For its seventh annual celebration of Earth Week, SUNY Fredonia will offer more than a dozen major campus and community events to promote environmental stewardship between Tuesday, April 22 and Sunday, April 27. For a complete list of Earth Week programming, please visit www.fredonia.edu/earthweek.
By the numbers alone, what Laura Hirst, Cory Jackson, Carl Lam and Samantha Jemiolo have achieved at SUNY Fredonia is impressive -- seven different majors, 11 scholarships and membership in 11 honor societies. They joined a highly select group of students as recipients of the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence.
A team of SUNY Fredonia students including Nicholas Ahlstrom, Christopher Shartrand and John Tucker competed in the 2014 Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM), sponsored by the Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications. The team was recently notified that they received an honorable mention for their work.
Students from the Interdisciplinary Studies in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) program participated with faculty and alumni in the 23rd Annual GIS/SIG Spatial/Digital Mapping Conference in the Rochester area held on April 15. Alumnus Bryan Wilson shared First Place with Dr. Ann Deakin and Professor Emeritus Douglas Shephard in the Professional Map category.
Educator Dr. Tamar Jacobson will address the challenges of becoming culturally cognizant in the classroom as part of the 2014 Convocation Series of events with the theme, “Raising Cultural Awareness and Building Global Relations,” on Thursday, April 24 at 7 p.m. in McEwen Hall Room G26.
Rockin' The Commons, Fredonia Radio Systems' annual Roswell Park Cancer Institute fundraiser event/ concert usually held in April, has been moved to Sept. 27 in Barker Commons. The organization will be hosting an alternative spring event, Rockin' The Spot, at the Tim Hortons Café and Bake Shop in the Williams Center on Thursday, April 24.
SUNY Fredonia’s Health Professions Club and Advisory Council will hold its first Health Professional Panel to discuss how undergraduate students should prepare for health professional schools. The event is scheduled in Houghton Hall Room 213 on Tuesday, April 22 at 7 p.m.
Students in the Women's and Gender Studies program senior capstone course, Gender and Social Change, are holding a, "Jog for Justice 3k Fun Run," on Sunday, April 27 at 1 p.m., as their community engagement project. There is a $10 registration fee for participants which will include refreshments and a t-shirt for the first 200 people who register. All are welcome to participate in this event.
The College Republicans will bring New York State Assemblyman Andy Goodell to campus to meet with students, faculty, staff and members of the community on Thursday, April 17, at 7 p.m. at Williams Center Room S204A. Senator Goodell represents the 150th Assembly District.
The Annual Community Meeting of the Faculty Student Association of State University College at Fredonia, New York, Inc. called by FSA President, Karen Porpiglia, will be held in the Horizon Room in the Williams Center, on Tuesday, April 29, at 3:30 p.m.
In celebration of Earth Day, April 22, SUNY Fredonia will host a daylong teach-in at the College Lodge in Brocton. Featuring presentations by more than 20 individuals, the program will include guided nature walks, lectures on a range of environmental issues, nature writing and drawing classes, sustainable refreshments, a percussion workshop and a drum circle, a meditation labyrinth, and other educational events. The events, all of which are free and open to the public, will start at 9 a.m. and run in 50-minute increments until 5 p.m.
Mary Cappotelli of LeRoy, N.Y., has been named Student of the Month for February by Residence Life. Joseph McFall, assistant professor of the Department of Psychology, nominated Mary because “she is a truly exceptional student.”
The Korean International Student Society (KISS) will host its annual Korean Banquet on Saturday, April 19 at 6 p.m. in the Williams Center Multipurpose Room. There will be a variety of Korean food favorites and several musical performances.
The University Police Department at SUNY Fredonia has earned the New York State Law Enforcement Accreditation Program (LEAP) designation – the gold standard in law enforcement – from the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services.
The Office of Campus Life will be hosting the 20th annual Leadership Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, April 30, at 5 p.m. in the Williams Center Multipurpose Room. Timothy Piazza, president of Blackstone-Ney Electronics in Jamestown, N.Y., will be the special keynote speaker. Student tickets are available for purchase for $2 at the SUNY Fredonia Ticket Office in the Williams Center.
Much of the floor of the Williams Center Multipurpose Room will be covered with hair for “Bald for Bucks,” a fundraiser being staged by Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity, Sigma Kappa sorority and the Sophomore Class, on Tuesday, April 29, at 6 p.m., to benefit Roswell Park Cancer Institute. Register to participate by contacting Phil Frankino, vice president of Sigma Phi Epsilon, at email@example.com, by April 15.
SUNY Fredonia’s Hillel will be hosting multiple events celebrating Jewish History Month. Hillel will kick-off the celebration with a Holocaust speaker at its opening ceremonies on Thursday, April 3, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. in Williams Center Room S204ABC, funded by the Honors Program.
Get to know new 2014 Student Association President Antonio Regulier and Vice President Hughdean Blake.
The Campus Climate Challenge will host an Earth Week Eco Variety Show in the Williams Center Multipurpose Room on Thursday, April 24 at 7 p.m. The group is looking for groups and individuals to perform five to 15 minute performances ranging from comedy, acting, musical and dance ensembles, to formal presentations, screening of a short film, or a poetry or short story reading.