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Paige Berkheiser to Exhibit ‘Cracking the Food Code,’ an alternative photography collection starting April 26 150 150 Villa Maria College

Paige Berkheiser to Exhibit ‘Cracking the Food Code,’ an alternative photography collection starting April 26

Senior Photography major Paige Berkheiser is set to show her alternative photography collection “Cracking the Food Code,” at Aurora Brew Works. An opening reception is scheduled for April 26 from 6 PM-8 PM. “Food is a large part of our everyday lives. America and its food is an amalgam of many different cultures. The purpose…

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Filmmaking Students Video Chat with Renowned Director Warren P. Sonoda 150 150 Villa Maria College

Filmmaking Students Video Chat with Renowned Director Warren P. Sonoda

This week, digital filmmaking students had the opportunity to video chat with Warren P. Sonoda, one of Canada’s busiest, in-demand and prolific directors. In addition, Sonoda is also one of the most accomplished and influential Canadian music video directors with over 160 music videos directed and more than 250 edited. He recently received his second Emmy…

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Interior Design Program of Villa Maria College Granted Accreditation for the Next 6 Years 150 150 Villa Maria College

Interior Design Program of Villa Maria College Granted Accreditation for the Next 6 Years

The Council on Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) has granted Villa Maria College’s Interior Design’s Bachelor of Fine Arts program accreditation for a period of six years. Accreditation is granted based on the program’s demonstrated achievement of 16 accreditation standards, which are evaluated within the context and overarching purpose and intent of the program. In order…

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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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Animation faculty, students and alum collaborated to animate a film that will screen at the 17th Annual Tribeca Film Festival 150 150 Villa Maria College

Animation faculty, students and alum collaborated to animate a film that will screen at the 17th Annual Tribeca Film Festival

The Tribeca Film Institute has announced the films that will screen at the 17th Annual Tribeca Film Festival, and the lineup includes a documentary animated by a team that included Villa Maria College students, alumni and faculty. The Velvet Underground Played at My High School is an animated short about American rock band The Velvet…

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Melanie Daniels Wins IIDA Mock Interview Competition 150 150 Villa Maria College

Melanie Daniels Wins IIDA Mock Interview Competition

Melanie Daniels, a senior studying interior design at Villa, was named the winner of the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) Mock Interview Competition that took place on March 8 at Millington Lockwood. The mock interviews focus on how well students know themselves and their past experiences, how well they know the interior design industry, and how…

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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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