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Fredonia alumni Nick Catanzaro, ‘13, with Dr. Deborah Good, ‘87, at Virginia Tech, having fun celebrating last fall’s #FREDlanthropy Day.

Science graduate helps to conquer a global problem

A Fredonia alumnus, now a graduate student at Virginia Tech, has been awarded a fellowship to investigate a virus responsible for significant economic losses in the swine industry. Nicholas Catanzaro, of Lewiston, N.Y., completed a bachelor’s degree in Molecular Genetics at Fredonia in ...

Alumni and Campus Events Calendar

For alumni event registration and payment, go to http://alumni.fredonia.edu/Events.aspx or contact the Alumni Affairs office at (716) 673-3553. September President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching and Learning Lecture by Dr. Scott Ferguson Thursday, Sept. 7, 3:30 p.m. (time ...

Homecoming ’17 highlights

Homecoming 2017 at the State University of New York at Fredonia marks the 60th anniversary of the Hillman Opera, the second Mini Maker Faire (www.makerfairefredonia.com), recognition of all of the honored classes—especially the classes of 1957, 1962, and 1967; a celebration of former faculty ...

Homecoming 2017 schedule

Oct. 19-22Unless otherwise noted, reservations for events may be made at: http://alumni.fredonia.edu/Events.aspx. Tickets will be mailed for reservations received prior to Oct. 18. After this date, tickets may be picked up at the Alumni House, 286 Central Ave., Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. ...

Keah Brown

Writing herself a bright future

Keah Brown’s fate was sealed as a teenager when she got lost; in words, in characters and in stories. “I first knew I wanted to be a writer in high school,” Ms. Brown said. “I always loved reading about people and things I could identify with or love to hate.” It was that passion ...

Proudly displaying their IBS first place trophies are (front row, from left) Dan Salazar, “Becca” D’Hilly and Alex Behrens; (back row, from left) Matt Pantano, Jaret Belschwinder and Noah Maciejewski (missing from the photo is Jay Wilkie).

Making big waves in radio

In the vast college radio universe, Fredonia Radio Systems is a relatively small player, a low-power outlet run entirely by students. But that doesn’t mean SUNY’s oldest radio station can’t compete at the national level with larger, well-heeled collegiate broadcasters. And be ...

Dr. Amer Ahmed

Insight into Islam

Maytum Convocation Lecturer to bridge information gapDr. Amer Ahmed, an acclaimed scholar who studies Islamic culture and has earned praise for his ability to facilitate honest, authentic dialogue that replaces fear and stereotypes with facts and understanding, will deliver the Maytum ...

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A message from the President

This is exciting time to be associated with Fredonia! Current students and alumni are achieving milestones and recognition that make us so proud. Examples abound from students past and present that show Fredonia continues to develop “skilled, connected, creative, and responsible global ...

Helen (Tinch) Williams

Williams receiving Outstanding Achievement Award at Homecoming

Helen (Tinch) Williams, ’60, retired after 37 years in the Ossining, N.Y., public schools as a vocal music educator and as an adjunct professor at Manhattanville College School of Education in Purchase, N.Y. She received her Music Education degree from Fredonia and a master’s degree from ...

Five-hour pre-licensing courses for drivers set in Silver Creek

SILVER CREEK — Two sessions of the five-hour pre-licensing course will be offered by the Community Education division of the Silver Creek Central School District this fall. Completion of this New York State Department of Motor Vehicle five-hour pre-licensing course allows student to earn ...

Dr. Mason reschedules Lake Erie swim to today

Saturday’s scheduled swim across Lake Erie was postponed for one day, according to a State University of New York at Fredonia professor and Great Lakes researcher, Dr. Sherri Mason said late Friday in an e-mail that due to the forecast winds, the swim is to take place this morning. Mason ...

NCCF announces fall grant writing workshop

The Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation is offering a Grant Writing Workshop on Oct. 10 from 9 to 11 a.m. This workshop is designed to arm nonprofits with the fundamentals of grant writing and is free to all nonprofits, charitable organizations and municipalities wishing to submit grant ...

Meth charges dismissed against former village resident

Charges against a former Fredonia woman who had been charged in a meth operation in the village have been dismissed. According to documents from the Chautauqua County Court, the charges of third-degree unlawful manufacturing of methamphetamine, a felony, endangering the welfare of a child, a ...

Lake Erie swim this morning for Great Lakes researcher

State University of New York at Fredonia professor and Great Lakes researcher Dr. Sherri Mason is expected to be making waves this morning. Mason will swim across Lake Erie from Sturgeon Point Marina to Crystal Beach in Canada. “It’s hard to believe its been two months since I swam the ...

County Executive Candidate Borrello’s proposal targets hops

MAYVILLE — County executive candidate George Borrello has announced plans to develop an incentives program to assist farmers who supply raw materials to the brewery and distilleries industries (hops, barley, oats, malt, and other agriculturally-produced raw materials), and incentives to help ...

Algal blooms found in Chautauqua, Findley lakes

Harmful algal blooms continue to be found in two Chautauqua County lakes. According to the county Health Department, the blooms are noticeable in both Chautauqua and Findley lakes. Here is where the are most likely to be located: ¯ Chautauqua Lake – Widespread in south basin and near ...