Recorded Classes

We hope you enjoy the recorded classes below from this past spring semester and our current fall semester!

 

Breaking the Sugar Habit

We’ll discuss why sugar hooks us and tips for overcoming sugar dependency.

Instructor: Jennifer Johnson, health promotion coordinator, BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York

*This is a recording of the live streaming session that took place on December 2, 2020. 

The Human Experience of Trauma

Explore the types of trauma, its global prevalence, and its physical and psychological effects.

Instructor: Thane Schulz, LMSW, ACHP-SW, CMC, palliative care social worker, Erie County Medical Center

*This is a recording of the live streaming session that took place on December 1, 2020. 

What’s Going on with That Project? Recent Buffalo Construction Updates

Get an update on major projects completed in the last decade and a glimpse of projects currently under construction.

Instructor: Angela M. Keppel, AICP, project planner, Buffalo Place

*This is a recording of the live streaming session that took place on December 1, 2020. 

Food Is Medicine

From air we breathe to meals we eat, it all affects our energy, health, and bodies. Explore interesting foods for their medicinal effects.

Instructor: Riffat Sadiq, MD, president and CEO of WNY Medical, PC

*This is a recording of the live streaming session that took place on November 30, 2020. 

A Judge’s Journey

Judge Wolfgang will discuss her journey to the bench and some of her most memorable cases.

Instructor: Penny Wolfgang, retired State Supreme Court Judge; radio host

*This is a recording of the live streaming session that took place on November 30, 2020. 

Social Welfare and the Larkin Company

Known for its tenets of purpose, effort, achievement, and blending the gospel of work and life, the Larkin Company created many progressive initiatives for its employees.

Instructor: Shane E. Stephenson, director of museum collections, Buffalo Naval Park

*This is a recording of the live streaming session that took place on November 23, 2020. 

Putting Your Affairs in Order

Consider your important documents, how to keep track of your accounts, and what to share with trusted family and friends.

Instructor: Valerie Stanek, Esq., certified financial planner, attorney at law

*This is a recording from the live streaming session on November 20, 2020. 

Early History of Buffalo Music and Entertainment

Look back at the region’s rich entertainment history, including early theaters, vaudeville houses, amusement parks, big band nightclubs, and radio stations.

Instructor: Rick Falkowski, author, founder, Buffalo Music Hall of Fame

*This is a recording of the live streaming session that took place on November 19, 2020. 

Preventing Dehydration

We’ll discuss the importance of hydration and some tips and tricks to stay healthy.

Instructor: Jennifer Johnson, health promotion coordinator, BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York

*This is a recording of the live streaming session that took place on November 18, 2020. 

Click here for the class handout. 

Adventures in Writing a Memoir

The author will share the processes of writing and publishing, including her memoir “Wandering Close to Home: A Gay Son and His Feminist Mother’s Journey to Transform Themselves and Their Family.”

Instructors: Linda Drajem, retired English teacher and current memoirist; Christopher Drajem

*This is a recording of the live streaming session that took place on November 17, 2020. 

Click here for the class handout.