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Villa Maria College Celebrates 54th Commencement: Harkness, Principato, Rust and Say Yes to Education Buffalo to Receive Awards 150 150 Villa Maria College

Villa Maria College Celebrates 54th Commencement: Harkness, Principato, Rust and Say Yes to Education Buffalo to Receive Awards

Villa Maria College will celebrate its 54th commencement on Sunday, May 20, 2018. The ceremony, which begins at 1 p.m. and takes place in the auditorium, will award degrees to 115 students. A total of 68 students will receive bachelor degrees: 9 bachelors of arts, 7 bachelors of science, 2 bachelors of business administration, 50…

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2018 Honors Convocation Awardees 150 150 Villa Maria College

2018 Honors Convocation Awardees

Honor Convocation is an annual event at which we celebrate our students’ academic achievements. This year’s Convocation was held on April 26, 2018. Eighteen students were recognized as outstanding in their major, for presenting at this year’s Symposium and received the faculty association achievement award, and 11 students were inducted into Phi Theta Kappa, the international…

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Distinguished Interior Design Students of the Year Selected at the Program’s Annual Student Exhibition 150 150 Villa Maria College

Distinguished Interior Design Students of the Year Selected at the Program’s Annual Student Exhibition

Villa’s Interior Design program hosted a reception in honor of its annual Student Exhibition, which opened on April 13. Special recognition was offered to three students, who were named this year’s Distinguished Students of the Year. The work of 15 students was assessed on professionalism, creativity and complexity, and three winners were selected by a…

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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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