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A Look Ahead: This Week at Buffalo State

A Look Ahead: This Week at Buffalo State

Posted: September 27, 2019

This week’s big event is the Anne Frank Project: Engage for Change social justice festival on Wednesday, October 2, and Thursday, October 3. Held at various locations throughout campus, the festival is celebrating its 11th anniversary with a variety of lectures, performances, and art exhibits. Check out the complete festival schedule on the AFP website (PDF, 2.7 MB), and take a look below at what else is happening on campus this week. Stay up to date on student events, clubs, orgs, and more by connecting with Life at Buff State on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter!
 

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

Dunwoody Mirvil, Trombone
7:30 p.m.
Ciminelli Recital Hall
Concert by Dunwoody Mirvil, visiting performer and assistant professor of music at Southeastern University. Dr. Mirvil is currently the second trombonist with the Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra. He holds a doctor of music in brass performance from Florida State University. Ticket information is available online.               

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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1

Immigration Discussion
12:15 to 1:30 p.m.
Classroom Building B108
Join the Student Political Society for a discussion on immigration in the United States. (Many student clubs and organizations hold events on a regular basis. Check Bengal Connect for more details.)

Distinguished Speaker: Alexis De Veaux
7:30 p.m.
Burchfield Penney Art Center, Tower Auditorium

Author and activist Alexis De Veaux kicks off the AFP 2019: Engage for Change social justice festival as the distinguished speaker in the Buffalo State College Paul G. Bulger Lecture Series. De Veaux, a poet, novelist, activist, and children’s author, will discuss the art of finding your voice. 

Contrapuntal Ecstasy: Rachmaninoff Sonata in Bb Minor
7:30 p.m.
Ciminelli Recital Hall
This evening lecture recital by Emily Boyce, associate professor of music at Buffalo State College, features a performance of Piano Sonata No. 2 in Bb Minor, Op. 36, by Sergei Rachmaninoff as arranged by Vladimir Horowitz. Dr. Boyce will present a brief history of the development of counterpoint leading up to the early twentieth century, including a general overview of this great pillar of the piano repertoire and a discussion of some of the outstanding characteristics of Rachmaninoff’s piano writing.

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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2

Coffee with a Cop
10:00 a.m. to Noon
Campbell Student Union Retail Food Court
University police officers and the community members they serve come together over coffee to discuss issues and to learn more about each other. Attending Coffee with a Cop is great way for faculty, staff, and students to get to know the men and women of University Police who serve our campus community. Chat with UPD officers and ask any questions you may have. 

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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3

Workshop: Building Your Professional Brand
12:15 to 1:30 p.m.
Bacon Hall 115
Students will hear from successful alumni about how to turn their personal brand into their professional brand and stand out to employers. Open to all majors and class years. Refreshments will be served. Presented by the Career Development Center; sponsored by Enterprise.

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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4

Cultural Café
3:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Butler Library Global Lounge
This event brings together international and domestic members of the Buffalo State community over conversation, culture, and coffee. Meet new people and find common ground with other globally minded members of the community in a casual, relaxed atmosphere. Free coffee and other light refreshments will be served. All are welcome!



Photo by Bruce Fox, college photographer

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