The State University of New York at Fredonia announced today that the Fredonia Technology Incubator will enter a transition phase with the pending departure of its executive director and the beginning of new initiatives to provide expanded opportunities for job growth in the community.
Current and future challenges and opportunities in higher education will be explored at the annual Teaching and Learning Conference to be held at the State University of New York at Fredonia on Monday, Aug. 18.
Now in its eighth year, the conference enables faculty from throughout Western New York ...
The Fredonia College Foundation has been gifted the 25,000-square-foot office building that served as headquarters for the Cliffstar Corporation prior to its sale to The Cott Corporation in 2010. The facility, a gift of the Star Family, was formally appraised in late 2013 as having a value of $1.65 million. University officials hope it will greatly enhance Fredonia's appeal for potential Start-Up NY entrepreneurs.
SUNY Fredonia has announced a new name and brand identity. Going forward, the university will be known officially as, “The State University of New York at Fredonia,” although in most contexts, it will be referred to simply as, “Fredonia.” The change comes in response to growing feedback, coupled with a year-long research effort led by faculty, staff, student and alumni representatives from across the university, which revealed a degree of inconsistency, and even some confusion, among certain target audiences.
More than 1,400 students crossed the Steele Hall Arena stage today, receiving congratulations from President Virginia S. Horvath as they were conferred with degrees during the 187th annual Commencement ceremony. “From this point, it’s up to you to show what Fredonians can do,” President Horvath told the Class of 2014. “We’re counting on you to use what you have learned, to continue to learn as new questions and technologies arise, and to represent your alma mater in all you do.”
To help celebrate the opening of its new, 92,000-square-foot Science Center, SUNY Fredonia will welcome world-renowned scientist, engineer, comedian, author and inventor Bill Nye “The Science Guy” to campus this fall. He will appear Thursday, Sept. 18, at 3:30 p.m. in King Concert Hall as the keynote speaker for the campus’ annual Convocation Series.
Four select faculty and staff have been named recipients of the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence, a SUNY-wide honor that recognizes consistently superior professional achievement. The quartet of award recipients – Steven Siragusa, for Classified Service; Michael Jackino, for Professional Service; Elizabeth Lee, for Faculty Service; and Andrew Cullison, for Teaching – have given 81 collective years of service to the campus.
Three students from the State University of New York at Fredonia Department of Computer and Information Sciences have been awarded full scholarships, and one student a partial award for the 2014 summer program at the School of Software Engineering at Beijing Jiaotong University (BJTU) in China from June 9 to 23.
Group support meetings for stroke and head injury survivors and their family members will be offered at the Henry C. Youngerman Center for Communication Disorders at the State University of New York at Fredonia on Tuesday, June 17 and July 15, at 3 p.m. in E148 Thompson Hall.