Events

Application Deadline: Friday, December 22, 2017
Contact: Jude Butch (716) 645-6469, jcbutch@buffalo.edu

The Student Leadership International Dialogue and Exchange (SLIDE) is an abbreviated international learning experience specifically designed for UB student leaders, giving them an opportunity to learn about leadership and culture from a global perspective and interact firsthand with other student leaders from around the world.

SLIDE 2018 will take place from May 22 - June 2, 2018 and will be traveling to Berlin and Munich, Germany, as well as Vienna, Austria!

The SLIDE program is designed to expose University at Buffalo student leaders to leadership and culture abroad in a number of facets. Students will:
·        Analyze historical and cultural types of leadership
·        Experience cultures that are different from their own
·        Reflect on their experiences from a holistic worldview perspective
·        Examine the reciprocal nature of leadership and culture

For detailed information about the 2018 SLIDE Program, please view this informational slide deck.

Online applications
are due via UBLinked by 11:59 PM on Friday, December 22, 2017.

Location: Student Union - Room 220    
Date: 2/5, 2/7, 2/13, 2/15
Time: See below
Sponsor: WNY Prosperity Fellowship Program
Contact: Hadar Borden, hborden@buffalo.edu

Seeking students with an entrepreneurial drive who want to make a difference in Western New York

Application Deadline: March 1, 2018 continuing UG/GRAD students & April 1, 2018 for all new GRAD applicants.

All students will be awarded a paid summer internship; scholarship support will be awarded during the academic year will vary in size and may be up to $25,000 based on a student’s unmet financial need.  This fellowship program will assist undergraduate and graduate students who are actively preparing for careers that further economic development and growth, especially in the Western New York region. Open to all undergraduate majors and select graduate programs including students in the School of Management, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and School of Architecture and Planning.

Fellowship eligibility: 

  • current sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students are eligible to apply
  • should have minimum 3.0 cumulative UG GPA / 3.5 cumulative GRAD GPA
  • have an interest in bolstering the WNY economy through job creation
  • complete the 2018-2019 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by the advised deadline
  • open to US Citizens or students holding permanent residency. Not intended for international students

For full details, visit the fellowship website at: http://www.buffalo.edu/content/www/entrepreneurship/programs/wny-prosperity.html

Candidates are encouraged to attend Fellowship Application Information sessions (all held in 220 Student Union):

  • Monday, February 5..........................................4PM
  • Wednesday, February 7...................................11AM
  • Tuesday, February 13.........................................5PM
  • Thursday, February 15........................................1PM

Location: Student Union Lobby
Date: Saturday, March 3
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Sponsor: Student Engagement & Intercultural and Diversity Center
Contact: 716-645-6469, leadub@buffalo.edu

The conference will consist of expert keynote presentations, educational workshops, and small group discussion. The conference is free and open to all UB students. Lunch is provided.

Registration is required.  Register today via UBLinked.