University Honors College - The Honorable mention
Monday
02/05/18

Resume Writing for Jobs and Internships “Skillshop” February 8

Posted by Tim on February 5, 2018 in Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Workshops

UB Students…Don’t miss this Resume Writing for Jobs and Internships “Skillshop” on February 8th. https://lnkd.in/ebDzedN  Register at Bullseye powered by Handshake https://lnkd.in/eWebpkD .  See more UB Career Services events and “Skillshops” at  https://lnkd.in/euTuHnc

Monday
02/05/18

3 Minute Thesis Live Finals Competition March 2

Posted by Tim on February 5, 2018 in Community Announcements, Competitions, Event, Workshops

3 Minute Thesis Live Finals competition on Friday, March 2.  Hear current PhD students explain their research in non-technical terms, at this fun and engaging event.

To introduce your students to 3MT, may I suggest a few resources:

  • encourage students to watch our brief 3MT promotional video.  This 2-minute video provides a great overview of what the event is all about.
  • 2017 3MT videos are available online in our 3MT Finalist Gallery; just click on a person’s photograph to get to their 3MT video.
  • 2018 3MT Flyer is attached, which can be used as a “save the date” prompt

Friday, March 2, 2018
3-5 p.m.
Center for the Arts Screening Room

Monday
01/29/18

Volunteers Needed to Help with Tag Week Events

Posted by Tim on January 29, 2018 in Community Announcements, Event, Volunteering, Volunteers Needed

Volunteers are needed to help with the following three tasks:

Monday, February 26, “tagging” signs on north campus at 8am

Tuesday, February 27, stations between 10am-2pm

Thursday, March 1, stations between 10am-2pm

Students should email Allison Suflita in the Honors College at asuflita@buffalo.edu and include their first and last names, email address, availability on Tuesday/Thursday and preference for North or South Campus, and tee shirt size (S,M,L,XL,XXL,XXXL).

More information on TAG Week can be found here: https://www.buffalo.edu/alumni/tagweek.html

Monday
01/29/18

Jerusalem InFocus Friday, February 16 at 12 noon in 107 Capen

Posted by Tim on January 29, 2018 in Community Announcements, Event, Workshops

Join us for the first InFocus of the spring semester as we discuss Capital controversy: Should embassies be located in Jerusalem?

Friday, February 16, 2018 at 12 noon in the Colloquium Room (107 Capen Hall)

Thursday
01/25/18

MFC 151 Undergraduate CPR Course for Credit

Posted by Tim on January 25, 2018 in Academics, Community Announcements

MFC 151 — CPR for Health Related Professions— 1 credit course

3 different sections – 4 week hybrid course – Room 208 UB Gateway

Course dates are: (February 2018) or (March 2018) or (April 2018)

All students are eligible to enroll in this course prior to the start each section.

Hands-on skills will be taught in room 208 UB Gateway within the downtown

Buffalo / Niagara Medical Campus

Course will be primarily conducted online and the hands-on skills portion will be conducted

with an AHA Instructors

Students who complete all course requirements will receive the following AHA

(2) National Certifications:

Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers – Heartsaver First Aid

 All students / participants will be charged a SUNY approved lab fee of $26.00.

Space is limited, enroll now!

Thursday
01/25/18

Become a Champion for Change Program with One Region Forward

Posted by Tim on January 25, 2018 in Community Announcements, Event, Workshops

Are you resolved to make a difference in 2018? Apply today to become a Champion for Change with One Region Forward!

Through a series of six workshops, homework, and teamwork over three months, Champions for Change learn how to turn ideas into action with practical tools, knowledge, and leadership skills.

Based on a match of talents and passions, Champions and University at Buffalo students will be placed in action planning teams. Champions also receive technical support through faculty mentors in collaboration with UB’s School of Architecture and Planning, Blackstone LaunchPad’s social entrepreneurship program, It Takes A Village Action Organization, and Groundwork Buffalo. Projects that align with Groundwork Buffo’s mission to regenerate vacant lots may be eligible for support beyond May 2018 (see attached flyer).

To apply, first download and review the Champions for Change Overview & Application Guide, and then apply online.  For more information about the program, check out http://www.oneregionforward.org/citizen-planning-school/2018-champions-for-change/ .

Applications are due by January 26, 2018. Early applications will be given special consideration.

Questions? Please contact Elizabeth Walsh (eawalsh@buffalo.edu, or elizabeth.walsh@gmail.com)

Thursday
01/25/18

UB Department of Theatre and Dance’s Student Directed Series Presents: The Laramie Project this February

Posted by Tim on January 25, 2018 in Community Announcements, Event, Stress Relief

UBs Department of Theatre and Dance’s Student-Directed Series is presenting The Laramie Project this February.

The Laramie Project (2000) is a play by Moises Kaufman and members of the Tectonic Theater Project about the reaction to the 1998 murder of Matthew Shepard, a gay student at the University of Wyoming in Laramie, WY.  Since its debut, The Laramie Project has been performed in hundreds of high schools, colleges, and professional and community playhouses, often used as a tool to teach about prejudice and intolerance.  In 2002 the Emmy-nominated The Laramie Project film was commissioned by HBO.

Performances will be at 7:30pm on February 2nd and 3rd and at 2:00pm and 6:00pm on February 4th.  Tickets can be purchased at the door 30 minutes prior.  Learn more about the UB Department of Theatre and Dance and their current season online.

Thursday
01/25/18

Apply to the Panasci Technology Entrepreneurship Competition for your Chance to Win $25,000!

Posted by Tim on January 25, 2018 in Community Announcements, Competitions, Event

Apply to the Panasci Technology Entrepreneurship Competition for Your Chance to Win $25,000!

Do you have the next great idea?

Whether it’s an app, website or software that makes life a little easier-
A medical device or technology that could save lives-
Or a sustainable, scalable social innovation for the good of the community…

We want you to pitch it!

Get to the good part. What will I win? Applicants will compete for one of two prizes:

First Place$52,000 total value:
$25,000 seed funding plus in-kind services (accounting, legal, office space,
business development and human resource services) valued at more than $27,000

Second Place – $10,000 seed funding

How do I apply?
1. Fill out our online application by 11:59 p.m., Sunday, February 4, 2018
2. Sign up for a confidential venture coaching appointment through the Blackstone LaunchPad to help perfect your pitch!

The competition is open to teams led by undergrads, grads, PhDs or post-docs from any department at UB. Additional team members need not be UB affiliated. No prototype required to apply. Find the full competition schedule and rules here. Email Alex at eacleary@buffalo.edu with any questions.

Wednesday
01/24/18

Spring 2018 Proficiency Exams for French, Italian and Spanish February 15 Only!

Posted by Tim on January 24, 2018 in Academics, Community Announcements

Spring 2018 French, Italian and Spanish Proficiency Exams*
Thursday, February 15
3:15-5:00 PM
Clemens 218

For all information on the tests and to Register:
http://rll.buffalo.edu/undergraduate/introductory-language-programs-100-levelcourses/proficiency-examinations/

*This is NOT a placement exam. The exam is intended for students who recently completed 3 or more years of high school French, Italian or Spanish. It tests  elementary and intermediate level proficiency for those students who entered UB prior to Fall 2016 and must satisfy the FL Gen Ed for graduation.

Thursday
01/18/18

Inclusive Launch Foundry 8 Week Start-up Training and Internship Program Application Deadline is January 22

Posted by Tim on January 18, 2018 in Academics, Career Opportunities, Community Announcements, Event, Internships, Workshops

Inclusive Launch Foundry, Co-founded by Blackstone LaunchPad and Business and Entrepreneur Partnerships is an accelerated 8 week start-up training and internship program. The objective is to provide a framework for which students from diverse backgrounds can apply their new found knowledge to develop a scalable business.

Students who complete the Spring Inclusive Launch Foundry Program will be placed in a paid-internship experience during the Fall 2018 semester with a WNY startup company that aligns with their interests and goals.

Please note* You do NOT need to have a startup to apply!

Key Dates
Application deadline: 01/31/18
Program begins: 02/06/18
Classes: Every other Tuesday from 6-8PM
Program ends: 05/03/18

Have questions? Email mcerokwu@buffalo.edu | Maureen Erokwu

To apply, please click HERE