Buffalo State College continues to intensely monitor the evolving situation related to the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and is taking multiple steps and precautions in the event of possible impacts on our campus community. As the situation continues to unfold, we will continue to keep you updated with the latest information.
President Katherine Conway-Turner held open forums to discuss timely issues, including coronavirus updates, with students.
Posted: October 20, 2020
President Katherine Conway-Turner recognized the commitment faculty and staff members continue to make in fulfilling the college’s mission, despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and other external challenges, during her 2020 State of the College address, which she delivered virtually on October 20.
Posted: October 17, 2019
Buffalo State College President Katherine Conway-Turner challenged the campus community to “ignite innovation” during her annual Opening Year Address on Thursday, October 17, in the Burchfield Penney Art Center.
Posted: September 11, 2018
Buffalo State College President Katherine Conway-Turner kicked off the fall 2018 semester with an opening year address emphasizing the imperative role education plays in a democratic society.
As part of my address to the campus community in October, I shared with you a broad overview of the budgetary challenges we face and previewed some of the steps that we will take together to rebalance our campuswide expenditures to match available resources. Today I am writing to provide an update on those efforts.
Posted: October 24, 2017
President Katherine Conway-Turner delivered her Opening Year Address to the campus community, reflecting on the “power of place” and how the City of Buffalo’s well-known traits of resourcefulness and resiliency influence and shape Buffalo State’s role as SUNY’s Urban-Engaged Campus.
Posted: January 16, 2017
Dr. Katherine Conway-Turner delivers the keynote address at the New Hope Baptist Church 27th annual MLK Scholarship Breakfast, January 16, at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center.
Posted: October 18, 2016
Dr. Katherine Conway-Turner presents highlights from the 2015-2016 academic year and sets the direction for campus moving forward.
Safety: A Shared Responsibility
Posted: March 11, 2016
Although we often think of the University Police as our sole agents to maintain our safe environment, the reality is that they are leaders in this effort and the most visible arm of a campus wide safety brigade...Each member of our community must do our part to participate in safe habits and to avoid behaviors that might jeopardize our community’s safety...We have developed a Community Policing Philosophy that will guide us as a united community to maintain safety across campus.
Read the Community Policing Philosophy
Posted: September 29, 2015
Dr. Katherine Conway-Turner presents highlights from the previous academic year and set the direction forward for the upcoming strategic planning process.
Posted: September 30, 2015
Last night, we were again alerted to a troubling incident, a robbery near Upton Hall shortly before 9:00 p.m., which has elevated concerns about the safety of our students, faculty, and staff. The safety of our entire campus community is my top priority and the top priority of my colleagues in the President’s Cabinet and the University Police Department. We all understand the unease this has caused, and we are working to address your concerns in multiple ways.