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A 59-year Fredonia friendship: A navy blue Fredonia blazer

Marketing and Communications staff

I met Ellen (Hitchcock) Meister in September 1960 while living in Hillman House freshman dorm; she was a friend of my assigned roommate from Niagara Falls. Friendships have always been important to me. It seems as a child when we sang the song, “Make new friends, but keep the old…one is silver and the other gold,” I took these words to heart, using them as a theme throughout my life.

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Statement 2020 Fall PDF

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Fall 2020 featured stories include: Eager to listen and learn, the new Fredonia President Dr. Stephen H. Kolison Jr. sets a collaborative tone - Student Emergency Relief Fund provides support - Alumnus thrives as creative force on PBS digital design teams - Pursuing her passion and goals, meeting a need and making a difference - A 59-year Fredonia friendship: A navy blue Fredonia blazer.

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Working Together for Clean Energy: SUNY Fredonia, NYPA, Oriden, and Solar Liberty team up for premier Solar Energy Project

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The State University of New York at Fredonia (SUNY Fredonia) announced today that construction is starting on its first solar/battery project, enabling the Chautauqua County campus in Western New York to lead by example in reducing its carbon footprint with innovative energy efficiency and renewable energy technology.

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Business Club brings colorful cat mural to local business

Roger Coda

The student-led Business Club at Fredonia has made a successful foray into the world of public art, coordinating the painting of an appropriately themed wall mural at 9 Lives Holistic, a Fredonia business.

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School of Music faculty quarterfinalists for GRAMMY Music Educator Award

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Two School of Music faculty members have been named, along with several Fredonia alumni, among the 216 quarterfinalists and Legacy applicants for the 2021 Music Educator Award™ presented by the Recording Academy® and GRAMMY Museum.®

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Popeye sketch by Fredonia alumnus delights Communication professor

Roger Coda

Not everyone can boast to appearing, side-by-side, with their childhood idol, but Department of Communication Professor Mike Igoe can. That’s him standing next to, well, Popeye. Not in real life, of course, but in a black and white cartoon sketch created by Fredonia graduate Ken Wheaton that looks every bit like it was plucked out of a vintage Popeye comic book.

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