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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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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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High School Photography Students Awarded Scholarships 1024 768 Villa Maria College

High School Photography Students Awarded Scholarships

Villa Maria College is proud to host the 20th Annual High School Juried Photography Exhibition this May. Students from a number of area high schools submitted works for the juried exhibition. Awards include first, second and third place, ten honorable mentions, and two $2000 scholarship awards. Download a full list of all the winners and participating students.…

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Animation Program Celebrates Students

Villa Maria College Animation program screened the work of its students on Saturday, at the Animation Screening event held in the Dipson Amherst Theater on Main St. in Buffalo. The Junior and Senior short films, which were reviewed by a select jury of faculty and professionals, were screened to a packed room. Both junior and senior…

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Villa Students Attend NY 11 Plus 150 150 Villa Maria College

Villa Students Attend NY 11 Plus

Villa Maria College Interior Design students Harrison Walsh ’14, Jillian Schultz ’14, and Kimberly Ewing ’14 traveled to Albany, NY for the opening reception of the 2014 New York Eleven Plus Interior Design Student Exhibition on April 7. The students were joined by Assistant Professor Natalia Albul on the trip, and they displayed student work and participated in a…

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Skald 2013 Wins in National College Magazine Awards 150 150 Villa Maria College

Skald 2013 Wins in National College Magazine Awards

The Columbia Scholastic Press Association has awarded a 2014 Silver Crown in the College Magazine category to Skald, Villa Maria College’s annual student magazine. Awards were announced during the College Media Convention in New York City over the weekend. Cover of Skald’s 2013 issue. There were ten finalists in the category competing for either a…

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Villa Students Travel to Magic Market Week in Las Vegas 150 150 Villa Maria College

Villa Students Travel to Magic Market Week in Las Vegas

Magic Market Week in Las Vegas 2014. Villa Maria College Fashion Design & Merchandising students headed to Las Vegas to experience Magic Market Week, one of the most prominent fashion conferences in the world, February 17-20. Students on the trip learned about merchandising and buying, taking in presentations on global trend forecasting and “omni-channel” retail marketing. Heather Harris,…

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Rachel Thomas ’17 Wins Re-Fashionista Challenge 150 150 Villa Maria College

Rachel Thomas ’17 Wins Re-Fashionista Challenge

Villa Maria College students at the Re-Fashionista Challenge. Villa Maria College student Rachel Thomas ’17 took home first place in the Salvation Army Re-Fashionista Challenge on March 4, 2014. Participants were required to purchase second hand items from the Salvation Army and transform them into fashionable outfits. Thomas created a pencil skirt out of a sweatshirt, and a…

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Graphic Design Students Win Big at 2014 WNY ADDYs 150 150 Villa Maria College

Graphic Design Students Win Big at 2014 WNY ADDYs

Four Villa Maria College Graphic Design students took home eight awards in total at the 2014 Western New York ADDYs, given by the Advertising Club of Buffalo, during a ceremony at the Tralf Music Hall on Main Street, on Friday night. Brittney Sikora ’14 took five awards, winning Student Best of Show; a Gold Student…

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Villa Professor Wins Award at National Interior Design Conference 150 150 Villa Maria College

Villa Professor Wins Award at National Interior Design Conference

At the annual national Interior Design Educators Council, Inc.(IDEC) conference, Villa Maria College Interior Design professor Sandra Reicis was awarded the 2014 Teaching Excellence Award. Held this year in New Orleans, LA from March 6 through March 8, the conference brings together professionals from all over the world in the field of Interior Design. The mission of…

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