Ride hailing services, such as Uber and Lyft, are expected to make their debut in Buffalo and other western New York communities by July, after state lawmakers passed a budget deal that now allows ride-hailing across the state.
The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) held their 13th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day April 29. Buffalo State was one of more than 25 locations across western New York and 5,000 across the U.S. that participated in the event.
On April 28, the Student Affairs division at Buffalo State hosted their annual faculty appreciation awards in the lobby of the Technology Building. The event allows students to nominate professors who have made an impact on them so they can be acknowledged for the work they do in the classroom.
The Buffalo State Theater Department recently hosted an event called “Circle: Dance in the Round,” which created a challenge for the choreographers and dancers. The event was so named because the student performers were actually dancing around the audience.
Reddy Bikeshare has returned to Buffalo for its second season after launching July 2016. The Reddy bike rentals provide people a cost efficient and convenient way to get to a destination, stay healthy or have a little fun.
For over 50 years, the Richardson Olmsted Complex has sat vacant adjacent to the Buffalo State campus. Now a portion of the complex has been transformed into the Hotel Henry, a multimillion dollar resort and conference center that opened April 30.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency April 20 for several counties along Lake Ontario due to flooding. Widespread rainfall across the Great Lakes have caused Lake Ontario’s water level to rise to its highest level in 24 years.