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Sep
22
Fri
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

Sep
25
Mon
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.

Sep
26
Tue
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.

Sep
28
Thu
2017 Fall Fest @ Villa Maria College, Dining Hall
Sep 28 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Fall Fest is back and better than ever! Come check out all of the activities, including games, giveaways, and food trucks! Sponsored by the Office of Student Life.

Sep
29
Fri
Heritage Days 2017: Care Center Party @ Blessed Mary Angela Care Center
Sep 29 @ 12:45 pm – 2:00 pm

Meet in the main foyer of the main building at 12:45 PM; party begins at 1 pm.

Oct
2
Mon
Heritage Week: Peace Site Prayer Service & Felician Central Home Tour @ Felician Central Home
Oct 2 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

You’re invited to attend a prayer service, which will be followed by a tour of the Felician Central Home in honor of Villa’s annual Heritage Week. On this day, participants will learn what a peace site is. Meet in the main foyer of the main building at 12:30 pm.

Oct
3
Tue
Heritage Week: St. Clare Day @ Villa Maria College, Auditorium
Oct 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

All members of the Villa Community are invited to attend the presentation, “Compassion & Happiness” by Dr. Charles Walker. Participants will learn what steps they can take to alleviate homelessness and poverty and can gain greater appreciation for the Blessed Sacrament. This presentation will be held as part of Villa’s annual Heritage Week and as part of the College’s My Brother’s Keeper Series.

My Brother’s Keeper Speaker Series: Compassion & Happiness: Creating Well-Being for Yourself and Others by Dr. Charles Walker @ Villa Maria College, Auditorium
Oct 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Dr. Charles Walker has been a longtime Professor of Psychology at SBU and is noted as a devoted enthusiastic and compassionate teacher as well as an innovator.  He has published numerous articles on both research and teaching and has frequently presented at national and international conferences. His goal is to inspire students to not only excel academically, but to “live their lives joyfully.” He is the creator and manager of the popular website, “Well-Being in Higher Education,” which helps students and faculty alike assess and strengthen their well-being. Come and be inspired by Dr. Walker as he shares the connection between Happiness, Compassion and Well-Being.

My Brother’s Keeper is a Speaker Series at Villa Maria College that focuses on empowering our students to help one another by promoting health and wellness through communication about important issues.

Sponsored by Title III & The Wellness Team.

Heritage Week: Adoration @ Villa Maria College, Chapel
Oct 3 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

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