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New endowment created to promote diversity education

Tuesday February 19, 2019Lisa Eikenburg

The Collingwood Distinguished Lecture for Diversity was recently established at Fredonia as part of the Fredonia College Foundation’s Nurturing Innovation Campaign. A $250,000 gift from an anonymous Fredonia graduate will provide annual support for an honorarium to bring a nationally recognized speaker of diversity to campus each year.

FREDlanthropy Day is here!

Tuesday February 12, 2019Jennifer Michalek

Today is the third #FREDlanthropy Day of Giving! Fredonians of all affiliations are encouraged that day to take to the Fredonia social media pages and share their FREDfavorites, learn about the impact of donations around campus, and most importantly, spread the culture of #FREDlanthropy by giving back through the Fredonia College Foundation.

Alumnus Knappenberger wins Grammy's first-ever Music Educator Award

Tuesday January 28, 2014Michael Barone

Kent Knappenberger, ’87, a 25-year veteran music teacher at Westfield Academy and Central School, made history today by being named the recipient of the first annual Music Educator Award presented by The Recording Academy and the GRAMMY Foundation. One of 10 finalists and the only one from New York State, he was one of more than 30,000 music educators from all 50 states nominated for the award.

New Golden Key members inducted, alumna Georgie Fu gave keynote

Monday November 18, 2013Christine Davis Mantai

A recognition ceremony for more than 115 new members of the SUNY Fredonia chapter of Golden Key International Honour Society was held Sunday, Nov. 10, at the Williams Center Multipurpose Room. Georgie Fu, a 2012 summa cum laude graduate, SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence recipient and a former Golden Key chapter president, gave the keynote address.

Alumna Sherry Cleary to discuss practices for early childhood care and education

Thursday October 31, 2013Lisa Eikenburg

Sherry Cleary, executive director of the New York City Professional Development Institute and a SUNY Fredonia alumna, will visit in November to discuss the importance of high quality early childhood care and education. The first session will be on Friday, Nov. 8 at 9 a.m. in Williams Center Room S204DE on campus. The session will be followed by an opportunity to visit all seven Universal Pre-K classrooms at Wheelock School, Fredonia Elementary School’s Early Learning Center. The second session will be on Saturday, Nov. 9 at 9 a.m. at Wheelock School.