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Jesse Walp’s ‘Arch on Old Falls Street’ Installed 150 150 Villa Maria College

Jesse Walp’s ‘Arch on Old Falls Street’ Installed

Associate professor of interior design and art shop supervisor Jesse Walp has finally put the finishing touches on a sculpture that took him over a year to conceptualize, design and engineer. Walp and his team spent Friday, July 13th transporting the sculpture from Villa Maria College’s campus to Old Falls Street in Niagara Falls. Once…

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Villa Maria College Board of Trustees Appoints Interim President 150 150 Villa Maria College

Villa Maria College Board of Trustees Appoints Interim President

Dr. Matthew Giordano has been named interim president of Villa Maria College, Board of Trustees Chairperson Catherine Grantier Cooley announced today. Giordano will succeed Sister Marcella Marie Garus, C.S.S.F., who announced her retirement in March 2018 after serving as president for 40 years.  Giordano will begin service effective July 1st and remain until the permanent…

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Junior Francesca Bubb Claims First Place in AAF’s Annual Portfolio Day 150 150 Villa Maria College

Junior Francesca Bubb Claims First Place in AAF’s Annual Portfolio Day

Francesca Bubb, ’19, was the first place winner of this year’s Portfolio Day. Portfolio Day is an annual opportunities for college students to have their work reviewed by creative professionals who work in the Western New York area. Students from Villa Maria College, University at Buffalo, Buffalo State College, Daemen College, and Rochester Institute of Technology…

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Eye to Eye’s “Learn Different Day” Event for Parents and Students at Villa Maria College Celebrates Mentorship Among Buffalo Area Students With Learning and Attention Issues Free Event Features Expert Panel With Eye to Eye and Understood.org 150 150 Villa Maria College

Eye to Eye’s “Learn Different Day” Event for Parents and Students at Villa Maria College Celebrates Mentorship Among Buffalo Area Students With Learning and Attention Issues Free Event Features Expert Panel With Eye to Eye and Understood.org

On Saturday, April 14, Villa Maria College will open its doors to Eye to Eye for its Learn Different Day. Eye to Eye is a national mentoring and advocacy organization run by and for people with learning differences, and its Learn Different Day is a is a free, open forum of community, mentorship, learning, art and…

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Villa Maria College to Sponsor NCCC Film & Animation Fest 150 150 Villa Maria College

Villa Maria College to Sponsor NCCC Film & Animation Fest

Every year, Niagara County Community College hosts a Film & Animation Fest. The event, which takes place on NCCC’s Sanborne, NY campus, attracts filmmakers, animators and video producers from the Western New York area and beyond. The day-long event includes an international film competition, screenings of all finalist films, exhibits, demonstrations, vendor displays, music; movie trivia,…

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After 50 Years of Dedicated Service, Villa Maria College President Sister Marcella Marie Garus Announces Official Retirement 150 150 Villa Maria College

After 50 Years of Dedicated Service, Villa Maria College President Sister Marcella Marie Garus Announces Official Retirement

Private, co-educational Catholic institution reflects on five decades of transformative leadership, while preparing for exciting new opportunities in College’s future BUFFALO, NY – After 50 years of ongoing service to Villa Maria College and its thousands of students, faculty, and alumni, Sister Marcella Marie Garus has announced her upcoming retirement, effective June 2018. A Buffalo…

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Villa Maria College Fights International Hunger With its 7th Annual “Feed My Starving Children” Volunteer Food Packing Event 150 150 Villa Maria College

Villa Maria College Fights International Hunger With its 7th Annual “Feed My Starving Children” Volunteer Food Packing Event

  Villa Maria College’s contribution to the international “Feed My Starving Children” meal project, in its seventh year this April, inspires students, staff and families to take creative approaches to teamwork and raising money — selling painting lessons, homemade Sicilian rice balls and even forgoing birthday presents. The campus tradition involves months of preparation and fundraising…

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Villa Maria College Rated 6th in Upstate New York for Diversity 150 150 Villa Maria College

Villa Maria College Rated 6th in Upstate New York for Diversity

A recent study conducted by Buffalo Business First ranks Villa Maria College as the 6th most diverse college in Upstate New York. Sixty-nine colleges were ranked in total, placing Villa in the top 10% of diverse colleges.  “At Villa, we have a strong respect for diversity, and understand the value it brings to our campus,…

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Villa Maria College Occupational Therapy Assistant Program Boasts One Hundred Percent Success Rate 150 150 Villa Maria College

Villa Maria College Occupational Therapy Assistant Program Boasts One Hundred Percent Success Rate

Buffalo, NY – Just two years ago, Villa Maria College became the first private institution in Western New York to offer an Occupational Therapy Assistant program. Classes in the new program, which is fully accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), began in Fall 2015. Today, the private Catholic college is pleased to announce…

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Villa Maria Food Pantry Provides Holiday Meals with the help of the Buffalo News Neediest Fund 150 150 Villa Maria College

Villa Maria Food Pantry Provides Holiday Meals with the help of the Buffalo News Neediest Fund

Buffalo, NY – The Sister Mary Josette Food Pantry at Villa Maria College packed two-hundred bags of holiday meals for food pantry clients with the help of the News Neediest Fund run by the Buffalo News. The Fund purchases holiday meals with the help of cash donations, which are then distributed to food pantries by…

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