With significant lake-effect snow predicted for Fredonia and the surrounding area, President Horvath wants to remind everyone about the severe weather procedures for students, faculty, and staff.
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Professor Michael Milligan has received a sub-award of just over $87,000 to support his work in a State University at Buffalo investigation that will assess the health and environmental impacts of Tonawanda Coke manufacturing operations on residents of Tonawanda and Grand Island, N.Y. Two separate, but complimentary studies, comprise the $11 million project.
As part of Fredonia’s effort to address the issue of college affordability, noted researcher and author Dr. Sara Goldrick-Rab presented her thought-provoking findings to an audience in Rosch Recital Hall on Nov. 30.
De-Stress for Success, a series of activities and study aids, is sponsored by the Student Counseling Center, Reed Library, Student Affairs, Student Health Center, Residence Life, Campus Life and Spectrum. Dance, meet furry friends, eat healthy, relax or craft for a study break. Quiet study areas are also established in Reed Library and the Williams Center, and the popular Exam Study Break is slated for Dec. 13.
Between them, Colin Braeger, Jacob Brinkman, Bobby DiCandia and
Justin Petito worked – often alongside one another – on dozens of shows
presented in Rockefeller Arts Center venues before earning B.F.A.
degrees in Technical Production and Design. “We were all great friends in Fredonia and always dreamt of working together again once we graduated,” Mr. Brinkman recalled. That seemingly distant dream arrived a lot sooner than anyone expected.
On Wednesday, Dec. 7, the Annual Pottery Show and Sale will be held in the Multipurpose Room of the Williams Center from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. to benefit the University Police Criminal Justice Scholarship Fund. The fund was established through the Fredonia College Foundation by University Police Lieutenant Clifton Wheeler, who recognized a need for more scholarship opportunities for Criminal Justice majors.
A Peace Corps representative will be at Fredonia on Wednesday, Dec. 7, to provide information on the program and to help students apply for service. The Peace Corps is a post-graduation volunteer opportunity that allows United States citizens to work in areas in the developing world for two years.
Department of Physics Assistant Professor Michael Dunham will present "Large Telescopes and the Cost of Science" at the last Sigma Xi Brown Bag of the fall semester on Friday, Dec. 9, at noon in the Major Alice Sam Conference Room in the Science Center.
HAIL! Fredonia Records, Fredonia’s student record label, has partnered with Why Hunger for “Music to Nourish,” a night of live music to benefit the global hunger organization. The black tie event will be held at the Clarion Hotel in Dunkirk on Friday, Dec. 9, beginning at 6:30 p.m.
With some exceptions, campus buildings will be closed effective close of business Thursday, Dec. 22, and will reopen Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017. Human Resources will make alternate work site arrangements for employees requesting them (save faculty). UUP Professionals and Classified staff members must notify their supervisors and Human Resources in writing if they wish alternate work sites. These requests should be received no later than Dec. 9.
Four years ago, Zachary Eklum was a high school senior in Jamestown who wanted to work in the health care field. Today, he’s on course to become the first student from Fredonia to attend Upstate Medical University through its Early Assurance Program. “We will have our best year for students and alumni going onto medical, dental, optometry, veterinary and pharmacy schools next fall,” noted Biology professor and Health Professions Committee advisor, Dr. Ted Lee.
Preservice Elementary School teachers enrolled in Dr. Cynthia Smith's Teaching Mathematics in Inclusive Classrooms course have created interactive learning centers based on the York State Learning Standards for Mathematics. Interactive learning centers are small-group, hands-on activities that help students understand content in a game-like format. They are particularly useful for children who struggle to learn mathematics content during typical instruction.
The number of accelerated Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree programs that Fredonia has in place with other colleges and universities has expanded to nine with the addition of SUNY New Paltz. The 4+1 B.S./MBA program in the Department of Business Administration enables Fredonia students to earn a bachelor’s degree and MBA in five years.
Fredonia has partnered with a virtual reality company to create a virtual tour of campus. The tool will help recruit students to apply and enroll at Fredonia.