Mark J. Czarnecki, former president and chief operating officer
of M&T Bank, will be posthumously honored as the 2017 Buffalo
Niagara Executive of the Year by the School of Management.
Czarnecki also served as vice chairman of the UB Council.
What is an academic medical center and why does it matter to
Western New York? This question and others related to how academic
medical centers impact patient care, medical education, research
and economic development will be discussed at a keynote and panel
on Oct. 6 sponsored by the UB Alumni Association.
David Jacobs, clinical assistant professor of pharmacy practice
in the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, received the
2017 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Loan Repayment
Program Award from the National Heart, Lung and Blood
Frank Grosso, executive director and CEO of the American Society
of Consultant Pharmacists, will speak with pharmacy students from
UB, D’Youville College and St. John Fisher College about the
practice of consultant pharmacy during a presentation on Oct.
UB employees can share their Thanksgiving traditions while
making connections with members of UB’s diverse international
community by taking part in the fourth annual “Thanksgiving
Without Borders” program.
Eligible UB employees can now enroll in the Productivity
Enhancement Program (PEP) for 2018, which allows employees to
exchange previously accrued vacation and/or personal leave for a
credit to be applied toward the employee share of their New York
State Health Insurance Program premiums.
Nearly 4,000 prospective students and their family members
attended UB’s 360 Open House on Oct. 21, an increase in
attendance from last year’s fall open house, admissions
officials say, and an indication of students’ growing
interest in UB.