The Career Development Office will hold its seventh annual Graduate School Fair on Thursday, Oct. 15 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Williams Center Multipurpose Room. There will also be a series of individual workshops devoted to specific graduate school topics throughout the week.
The 2015-2016 Convocation theme is, “Rediscovering the Diversity of the Human Spirit,” with many events this fall, free and open to the public. The keynote speaker Wade Davis is slated to appear on Tuesday, April 12, 2016, at 3 p.m., in King Concert Hall.
The Interactive Theater Society’s annual “Terror in the Trees” is back this month, but with a twist. The theme of the haunted house trail is “A Twisted Fairy Tale.” The experiential walk through the woods will include favorite fairy tales, though a bit grimmer than people may remember.
Students can learn about Fredonia’s B.A./M.P.A. joint degree program with the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy at the State University of New York at Albany during an information session to be held on Thursday, Oct. 15, 6:30 p.m., Williams Center Room S204E.
The Fredonia Technology Incubator (FTI) is hosting its second annual Open House on Oct. 24 from 4-7 p.m. at the incubator at 214 Central Ave., in Dunkirk. The neighboring communities are encouraged to visit and see what the incubator has to offer. There will be free food, refreshments, and some fun, interactive games.
The Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) will be hosting the annual Department of Communication alumni reception during Homecoming weekend. The reception is especially exciting because it is the 10th anniversary of Fredonia’s chapter of PRSSA. The reunion is a great opportunity for students to network with alumni who have experience and advice in the communication field.
The Women’s and Gender Studies Program will be hosting a fall gathering with guest Vivek Shraya, artist and LGBT social justice activist, on Thursday, Oct. 29 at 3:30 p.m. in the Williams Center Room S204 ABC. The event is free and open to all campus and community members.
Are you looking to have your fortune read or have a question for a psychic? One of Spectrum Entertainment’s most popular events of the year is back, the Psychic Fair, with perfect timing on Halloween. It’s also Family Weekend at Fredonia.
Spectrum Entertainment will host mind-reader, hypnotist, motivational speaker, entertainer, and author, Robert Channing, to perform during Family Weekend on Friday, Oct. 30 at 8 p.m. at the 1891 Fredonia Opera House. The show is appropriate for people of all ages.
Fredonia alumnus Louie Maher recently gave a talk to students about the ‘real world’ of business and marketing entitled, “What They Don’t Tell You.” The event was sponsored by Fredonia’s Business Club as well as Golden Key International Honor Society.
It’s that time of year again when Fredonia faculty and staff will begin receiving information in their campus mail on how to contribute to scholarships, or to endowments that benefit their favorite departments and programs, through the annual All-Campus Appeal of the Fredonia College Foundation.
The annual State Employees Federated Appeal (SEFA) Campaign has begun, with a campaign total goal of $45,000. The SEFA committee is seeking full participation from all employees. The deadline for participation to be eligible for the prize drawing on Dec. 3 is Nov. 20. Organizers are also giving away two $100 Faculty Student Association allocations in a drawing of the highest participating departments in the campaign.
Fredonia is up for the challenge…the Feeding Fredonia Challenge. The town-wide food donation drive is taking place on campus from Oct. 12 to 16 to benefit the Fredonia Food pantry at the Fredonia Presbyterian Church. The campus community is challenged to drop off non-perishable food items at designated drop-off spots around campus.
Fredonia has a new affiliation agreement with the New England College of Optometry (NECO). The 3+4 agreement allows students to matriculate to NECO after their junior year. The agreement allows for high school seniors and Fredonia freshmen and sophomores to apply to the program.
The Department of Applied Professional Studies of the School of Business will be hosting an event, organized by Dr. Stuart Shapiro, to discuss the issues of copyright, on Thursday, Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. in McEwen Hall Room G24. Speakers will include Federal Court Magistrate Judge Jeremiah McCarthy, Dr. Terrence Burns, Paul Zuydhoek, Esq. and Kenneth Africano, Esq.
Throughout the month of October, the Professional Development Center will be hosting a series of events in honor of the weekly themes of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM). Celebrated every October, NCSAM was created as a collaborative effort between government and industry to ensure every American has the resources they need to stay safer and more secure online.
A startup technology firm co-founded by two 2015 Computer Science graduates is competing for a $100,000 investment in the Rise of the Rest competition directed by AOL co-founder Steve Case. The firm created Cartefi, a web service designed to connect governments and agencies with consulting firms, real estate developers and non-profits.