Professor 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.
Created 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.
It 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.
A 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.
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.
The 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.
“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.”
Paul, '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.
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.
Alumni 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.