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Students Who Soar: Edwin Delvalle Overcomes Odds to Succeed in School, Life
February 10, 2017

While growing up in Brooklyn, New York, senior Edwin Delvalle was determined not to become another statistic. Because he’s the child of a teen mother living in an urban environment, many predicted he wouldn’t finish high school, let alone go to college.

But the young man, who plans to...

Students Who Soar: Alexia Matos-Mateo Overcomes Difficult Upbringing, Achieves Success
January 27, 2017

Buffalo State senior Alexia Matos-Mateo advises first-year students to examine what motivates them to make the journey through higher education. Such examination, she believes, will contribute to their success.

For Matos-Mateo, the motivation was simple. Her mother, who was born in the...

Students Experience Hollywood at Toronto International Film Festival
October 6, 2016

Two dozen students in Buffalo State’s television and film arts program (TFA) got the rare chance to mingle with stars and see a handful of premiere films at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) in mid-September.

This marks the seventh year that TFA director Jeffrey Hirschberg...

Students Who Soar: Monique Maxwell Finds Transformation in Campus Involvement
September 16, 2016

After high school in Queens, New York, Monique Maxwell chose Buffalo State sight unseen because at the time it was the only accredited journalism program within the State University of New York (SUNY) system. This was important to...

Conference Prepares Students for Success After Graduation
November 3, 2015

The Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) hosted Beyond the Bachelor's Degree, its sixth biannual Student Professional Development Conference, on Friday, October 16. As reflected by attendance and student evaluations, the conference was a huge success....


October 17, 2017
02:00 pm to 03:00 pm | E. H. Butler Library 314

Do you find yourself staring at scholarly articles and books for hours without getting anything out of them? This SkillShop will provide tips for efficiently and effectively reading or skimming...

October 19, 2017
12:30 pm to 01:30 pm | E. H. Butler Library 314

Finding relevant sources among billions of webpages, articles, and books can be a daunting task...unless you know how to search like an expert. Learn AND advanc* (tips OR tricks) AND librar* AND...

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