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Get Ready to Roar! Buffalo State Holds Spring Open House

Posted: March 25, 2016

Prospective students will discover all that Buffalo State has to offer during the college's Spring Open House, Saturday, April 2. From 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., visitors can tour campus, meet with faculty, learn about academic programs and student support services, and discuss financial aid opportunities.

Open House attendees will check in at Rockwell Hall at 9:00 a.m., attend a welcome program in the Performing Art Center from 9:15 to 9:45 a.m., and then may meet with representatives from the Admissions, Financial Aid, and Student Accounts offices from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Moot Hall.

Starting at 11:00 a.m., student ambassadors will lead walking tours of campus every 15 minutes. Ongoing tours of the college’s athletics facilities, E. H. Butler library, and residence halls will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

At the same time, faculty will be available to speak with prospective students and their parents at presentations across campus (check program for full schedule). Along with hosting Q&A and information sessions, many departments have created custom programming exclusively for the event.

The School of Arts and Humanities and English and Theater departments will sponsor a master class and book signing with four-time Tony Award-winning playwright Terrence McNally at 11:00 a.m. in the Donald Savage Theater and Communication Building’s Flexible Theater. Mechanical Engineering Technology students will lead a program on their mini baja car project in Technology Building 149. The Anthropology Department will open their laboratory to display artifacts, faculty conference presentations, and current anthropological/archaeological projects.

The Campbell Student Union will also be a hub of activity with an information fair on learning opportunities, student services, and student clubs and organizations. Those looking to experience a slice of campus life can visit the Burchfield Penney Art Center at Buffalo State (a public tour will be held at 2:00 p.m.) or catch Women’s Softball against Plattsburgh (at noon in the Softball Field) and Women’s Lacrosse versus Potsdam (at 1:00 p.m. in Coyer Field).

Students and family members wishing to attend the Spring Fall Open House must pre-register online or by calling (716) 878-4017.

About Buffalo State
Buffalo State located in Buffalo, New York’s Elmwood Village, offers degrees in the arts, education, the sciences, and professional studies. Each year, more than 10,500 students choose Buffalo State for its broad array of high-quality and distinctive academic programs, diverse and creative environment, hands-on learning opportunities, affordable SUNY tuition, and location in the heart of Buffalo’s cultural corridor.

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