Saturday May 19 marks the 146th commencement ceremony at SUNY Buffalo State, honoring the 2018 graduating class. For many graduating seniors, the opportunity to cross the stage and collect their diploma is the culmination of four (or more) years of hard work.
Last month, Buffalo State held their annual luncheon to recognize faculty and staff who have 25 or 50 years of service to SUNY. Tom Koller, the senior associate athletics director at Buffalo State, was one of 21 employees honored for 25 years of service April 12.
This week’s show (May 10) covered stories about the next step for graduating Buffalo State seniors and Project Flight, which is a group working to promote literacy. It also featured conversations about the end of the year concerts on campus and representations of Native Americans in sports and media.
The University Police Department at SUNY Buffalo State has arrested a suspect in connection with an armed robbery last month in a residence hall. An unidentified male student reported the robbery in Cassety Hall April 19, which he said occured at about 6:40 p.m.
The Buffalo Museum of Science recently discovered a rare elephant bird egg, which has been in the museum’s possession since 1939, is actually real, after being mislabeled as a model for decades. The egg is about a foot long, 2 feet 4 inches in circumference and weighs 3 pounds 5 ounces.
Buffalo State athletics held its second annual Benji Awards April 29 in the Rockwell Hall Performing Arts Center. The theatre-style awards show celebrated the outstanding team and student-athlete accomplishments from the 2017-2018 seasons.
This week’s show (May 3) featured reports about the Buffalo State Benji Awards and concerns about campus safety after an armed robbery in Cassety Hall. It also included conversations about the Death with Dignity Act and changes at Buffalo State over the last 25 years.