – The Buffalo State women's soccer team rallied from a goal down on two separate occasions to tie the score, playing to a 2-2 draw with...
Women's Volleyball Earns Split To Open Rochester Tournament
ROCHESTER, NY – The Buffalo State women's volleyball team opened play at the University of Rochester Tournament tonight sweeping RIT before falling...
Men's Soccer Opens Fredonia Classic With 5-0 Win Over Geneva
FREDONIA, NY – The Buffalo State men's soccer team opened the Fredonia Classic with an impressive 5-0 victory over the Geneva Golden Tornadoes this...
Women's Volleyball Heads to Rochester Tournament Today and Tomorrow
BUFFALO, NY – The Buffalo  State women's volleyball team heads back out on the road this weekend, making the short trip to Rochester for the...
Men's Soccer Travels This Weekend For Fredonia Classic
BUFFALO, NY – The Buffalo State men's soccer team will travel south to Fredonia to compete in the annual Fredonia Classic. The team will battle...
Men's Soccer Beats Houghton 4-0 to Claim Fredonia Classic Title
FREDONIA, NY – Four different Bengals scored as the Buffalo State men's soccer team defeated Houghton 4-0 on Saturday afternoon, winning the...
Football Falls to Apprentice School, 37-23
BUFFALO, NY – Ale Wilson (Bronx, NY/KIPP College Prep), Cody Phillips (Lancaster, NY/Lancaster), and Basiaka Butcher (White Plains, NY/Valhalla) all...
Women's Soccer Throttles Thiel, 8-0
GREENVILLE, PA – Chloe Adams (Watertown, NY/Watertown) and Elle Bush (Middleboro, MA/Middleboro) each scored two goals as the Buffalo State women's...
Women's Volleyball Earns Four-Set Victory over Keuka
ROCHESTER, NY – The Buffalo State women's volleyball team wrapped up a 2-1 weekend at the Rochester Tournament with a four-set victory over Keuka on...
Women's Soccer Ready For Weekend On The Road
BUFFALO, NY – The Buffalo State women's soccer team is set to travel for a pair of non-conference matchups this weekend as they battle Thiel College...
Women's Soccer Ties SUNY Poly, 2-2
UTICA, NY – The Buffalo State women's soccer team rallied from a goal down on two separate occasions to tie the score, playing to a 2-2 draw with...