University Honors College - The Honorable mention

Pumpkin Decorating

Posted by Tim on October 21, 2021 in Honors Program Announcements, Student experience

Join Student Engagement for some Halloween fun! Students will have the opportunity to decorate their own mini pumpkin.

All supplies will be provided and this event is free for all students. 

Location: Student Union LobbyDate and Time: 
Wed., Oct. 27 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Workshop: Public Speaking

Posted by Tim on October 21, 2021 in Honors Program Announcements, Workshops

Speaking in public is something that most people dread. This workshop will give you the tools you need to overcome your fears of presenting in front of large groups.

Some of the topics we will discuss include non-verbal communication, confidence, presentation styles, and even what to do when you are stumped. Be afraid of the spot light no longer.
Location: Learning Lab, 222 Student Union Date and Time: 
Wed., Oct. 27 from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Tutoring and Academic Support Services (TASS) is looking for tutors!

Posted by Tim on October 21, 2021 in Honors Program Announcements, Job Opportunity

If you have earned an A or A- in a course and would feel comfortable to tutor, along with having good communication skills and the willingness to help others, think about being a tutor for TASS.  This is a paid on campus job with flexible hours (minimum commitment is 5 hours a week).

For the application or more information visit the following website:

If you have any questions feel free to contact


Upcoming Research Breakfast!

Posted by Tim on October 21, 2021 in Academic Presentations, Career Opportunities, Honors Program Announcements, Research Information and Opportunities


Presenter: Shu Wan, Presidential Fellow
Date: Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Location: 107 Capen Hall
Food: Coffee and light breakfast fare 
RSVP Here by Sunday, Oct. 24 to attend


School of Management Graduate Programs Information Sessions November 2 (Zoom) November 4 in-person

Posted by Tim on October 21, 2021 in Academics, Community Announcements, Graduate School Programs, Workshops

If you’re considering grad school or beginning your journey to applying to programs and wonder if the UB School of Management is a good fit for you and your career goals, this is your opportunity to learn more.

Join us on Tuesday, November 2 at 12:00pm on zoom or Thursday, November 4, 2021 at 3:00pm in-person in 106D Capen Hall (Honors Meeting Room). Please RSVP to Tim Matthews at with the date you are interested in attending by Monday, November 1, 2021.

Aaron Shaw, Assistant Director of Recruitment, MBA and MS Programs, will walk you through the ins and outs of each program. He will provide an overview of the admissions criteria as well as advice and guidance on:

  • critical dates
  • application requirements and components
  • what the admissions committee is looking for

This virtual event begins with a presentation and ends with an extensive Q&A covering topics such as test scores, work history, and much more.


November Project Workshops from the Experiential Learning Network

Posted by Tim on October 18, 2021 in Event, Honors Experiences, Workshops

If you’re interested in mentored research or community projects, but don’t know where to start, attend a 1-hour Project Workshop hosted by the Experiential Learning Network. The workshop is designed to help you assess your current skills and areas for growth, explore potential projects and start one that aligns with your goals. At the end, you will be on your way to beginning a mentored project and earning a digital badge to display new skills and accomplishments on your resume or portfolio. Learn more or sign up to attend a workshop in early November!


UB’s LaunchPad Presents: how to Start & Scale a Consulting Business Wednesdays through December 1

Posted by Tim on October 18, 2021 in Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Workshops

How to Start & Scale a Consulting Business

Facilitated by Terry Rice, UB Alumnus and Entrepreneur Magazine Business Development Expert-in-Residence

Virtual – Wednesdays, 3-4:30 p.m. EST starting October 27th through December 1st

Register to participate:

Starting your own consulting business can be challenging, but it doesn’t have to be confusing. 

  • Clarity: We’ll nail down the services you offer, how much to charge, who you offer them to, and why you’re their obvious choice 
  • Process: Focus on doing what you love by implementing routines, apps and services to streamline your business process 
  • Branding & Marketing: You’ll learn how to position yourself, provide value to your audience and perform “passive prospecting” through in-person events & podcasts 
  • Pitching & Proposals: I’ll supply you with training and templates to make this part simple, pain-free and predictable 
  • Fulfillment: From onboarding to relationship management, I’ll teach you how to deliver on the promises you made to your client, and yourself. 

You’ll walk away with a brand and business that will provide you with the lifestyle, time and financial freedom that comes from designing your career on your own terms.


Pumpkin, Painting and Movie Night October 23

Posted by Tim on October 18, 2021 in Community Announcements, Event, Stress Relief

Join the Leadership House Event of plastic pumpkin painting, donut eating, and movie watching!

Apple cider, apple slices with caramel, and pumpkin spice donuts provided!
Location: The Cave in Lehman Hall Date and Time:  Sat., Oct. 23 from 1 – 3 p.m.

Blackstone LaunchPad IDEAS Competition: $1,000 for your IDEAS Apply by October 21

Posted by Tim on October 18, 2021 in Competitions, Event

Do you have an idea for a business hidden somewhere in your notes app? Have you and a friend plotted out the next big startup but find yourself stuck on what to do next?

Start here to turn that idea into a reality.
The LaunchPad Ideas Competition could give you the funding and support you need to see if you really might be onto something.
The competition is completely virtual, hosted now through October 21st, where you apply to compete in one of 4 tracks: Social and Climate Impact: sustainability, education, human rights, poverty alleviation, racial and social justice, etc. Health & Life Sciences: biotech, health & medical science, healthcare Consumer Products & Services General
Apply by October 21 HERE  #BXLaunchPad

UB Kind Presents: The Hunger Banquet October 20

Posted by Tim on October 18, 2021 in Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Workshops

Join this interactive activity in which participants will experience different levels of hunger and learn about the statistics regarding worldwide hunger. 

Participants will walk away having a greater understanding of food shortage issues and what they can do to help raise awareness of this global problem. 

Perks: There will be free food at this event!

RSVP HERE for this FREE event!

Student Union Room 210
Wednesday, October 20 5:30-6:30pm