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News Clips June 22-July 5, 2015

News Clips June 22-July 5, 2015

Posted: July 6, 2015

Buffalo State and its students, faculty, staff, and alumni are making news. The following articles appeared in the media the week of June 22-July 5.   Please note that links may expire or change as news outlets archive stories.

June 22

Buffalo Business First:  These are the Elite 10 (Buffalo State mentioned)

WGRZ:  Segway Through Buffalo History (Buffalo State mentioned)

June 23

USA Today:  Girl told she wouldn't talk, now a singing sensation (Buffalo State student, Amber Simone Chinn, featured)

Huffington Post:  Teen Who Was Told She Would Never Speak Is Now a Talented Singer (Buffalo State student, Amber Simone Chinn, featured)

WGRZ:  Local singer's video goes viral (Buffalo State student, Amber Simone Chinn, featured)

June 24

Buffalo News:  New dean of School of Professions named at SUNY Buffalo State

The Grio:  Teen who was told she would never speak is now a talented, viral singer  (Buffalo State student, Amber Simone Chinn, featured)

Clarence Bee:  Clarence resident becomes CEO of ECMCC (Buffalo State alum, Richard Cleland, featured)

June 25

The Dunn County News:  Art professor named recipient of McKnight Fellowship (Buffalo State alum, Kelly O’Brien, featured)

The Sun:  New principal for Frontier Middle (Buffalo State alum, Ryan Sikorski, featured)

June 26

Buffalo News:  ‘Transformational’ project proposed for SUNY Buffalo State neighborhood

Buffalo Business First:  Colleges pump up athletic facilities (Jeff Ventura, Assistant Director of Athletics, quoted)

WKBW:  Young entrepreneur takes on fashion industry one stitch at a time (Buffalo state alum, Katie Gariepy, featured)

The Independent:  Student who would 'never talk again' becomes viral singing sensation (Buffalo State student, Amber Simone Chinn, featured)

Buffalo News:  On the Record (Buffalo State alum, Adam Glaser, mentioned)

June 29

Buffalo News:  ‘Rooted in partnership,’ Pop-Up program plants seeds (Susan McCartney, Director of Small Business Development Center quoted; Buffalo State’s Fashion and Technology Department mentioned)

WBFO:  Venus, Jupiter set to converge in evening sky Tuesday (Timothy Collins, of the Whitworth Ferguson Planetarium, quoted)

WGRZ:  Demand For Bills Tickets Higher than Ever (Buffalo State student, Dan Almasi, quoted)

Buffalo News:  Sweet Home product Kacz leads Lions to indoor (Buffalo State alum, Casey Kacz, featured)

June 30

WBFO:  Asteroid Day aims to raise awareness of catastrophic 'planet killers' (Kevin Williams, of the Whitworth Ferguson Planetarium, quoted)

July 1

WKBW:  Buffalo State program teaches new skills to the unemployed (Steve Macho, Associate Professor of Engineering Technology, quoted)

The Sun:  Burger Fest bites into social media, new events (Deborah Silverman, Associate Professor of Communications, mentioned)

NY Times:  Makers of Custom Sneakers Cash In on Desire for One-of-a-Kind Goods (Ben Ewy, Lecturer of Fashion and Textile Technology, quoted)

The Seattle Times:  One-of-a-kind tennis shoes a runaway success (Ben Ewy, Lecturer of Fashion and Textile Technology, quoted)

Artvoice:  Buffalo Based Filmmakers Present STRINGER’S END- A 10 Part Web Series ( Buffalo State's Television and Film Arts program and alumni, Jake Plumeri and Jack Petrillo, mentioned)

Buffalo News:  Remarkable increase in high-end units is only one part of the housing story (Buffalo State mentioned)

July 2

The Daily News:  Paul Ferington will conduct his final concert with the BPO tomorrow (Paul Ferington Lecturer of Music, featured)

 July 3

The Daily News:  Orleans planner impressed in director's classes (James Bensley, Lecturer of Geography and Planning, and Buffalo State student, Sarah Gatti, quoted)

July 4

Buffalo News:  Budd Bailey’s Running: Grand Island race a salute to Bessel’s influence (Buffalo State alum, Dick Bessel, honored)

Buffalo.com:  Kavinoky Theatre’s Demerly departs, leaving Buffalo’s theater community in shock (Buffalo State alum, Joseph Demerly, featured)

July 5

Buffalo News:  Lockport chalk art fest growing, moving (Buffalo State mentioned)

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