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Three shades of grey

January 2010, Vol. 38, No. 2

Three Shades of Grey: How a trio of graduates became part of the production team for the #1 show on television

On Grey's AnatomyProfessor Jane Jackson is proud of three of her former students who are working successfully in Hollywood's TV industry.  “It’s a tough business,” she explains. Technical skills are critical, Jackson attests, but personality traits are equally important in an environment where long days working together are the norm. 

Wal-Mart Grant to Spur Latino Success at SUNY Fredonia

Latino grantCreated by a team of Fredonia administrators, staff and off-campus partners, LEAP2Success/Éxito will expand efforts to reach low-income, first generation Latino students and their families through a partnership with the Dunkirk School District and Dunkirk’s 21st Century grant program.

Letter to Alumni January 2010

Hefner and GibbsIt is a fascinating time to be part of SUNY Fredonia. The campus is experiencing an exciting period of growth, both in terms of academic metrics and physical expansion, while operating in a tenuous financial environment that places a premium on prudent resource management.

“Saturday Night Live” cast member headlines February’s Black History Month

Finesse MitchellA team of six Black Student Union members worked diligently to assemble programs that are both entertaining and educational for this year's celebration of Black History Month. “It all relates to everybody, regardless of ethnicity, race or sexual orientation. Regardless of your background, you’ll learn something from the speakers as well as from the message,” said Averl Otis, advisor.

First Nabta Scholarships given April 17 during BSU Fashion Show

The first Nabta Scholarships for good scholars who are active in the Black Student Union (BSU) will be awarded Saturday, April 17, during the festivities surrounding the BSU Fashion Show. Three scholarships will be awarded.

SUNY Fredonia Tech Incubator is open for business in new $6 million facility

Incubator ribbon cuttingThe long-awaited SUNY Fredonia Business Technology Incubator opened its doors on Dec. 21 to much fanfare among business, government, university and community leaders who have worked together since 2006 to create one of the most exciting and potential-filled economic development projects in Chautauqua County history.

Meet the New Boss at the Incubator

Fritzinger“We are very excited to welcome Bob to the project,” SUNY Fredonia President Dennis L. Hefner said. “We opened this facility to attract and build new businesses in the technology sector to our region, and then help them flourish here. Bob has the skills, knowledge and experience we were looking for to make this happen. We’re very fortunate to have an individual with his unique qualifications available at this critical point in the development of the incubator.”

Feins donate mineral collection to Geosciences

rock specimenPaul, '69, and Barbara Fein donated to the SUNY Fredonia Geosciences Department a mineral collection that Murray Fein, Paul’s father, had gathered over many years. The collection is exhibited in a display cabinet that was purchased through the Fahnestock Memorial Fund, which honors the late Dr. Ken Fahnestock of the geology faculty.

Sciences turn to top grads for guidance in shaping future

SUNY Fredonia is tapping the minds of 12 of the world’s most talented science, technology and education professionals to help design its new Science and Technology Center. Though they’re spread across the U.S., they all have one thing in common: a Fredonia diploma.

Educational Leadership Program celebrates milestone, honors founder Robert Heichberger

Robert HeichbergerAlumni gathered during Homecoming for a reception to celebrate the milestone and honor Dr. Robert Heichberger, whose distinguished career at SUNY Fredonia spans five decades and includes founding the original Educational Administration/Supervision Program in 1976.

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Alumni and friends filled the balcony’s front row for the Dec. 5 performance of “West Side Story” at the Asolo Reperatory Theater in Sarasota, Fla. Tom Ellison and John Cooley, both School of Music alumni from the Class of 1973, performed in the pit orchestra.

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Robert Herrmann, 2010, (bus. admin.) has signed a professional contract with the Las Cruces Vaqueros in the Pecos League, an independent baseball league headquartered in Houston, Texas, and consisting of eight teams in cities throughout West Texas and Eastern Mexico.

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