University at Buffalo Athletics and the National Grid Foundation are proud to team up with Buffalo City Schools on the Hoops for the Stars initiative. The program connects UB men’s and women’s basketball student-athletes, coaches and administrators with inner city youth for the purpose of promoting literacy, learning and nutrition.
In an effort to better reconnect with former student-athletes, the University at Buffalo athletics department has unveiled a new Block B Letterwinners Association. A revised and improved webpage, www.ubbulls.com/BlockB, will allow former student-athletes, athletic trainers, team managers and spirit squad members to stay connected with UB Athletics.
For the fourth year in a row, BlueCross BlueShield will host its annual Family Day inside UB’s Alumni Arena; giving individuals and families an opportunity to get out of the cold and enjoy an afternoon filled with health based activities. Over 400 Western New Yorkers attended last year’s event.
It was another impressive semester in the classroom for University at Buffalo student-athletes as they posted a combine 3.052 grade point average. It marked the 12th straight semester UB student-athletes have surpassed the 3.0 combined mark.
Four University at Buffalo student-athletes were named Mid-American Conference Distinguished Scholar Athletes for the fall sports seasons, the league announced on Thursday. The four include Julia Benati and Carissima Cutrona from women's soccer, John McCarty from men's cross country and Tim Roberts from football. Voted on by faculty athletic representatives at MAC institutions, these student-athletes represent the 'best of the best' from each sports Academic All-MAC Teams.
The University at Buffalo, the State University of New York, has earned the NCAA and Minority Opportunities Athletic Association’s 2018 Award for Diversity and Inclusion. The school will receive the honor in January at the NCAA Convention in Indianapolis.
UB Alumni, fans and supporters can show their campus pride and create a lasting legacy with the brand new Bricks for Bulls campaign. We invite you to etch your name into history by securing a personalize brick on the new Stampede Plaza – located on the North end of UB Stadium, near the Murchie Family Fieldhouse.
In recognition of a leadership gift made by the Murchie family to the recently announced fieldhouse, the UB Council endorsed a resolution, on Monday, to name the new fieldhouse at the University at Buffalo, the Murchie Family Fieldhouse in honor of former UB hockey player Tunney Murchie and his family. The naming is subject to the approval of the SUNY Chancellor and the SUNY Board of Trustees.
The longtime dream of an on-campus fieldhouse at the University at Buffalo will soon be a reality. University at Buffalo Director of Athletics Allen Greene announced on Friday that the university has secured the services of Rochester-based LeChase Construction as the general contractor and New York-based architecture firm CHA for the project.
In partnership with the Mid-American Conference and the College Football Playoff Foundation, the University at Buffalo Athletic Department is donating $5,000 to Buffalo City Schools for the purchase of 7th and 8th grade physical education equipment.
Student-athletes from the University at Buffalo took part in the 2017 Million Father Match late last week. The Million Father March is held in 600 cities across the United State on the first day of school.
5050 Central Ltd. (“the Company”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gaming Nation Inc. (FAN-TSXV), is pleased to announce that the Company has reached an agreement with the University at Buffalo Activities Foundation, Inc., the associated foundation of the University at Buffalo (UB), as well as the Blue & White Fund (BWF).
CLEVELAND, OH - The Mid-American Conference announced today the Distinguished Scholar Athletes from the eight spring sports during the 2016-2017 academic season. Among the list of 186 athletes, were eight University at Buffalo student-athletes. This list was voted on by the faculty athletic representatives, and represents the "best of the best" from each sports' Academic All-MAC teams.
It is graduation weekend at the University at Buffalo and 92 student-athletes will cross the stage to receive their diplomas. Every team had at least one graduate with the track and field team leading the way with 21 graduates.
The NCAA released annual Division I Academic Progress Rate (APR) data on Thursday afternoon and nine UB programs had perfect single-year rates for 2015-16, while men’s tennis continues to lead the charge with a perfect four-year rate.
The UB Athletics Coaches Caravan will be hitting the road again this spring, making two stops in New York and one in Washington D.C. Fans will have an opportunity to meet and interact with athletic director Allen Greene, football head coach Lance Leipold, men's basketball head coach Nate Oats, women's basketball head coach Felisha Legette-Jack as well as other members of the UB coaching staff.
University at Buffalo student-athletes participated in a pair of important campus-wide initiatives this week. On Monday, UB student-athletes participated in Sexual Violence Prevention Day. On Tuesday, they participated in DIFCON.
CLEVELAND, NY – The Mid-American Conference announced today the Distinguished Scholar Athletes from the eight winter sports during the 2016-2017 academic season. Among that list were 15 University at Buffalo student-athletes. This list was voted on by the faculty athletic representatives, and represents the “best of the best” from each sports’ Academic All-MAC teams.
True Blue, the official student section of the University at Buffalo, has advanced to the Final Four of the NCSSA Student Section of the Year contest. They finished second nationally in the Sweet 16 round, which concluded on Friday.
After three successful runs that saw all sport projects get fully funded, the Division of Athletics has announced a fourth crowdfunding campaign that will focus on track and field, sports medicine, academic services, and sports performance. Crowdfunding offers our donors, alumni and fans a new avenue to provide direct support to our teams and what is most meaningful to them.
BUFFALO, NY – The Mid-American Conference hosted their second annual Mental Health Awareness week from February 13 to February 18. The University at Buffalo’s athletics department is hoping to help spread awareness through a short video.
BUFFALO, NY – National Girls and Women in Sports Day has been active for more than three decades. The NGWSD empowers women and girls to embrace physical activity and push themselves past their limits. On Wednesday night, the University at Buffalo athletics department honors Coach Vicki Mitchell for her work in athletics.
RISE UP and get to know UB student-athletes through our "5 for 5" series. We hope this series provides a glimpse into the impact your support is having on over 500 UB student-athletes! To learn more on the impact Blue & White Fund donors are having on UB student-athletes visit this website: http://www.bullsblueandwhite.com/ To RISE UP! and join this movement visit this website: https://www.ubhornsup.com/project/4213
The University at Buffalo has selected Learfield as the Bulls’ first-ever athletics multimedia rights partner in school history as announced today by UB Director of Athletics Allen Greene and Learfield President and CEO Greg Brown.
For the third year in a row, the region’s largest health plan will turn UB’s Alumni Arena into a 400,000 sq. foot playground; giving individuals and families an opportunity to get active and healthy. Over 500 Western New Yorkers attended last year’s event.