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Hillman Opera ‘Beatrice and Benedict’ slated for late November release on YouTube

Lisa Eikenburg

The Hillman Opera, produced each year by the Fredonia School of Music in conjunction with the Hillman Memorial Music Association, is breaking new ground this year with a unique production in an online format. The production of “Beatrice and Benedict” will be available starting Nov. 27 on the School of Music’s YouTube channel, noted opera producer and Fredonia alumnus Dr. Robert Strauss of the School of Music.

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It’ll be ‘takeout’ at Annual Global Banquet

Marketing and Communications staff

A “Grab ‘n Go” format will be in place to promote physical distancing at the Global Banquet that the Office of International Student Services and the International Club will host on Thursday, Nov. 19, from 6 to 6:30 p.m., in the Williams Center Multipurpose Room.

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Fredonia Dance Ensemble presents virtual version of Merrins Chamber Series

Doug Osborne-Coy

When COVID-19 became a global pandemic in early 2020, the Dance faculty of the Department of Theatre and Dance at Fredonia promptly decided all Dance performances would be virtual for the academic year of 2020-21. The upcoming concert will feature four pieces created and filmed separately in advance and then brought together in a comprehensive format for viewing on the above dates.

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Rosa Parks Scholarships to be awarded at ceremony

Roger Coda

Scholarships valued at $350 each will be awarded to three students at the Rosa Parks Scholarship Competition awards ceremony on Wednesday, Oct. 28, at noon, in the Williams Center Multipurpose Room.

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Brown Bag talk to delve into election outcome

Roger Coda

Timely reflections of the 2020 General Election will be offered by Department of Politics and International Affairs Associate Professor Jonathan Chausovsky in the Brown Bag Lunch virtual presentation at Fredonia on Wednesday, Nov. 4, from noon to 1 p.m.

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BOCES educators provide insight into inclusive education

Marketing and Communications staff

On Oct. 26, five special education teachers from the Erie II, Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) LoGuidice Center came to campus for a discussion with students from the course, EDU 355 Assessment & Instruction of Students with Learning & Behavior Disorders in Inclusive Educational Settings.

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Bus available to travel to Wheelock for voting

Marketing and Communications staff

A campus bus will be available to transport students and faculty/staff to and from the Wheelock School polling location to vote between 2 and 6 p.m. on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3.

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Many campus events fuel Election Day momentum

Roger Coda

A discussion led by two Department of Communication faculty members that explores the media and presidential campaigns, the opportunity to become a poll worker and a post-election wrap-up conversation are three ways students can become engaged in the general election process through the campus’ American Democracy Project (ADP).

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