D'Youville College

D'Youville College

As New York’s hospital system braces for the arrival of more COVID-19 patients, D’Youville College in Buffalo announced plans to move up graduation for students in some high-needs healthcare fields.

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Seniors attending at least two Buffalo-area college campuses will not get the traditional “pomp and circumstance” this spring which comes with graduation. Meanwhile, another Buffalo campus is preparing to graduate dozens of students early so they may quickly join the workforce which is taking on the COVID-19 pandemic.

Kavinoky Theatre

A Buffalo theater will use a recently awarded state grant to pay for some major upgrades.

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A D’Youville College alumna has accused the school of discriminatory practices relating to her wedding.

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October 11 marks the 31st anniversary of National Coming Out Day for members of the LGBTQ+ community. For the first time on the campus of D’Youville College on Buffalo’s West Side, faculty and students celebrated with an unveiling of a mural by the steps of its College Center building. The event dubbed "From the Closet to the Sidewalk" encourages inddividuals to come out of the closet in a environment which is safe and friendly.

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D'Youville College's plans for a new health hub hit a speed bump Tuesday in front of Buffalo's Common Council over the perennial West Side issue of parking.

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She was there in Thailand as U.S. military personnel participated in a daring rescue watched around the world. She represented the U.S. Government as its spokesperson, providing a voice on behalf of those who worked to save a youth soccer team trapped for days in a flooded cave. Air Force Captain Jessica Tait wraps up a visit to Buffalo Monday, having shared her story and some advice to local students since Friday.

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D'Youville College has been awarded a competitve grant that will be used to help it construct an Active Learning Space, an environment being described as a "living laboratory" that will give some Buffalo high school students a chance to get a taste at more interactive and creative education.

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Over six weeks in the summer of 2009, Alice Brennan went from an 88-year-old woman planning her 70th high school reunion to being dead. Her daughter spoke Thursday to a mixed student group of medical, pharmacy, physician assistant and physical therapy students at the University at Buffalo about what happened.

The Kavinoky Theater

Buffalo's theater scene is ever entertaining and constantly shifting. A number of theaters are closing and opening and renovating and looking ahead.

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A new study finds one in three college freshman dealt with a mental health condition before arriving at college.  WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley spoke to the leader of D'Youville College in Buffalo about how the school supports students with mental health concerns on campus.  

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Another large student housing complex is coming to Main Street in Buffalo, as the University at Buffalo Medical School and all other branches of the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus attract rising numbers of students.


Niagara SPCA has a new Executive Director. He is North Tonawanda native and nonprofit executive Tim Brennan, and he plans to start work September 1.

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Buffalo Public Schools are strengthening one of the best city schools, by extending the connection between Leonardo da Vinci High School and D'Youville College. Da Vinci is being made more of a health sciences school by offering D'Youville college-credit courses.

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Niagara Street has changed a lot in recent years and will continue to change, according to experts speaking to a large crowd Wednesday night at the Rich Products Atrium on Niagara Street.

Private colleges address SUNY tuition-free plan

Jul 11, 2017
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What does the state's free SUNY tuition plan mean for private schools? WBFO Senior Reporter Eileen Buckley sat down with Daemen College President Dr. Gary Olson and D'Youville College President Dr. Lorrie Clemo to discuss how they're dealing with the tuition plan—and why they opted out of the state's new Enhanced Tuition Awards.   

What does the state’s free SUNY tuition plan mean for private schools? Join us on Facebook Live at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 11.

Former ECC leader William Mariani dies

Jun 26, 2017
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The former president of Erie Community College has died.  William Mariani, currently serving as executive vice president at D'Youville College, died unexpectedly Sunday.  

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Education students from D'Youville College can automatically be accepted and transferred to SUNY Buffalo State. WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley says since D'Youville announced it was suspending its education program, Buffalo State is trying to accommodate any interested students.  

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D'Youville College on Buffalo West Side is placing its undergraduate and graduate teacher education programs on hold for at least the next three years. WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley says the college is ready to restructure the program, but current students are not pleased. 

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As city residents continue to file complaints about rowdy college students in their neighborhoods, members of the Common Council are struggling to find solutions.


Those who use Niagara Street for travel can look forward to more construction once the current massive work between Downtown and Porter Avenue is finished.

Planned West side power outage delayed until Friday

Jul 30, 2015
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After having planned to shut off power to around 400 customers on Buffalo’s West Side Thursday, National Grid last Wednesday postponed that outage a day.

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The long search has started for a new president for D'Youville College, with current President Sister Denise Roche planning to retire next summer.

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After 36 years as president of D'Youville College, Sister Denise Roche announced her retirement, saying it's time for her to figure out what to do with the rest of her life.

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Construction workers are racing to get D'Youville College's new athletics field and locker room ready for the start of the fall sports seasons.

What was once the site for perhaps this area's most famous hot dog stand may soon be the site for the hot dogs of sports on D'Youville College's new athletic field.

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More than 40,000 New Yorkers have fought through computer problems to sign up for the new national health care program under the Affordable Care Act.

D'Youville College is significantly expanding its campus holdings.

The school has added a 65,000 square foot structure with the purchase of the former Gateway-Longview headquarters building on Niagara Street. The building has a long history as its original foundations were laid in 1890. A spokesman for the school claims there are no immediate plans for the building, though it is likely to hold offices, classrooms and teaching laboratories.

The purchase price was more than $700,000.