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Fashion Takes Center Stage “On the Catwalk” at Villa 150 150 Villa Maria College

Fashion Takes Center Stage “On the Catwalk” at Villa

On Friday, April 16 at 7 p.m. Villa Maria College’s dining hall was transformed into a runway for haute couture, thanks to the creative fashion design talents of students in the Fashion Design & Merchandising program. The fashion show is an annual event at Villa Maria College and provides students in the program with the opportunity…

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Villa Rolls Out the “Red Carpet” for Eager Shoppers on April 14 150 150 Villa Maria College

Villa Rolls Out the “Red Carpet” for Eager Shoppers on April 14

In a “red carpet” event that would make even Hollywood insiders jealous, shoppers of all ages were able to attend “Spotlight on You – A Red Carpet Shopping Event for Women,” on the evening of April 14th in Villa Maria College’s Auditorium. Just $5 admitted alumni, staff and members of the Western New York community to peruse an…

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“A Little Night Musing” at Villa Maria College 150 150 Villa Maria College

“A Little Night Musing” at Villa Maria College

On Wednesday, April 13, Villa Maria College music instructor, Carmen Aquila and a nationally and internationally performed composer, presented “A Little Night Musing,” to members of the Western New York the local community, faculty, staff and students in the College’s recital hall.  The composition recital featured several of Aquila’s original compositions and two “world premieres,”…

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Professor’s Work Becomes Centerpiece for “Dark Arts” at Local Galleries 150 150 Villa Maria College

Professor’s Work Becomes Centerpiece for “Dark Arts” at Local Galleries

Not exactly a professor of the “dark arts,” Adam Weekley, an instructor of fine arts at Villa Maria College, has taken center stage with his new installation now on exhibit at the galleries of the Buffalo Art Studio located at 2495 Main Street. Picture this.  A mannequin with no head and no legs draped in a…

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Urban Firefighter Magazine To Publish Photos Taken By Villa Maria College Student 150 150 Villa Maria College

Urban Firefighter Magazine To Publish Photos Taken By Villa Maria College Student

Villa Maria College senior, Lloyd Mitchell, will have his photographs published in the spring issue of Urban Firefighermagazine, a new startup publication that originated out of Milwaukee. Mitchell, a native of Brooklyn, has always had an interest in photography.  In early 2010, one of his friends told him about the magazine’s call for entries and that they were looking for unique photographs…

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Graphic Design Student Exhibition February 3rd 2011 150 150 Villa Maria College

Graphic Design Student Exhibition February 3rd 2011

Graphic Design Student Exhibition Opens Thursday, February 3rd, from 6-8 p.m. in the Paul William Beltz Family Art Gallery at Villa Maria College. The exhibition will continue through February 18th, 2011.

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Villa Maria College Music Program Receives National Accreditation for its Music Degree Programming 150 150 Villa Maria College

Villa Maria College Music Program Receives National Accreditation for its Music Degree Programming

Villa Maria College is pleased to announce it has been granted Associate Membership with the National Association of Schools of Music, (NASM).  The National Association of Schools of Music currently recognizes 641 schools, conservatories, colleges and universities that meet national standards for undergraduate and graduate degrees and other credentials. Villa Maria College becomes one of…

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Buffalo Rising Features Villa Senior, Grace Stumberg 150 150 Villa Maria College

Buffalo Rising Features Villa Senior, Grace Stumberg

Villa Maria College senior Grace Stumberg has much more to add to her resume than “student.” This singer, songwriter, guitarist and graduate of Music is Art’s – “Music In Action (MIA) program – an initiative started by bassist, Robby Takac of The Goo Goo Dolls – is also a cd-recording artist.  Grace Stumberg, was recently featured in Buffalo Rising in which…

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“SKALD” Honored with National Awards 150 150 Villa Maria College

“SKALD” Honored with National Awards

“SKALD,” a literary and artistic publication published annually by Villa Maria College has been honored with a 2010 First Place with Special Merit Design Award as well as a certificate for Outstanding Concept from the American Scholastic Press.  The publication also recieved a Gold Award from the Columbia Scholastic Press.  The publication received similiar honors from both press organizations in 2009. The publication takes its…

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50th Anniversary Events Commemorate Past, Celebrate Future 150 150 Villa Maria College

50th Anniversary Events Commemorate Past, Celebrate Future

Villa Maria College’s 50th anniversary celebrationsbegan with a special liturgy in its student auditorium at 2 p.m. on Sunday, September 26, 2010. Monsignor Angelo Caliguri concelebrated the mass with the Reverend Robert Hora.  In his homily, Father Hora talked of the history of Villa Maria College and the legacy that the Felician Franciscan sisters have and continue…

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