The Hospitality and Tourism Department at SUNY Buffalo State had the opportunity to showcase some of its new culinary resources inside the recently renovated Caudell Hall. The department hosted a culinary exhibition on microgreens at the Russell J. Salvator demonstration kitchen Nov. 30.
The Communication Department at SUNY Buffalo State inducted Emmy Award-winning sports producer Ed Feibischoff into its Hall of Fame Nov. 17. Feibischoff, who graduated from Buffalo State in 1979, has won seven Emmy Awards for his work, which includes covering the Olympics, the NBA Finals and college and professional football for NBC, ABC and ESPN.
The Weigel Wellness Center at Buffalo State began offering “boot camp” exercise classes this semester designed to help people improve their health. “The way we structured this boot camp class is to create an available workout session and routine to anyone at any level of fitness,” said Christopher Handley, who teaches the classes.
Michael Caputi was putting the finishing touches on his store Nov. 28 as he prepared to celebrate the third year in business for the Daily Planet Coffee Co. In a business climate where many small businesses fail and considering there are already a number of major chains competing to sell coffee, reaching year three may make Caputi a coffee super-hero of sorts.
Holiday shoppers were on the hunt Nov. 25 at the 21st annual Buffalo Women’s Gifts show, which featured over 30 female owned businesses and vendors. Some of the crafts included hand-made flowers, artwork of landmarks in Buffalo, colorful crystals and paintings glistening with glitter.
It’s that time of year when snow is starting to fall and hunters from all over the southern tier of New York are cleaning their rifles and shotguns and dusting off their camouflage pants. The state Department of Environmental Conservation officially opened the three-week window for deer hunting with a rifle or shotgun for the Southern Zone Nov. 18.
The SUNY Buffalo State men’s basketball team hosted the annual Cole’s Classic tournament at the Sports Arena Nov. 17-18. The tournament has happened every year, except one, since 1984. Three teams from the Northeast visit the Buffalo State campus every year for the two day tournament.