Flutists performing in the Wind Ensemble

A Look Ahead: This Week at Buffalo State


Hey, Bengals! Even with the shorter holiday week, there’s still a lot going on, like the JCPenney Suit-Up Event on Sunday, February 23, from 7:00 to 9:30 p.m. at the Walden Galleria in Cheektowaga. This exclusive shopping opportunity for Buffalo State College students and alumni features up to 60 percent off dress apparel, shoes, and accessories. Advance registration is required. For more information, please visit the Career Development Center website. Here’s a look at some of the other things happening this week, including one of the ongoing campus events taking place in celebration of Black History Month. Remember to stay connected all semester long with Life at Buff State on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. And don’t forget the many professional development opportunities (PDF, 132 KB) for Buffalo State faculty and staff members.



Community Engagement: American Cancer Society on Campus
Campbell Student Union Lobby
11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Stop by and learn how you can support and volunteer alongside one of Buffalo State’s community partner organizations. Be a part of Buffalo State’s civic and community engagement mission! When you volunteer with the American Cancer Society, you’re helping save the lives of people in your community and around the world.

Interest Meeting: Buffalo State Relay for Life Team
Campbell Student Union 419
1:00 to 1:30 p.m.
The Student Civic Leadership Board hopes to form a Buffalo State team to participate in a Relay for Life event on Friday, April 24. Come and learn more. Dylyn Harrison, community development manager for the American Cancer Society, will provide information about upcoming Relay for Life events as well as various volunteer opportunities through the ACS.



Buffalo State Wind Ensemble
Performing Arts Center at Rockwell Hall
7:30 p.m.
Under the direction of Rick Fleming, professor of music, the Buffalo State Wind Ensemble will perform works in the traditional wind band repertoire as well as contemporary works of various styles. The concert is free, and no ticket is required. For more information, call (716) 878-3005 or visit the PAC website.

Designer Calls
Classroom Building B119
6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
The Fashion Students Association is looking for designers for its upcoming spring show. This opportunity is for anyone with an ability to sew, showcase full silhouettes, and put together designs. (Many student clubs and organizations hold events on a regular basis. Check Bengal Connect for more details.)



Reception: Art and Design Alumni Exhibition
Upton Hall Czurles-Nelson Gallery
5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
All are welcome to a reception for the Art and Design Alumni Exhibition, which runs through February 26. Light refreshments will be served.

Diaspora Dollars: Financial Freedom Discussion
Campbell Student Union Assembly Hall
6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Join this conversation on financial literacy and freedom, part of the African Diaspora Project 2020. The full schedule of ADP events can be found online



Community-Engaged Research: Supporting Community-Driven Priorities
Caudell Hall 123
1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Join the Civic and Community Engagement Office and Diane Doberneck, associate director at Michigan State University’s National Collaborative for the Study of University Engagement, for this interactive workshop. Doberneck conducts research about community-engaged scholarship, coordinates the MSU Graduate Certification in Community Engagement, and leads University Outreach and Engagement’s Educational Programs Team. Please register by e-mail.

Women’s Ice Hockey
Ice Arena
4:00 p.m.
The women’s hockey team takes on the Cortland Red Dragons.

So You Think You Can Dance?
Bulger Communication Center 214
6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Come and learn more about popular New York City dance styles and their origins during this dance class with Black Active Minds.



Women’s Ice Hockey
Ice Arena
2:00 p.m.
The women’s hockey team takes on the Cortland Red Dragons.



JCPenney Suit-Up Event
Walden Galleria, 3 Walden Galleria Drive, Cheektowaga, NY 14225
7:00 to 9:30 p.m.

Tri Con Fuoco
Ciminelli Recital Hall
7:00 p.m.
Join the Music Department for an evening of piano trios by the Trio Con Fuoco. Granados’s Piano Trio Opus 50, Arvo Pärt’s Mozart-Adagio, and Schubert’s Piano Trio Opus 99 in B-flat performed by Loren Silvertrust, violin; Amelie Fradette, cello; and Susan Schuman, piano. Ticket information is available online; students admitted free.