Dr. Katherine Conway-Turner

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Say Yes Buffalo announced Thursday its first-ever funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The powerhouse foundation will invest $2.9 million over the next 22 months for the newly established Buffalo College Success Network.

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Buffalo State College broke ground Tuesday on its new LoRusso Alumni & Visitor Center. The center, located on Rockwell Road near Grant Street, is scheduled to open a year from now.

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Buffalo State College held an inauguration ceremony for its ninth president Tuesday. Dr. Katherine Conway-Turner is college’s the ninth president since it was founded in 1871.

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It's a new era at SUNY Buffalo State as a new president has taken the helm. Dr. Katherine Conway-Turner previously served as provost and vice president of Academic Affairs at Hood College in Maryland. She also served as provost at  SUNY Geneso.