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Villa Maria College is a diverse and inclusive community where students are defined by their potential, not their financial status. At Villa, students learn the skills that are necessary to do well in the classroom, pass on the College’s long-held values and ideals of doing good in the world, and lend all the support we can to turn aspirations into realities, potential into promise.

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November 18, 2021 in Achieve Program

Register Now for Rock Autism’s 2022 Music & Film Workshop Series

Rock Autism, Inc. is hosting a series of music & film workshops at Villa Maria College this winter. Registration is now open for the programs, which will take place on…
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November 4, 2021 in Music, Student Life

Art and Music Student Showcase Set for November 20 at Villa Maria College

Music students at Villa Maria College are taking their talents to the stage and they are inviting the general public and the rest of the College community to come along.…
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November 2, 2021 in Academics

Re-Organization of Academic Affairs Results in 3 Promotions

Last month, Villa Maria's restructured duties in order to optimize operations in Academic Affairs. As a result, 3 of the College's seasoned staff members have been promoted.  Elizabeth Kerr has…
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October 29, 2021 in Faculty, Fine Arts

Art Faculty Julia Bottoms’ Work, “Because We Should” on Exhibit at the Buffalo Arts Studio

Julia Bottoms, one of Villa Maria’s adjunct art faculty members, currently has an exhibit on display at the Buffalo Arts Studio.   According to the Buffalo Arts Studio website, Bottoms’ exhibit, “Because We…
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There’s a lot of pressure to know what’s next. We’re here to say, it’s OK if you’re still figuring it out. In fact, it’s great. Villa is a place where that kind of continual discovery is prized. Because going to college isn’t about having it all figured it out. It’s about inventing who you’re going to become. You’ll see.

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🖌️ Creativity can be tough to grasp at the end of the semester! If you need support keeping those creative juices flowing, reach out to your professors and fellow colleagues! 🧠 Brainstorming and studying together are great ways to share ideas and help new ideas grow. ⁠
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🖌️ Creativity can be tough to grasp at the end of the semester! If you need support keeping those creative juices flowing, reach out to your professors and fellow colleagues! 🧠 Brainstorming and studying together are great ways to share ideas and help new ideas grow. ⁠

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🏫 Even though college is about preparing for your future career, it's also important to spread your social wings and connect with the college community. 🤝 Join clubs, get to know your classmates and create friendships during your time at #Villa. ⁠
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🏫 Even though college is about preparing for your future career, it's also important to spread your social wings and connect with the college community. 🤝 Join clubs, get to know your classmates and create friendships during your time at #Villa. ⁠

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It's Thanksgiving Break! 🦃 You worked hard and deserve time to relax! Take time for yourself and enjoy your time away. 💯 We look forward to seeing you soon! ⁠
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It's Thanksgiving Break! 🦃 You worked hard and deserve time to relax! Take time for yourself and enjoy your time away. 💯 We look forward to seeing you soon! ⁠

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Our recent Alumni Night was a success as graduates from over the last sixteen years visited campus! ⭐ Current students chatted with the #VillaAlumni and it was terrific watching the community grow and connections be made.⁠
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Our recent Alumni Night was a success as graduates from over the last sixteen years visited campus! ⭐ Current students chatted with the #VillaAlumni and it was terrific watching the community grow and connections be made.⁠

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Good #InteriorDesign isn't seen - it's felt. 🥰 At Villa, you’ll gain an understanding of the role physical location and social context plays in a variety of environments—from homes to offices, hospitals to hotels. ⭐⁠
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Good #InteriorDesign isn't seen - it's felt. 🥰 At Villa, you’ll gain an understanding of the role physical location and social context plays in a variety of environments—from homes to offices, hospitals to hotels. ⭐⁠

👉🏼 Check out all that this program has to offer! ⁠

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Artists are natural explorers. Why not take your creativity to the next level and explore all that #VillaMariaCollege has to offer? 🖌️ The #FineArtsProgram at Villa has courses in drawing, design, painting, printmaking, and photography where you'll expand your knowledge and gain community. 💁🏽‍♂️⁠
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Artists are natural explorers. Why not take your creativity to the next level and explore all that #VillaMariaCollege has to offer? 🖌️ The #FineArtsProgram at Villa has courses in drawing, design, painting, printmaking, and photography where you'll expand your knowledge and gain community. 💁🏽‍♂️⁠

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Are you an artist, graphic designer, or someone with a unique creative talent? 🎨 Check out #PortfolioDay at Villa! Organize some of your best work and bring it with you to share with friends and show to professional artists at #VillaMaria and in the community! 🤩⁠
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Are you an artist, graphic designer, or someone with a unique creative talent? 🎨 Check out #PortfolioDay at Villa! Organize some of your best work and bring it with you to share with friends and show to professional artists at #VillaMaria and in the community! 🤩⁠

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Did you know that the Library North Room is the go-to spot on Fridays when you need to really get some studying done? 📚 #FocusFridays happen weekly from 12:30 to 3:30 and let you end the week on a productive note! ✨⁠
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Did you know that the Library North Room is the go-to spot on Fridays when you need to really get some studying done? 📚 #FocusFridays happen weekly from 12:30 to 3:30 and let you end the week on a productive note! ✨⁠

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If you like helping others learn how to successfully move through daily or work-related tasks, the occupational therapy assistant program is for you! 🙌🏼 Through engagement in purposeful activities, #OccupationalTherapy practitioners guide patients and help them to realize their goals. 🤩⁠
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If you like helping others learn how to successfully move through daily or work-related tasks, the occupational therapy assistant program is for you! 🙌🏼 Through engagement in purposeful activities, #OccupationalTherapy practitioners guide patients and help them to realize their goals. 🤩⁠

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The #Villa community is such a strong, supportive one! 💪🏼 Students and professionals work together to support one another - whether that support is with academics or personal concerns. 🤗 Between the Student Success Center and the Assisted Learning Lab, there is always someone available to help move you forward. ⁠
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The #Villa community is such a strong, supportive one! 💪🏼 Students and professionals work together to support one another - whether that support is with academics or personal concerns. 🤗 Between the Student Success Center and the Assisted Learning Lab, there is always someone available to help move you forward. ⁠

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➡️ Are you a leader who likes to create, organize, and lift others up? Or are you someone trying to join the #VillaCommunity in some way and you're not sure where to start? ⭐ Either way, Club Day is the perfect day for you! Check out all that #VillaMariaCollege has to offer!⁠
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➡️ Are you a leader who likes to create, organize, and lift others up? Or are you someone trying to join the #VillaCommunity in some way and you're not sure where to start? ⭐ Either way, Club Day is the perfect day for you! Check out all that #VillaMariaCollege has to offer!⁠

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#VillaMariaCollege isn't like every other college. 🙌🏽 We are a diverse and inclusive community where individuality thrives, everyone has the freedom to be themselves, and students are defined by their potential. 🤩 You can truly find yourself and be yourself at Villa. ⁠
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#VillaMariaCollege isn't like every other college. 🙌🏽 We are a diverse and inclusive community where individuality thrives, everyone has the freedom to be themselves, and students are defined by their potential. 🤩 You can truly find yourself and be yourself at Villa. ⁠

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🎃 Stay safe! 🦇 Have fun! 👻 Eat lots of candy! 🍬⁠
Happy Halloween, #VillaVikings! ⁠
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🎃 Stay safe! 🦇 Have fun! 👻 Eat lots of candy! 🍬⁠
Happy Halloween, #VillaVikings! ⁠

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Villa's professors are focused on growing your knowledge in a way that works for YOU. 💯 #VillaMaria has so many ways to improve your study skills or help you find a mentor who can guide you toward success. 🙋🏽‍♂️ Never be afraid to reach out to your professor or connect with the Student Success Center!⁠
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Villa's professors are focused on growing your knowledge in a way that works for YOU. 💯 #VillaMaria has so many ways to improve your study skills or help you find a mentor who can guide you toward success. 🙋🏽‍♂️ Never be afraid to reach out to your professor or connect with the Student Success Center!⁠

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Who is ready for some #SpookySeason shenanigans?! 🎃 Get dressed in your craziest costumes and head on down to the dining hall on October 28th from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM! 🦇⁠
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Who is ready for some #SpookySeason shenanigans?! 🎃 Get dressed in your craziest costumes and head on down to the dining hall on October 28th from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM! 🦇⁠

#villamariacollege #villavikings #halloweentime #wnycollege #halloweenhijinx #buffalolife
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You won't want to miss Stephen Nawotniak speak about his travels, college experiences, and the struggles he has faced with mental illness! 🗣️ This #OccupationalTherapist uses his life experiences to help break down the stigma associated with mental illness and demystify the experience of a mood disorder. 🧠 Visit the Library North Room on October 25 at 4:30.⁠
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You won't want to miss Stephen Nawotniak speak about his travels, college experiences, and the struggles he has faced with mental illness! 🗣️ This #OccupationalTherapist uses his life experiences to help break down the stigma associated with mental illness and demystify the experience of a mood disorder. 🧠 Visit the Library North Room on October 25 at 4:30.⁠

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These days, everyone’s a content creator in their own right, but knowing how to use words and pictures to market a business or service is a next-level skill. 💻 If you have a knack for writing, editing, technology, and storytelling - a degree in #communications is for you! ✍🏾⁠
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These days, everyone’s a content creator in their own right, but knowing how to use words and pictures to market a business or service is a next-level skill. 💻 If you have a knack for writing, editing, technology, and storytelling - a degree in #communications is for you! ✍🏾⁠

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Being a #collegestudent doesn't mean academics have to ALWAYS be on your mind. 💬 Making lifelong friendships, building career connections, and socializing within the #BuffaloCommunity are also important parts of living the #collegelife to the fullest! 🙌🏽⁠
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Being a #collegestudent doesn't mean academics have to ALWAYS be on your mind. 💬 Making lifelong friendships, building career connections, and socializing within the #BuffaloCommunity are also important parts of living the #collegelife to the fullest! 🙌🏽⁠

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⁠Join your fellow Occupational Therapy Assistant students in a relaxed, casual atmosphere to chat about the program! 👋🏼 Join your community and learn about the ins and outs of the #OTA degree.⁠
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⁠Join your fellow Occupational Therapy Assistant students in a relaxed, casual atmosphere to chat about the program! 👋🏼 Join your community and learn about the ins and outs of the #OTA degree.⁠

#villamariacollege #villmariaevent #villacoffeehouse #villavikings #wnycollege #wnytalent #buffalotalent
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There are so many ways to stay involved in the student community at #VillaMariaCollege! 🎨🎮 🎭 From the Gamer's Guild and Animation Club to Campus Ministry Club and Phi Theta Kappa, you will make new connections and find friendships that will last long after graduation. ⁠
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There are so many ways to stay involved in the student community at #VillaMariaCollege! 🎨🎮 🎭 From the Gamer's Guild and Animation Club to Campus Ministry Club and Phi Theta Kappa, you will make new connections and find friendships that will last long after graduation. ⁠

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