Thank you to all the volunteers from the various student organizations who helped move Fredonia students into their residence halls to start the Fall 2016 semester. Approximately 257 volunteers helped hundreds of students and their families save the strain of carrying items up several flights of stairs. Thanks to you, Fredonia is more than just a great college, it's a great community!
A group of students, faculty, and community members traveled to “Magical Iceland,” for a study abroad experience during June. The 3-credit hour interdisciplinary course was designed to introduce students and community members to the unique geology, culture and history of Iceland.
Fredonia recently received full accreditation for seven years through the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) as the first institution of higher education in the State of New York to meet all five of the 2013 Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) Standards. It is also one of the first institutions in the nation to be fully accredited through CAEP, the single specialized accreditor for educator preparation in the United States.
Fredonia has entered into a new study abroad agreement with the Study in Portugal Network (SiPN), a project of the non-profit Luso-American Development Foundation (FLAD). SiPN provides its students with housing and support in the heart of one of Europe's best loved cities.
A stroke awareness walk ̶ a community event that provides education on stroke prevention and introduces services available at the Henry C. Youngerman Center for Communication Disorders at Fredonia ̶ will be held on Saturday, Sept. 10, at 10 a.m. Free hearing screenings, educational handouts and informational brochures will be offered to participants and community members.
An ice cream social, a popular summer movie and a luau-themed party will join other events during Welcome Week, a popular tradition that welcomes students to a new academic year and begins on Sunday, Aug. 21.
Dismantling of the academic spine bridge in the heart of the Fredonia campus and expansion of the Rockefeller Arts Center, combined with improvements to the original building, are two “can’t miss” changes awaiting students, faculty and staff upon their return to campus.
The first bricks have been installed in the Scholarship Brick Walkway outside Williams Center.
When it came to developing a project to honor Fredonia track and field and cross country coaches Everett (Doc) Phillips and Jim Ulrich, a group of alums who will forever “bleed blue” has struck gold.
The university has announced the formal merger of the former Department of Geosciences with Environmental Sciences to create the new Department of Geology and Environmental Sciences.