This week’s show featured headlines from SUNY Buffalo State and conversations about the women’s lacrosse team and the United Students Government elections.
Dr. Anthony Bannon, director of the Burchfield Penny Art Center at SUNY Buffalo State, says he plans to retire later this year. The two-time director plans to step down from the job July 1, which happens to be around the same time as the Burchfield’s 50th anniversary celebration.
Buffalo will host NCAA basketball tournament games this week, which will have a major financial impact on the city’s hospitality industry. “This is a huge deal for Buffalo,” said Brian Hayden, communications manager at Visit Buffalo Niagara, who appeared on the Buffalo Review March 13.
A western New York group is working to provide information and support to people interested in using a therapy animal to cope with physical or emotional issues. Therapy Animals of Western New York (or TAWNY) also works with people who are interested in training their furry friend to become a therapy dog.
Unyts, the western New York non-profit organization that promotes organ donation, has started working with public relations students at Buffalo State to help raise awareness of the issue.
SUNY Buffalo State’s student organization Tha Ink Club hosted their annual “Sexclusive” event Monday, March 13. The event is intended to raise awareness of sex education and encourage students to become more open minded when speaking about sex.
This week on the Buffalo Review (March 13) we discussed the topics of public health and sports. In the first segment, we spoke with Jeremy Morlock, director of outreach and education, from Unyts about the group’s efforts to raise awareness of organ donation.