At SUNY Buffalo State, economic development takes many forms and impacts our campus in a number of very important and sustained ways.
Generating successful grant proposals for example, creates expanded opportunities for student and faculty research, forges sustained public/private partnerships, and offers career-advancing internships. To learn more about grant development and funding visit:
Active and ongoing community outreach builds mutually beneficial communicational and entrepreneurial bridges with area businesses, non-profit groups and organizations, government entities, and other educational institutions. These synergistic relationships create unique opportunities and initiatives that benefit not only the Buffalo State campus but the community at large as well. To learn more about many of Buffalo State’s community outreach initiatives:
In recent years, the City of Buffalo (and the Buffalo/Niagara region) has emerged as a model of economic growth and vitality. While much of the excitement regarding our newly energized economy has centered on attention-grabbing multimillion dollar projects, each and every day the skilled business advisors from Buffalo State’s Small Business Development Center meet (at no cost) with the many less-visible prospective entrepreneurs and current business operators to help them successfully create and run their very own enterprise in the region. To learn more about small business advisement services offered by Buffalo State:
Buffalo State’s public training programs and workshops advance individual personal and professional development and expand the capacity of our regional workforce. These exceptional open-to-the-public learning experiences create opportunities for individuals and organizations to capitalize on Buffalo State’s academic foundations and real world experience to gain invaluable, difference-making knowledge and skills. To learn more about some of our upcoming workshops visit:
Buffalo State has a very entrepreneurial student body. To provide our students with an optimal environment in which they can create their own innovative new business and/or develop the effective knowledge and skills needed to become a successful entrepreneur either as a business owner or as a leader in an already established enterprise, we’ve launched The INCubator at Buffalo State, a campus launch pad specifically designed for student-entrepreneurs. To learn more about becoming a member: