Local Community Projects

Explore stories of students working on mentored projects focused on a local community. 

4/20/11

Guodong Huang and his teammates stood inside Shea’s Performing Arts Center in mid-February, taking in every ornate detail of the gorgeous 1926 theater and listening as John Herbert, chief financial officer, explained the organization’s financial model.

4/20/11
Ever wonder how much energy buildings on campus use every year, or where that energy comes from? Curious to know which building uses the most energy? Well a group of students from the ELN’s Sophomore Living Learning Community are about to launch an app that will tell you just that.
4/20/11
A team in our very own sophomore living learning community is planning a project that will help a local organization celebrate and communicate their amazing impact on the Buffalo community. Kateryna (Kat) Semenova (computer science and cognitive science, left), Emmalee Sherman (intended nursing, middle) and Abby Grabowski (biomedical engineering, right) were all looking for ways to make a difference and gravitated towards Grassroots Gardens and its mission.
4/20/11
“If the extent of your involvement in school is going to be showing up to class and then going home, you might as well not bother. Getting involved outside of class is the best thing I’ve done.”
4/20/11
A senior from Brazil majoring in Public Health and Nutrition, Maria Lantyer is continuing to expand her worldview.