Where Talent Takes You

Villa is a small, private, catholic college that offers a variety of bachelors and associate degrees in a supportive, student-centered environment.

What Villa’s All About

Villa Maria College is a private, co-educational, Catholic college providing students with the premier student-centered experience in Western New York. Students learn and grow with a culturally diverse population that lives its ideals of truth, charity, and unity.

With a variety of academic programs, our real strength lies in our studio-based education, a 8:1 student to faculty ratio, and educators who bring their real world experience into the classroom. Our faculty consists of working artists, animators, musicians, writers and designers who all place a heavy emphasis on teaching students how to use their talents in real world experiences.

For more information, contact us today at (716) 961-1805

Art Gallery: “The Villa Connection: Current/Former Art Faculty from the Gerald Mead Collection” @ Villa Maria College, Paul William Beltz Family Art Gallery
Sep 22 – Oct 27 all-day

This exhibition selected from the extensive collection of Gerald Mead, a noted Buffalo artist and educator, consists of artworks in all media by artists affiliated with Villa Maria College as art faculty or advisors since 1975.

Artists featured in the show include: Charles Agel, Francisco Amaya, Roberley Bell, Mike Bosworth, Diane Bush, Kyle Butler, Daniel Calleri, George Campos, Brian Duffy, Frank Duffy, Jim Goodrich, Amy Greenan, Richard Huntington, Molly Jarboe, Eric Jensen, Lin Xia Jiang, Jim Jipson, Becky Koenig, Les Krims, Bethany Krull, Mark Lavatelli, Andrea Mancuso, Kelly McFadden, Patrick Mills, David Mitchell, Michael Morgulis, Ann Muntges, Jan Nagle, Gary Nickard, Carlos Nisita, James Pappas, Barbara Rowe, Don Scheller, Victor Shanchuk, Jeff Sherven, Laura Snyder, Mark Snyder, Chris Stangler, Elizabeth Switzer, Andrew Topolski, Kurt Treeby, Jesse Walp, Adam Weekley, and Sara Zak.

The exhibit will run from September 22 October 27, 2017. Please join us for an Opening Reception on September 22 from 6 PM-9PM.

Gallery Hours: Monday-Thursday: 7:30 AM-12:00 AM
Friday: 7:30 AM-7:30 PM | Saturday: 11:00 AM-7:00 PM
Sunday: 12:00 PM-6:00 PM

Demonstration with Ancient Technologist Bob Berg @ Villa Maria College, St. Joseph Grotto
Sep 25 @ 9:00 am – 1:30 pm

If you’d like to learn about ancient technologies (like cordage making, fire starting, and atlatl hunting), join us for a visit from Bob Berg. Bob has more than 25 years’ experience teaching children and adults about the crafts and livelihoods of the ancient past. Location will be near the St. Joseph Grotto (beside the Music building). In case of rain, the location will be in the Felician Courtyard.

Faith Food Tuesdays @ Villa Maria College, Campus Ministry Office
Sep 26 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Discussion and light lunch on topics related to faith, religion, spirituality and VMC Mission and Core Value of Compassion.

Mentor Kickoff @ Villa Maria College, Library
Sep 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Mentors and Mentees are encouraged to attend the annual Fall Mentor Kickoff event! Come meet your mentee or mentor! Lunch will be provided for all that attend! Sponsored by the Student Success Center.

See where your talent can take you!

What We’re Known For

Villa Maria College offers a number of signature programs that emphasize applied skills and internships in a nurturing and supportive environment designed to help you be successful.

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