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Summer 2017 Experiential Learning Funding

Posted by Tim on March 2, 2017 in Uncategorized

Call for Proposals!

Funding Available for Summer 2017 Experiential Learning


Do you have an internship, research opportunity, or special project that you would like to participate in this summer, but need additional funds to make it happen?   Thanks to a generous donor, three awards of up to $3,000 will be given to students pursuing a major in the College of Arts and Sciences with plans to participate in a summer opportunity in the United States.   To be considered for this award, please complete the online application by March 15, 2017.

Student Graphic Designer Wanted

Posted by Tim on February 16, 2017 in Uncategorized

To apply for this paid position please visit this link:


InFocus: Monthly Conversations on Today’s Hot Topics

Posted by Tim on February 6, 2017 in Uncategorized

Join us on Friday, February 17 @ 12:00pm (108 Capen Hall) for InFocus, a monthly roundtable discussion about today’s trending topics. This month, we will explore our quickly changing political and social landscape and discuss such issues as inclusion vs. exclusion, rights vs. privileges, and democracy. Teri Miller, Vice Provost for Equity & Inclusion, will serve as moderator. All are welcome.




Posted by Tim on February 6, 2017 in Uncategorized

Now in its 4th year, BRIDGES (Building Relationships Involving Diverse Groups of Engaged Students) is currently accepting applications from undergraduates who are interested in making new connections with fellow American and international students through participation in a series of 6 interconnected activities during the spring 2017 term. We’re looking for a group of students who want to explore issues of global diversity and community engagement and challenge social barriers. Selected students will participate in a high ropes course, film screening and discussion, team builders, and cross-cultural activities. Participants will receive a certificate of completion and Pillars credit towards their co-curricular transcript. But more importantly, BRIDGES provides opportunities for students to network with peers and foster a more inclusive community at UB. For more information, log into UBLinked and search for Transcending Borders UB. The BRIDGES 2016 application can be found under the FORMS tab. Email Chris Bragdon ( with questions. Space is limited and applications are due February 15.


International Student Appreciation Night @ UB Men’s Basketball

Posted by Tim on February 6, 2017 in Uncategorized

Cheer on the UB Bulls as they host Northern Illinois University and show your support for our diverse international student population on Tuesday, February 7 @ 7pm in Alumni Arena. Free food, t-shirts, and prizes…including a chance to win $1000. Check out our video ( and pass it along!



Service Opportunity: Bulb Planting October 30

Posted by Tim on October 25, 2016 in Community Announcements, Event, Uncategorized, Volunteering, Volunteers Needed

University Blooms: Help us plant over 1,000 tulips and daffodil bulbs across University on Sunday, October 30th.

Meet at 10AM at the Tool Library for planting on the west side of Main Street.

Meet at 1PM at the Varsity Theatre for planting on the east side of Main Street.



Your Invited…UB Community Partner Panel Presentation September 29

Posted by Tim on September 2, 2016 in Community Announcements, Event, Honors Experiences, Internships, Networking, Uncategorized, Volunteering, Volunteers Needed, Workshops

UB Community Partner Panel Presentation
Thursday, September 29, 2016
107 Capen Hall (Colloquium Room)4:00-5:00 p.m.
RSVP to by September 26, 2016

Come hear first-hand from community partners in the City of Buffalo about their experiences and how UB can support them through building effective partnerships.  Our panelists will discuss community partner’s needs, social issues impacting the community, how to reduce bias, student engagement, and the differences between the “collaboration with” vs. “service to” models of service.

Panelists include:

Mr. W. Charles Brandy
Director Social Studies, Buffalo Public Schools

Dr. Aaron Krolikowski
Principal, Loop Analytics

Ms. Kimberly Luce
Child & Adolescent Treatment Services

Ms. Marie Moy
Volunteer Coordinator, Jericho Road Community Health Center

Ms. Suzette O’Brien
Volunteer Services Manager, United Way of Buffalo & Erie County

Moderator: Dr. Mara Huber
Associate Dean, Undergraduate Education Research and Experiential Learning, Director of Academies

For more information, contact Dr. Tara Jabbaar-Gyambrah: or 716-645-3020


Career Services Presents…Internship Day Tuesday, November 10

Posted by Tim on October 27, 2015 in Uncategorized

Date: Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Time:  9:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Location: Student Union, North Campus

For more information and schedule of events, please visit:


2015 BankaBull Pi Challenge

Posted by Tim on September 21, 2015 in Community Announcements, Competitions, Honors Program Announcements, Uncategorized

2015 BankaBull Pi Challenge

If Every Honors Scholar donates $3.14, the Honors College will raise close to $4,000! BankaBull funds helped bring students from a Buffalo Public High School to UB to inspire them to pursue higher education.  Your $3.14 could make more programs like this possible!

BankaBull funds will be collected during a special celebration in the Don Schack Student Lounge on December 15, 2015.

Every Penny Counts!


Upcoming Events at El Buen Amigo February 27 and 28

Posted by Tim on February 17, 2015 in Uncategorized

Friday February 27th
6:00pm- Charma Warmly Motown Review
7:00pm- Renata Rowland

Saturday February 28th
6:00-9:00pm- Dynamic Drum Arts of WNY

Finally, El Buen Amigo is putting on another exhibition in March for International Women’s Month and we are looking for local female artists to display/sell work. Submissions should be sent to by the 27th.

All events take place at El Buen Amigo at 114 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, New York