Dr. Allan Dennis ’70, ’72, and Dr. Christopher Mirabelli, '77, were honored by Fredonia Friday night at the Homecoming Excellence Gala Dinner, which also celebrated the dedication of the expansion of the Rockefeller Arts Center.
The ribbon-cutting for the new studio complex at the Michael C. Rockefeller Arts Center, accompanied by African drums, brought excitement and an enthusiastic beginning to Homecoming.
Spectrum Entertainment is organizing a couple of activities for Family Weekend, Oct. 28 to 30, and encourages the campus and community to participate in the family-friendly fun.
Mickey Osterreicher, a veteran news photographer and lawyer who specializes in contract, media, copyright and First Amendment Law, will give a presentation Wednesday evening.
Fredonia student Burgandi Rakoska has been selected to participate in exclusive events during the sixth annual SUNYCON conference, based on the theme, "The Forces Shaping the Future of Higher Education," as one of 18 students selected from the system.
“Here, We Tell Our Own Story: A Celebration of Native American History and Culture Through Art,” which showcases a collection of modern Native American art, will be on display in Reed Library beginning Monday, Oct. 31, through Monday, Nov. 14. Art work by members of the local Seneca Nation will be featured in the exhibition that is part of the Native American Student Union’s (NASU) observance of Native American Heritage Month.
The connection between drugs, race and the rise of the carceral state in the United States will be explored by Niagara University History professor Michael Durfee in a presentation, “Race, Space, and the Making of Mass Incarceration,” on Thursday, Nov. 3, at noon.
The Day of the Dead, or “Día de los Muertos,” will be celebrated with two events. On Oct. 31, there will be a short workshop on constructing altars/ofrendas, followed the next day with a panel discussion on "Cultural Attitudes Toward Death."
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Brown Bag Lecture Series for 2016-17 is focusing on "Detours on the Information Highway." The next event is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 2, at noon.
Computer and Information Sciences professor Michael Scialdone will present the brown bag talk, “Creating Non-Technical, Meaningful Classroom Exercises in STEM: Examples from a Course in Human-Computer Interaction," on Friday, Oct. 28, at noon, at the Major Alice Conference Room Floor in the Science Center.
Fredonia alumnus Phil Zimmer, ’69, a graduate of the Department of History, will be in-residence from Nov. 3 though 5 through the Writers@Work program. Mr. Zimmer is a prolific author, specializing in writing for World War II magazines.
Fredonia is one of just four SUNY campuses to be named "with Distinction" to the 2015 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, which recognizes colleges and universities who achieve meaningful, measurable outcomes in the communities they serve and show a clear commitment to community service and service learning.
Phi Mu Alpha music fraternity will host its annual Safe Halloween, a gathering offering fun trick-or-treating for families in Fredonia and Dunkirk, on Saturday, Oct. 29, from 9 a.m. to noon in Mason Hall.
The Applied Communication Association (ACA) will be hosting its 12th annual Fall Sweep in conjunction with the Days of Service on Sunday, Oct. 30. The annual volunteer event serves the community by students raking leaves on Temple Street, Central Avenue and small side streets in the Village of Fredonia.
The Fredonia Technology Incubator will be hosting its first trick-or-treating event, free and open to area children, on Wednesday, Oct. 26, from 4 to 7 p.m. Children ages 12 and under are welcome to participate and must be accompanied by an adult.
A new cycle for the Carnahan Jackson Humanities Fund has begun with an application deadline of Friday, Oct. 28 for the 2017-2018 award year. The intent of the fund is to support events that enrich the cultural life of the university and include opportunities for community involvement.
Beginning Monday, Oct. 17, members of Fredonia for St. Jude will collect beverage cans to raise money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Recycling bins will be placed at entrances of the Williams Center to make it convenient for students, faculty and staff to support the campaign.
Fredonia will welcome 30 undergraduate students from Mexico for English as a Second Language studies, beginning Monday, Oct. 17, through Proyecta 100,000, a Mexican government scholarship program. During their four-week stay, the students will attend courses at the EC English Language Center in Jewett Hall and participate in cultural programming and campus activities.