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Thursday
11/10/22

Buffalo Startup Week 2022

Posted by Tim on November 10, 2022 in Buffalo Bits, Career Opportunities, Community Announcements, Event, Networking

November 14-18, 2022
Seneca One

Buffalo Startup Week is a thought-provoking slate of programming powered by Bootsector to celebrate the diverse array of entrepreneurship flourishing in WNY. The week provides a wide range of experiences to educate, inspire, and connect Buffalo’s community of dreamers, doers, and makers with the community at large.

For one week, Buffalo businesses, entrepreneurs, and community members gather together in-person to learn, share, and celebrate WNY’s thriving innovation economy!

Get your free ticket at startupweekbuffalo.com

Friday
10/07/22

Javier Ávila One-Man Show

Posted by Tim on October 7, 2022 in Buffalo Bits, Event

Prof. Javier Ávila will be visiting UB for a presentation on Tuesday, October 11, at 6 pm in the Center for the Arts screening room. This activity is part of our celebration of the commemorative month of Latinx Heritage. His presentation will provide a perspective of American Latinos, their struggles with misconceptions on their identity and place in the world, reflecting on the value of diversity – all in a blend of comedy and poetry.

To register, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/javier-avila-the-trouble-with-my-name-tickets-379985987317

There will also be a student-only session in the Student Union (room 330) at 3pm (no registration required).

Monday
11/01/21

Plant Trees with The Tool Library November 13

Posted by Tim on November 1, 2021 in Buffalo Bits, Community Announcements, Event, Volunteering, Volunteers Needed

Plant Trees. Build Community.

The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is Saturday, November 13th! 💚 Calling all ents, loraxes, and lovers of trees – We’ve got 100 trees to plant and we need your help!

Join your friends, family & neighbors as we plant in Dewey Park in Buffalo’s Masten District on Saturday, November 13th starting at 9AM. 

Tools, training & light refreshments will be provided. Wear boots and your finest tree planting attire! 

WHAT: Dewey Park Tree Planting
WHEN: Saturday, November 13th at 9am
WHERE: Dewey Park – 494 Kensington Avenue (street parking is available although we highly recommend carpooling!)
WHY: Trees have innumerable benefits, including improved air quality, water conservation, energy savings, reduced stress and improved mental health just to name a few 

REGISTER TO ATTEND


Saturday
03/06/21

UB Trippin’ to the Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA

Posted by Tim on March 6, 2021 in Buffalo Bits, Community Announcements, Networking, Stress Relief

March 27 – 1 – 5 p.m.This UB Trippin’ event, sponsored by the Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA, takes students to the Fashion Outlets in Niagara Falls, New York for a day full of shopping and friendship. 

Students will be required to adhere to the UB COVID-19 guidelines and wear a mask and socially distance as required by the university. Check in will begin in the Student Union lobby at 11:30 a.m. Stampedes will depart from the Student Union at 12:00 p.m. and students can return to the buses to depart for campus between 4:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. in order to return to the Student Union by 5:00 p.m.

Register on UBLinked
Monday
08/24/20

Volunteer for the University Heights Tool Library “Mulchmania” August 29

Posted by Tim on August 24, 2020 in Buffalo Bits, Community Announcements, Volunteering, Volunteers Needed

You would be working under direction, alone or in a “family” pod. The safety protocols are attached.  Bring your own masks, garden gloves if you have them, and bottled water (but there will be no bathrooms en route); we supply the tools and all other necessary materials.

Register for the event at http://www.thetoollibrary.org/service/ which will also ensure that you get updates and more detailed instructions.

The Tool Library has been safely opened for limited service since May 1st. It has always organized spring, summer, and fall Service Days in the University District, powered by neighborhood and student volunteers. I’m a Tool Library Board member, and will be co-captaining this particular event with fellow Board member, Marty Seeger (the muscle!).

We could use about 20-25 additional volunteers for the morning, and I thought it might be good, dirty, fun for you and/or some people of your acquaintance. (Feel free to forward this post.)

Monday
05/04/20

Job Opportunity – Primary Hall Preparatory Charter School

Posted by Tim on May 4, 2020 in Buffalo Bits, Community Announcements, Job Opportunity, Volunteering

This message is on behalf of Arielle Peterson, Executive Director of Primary Hall Preparatory Charter School, a K-5 school for the East Side of Buffalo. They are working diligently to bring a quality school option to the community and operate with the belief that developing and retaining excellent teachers is critical to the work.

They are looking for driven, passionate individuals who are ready to stand in front of students each day and teach for lifelong impact.

If you know of anyone who fits this bill please send their information to apeterson@primaryhall.org. You can also submit candidates using the following link. Open positions can be found primaryhall.org/careers. To hear a message from the ED please use this link. If you would like to contribute in other ways please reach out to Director of Operations, Ariel Flaggs, aflaggs@primaryhall.org all are welcome! 

Tuesday
02/25/20

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day: Life Below Water Volunteer Opportunity

Posted by Tim on February 25, 2020 in Buffalo Bits, Event, Sustainability, Volunteering, Volunteers Needed

UB Sustainability and the UB Great Lakes Program is assembling a working group of students to help create a game that explains water pollution and the WNY Watershed to local school students. It is based off of a curriculum developed in Cleveland and adapted for Erie PA. This informal working group of students would help us by:

1.  Drafting 40 facts that pertain to Buffalo’s watershed (based on the past 50 years)

2.  Launching and leading the game at UB’s STEP program with 12-20 middle school students on April 3rd from 4-5pm on South Campus

 
Your time commitment would be about 5 hours of work. The facts for the board game can be created through a shared document online, and then we’d just need volunteers to administer the game in April.
 
We are planning on launching a kickoff meeting next Wednesday, February 26th from 11-12pm in 101 Statler to explain the scope of the project. We can create a web meeting as well for people that cannot attend in person.
 
If you’re interested in volunteering, please RSVP here.

Friday
02/14/20

University District Spring 2020 Service Calendar

Posted by Tim on February 14, 2020 in Buffalo Bits, Community Announcements, Volunteering

Click here to sign up!