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Why is Buffalo the Nation’s Second Poorest City?

Release date
Oct-31-2008

Contact
Jacqueline Molik Ghosen
716-645-2833
ghosen@buffalo.edu

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Why is Buffalo the second poorest city in the nation? Find out as professionals discuss economic, health care, development, crime and social issues at the University at Buffalo.

The panel discussion will be held at 6 p.m. on Nov. 3 in 112 Norton Hall on the University at Buffalo’s North (Amherst) Campus.

Panelists will include Myron Glick, MD, Jericho Road Ministries, on health care; Hodan Isse, PhD, professor of finance and managerial economics, UB School of Management, on economics; Kathleen Kost, PhD, associate dean for academic affairs, associate professor in the UB School of Social Work, and director of the UB Center for Nonprofit Agencies on sociology; Amy Matikosh, EdM, international admissions advisor, UB Office of International Admission on community service; and Clarity Massey, PhD, principal, King Center Charter School, on early childhood development.

The event, hosted by the Alpha Rho chapter of Pi Sigma Epsilon, the professional sales and marketing fraternity, is free and open to the public. Alexandra Kraft, a student in the UB School of Management, will moderate the panel.

For more information, contact taemoon@buffalo.edu.

The University at Buffalo is a premier research-intensive public university, a flagship institution in the State University of New York system that is its largest and most comprehensive campus. UB’s more than 28,000 students pursue their academic interests through more than 300 undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs. Founded in 1846, the University at Buffalo is a member of the Association of American Universities.