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A Look Ahead: This Week at Buffalo State

A Look Ahead: This Week at Buffalo State

Posted: October 8, 2018

As we head into the seventh week of the semester, enjoy the day off Monday, and be prepared to come back Tuesday ready to take on the rest of the semester. Here are some of the events happening on campus this week.

Wednesday, October 10, 7:30 p.m.
Buffalo State Wind Ensemble
Performing Arts Center at Rockwell Hall
The Buffalo State Wind Ensemble will perform under the direction of Dr. Rick Fleming, associate professor of music. The concert is free and open. Everyone is welcome to attend. The Wind Ensemble will be performing the works of Richard Wagner, Percy Aldridge Grainger, Julius Fucik, Charles Ives, Peter Mennin and William Byrd. For more information, visit

Thursday, October 11, 12:15 p.m.
Student Open Forum with the President’s Cabinet
Campbell Student Union Social Hall
Let your voice be heard! Share your views, ask questions, and engage with President Katherine Conway-Turner and members of her cabinet. Students are encouraged to ask questions in advance. The event is open to all Buffalo State students.

Thursday, October 11, 6:30 p.m.
Weigel Wellness Center Free Movie Night
Bacon Hall 117
Please join Weigel Wellness Center for movie night Thursdays. Screening: When We Rise and Stonewall. Following the screening, the peer educators will lead a discussion about LGBTQ rights.

Friday, October 10, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Poet Aldon Nielsen Reads from Tray
Bacon Hall 115
Dr. Aldon Nielsen (pictured), George and Barbara Kelly Professor of American Literature at Penn State, will read from his latest book of poetry, Tray (Make New Books, 2018). These poems were inspired by the murder of Trayvon Martin in February 2012 and the activism that responded to ongoing acts of violence against people of color in America. The reading and Q & A session offer an opportunity for students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members to learn more about the origins of the Black Lives Matter movement, its continuing influence over present-day political movements, and its transformation through creative forums like poetry. Open to students, faculty, staff, and the community.

Saturday, October 13, 9:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Open House Performance
Union Quad
The Buffalo State Pom Dance Team will perform at Open House. Come represent and show everyone interested in Buffalo State what being a Bengal is all about!

Sunday, October 14, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Buffalo State Crew Alumni and Dedication
West Side Rowing Club (48 Porter Ave, Buffalo, NY 14201)

Join the Buffalo State rowing team for their inaugural race and season. The first race is at 9:00 a.m. and Scott Roop, a member of the Buffalo State College Athletic Hall of Fame, will be on hand. Roop is the last American man to win the lightweight single sculls world championship. The boat dedication will take place at 1:00 p.m. 

Monday, October 15, 7:00 p.m.
Marcia Mulé
Jacqueline Vito LoRusso Alumni and Visitor Center, Costello Hall
Buffalo State alumna and Emmy Award-winning television producer, Mulé, '81, presents "#TimesUp movement and…gender and minority equality in the television and film industry." Presented by the Television and Film Arts program.

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