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Living Well through Study, Service, and a Healthy Diet

Published November 9, 2015 by Mary Durlak

When it comes to eating habits, student Drew Hemler practices what he plans to preach after completing his bachelor’s degree in dietetics. “I lean toward a plant-based diet— grains, nuts, seeds, legumes, and then fruits and veggies,” he said. “I strive for an appropriate amount of protein, not too much. And plenty of water.” Continued...

ADE Chair Delivers Keynote Address

Posted April 2015

School of Education faculty member Susan Birden delivers the keynote address for the 2015 Honors Convocation at Buffalo State.

Buffalo State Experts: Birden Champions Online Programs for Higher Education

Posted: November 10, 2014 by Mary A. Durlak

Susan Birden, professor and chair of the Adult Education Department, is one of Buffalo State’s leaders in online learning. "We were among the first programs in all of SUNY to be 100 percent online," she said. "Working with faculty who are involved in Open SUNY+ provides many opportunities for collaboration and information-sharing, and it’s been really helpful for us." Read More...

Graduate Programs in Music, Adult Ed Named Open SUNY+ Partners

Posted: November 7, 2014 by Mary Durlak

Two graduate programs at Buffalo State—a master of science in adult education and a master in music education—are among those included in the Open SUNY+ partnership announced by SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher in October. Both programs are offered completely online, one of several criteria that must be met for programs to be among Open SUNY+  programs. Read More...

2015 Equity and Social Justice Conference

On March 7, 2015 the Adult Education Department hosted the 8th Annual Equity and Social Justice Conference at Buffalo State. The theme of the 2015 conference, Meaningful Change: Transforming Communities of Practice, celebrated the fundamental dialectic that interweaves theory and action, critique and transformation, creativity and learning, critical consciousness and transformation. Presenters and keynote speaker - Wayne Au and Lois Weis - focused on the conference strands: Adult Education in Communities of Practice, Critical Race Studies, Critical Youth Studies, Educational Reform in the 21st Century, Urban Education and Community Partnerships, and "Othering."

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