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A Look Ahead: This Week at Buffalo State

A Look Ahead: This Week at Buffalo State

Posted: April 15, 2019

Where’s the springlike weather we’re all waiting for? Hopefully it gets here soon. In the meantime, here’s a look at some of what’s happening this week on campus.

Tuesday, April 16, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Community Service Project
South Wing Breezeway
Help turn a t-shirt into a bag that will help someone! Matt Urban Hope Center’s “Rags to Bags” project provides environmentally friendly, reusable t-shirt bags to low-income individuals and families to fill up with items from the center’s food pantry.

Tuesday, April 16, 7:30 p.m.
Buffalo State Percussion Ensemble
Performing Arts Center at Rockwell Hall
The Buffalo State College Percussion Ensemble will perform a free concert. The ensemble commonly makes use of standard percussion instruments such as timpani, mallet keyboard instruments, tom toms, cymbals and gongs, but also employs sounds generated by found- or constructed-instruments such as car parts, architectural elements, and household furnishings. For more information, call (716) 878-3005 or visit the Music Department website.

Wednesday, April 17, 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Insight: Develop Self-Awareness
E. H. Bulter Library 314
Soft-skill development is necessary for college students to recognize before graduation. Learn what that means and looks like, and how to be strategic as a college student to develop them effectively. Understand the Seven Pillars of Self-Awareness as it relates to skill development. Register.

Wednesday, April 17, 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Battle of the Sexes: College Edition
Bulger Communication Center 424
Join student organization Xquizit Moverz as they discuss various topics relating to relationships. Come out and voice your opinion.

Wednesday, April 17, 7:30 p.m.
Buffalo State Wind Ensemble
Performing Arts Center at Rockwell Hall
The Buffalo State Wind Ensemble will perform a free concert under the direction of Rick Fleming. For more information, call (716) 878-3005 or visit the Music Department website.

Thursday, April 18, 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.
Great Lakes Center Seminar
Science and Mathematics Complex 161
Seminar by Great Lakes Center research scientist candidate Shivakumar Shivarudrappa, “Varied Response of Macrobenthos to Recurring and Abated Environmental Stressors.” Read abstract.

Thursday, April 18, 12:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Right to Bear Arms
Buckham Hall B221, Philosophy Conference Room
Join the Ethics Bowl for a discussion on gun rights, and who should be able to own them. Ethics Bowl will debate whether felons, persons with a mental illness, and those who use medical marijuana should be allowed to own guns.

Thursday, April 18, 3:00 p.m.
Honors Convocation
Performing Arts Center at Rockwell Hall
The campus community is invited to attend the 62nd annual Honors Convocation. The ceremony will recognize students for their outstanding academic achievement.

Friday, April 19, 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Cultural Cafe
E. H. Butler Library Global Lounge
The Cultural Café is a monthly event that brings together international and domestic members of the Buffalo State community for conversation, culture, and coffee. For more information, contact Katie Bertel at

Saturday, April 20, 3:00 p.m.
Pater Karda Trombone Recital
Ciminelli Recital Hall
An afternoon of Prokofiev, Tyzik, Wagenseil, and Davis performed by Peter Karda. Karda studies in the studio of Lon Gormley, and will be accompanied by Susan Schuman on piano. Free and open to everyone.

Pictured: Faculty celebrate student accomplishments at the 2018 Honors Convocation. 

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