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Interior Design Students Win Both Awards at 2019 IIDA NY Gala 150 150 Villa Maria College

Interior Design Students Win Both Awards at 2019 IIDA NY Gala

Just before the conclusion of the 2018-2019 academic year, two interior design students added an additional award to their resumes. Angela Cerroni, ’22, and Briana Chriss, ’19, were awarded first and second place, respectively, in the Student Work category at the 2019 IIDA NY Gala.  All interior design students in Western New York were able…

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Dr. Ryan Hartnett Named Vice President for Academic Affairs 150 150 Villa Maria College

Dr. Ryan Hartnett Named Vice President for Academic Affairs

At the end of March, Dr. Ryan Hartnett was appointed Villa Maria College’s vice president for academic affairs. He has served as VPAA in an interim capacity since July 2018. “Dr. Hartnett has proven himself completely worthy of the full position,” said Dr. Matthew Giordano, Villa’s president. “He is an astute, hardworking, strategic leader and…

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Graphic Design Students Sweep AAF’s Annual Don Nichols Scholarship Competition 150 150 Villa Maria College

Graphic Design Students Sweep AAF’s Annual Don Nichols Scholarship Competition

AAF Buffalo announced the winners of its annual Don Nichols Scholarship Competition last week. Three of Villa’s graphic design students were awarded first, second and third place and three more received honorable mentions. This marks the fifth consecutive year in which Villa students have claimed the top spot in the competition, and the sixth consecutive…

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Commencement Speakers Named as Villa Maria College Prepares to Graduate its Largest Class in Over a Decade 150 150 Villa Maria College

Commencement Speakers Named as Villa Maria College Prepares to Graduate its Largest Class in Over a Decade

On Sunday, May 19, 2019 Villa Maria College will graduate 115 students; its largest class in recent history. A total of 115 students will receive degrees in animation, business, graphic design, interior design, music and more. As part of the ceremony, two student awards will be presented. After accepting their awards, the winners will individually…

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Interior Design Student Work Shines in 2019 Decorators’ Show House 150 150 Villa Maria College

Interior Design Student Work Shines in 2019 Decorators’ Show House

Last week, a group of 14 Villa Maria interior design students put the finishing touches on a project that’s been in the work for over a year. In October 2018, the team of 15 began the process of the designing a space in the 2019 Decorators’ Show House, a private residence that opens its doors…

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Academic Accomplishments Celebrated at 2019 Honors Convocation 150 150 Villa Maria College

Academic Accomplishments Celebrated at 2019 Honors Convocation

Ryan Weatherbee, ’19, poses with Professor Joyce Kessel. As each semester comes to an end, the College community gathers to recognize the academic accomplishments of our students at Honors Convocation. This year’s Honors Convocation took place on Thursday, April 26 in Villa’s on-campus auditorium. This year, 20 students were recognized for their achievements, and another…

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Kelly Jane Styslowsky Announced Opening of “Abandoned Beauty,” One-Night Art Exhibition and Reception 150 150 Villa Maria College

Kelly Jane Styslowsky Announced Opening of “Abandoned Beauty,” One-Night Art Exhibition and Reception

Kelly Jane Styslowsky announced today that she will host a solo exhibition entitled “Abandoned Beauty.” The exhibit will run for one night only and will be held on Friday, May 3rd from 6 PM – 9 PM at Adore Studio by Dana Marie Photography. Styslowsky is a fine art and commercial photographer. The focus of…

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Student Success Team Presents at Writing Center Conference 150 150 Villa Maria College

Student Success Team Presents at Writing Center Conference

For the second time, representatives from Villa Maria’s Student Success Center presented at the Writing Center Conference at Houghton College. Although small, this conference provides a valuable platform for members of the SSC team to share the important work that goes on in Villa’s Student Success Center. Elizabeth Kerr, director of student success, worked in…

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Adjunct Instructor of Animation Valery Amborski Recognized in Buffalo Business First’s 2019 30 Under 30 150 150 Villa Maria College

Adjunct Instructor of Animation Valery Amborski Recognized in Buffalo Business First’s 2019 30 Under 30

This week, Buffalo Business First announced its annual 30 Under 30 winners, and Valery Amborski, an adjunct instructor of animation is included on the list. Amborski was selected out of nearly 200 candidates who were nominated for achieving at high levels at work and in the community. Although Amborski is just getting started, she has…

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Forgotten Beauty, an exhibition by Stephanie Kaempf Opens at Starlight Studios 150 150 Villa Maria College

Forgotten Beauty, an exhibition by Stephanie Kaempf Opens at Starlight Studios

Stephanie Kaempf, a senior photography major, announced the opening of her photography exhibition, “Forgotten Beauty.” The exhibit opens on Wednesday, April 17 and runs through Friday, May 3, 2019. An opening reception will be held in Kaempf’s honor on Thursday, April 18 from 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM. Stephanie Kaempf, a dancer herself, has been…

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