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Kristen Schober

Enrollment at Villa Increases Despite National Outlook 600 464 Villa Maria College

Enrollment at Villa Increases Despite National Outlook

Despite the lackluster forecasts and declining higher education enrollment numbers from institutions across the nation, Villa Maria College has posted an increase in enrollment over last year. Total enrollment rose to 490 students over last year’s total of 465. While still representing growth at a time when some local colleges are struggling, the number does fall…

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After School Program Announced for Cheektowaga Elementary Students 150 150 Villa Maria College

After School Program Announced for Cheektowaga Elementary Students

Villa Maria College has announced the opening of the new Villa Maria After School Homework Program, which aims to support children from low-income families who are in need of academic assistance. Sponsored by the Felician Sisters, the Town of Cheektowaga, and Villa, the program will initially provide after school services to second graders from the…

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New Psychology Program Announced 150 150 Villa Maria College

New Psychology Program Announced

Villa Maria College announces the approval of a new Psychology Bachelor of Arts program. The New York State Education Department approved the program during a meeting on Tuesday, September 15. Students can immediately begin enrolling in the program, with classes scheduled to start in the spring 2015 semester. “The Psychology bachelor’s degree provides Villa a…

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Department Chair Takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge 347 600 Villa Maria College

Department Chair Takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Incoming students crowded around the Felician Hall courtyard Thursday afternoon to watch Health sciences and business chair Todd Baker take the ALS Ice bucket challenge. What they didn’t expect is the broad challenge to the college’s Art department faculty including chair Sandra Reicis. “Sandra and I are the two longest-serving department chairs here at the college,”…

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Villa Welcomes new Vice President for Development 150 150 Villa Maria College

Villa Welcomes new Vice President for Development

Villa Maria College has announced the appointment of Thomas P. Honan as its new vice president for development. Honan will oversee all development functions at the college, including fundraising, external affairs and alumni engagement. His appointment marks another major change at the college, following the announcement of a new visionary plan in June. This is…

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Professor Opens New Show at Burchfield Penney Art Center 1024 768 Villa Maria College

Professor Opens New Show at Burchfield Penney Art Center

Assistant professor Jesse Walp celebrates the opening of “Ripe” his new show at the Burchfield Penney Art Center on August 8. As part of a show involving modern craft artists, Walk was awarded the 2014 Langley Kenzie Award last November, which led to an exhibition at the Buffalo Arts Center and now this show at the Burchfield…

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Interior Design Program works with Ronald McDonald House 600 450 Villa Maria College

Interior Design Program works with Ronald McDonald House

Room 202 at the Ronald McDonald House of Buffalo on West Ferry St., has never looked so good, thanks to Villa Maria College Interior Design alumnae Jillian Schultz ’13 (pictured on the left,) Angela Girdlestone ’14 and Tara Clack ’14 who, together with faculty advisor Sandra Reicis, designed and finished the guest room in memory of Julia…

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New Visionary Plan Announced for Villa 300 232 Villa Maria College

New Visionary Plan Announced for Villa

Villa Maria College is pleased to announce a new visionary plan that positions the institution as the premier student-centered college in Western New York. Developed over the last 12 months, the plan was approved by the Board of Trustees on June 18, and parts of it will begin to be implemented as early as this…

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Villa Receives Scholarship Fund Gift 150 150 Villa Maria College

Villa Receives Scholarship Fund Gift

Villa Maria College is honored to announce a $150,000 endowment gift to further support the Harry F. Dommer and Clara R. Dommer Scholarship fund. Announced at the Board of Trustees Dinner on Thursday, May 29, Clara Dommer explained that she wished to increase the reach of the fund so more students could benefit from a…

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Villa Celebrates Fiftieth Commencement 150 150 Villa Maria College

Villa Celebrates Fiftieth Commencement

Celebrating their 50th Commencement, Villa Maria College recognized the Class of 2014 with a day of exercises that began with a Hooding Ceremony in the Villa Maria Convent Chapel. Immediately following the ceremony, there was a Liturgy and then a brunch for all attendees. Commencement exercises immediately followed in the college’s Auditorium, which saw 106 students…

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