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Personal career Web sites: hit or miss?

Personal career Web sites: hit or miss?

Youleidy Vega, Reporter

February 26, 2014


Filed under NEWS

Job seekers are now more frequently creating personal websites as a type of online resume. Senior college students in particular may find a personal website suitable as they prepare to begin job seeking. David Chen, a Chinese-born University of Chicago graduate, is CEO of Strikingly.com, a website...

Creativity among the oldest degree programs at Buffalo State

Creativity among the oldest degree programs at Buffalo State

Sarah Minkewicz, Reporter

February 26, 2014


Filed under Campus, NEWS, Recent Stories

SUNY Buffalo State has the world’s first and oldest Master of Science degree program in the study of creativity. The program was established in 1967 based on the visionary work of Alex Osborn, the developer of brainstorming and the inventor of the Creative Problem Solving Process. Gerald Puccio...

High schoolers preview college experience during Class Visit

Sara Ali, Reporter

February 26, 2014


Filed under Campus, NEWS, Recent Stories

SUNY Buffalo State applicants had the opportunity to attend an annual three-day Class Visit Program that ran Feb. 19-21. The program is an invitation-only event for high school seniors accepted to SUNY Buffalo State. As many as 45 students attended with their parents, according to admissions advisor...

Bacteria-laden water persists in Science Building

Bacteria-laden water persists in Science Building

Mike Provenzano, Reporter

February 25, 2014


Filed under Campus, NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase

Don’t drink the water. At least, that’s what the signs posted across the Science Building warn students and staff at Buffalo State. Last March, high levels of bacteria were found to be present in the water in the Science Building. Since then, all drinking fountains have been shut off and “do...

Constructing a successful future at Buffalo State

Constructing a successful future at Buffalo State

Autumn Evans, Associate News Editor

February 25, 2014


Filed under Campus, NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase

SUNY Buffalo State has undergone extensive construction projects over the last few years and plans to continue with that trend into the future. The past two years have seen the renovation of Campbell Student Union and Tower IV and the construction of the new Technology Building. “Facility development,...

A later startup for Start-up New York

A later startup for Start-up New York

Andrew Manzella, Associate News Editor

February 18, 2014


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Empire State Development has delayed the Start-Up NY program, which was supposed to start up officially Jan. 1. The agency has not yet accepted applications by business owners to be considered for the tax-relief program. According to the Economic Research and Development Office, businesses admitted...

College Senate talks police consulting firm, unsafe water on campus

Mike Provenzano, Reporter

February 18, 2014


Filed under Campus, NEWS, Recent Stories

SUNY Buffalo State Interim President Howard Cohen announced Friday during the College Senate meeting that the college will hire a consulting firm to analyze racial profiling on campus. Cohen said Margolis Healy and Associates, LLC will be brought to Buffalo State in March to review and assess its...

MCAT adds new test dates, new test sections

Lauren Coppola, News Editor

February 18, 2014


Filed under Campus, NEWS, Recent Stories

New additional test dates are being scheduled for the Medical College Admission Test before it is revamped in 2015. It will be the first time the MCAT will be available to pre-med students in October and November 2014, and January 2015. The Association of American Medical Colleges decided more test dates...

University Police train for better suicide prevention

Sara Ali, Reporter

February 18, 2014


Filed under Campus, NEWS, Recent Stories

A suicide prevention training program designed to better prepare University Police officers in aiding students and staff in need was held Feb. 12 at the Weigel Health Center. The program was instructed by Ronald George, case manager and AOD coordinator for the counseling center. QPR is the acronym f...

Students revive 55-year-old literary magazine

Autumn Evans, Associate News Editor

February 18, 2014


Filed under Campus, NEWS, Recent Stories

Earlier this month SUNY Buffalo State celebrated the publication of the Wild Edition of the Elm Leaves Journal, the first hard copy of the literary magazine since 2011. The journal was created in 1948 and lasted until 2003. In 2005, it was recreated as an art magazine. Now, it has returned to its...

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