University Honors College - The Honorable mention

2020 Winter Study Abroad to Jamaica for Pre-health Students

Posted by Tim on April 29, 2019 in Honors Experiences, Study Abroad

Consider Studying Abroad in Jamaica over winter session 2020 that emphasizes experiential learning and is designed specifically for pre-health majors. For these types of programs, it’s best to start planning early. There are many more details to consider compared to just signing up for a regular course. Acceptance is competitive and there is a cap of 16 students. You can find the application and more information on the Study Abroad website, under “winter session.” (


Global Innovations Challenge 2019

Posted by Tim on April 29, 2019 in Community Announcements, Competitions, Event, Networking, Workshops

May 20-24, 2019

403 Hayes Hall, UB South Campus

Learn more and register here:

Have you heard about this year’s Global Innovation Challenge (GIC)? Your participation will add considerable value to the week’s activities. During the GIC students have an opportunity to learn about a grand global challenge, work in a team to develop a solution, and compete for funding to implement their ideas. It’s an opportunity to expand your thinking, have fun, and make a real world impact.

Your participation will include breakfast and lunch, team-building activities, interaction with global stakeholders, and the chance to win funding to develop your ideas!


Student Committee for Inclusive Excellence

Posted by Tim on April 29, 2019 in Student experience


Oral History Presentations on May 1

Posted by Tim on April 29, 2019 in Event

On Wednesday, May 1 at 4:00pm in 107 Capen Hall (in the Honors College), UB students will present on the oral history interviews they conducted as part of an Honors/History course tied to the “Revolution: Civil Rights at UB, 1960-1975” exhibition on display in Silverman Library. Interviews with UB alumni and community members explored their experiences at UB and in Buffalo during the civil rights era. The course was led by UB Professor and Senior Research Scholar Emeritus Michael Frisch. All are welcome to attend (no RSVP needed).


UB Pride & Service Day – Volunteers Needed! I

Posted by Tim on April 29, 2019 in Event, Volunteering, Volunteers Needed

The upcoming UB Pride & Service Day event is on May 11th and we are looking for student teams to come volunteer for the morning and show their UB Pride!  Event registration will begin at 8:30 am in the Student Union Lobby and the day will finish off around 1:30 PM with lunch back in the Student Union Lobby. UB volunteers will be given a t-shirt, water bottle and work gloves as well as breakfast, lunch and transportation to and from their work site!!

*If you’re interested in volunteering with us, please register here.


Cheektowaga Democratic Committee seeking Field Interns (paid stipend)

Posted by Tim on April 29, 2019 in Job Opportunity

The Cheektowaga Democratic Town Committee is seeking bright, energetic individuals to work as field interns for the 2019 Democratic Primary. Internships begin as soon as possible and run through Primary Day Tuesday, June 25, 2019. Interns will be provided a $1,000 stipend. Interns will assist the Committee is contacting voters, organizing volunteers, data entry and assisting in other daily tasks that may come up throughout the campaign.


AmeriCorps Serve New York VISTA 2019 Seeks Community Engagement Coordinator-For Graduating Seniors

Posted by Tim on April 29, 2019 in Job Opportunity, Student experience

Serve New York mobilizes AmeriCorps VISTA members to serve organizations, government agencies, and educational institutions focused on expanding educational opportunities, ensuring economic opportunity for all, and creating healthy futures for the residents of NY. The goal of Serve New York is to strengthen communities across the state and to allow organizations within them to better provide services to impoverished individuals and families. The Serve New York program has partner organizations in Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Bath, Ithaca, Geneva, and White Plains. While serving, members receive support from the VISTA team at The Service Collaborative of WNY, Inc. The support includes monthly training, a social network of fellow members, and daily support from VISTA leaders.

Further help on this page can be found here


New York Stands with Puerto Rico Summer 2019 Opportunities

Posted by Tim on April 29, 2019 in Community Announcements, Event

SUNY is proud to partner with Governor Andrew Cuomo to offer students a unique and rewarding service learning opportunity to support his NY Stands with Puerto Rico Recovery and Rebuilding Initiative. New York State is mobilizing students from SUNY and CUNY to work through non-profit organizations that are aiding in the reconstruction and revitalization efforts of communities across the island damaged by hurricanes Irma and Maria.

Students selected for this service learning program can expect:

  • Lodging, food, transportation and supervision in Puerto Rico at no cost (any cost for transportation & accommodation to/from NYC-area airport is not included)
  • Airfare to Puerto Rico at no cost 
  • Locations will be assigned upon acceptance to program to one of the following three locations:
    • Morovis/Orocovis
    • San Juan
    • Yabucoa 

Please review carefully the admissions criteria and information on other costs and apply here:

Not sure you want to do this?  Check out the experiences of students last summer.


Chinese Language Lunch

Posted by Tim on April 29, 2019 in Community Announcements, Event

DO YOU SPEAK CHINESE? Want to practice and meet up with other
learning and native speakers? Then come on down to Clemens 412 for
some FREE food and a great time!


Hillel of Buffalo invites students to AJC Global Forum Conference in Washington, D.C.

Posted by Tim on April 24, 2019 in Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Scholarship Opportunities, Workshops

Hillel of Buffalo is sending a delegation to the AJC Global Forum in Washington, DC June 2-June 4, 2019. Undergraduate students are invited to apply and if accepted, it is an all expenses paid trip.

Here’s some info about the AJC Global Forum:

The AJC Global Forum is a unique policy and advocacy conference. Each year more than 2,500 people from over 70 countries convene to discuss, debate, and advocate on vital issues affecting the future of world Jewry. This year’s Global Forum runs June 2-4, 2019. This year, student leaders will have the opportunity to network with one another and hundreds of leading campus activists from across the world while engaging in advocacy and leadership training geared toward students confronting the toughest challenges on campus. Participants will also fully participate in Global Forum’s sessions and advocacy opportunities.

Apply for the AJC Global Forum 2019 Campus leaders program, by clicking here.

The deadline to apply is April 30th. Please contact Logan Woodard, Hillel of Buffalo for more information: