Reunion Weekend Celebrates Alumni from Classes of 1954, 1964 and 50-Plus Club Members
Buffalo State alumni from the Classes of 1954, 1964, and those from class years 50 or more years ago who belong to the Alumni Association’s 50-Plus Club took part in Reunion Weekend 2014, which was held July 18 – 20.
From Buffalo State to Hollywood: Danni Lang, ‘07
Danni Lang, B.A. ’07, embraced her Chinese American heritage while growing up in Buffalo. Now as a successful Hollywood film actress, she gracefully walks the bridge between East and West through her work.
Submit Your Alumni Class Notes
Did you land a new job or get a promotion? Have you gotten married or had a baby? Share your news with us for publication in 1300 Elmwood, your alumni magazine, by Monday, July 14!
Allison Butler, B.S. ’06, Receives $25,000 Grant
Allison Butler, B.S. ’06, could hardly believe it. At a ceremony held on October 3, 2013, her name was announced as the first-place winner of ING’s national Unsung Heroes Award.
Three Alumni to Receive Honors at Commencement
Three distinguished Buffalo State alumni will be honored at Buffalo State’s 142nd Commencement on Saturday, May 17 in the Sports Arena.
Alum Tom Fontana Talks About TV Series
Tom Fontana, ’73, joined Chris Long, executive producer of The Mentalist, to discuss developing “successful, long-running drama series,” according to Worldscreen.com, which covers the international media business.
Communication Alumnus Places at SUNYwide Film Festival
Congratulations to Gabe Simon, '11! The Media Production graduate won an Honorable Mention and $100 gift certificate to B&H Photo for his film, Siren, at the 2014 SUNYwide Film Festival.
Film Student and Alumnus Premiere ‘All in the Sauce’
Lights! Camera! Action! All in the Sauce, a short film produced by Simon O'Keefe, a junior in Buffalo State's Television and Film Arts Program, and Joseph Wackowski, ’12, premiered on April 3 at the "Rockwell Off Elmwood Film Stock."
Celebrated Contemporary Artist’s New Exhibit Now on Display at Local Museum
Cindy Sherman was on the path to becoming an international art star during her days as a student at SUNY Buffalo State in the mid-1970s. This celebrated contemporary artist has an exhibit on display now until July 20 at the Castellani Art Museum.
Alumna Appears on "Days of Our Lives"
Congratulations to LaToya Codner, ’08! The Buffalo State Theater graduate appeared on two episodes of “Days of Our Lives” this week, and played the character of Dr. Garcia.
Alumnus Publishes Steel Industry History Book
Spencer Morgan, ’11, offers readers a glimpse of the history of the steel industry in his recently released book, “Western New York Steel.”
Douglas Bathke, ’85, Keeps Art of Woodcarving Alive at the Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum
Douglas Bathke, ’85, is one of the historic Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum in North Tonawanda’s founders. He has been a woodcarver for 51 years, and teaching the art for 38 years to both beginners and those with advanced skills.
SUNY Buffalo State Alumnus Receives Award From National Weather Service
Jack Kanack, ’83, was recently honored as the recipient of an award from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Weather Service.