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Alternative Break 2020 – Application Deadline Extended!

Posted by Tim on October 11, 2019 in Student experience, Study Abroad, Volunteering, Winter Session

Alternative Break programs let you volunteer, perform community service and have unique learning opportunities during your fall break (Thanksgiving), winter break or spring break. By spending time immersed in a new community, you’ll learn about your role as a global citizen, make new friends and connections, and discover how you can become an agent of change.

Trip destinations and dates include the following:

  • New Orleans, LA – January 19-25
  • Dominican Republic – March 14-21
  • Washington. DC – March 15-21
  • Buffalo, NY – March 16-20

Applications are now due October 15, 2019.


Solar District Cup Team

Posted by Tim on October 7, 2019 in Competitions, Student experience

Join other UB students from diverse majors as they design a solar-plus-storage energy system for Ball State University as part of the Department of Energy’s new Solar District Cup competition. Contact Clayton Markham at if you are interested.


Experience UB Fair: Campus, Community, and Beyond – September 17

Posted by Tim on September 11, 2019 in Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Research Information and Opportunities, Student Clubs, Student experience

Experience UB Fair: Campus, Community, and Beyond is an opportunity for students to get information about all the different ways to get involved while at UB. There will be opportunities to learn about campus events and programs, outreach to the Buffalo community, undergraduate research opportunities, and so much more. 

The Experience UB Fair will take place on Tuesday, September 17 in the Academic Spine from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm.


Yoga, Meditation & Cultural Appropriation – September 12

Posted by Tim on September 6, 2019 in Event, Stress Relief, Student experience, Uncategorized

Come join us for lunch and a lively conversation about cultural appropriation and yoga, meditation, and other mindfulness practices that have been growing in popularity in the U.S., and around the globe. After commentary provided by a student/faculty panel, attendees will be invited to ask questions and share their perspectives on the issue.

Thursday, September 12 in the Landmark Room (210 Student Union) from 12:00–1:30 p.m.

For information on more Yoga for Every Body events, click here!


UB Mock Trial Info Sessions September 3, 4, 5 and 6

Posted by Tim on September 3, 2019 in Community Announcements, Event, Networking, Student Clubs, Student experience, Workshops

UB Mock Trial info sessions are an excellent opportunity to meet UB Mock Trials E-board and coaches and learn how to participate in Mock Trial here at UB! 

Mock Trial is a competition in which students simulate a real trial. The trial concerns an official American Mock Trial Association case that remains the same throughout the entire academic year. We study and practice this case then travel to competitions around the state and country to compete. All experience levels are welcome! Please come to our info sessions this week to learn more. Our info sessions dates and locations are:

Tuesday, September 3rd: 6:00-7:00 PM in SU Room 145 A+F

Wednesday, September 4th: 7:00-8:00 PM in Capen 262

Thursday, September 5th: 6:00-7:00 PM in Capen 262

Friday, September 6th: 6:00-7:00 PM in Capen 262

Attendance at one info session is mandatory to be a competing member of our team. If you can’t make any of these dates or if you have any questions please reach out to me!


Deanna Jo McConnell 

President of UB Mock Trial


Student Committee for Inclusive Excellence

Posted by Tim on April 29, 2019 in Student experience


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


UB Stars

Posted by Tim on March 11, 2019 in Job Opportunity, Student experience, Student Job Opportunities


ELN Sophomore Living Learning Community

Posted by Tim on February 11, 2019 in Student experience

The Experiential Learning Network invites all current freshmen to apply to our 2019-2020 Sophomore Living Learning Community. This is a yearlong project-based experience for those who are ready to take their learning to the next level and make positive community impacts.

Details on the program can be found in the attached flyer. Your help in encouraging students to apply by the February 15th deadline is much appreciated.

Students who wish to learn more should plan to attend one of the information sessions listed on the attached flyer. All are welcome to visit 17 Norton with questions or contact Charlie Baxter directly via email.