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Inauguration Week Revisited: News and Social Media

Inauguration Week Revisited: News and Social Media

Posted: October 23, 2014

Bengal Pride captivated Western New York and beyond as Buffalo State officially welcomed its ninth president, Katherine S. Conway-Turner. Traditional media outlets, elected officials and VIPs, community organizations, and you—our social media friends and followers—joined in the conversation of Inauguration Week through feature stories, congratulatory Tweets, and likes on Facebook. 

Below is a collection of articles and posts that reached more users than ever before. This Facebook video and photo of Niagara Falls illuminated orange alone generated more than 250 shares, 950 likes, and reached nearly 55,000 people in just 48 hours. Thanks for celebrating with us. Go, Bengals!      

Traditional Media

Buffalo News:

$25 million in renovations to gym at SUNY Buffalo State unveiled Friday

A new leader for Buffalo State

Conway-Turner to be inaugurated ninth president of Buff State

Gallery: Katherine S. Conway-Turner, new President of SUNY Buffalo State

Katherine S. Conway-Turner: New resident answers the ‘Why Buffalo’ question

Business First:

Buffalo State leader lays out vision in inauguration address

Buffalo State, Fredonia unveil enhanced structures


Ribbon Cut On Newly-Renovated Gymnasium at Buffalo State

SUNY Buffalo State Welcomes New President


Buffalo State unveils new $25.7 million gymnasium

New Buffalo State president addresses community


Buff State unveils Houston Gym renovations

New Buffalo State President Inaugurated


Buffalo State inaugurates Conway-Turner as ninth president


Elected Official, VIP, and Community Organization Posts



A Few of Your Tweets



#BuffaloState President Conway-Turner, teacher candidates, and the kids at the Global Book Hour at @wegmans

A photo posted by SUNY Buffalo State (@buffalostate) on



President Conway-Turner helping paint at the Black Rock Historical Society. #BuffaloState Community Service Day

A photo posted by SUNY Buffalo State (@buffalostate) on



Wilson Street Urban Farm volunteer team on Buffalo's East Side #BuffaloState

A photo posted by SUNY Buffalo State (@buffalostate) on


Inauguration of #BuffaloState President Katherine S. Conway-Turner

A photo posted by SUNY Buffalo State (@buffalostate) on


#WNY landmarks go orange for new #BuffaloState president, Katherine S. Conway-Turner #bengalpride

A photo posted by SUNY Buffalo State (@buffalostate) on


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