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Resources And Opportunities

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Resources and Opportunities

Here are just some of the resources available, as well some opportunities that honors students have access to! Please check back as this list will be updated as time progress.

Skillshops

Skillshops are presented by Butler Library and Academic Commons. Held in Butler 314, these are 30 to 50 minute drop-in sessions that focus on successful tools for students and beyond. For more information such as schedule or more details, please go to Library.Buffalostate.edu/home/skillshops

Tutoring Spaces at Buffalo State

Buffalo State overs a variety of tutoring services, both on campus and online, that best fit student's needs and schedule for most subjects. Below are the spaces in which students can find tutoring services throughout the campus. 

  • Mathematics- Buckham Hall room A-203
  • Science & Technology- Science and Mathematics Complex room 265
  • Writing- Writing Center located in Butler Library, room 157B, just inside the large Creativity Commons computer lab.
  • Tutoring and Learning Center- South Wing 320
  • Online Tutoring- Star-NY
  • Modern & Classical Languages- Buckham Hall room B-234
  • Peer Mentoring- EOP (Academic Center for Excellence) South Wing 730 

For more information and hours, please go to http://academiccommons.buffalostate.edu/tutoring or http://eop.buffalostate.edu/academic-center-excellence-ace

Library Services

Your most important resource for studies, Butler Library offers a variety of services that will great assist any student right here at Buffalo State. Some of those services include:

  • Equipment Loan- From cameras to laptops, there are many items that can be loaned to ensure students have the right tools!
  • Interlibrary Loan- Can't find certain texts? You can connect with Butler Library to find the text you need from other libraries!
  • Events- At Butler library, you can find a variety of events tailored to increase the potential every student
  • Research help- You can schedule an appointment with the reference librarian for guidance in becoming more efficient at research or stop at the Reference Desk located in the Information Commons for questions. 

More information and hours can be found at http://library.buffalostate.edu/home

Alternative Break

Buffalo State students have an opportunity to impact communities near and far with fellow classmates. Alternative Break is a trip experience in which students target a particular social issue and work together towards a solution. It challenges students to understand that a problem for someone is a problem for all of us. Students stand benefit from this experience as they become more invested in a better future for all as they become a part of social change. Students also establish and fortify bonds with other students as well. There is a cost, but scholarships are available to those who qualify, as well as fundraising to off-set payments. However, the cost is minimal when compared to wealth of experience a student has to gain from this opportunity.

You can find more information at the Civic and Community Engagement Office in Cleveland Hall 306 or https://cce.buffalostate.edu/alternativebreak

CDC (Career Development Center)

The Career Development Center offers many services and opportunities to make you not only ideal prospects for employment, but to refine essential skills such as networking and resume building. Located at Cleveland Hall room 306, they also host workshops and events throughout the school year. Some of the things you expect help with are:

  • Clarification on your job target
  • Preparing your job search correspondence
  • Getting ready for your job search
  • Identifing unadvertised openings
  • Checking out advertised openings
  • Finding employers by accessing and navigating the CareerShift database
  • Developing good interview skills 
  • Following up on references and organizations 

More details on their services and scheduled events can be found at http://cdc.buffalostate.edu/

 

More Resources, including Campus Safety and Disability Services, at http://admissions.buffalostate.edu/student-resources
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