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Buffalo State College

Motto Declare Yourself
Established 1871
Type Public
Chancellor John R. Ryan
President Dr. Muriel A. Howard
Vice-Chancellor John J. O'Connor
Dean Charles B. Kenyon
Faculty 698
Students 11,000
Undergraduates 9,000
Postgraduates 2,100
Location Buffalo, New York, United States
Campus Urban
Colours Orange
Mascot Bengals
Affiliations NCAA D-III
Website http://www.buffalostate.edu

Buffalo State College, often referred to colloquially as Buff State, is a public, liberal arts college in Buffalo, New York and is part of the State University of New York. It is the largest four-year college in the SUNY system, though other state universities in the system are larger. There are approximately 9,000 undergraduate and 2,100 graduate students enrolled. Buffalo State was founded in 1871 as the Buffalo Normal School and later became the Buffalo Normal and Training School, then New York State Teachers College at Buffalo. For other uses, see Motto (disambiguation). ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... A Chancellor is the head of a university. ... Category: ... University President is the title of the highest ranking officer within a university, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as Chancellor or rector. ... Please wikify (format) this article or section as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... A Vice-Chancellor (commonly called the VC) of a university in the United Kingdom, other Commonwealth countries, and some universities in Hong Kong, is the de facto head of the university. ... John Joseph OConnor (November 23, 1885 - January 26, 1960) was a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from New York. ... In an educational setting, a dean is a person with significant authority . ... A faculty is a division within a university. ... Alternate uses: Student (disambiguation) Etymologically derived through Middle English from the Latin second-type conjugation verb stŭdērĕ, which means to study, a student is one who studies. ... In some educational systems, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelors degree. ... Degree ceremony at Cambridge. ... School colors are the colors chosen by a school to represent it on uniforms and other items of identification. ... Millie, once mascot of the City of Brampton, is now the Brampton Arts Councils representative. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos or other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... A liberal arts college is an institution of higher education found in the United States, offering programs in the liberal arts at the post-secondary level. ... Nickname: Location of Buffalo in New York State County Government  - Mayor Byron Brown (D) Area  - City 52. ... Not to be confused with University of the State of New York. ... The State University of New York (acronym SUNY; usually pronounced SOO-nee) is a system of public institutions of higher education in New York, United States. ... 1871 (MDCCCLXXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ...

Buffalo State has 130 programs in liberal arts and science, technology, and education. It continues its tradition of training teachers in many areas (Art, Technology, Social Science, Natural Sciences, Mathematics). For university teachers, see professor. ...

Buffalo State is located on Elmwood Avenue in the northwestern part of Buffalo. The campus is located within a short walk from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery , the Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society, and Delaware Park. Nickname: Location of Buffalo in New York State County Government  - Mayor Byron Brown (D) Area  - City 52. ... view from Elmwood Avenue The Albright-Knox Art Gallery is a major showplace for modern art and contemporary art located in Buffalo, New York. ... The Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society Building is located on Nottingham Court in the city of Buffalo, just off Elmwood Avenue, north of the Scajaquada Expressway, at a corner of Delaware Park. ... Delaware Park is located in Buffalo, New York, USA. It was designed as part of a coordinated system of parks, parkways, and traffic circles in the city by Frederick Law Olmsted. ...

Besides residential students, Buffalo State has a large number of commuter students. Students from all parts of the state, other states, and foreign countries form the student body.

Unique programs offered at Buffalo State include: Adult Education, Art Conservation, Creative Studies, Engineering Technology, Fashion and Textile Technology, Fiber Design, and Forensic Chemistry. Buffalo State College was the first school in the world to grant a master of science degree of Creativity. The college also now offers an undergraduate minor in Creative Studies. This is facilitated by the International Center For Studies In Creativity, which is housed on campus. Conservation is the profession devoted to the preservation of cultural property for the future. ... Look up Creativity in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... As the first and oldest degree granting program in creativity in the world, the foundation of the International Center For Studies In Creativity (ICSC) dates back to Alex Osborns seminal work in creativity education in the 1940s and 1950s. ...

The associated research center, the Great Lakes Center, conducts research with a facility on the Niagara River and a fleet of small craft. Satellite image of the Niagara River. ...

The campus has an art museum, the Burchfield-Penney Art Center, on campus. The Burchfield-Penney Art Center is located on the campus of Buffalo State College and was founded in 1966. ...

The college has a College radio formatted station, WBNY which broadcasts from the campus on 91.3 (MHz) College radio (also known as university radio, campus radio or student radio) is a type of radio station that is run by the students of a college or university. ... 2005-2006 DJs of WBNY in the Checkerboard Lounge WBNY, is a college radio station run at Buffalo State College located within the city of Buffalo, New York. ... MegaHertz (MHz) is the name given to one million (106) Hertz, a measure of frequency. ...

The college competes in NCAA Division III sports as the Bengals. The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often said NC-Double-A) is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletics programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ... Division III (or DIII) is a division of the National Collegiate Athletic Association of the United States. ...

The College has many student organizations including 25 fraternities and sororities. College (Latin collegium) is a term most often used today to denote an educational institution. ... The terms fraternity and sorority (from the Latin words and , meaning brother and sister respectively) may be used to describe many social and charitable organizations, for example the Lions Club, Epsilon Sigma Alpha, Rotary International, Optimist International, or the Shriners. ...

Buffalo State College has made it on U.S. News & World Report America's Best College Colleges 2007 - With the ranking - Universities-Master's (North): Tier 3



Alpha Epsilon Phi, Alpha Sigma Tau, Delta Sigma Theta, Lambda Theta Alpha, Lambda Pi Upsilon, Phi Sigma Sigma, Sigma Delta Tau, Sigma Lambda Upsilon Alpha Epsilon Phi (ΑΕΦ) is a sorority and a member of the National Panhellenic Conference. ... Alpha Sigma Tau (AΣT) Sorority is a national collegiate sorority founded on November 4, 1899 at Michigan State Normal College (now Eastern Michigan University). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... // Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc. ... Phi Sigma Sigma (ΦΣΣ) was the first collegiate nonsectarian sorority, meaning that there was to be no judgment regarding religion or background. ... Sigma Delta Tau (ΣΔΤ), a national sorority and member of the National Panhellenic Conference, was founded March 25, 1917 at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. ... On December 1, 1987 at Binghamton University, Founding Mothers Cynthia Santiago-Guzman, Adriana Zamora-Tirado, Carmen Ibeth Garcia-Quinones and Carol Elizabeth Torres created an organization that would not only serve as a voice for women in an academic setting, but would also provide sincere sisterhood and unconditional support while...


Alpha Omega Zeta: Co-Ed fraternity, Alpha Phi Alpha, Alpha Epsilon Pi, Lambda Upsilon Lambda, Omega Psi Phi, Phi Kappa Tau, Phi Sigma Kappa, Phi Iota Alpha, Sigma Lambda Beta, Sigma Phi Epsilon,Tau Kappa Epsilon, Zeta Beta Tau Alpha Phi Alpha (ΑΦΑ) is the first intercollegiate fraternity established by African Americans. ... Alpha Epsilon Pi (ΑΕΠ or AEPi) is currently the only international Jewish college fraternity in North America, with chapters in the United States and Canada. ... La Unidad Latina, Lambda Upsilon Lambda Fraternity, Incorporated was established on February 19, 1982 in order to address the shortcomings of academic institutions in meeting and addressing the needs of Latino students in higher education. ... Omega Psi Phi (ΩΨΦ) is a national fraternity, and was the first black national fraternal organization to be founded at a historically black college. ... Phi Kappa Tau (ΦΚΤ) is a U.S. national college fraternity // Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity (commonly called Phi Tau) was founded in the Union Literary Society Hall of Miami Universitys Old Main Building in Oxford, Ohio on March 17, 1906. ... Phi Sigma Kappa (ΦΣK) is a fraternity devoted to three cardinal principles: the promotion of Brotherhood, the stimulation of Scholarship, and the development of Character. ... Phi Iota Alpha (ΦΙΑ), established December 26, 1931 is the oldest Latino fraternity in existence. ... Sigma Lambda Beta (ΣΛΒ) International Fraternity, (also known as Lambda-Betas or Betas) is the largest historically Latino Greek letter intercollegiate fraternity. ... ΣΦΕ (Sigma Phi Epsilon), commonly nicknamed SigEp or S-P-E, is a social fraternity for male college students in the United States. ... Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE or Teke, pronounced T-K-E or IPA , as in teak wood) is a college fraternity with chapters in the USA, and Canada, and affiliation with a German fraternity system known as the Corps of the Weinheimer Senioren Convent (WSC). ... Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT, brothers of which are nicknamed Zebes) is a historically Jewish, presently nonsectarian international fraternity. ...

Beginning in 2006, the Buffalo Rapids of the American Basketball Association will play home games at the Buffalo State Sports Arena. Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Buffalo Rapids is an American Basketball Association (ABA) team based in Buffalo. ... The American Basketball Association (ABA) is a mens basketball league founded in 1999. ... Buffalo State Sports Arena is a 3,500-seat multi-purpose arena in Buffalo, New York, located on the campus of Buffalo State College. ...

Famous graduates and faculty

Byron Brown was elected on November 8, 2005 as the first African American mayor of Buffalo, New York. ... Nickname: Location of Buffalo in New York State County Government  - Mayor Byron Brown (D) Area  - City 52. ... Diane English (born 1948) is a U.S. television producer and writer. ... Tom Fontana is an American writer, producer born on 12 September 1951 in Buffalo, New York, USA He is the producer for Oz, The Jury, and Homicide: Life on the Street. ... Bobby Gonzalez is currently the head coach of the Seton Hall University mens basketball team. ... “Seton Hall” redirects here. ... William B. Hoyt III, better known as Sam Hoyt, is a member of the New York State Assembly. ... State nickname: Empire State Other U.S. States Capital Albany Largest city New York Governor George Pataki Official languages None Area 141,205 km² (27th)  - Land 122,409 km²  - Water 18,795 km² (13. ... This article contains information that has not been verified and thus might not be reliable. ... Robert Longo (b. ... Kevin OConnell is the Chief Meterologist of WGRZ-TV. The NBC affiliate in Buffalo, New York. ... Nickname: Location of Buffalo in New York State County Government  - Mayor Byron Brown (D) Area  - City 52. ... Ralph Raico is a professor of history at Buffalo State College (USA), and a specialist of European classical liberalism. ... Cindy Sherman (born January 19, 1954 in Glen Ridge, New Jersey) is an American photographer and film director known for her conceptual self-portraits. ... Randolph Randy Smith (born December 12, 1948 in Bellport, New York) is a former professional basketball player who set the NBA record for consecutive games played. ... NBA redirects here. ... In English literary history, the name Rochester refers to John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester. ...

See also

University at Buffalo, The State University of New York (UB) (also known as SUNY Buffalo) is a coeducational public research university, which has multiple campuses located in Buffalo and Amherst, New York, USA. Offering 84 bachelors, 184 masters and 78 doctoral degrees, it is the largest and most...

External links

  Results from FactBites:
Buffalo State College - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (359 words)
Buffalo State College, previously known as the State University of New York College at Buffalo, is a public, liberal arts college in Buffalo, New York and is part of the State University of New York.
Buffalo State was founded in 1871 as the Buffalo Normal School and later became the Buffalo Normal and Training School, then New York State Teachers College at Buffalo.
Buffalo State College was the first school in the world to grant bachelor and master's degrees of Creative Studies.
Buffalo State College, State University of New York - College Closeup (1709 words)
Buffalo State is the college of choice for high-achieving students who want to develop close relationships with professors—a major contributor to college success.
Buffalo State is definitely not the place for students wishing to attend a school surrounded by cow pastures.
The College is situated in the Elmwood Museum District adjacent to Delaware Park, the world-famous Albright-Knox Art Gallery, the Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society, Hoyt Lake, and the Buffalo Zoo.
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