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A Look Ahead: This Week at Buffalo State

A Look Ahead: This Week at Buffalo State

Posted: September 8, 2019

It’s a busy week on campus, and there are a lot of things to do. From guest speakers to “Club Crawl,” we’ve got you covered. Here’s a look at some of what’s happening this week. Get a glimpse of student life at Buffalo State and stay up to date on student events, clubs, orgs, and more by connecting with Life at Buff State on InstagramFacebook, and Twitter!

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10

Guest Speaker: Corrections Officer - Wende Correctional Facility
12:15 to 1:15 p.m.
Classroom Building C302
Join the Criminal Justice Club for a presentation from a corrections officer at Wende Correctional Facility. (Many student clubs and organizations hold events on a regular basis. Check Bengal Connect for more details.)

Moving from Diversity to Inclusion: Cultivating the Potential of All Students
12:15 to 1:30 p.m.
Burchfield Penney Art Center - Tower Auditorium
Blane Harding, a consultant with the National Academic Advising Association, will present this keynote address focusing on broader concepts and actions that will help us understand the role our individual identities play in building relationships with students. We will explore national trends and what they mean to Buffalo State for creating an inclusive campus environment. Please register online.

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WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11

Fostering an Inclusive and Diverse Community through Academic Advising
NAAA consultant Blane Harding will facilitate these workshops on fostering student success by building stronger relationships with the students we serve. Please click on the time to register or to learn more.

9:00–11:00 a.m. 
Caudell Hall 127

12:15–2:15 p.m.
Bacon Hall 209

2:30–4:30 p.m.
Bacon Hall 215

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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12

Forum: Women of Influence and Impact
7:30 to 9:00 a.m.
Technology Building 160
Moderated by Buffalo State deputy CIO Khaleel Gathers, this forum features a panel of three women
who will talk about their experiences in gaining success in the workplace. Panelists are Jennifer Gress from BlueCross BlueShield, Sarah Tanbakuchi from M&T Bank, and Laura Groschadl, a law clerk for New York State Court of Appeals Judge Eugene M. Fahey. For more information and to register, please visit the event’s website

Club Crawl
12:15 to 1:30 p.m.
Campbell Student Union Social Hall 
United Students Government presents Club Crawl, a chance for students to check out various organizations on campus and get a look at the activities they partake in. The event will include spinner shades, a zorb ball, a velcro wall, and foot darts. 

Bengal Birthday Bash
12:15 to 1:30 p.m.
Campbell Student Union

Join us to celebrate Buffalo State's 148th birthday! Come out and celebrate an important day in our institution’s history—when Buffalo State opened its doors for the first time in 1871. Free cupcakes!

Breaking Stereotypes, Breaking Boundaries: Life Stories of Muslim Feminists from Myanmar
12:15 to 1:30 p.m.
Bulger Communication Center 216
Thet Su Htwe, a physician and activist, and Kyaw Thein, a civil engineer and activist, will talk about their life experiences as Muslim feminists living in Myanmar, and how their beliefs, attitudes, and actions as feminists automatically leads them to defy expectations and break boundaries. 

Education in Myanmar: Examining Race, Gender, and Religion
6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Bulger Communication Center 217
Panel discussion featuring Thet Su Htwe; Kyaw Thein; Thamora Fishel, associate director of Cornell University’s Southeast Asia Program; Rhoda Linton, international feminist and activist; and Ph.D. students from Cornell. Panelists will discuss the religious and colonial foundations of the education system in Myanmar and share how race, gender, and religion shape pedagogy and students’ experiences of learning in contemporary Myanmar.

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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13

Great Lakes Center Open House
3:00 to 6:00 p.m.
GLC Field Station Teaching Pavilion
Join the Great Lakes Center for its annual open house as faculty members from the center present the 2018–2019 annual report, and updates on the Great Lakes environmental science graduate program as well as current and future projects. The GLC Field Station Teaching Pavilion is located at the foot of Porter Avenue on the Niagara River. Faculty, staff, and students are welcome.

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