The Communication, Philosophy and Modern and Classical Language departments at SUNY Buffalo State are settling into their newly renovated offices this fall in the B-wing of Buckham Hall. The three departments were previously housed in Bishop Hall.
The Buffalo State men’s basketball season is off to a fast start with four wins in their first five games. The Bengals have undergone some major changes with 10 new players added to a roster that includes only five returnees.
SUNY Buffalo State holds student-guided campus tours throughout the year that allows visitors to experience the college in person. The tours offer a chance for perspective students and their parents to hear what a student currently enrolled at Buffalo State has to say about their experience at the college.
A number student organizations at SUNY Buffalo State teamed up to decorate cars and trucks for the annual homecoming float competition. The organizations that participated included United Students Government, the African American Student Organization, BEST Buddies and Casting Hall Productions.
SUNY Buffalo State’s African American Student Organization (AASO) is turning 50 this year and to celebrate the group hosted a week of events starting Nov. 12. AASO, which was founded in 1967, is recognized as the oldest organization on the Buffalo State campus.
Buffalo State hosted the eighth annual SUNYWide Film Festival Nov. 9-11, which was the first time the event was held in Buffalo. The festival was launched in 2009 to highlight the film and video work of students and faculty in the SUNY system. To date, more than 900 students have submitted films and videos to compete in the festival.
The eighth annual SUNYWide Film Festival provided attendees with a number of professional development opportunities. In addition to the film screenings, there were a number of workshops on topics such as storytelling, animation, camera techniques and film scoring. Thilo Schaller, an assistant professor of music at Buffalo State, hosted a workshop on the tempo and timing of music in film.