Coverage of President Obama’s Visit to UB

Here’s a partial look at some of the coverage of President Barack Obama’s historic visit to the University at Buffalo on Thursday, Aug. 22. The president kicked off a two-day, two-state tour at UB’s Alumni Arena to unveil reforms aimed at making college more affordable.

The Buffalo News: Obama Stresses Higher Education as ‘Pathway to Middle Class’

President Barack Obama told an energetic crowd inside the University at Buffalo’s Alumni Arena this morning that he chose to speak in Buffalo about his goals for higher education because the university is doing “great work.”

“I wanted to start here at the University at Buffalo,” Obama said, at the beginning of his remarks on the topic of higher education.

The Buffalo News: UB’s Most Famous Student Today

She’s America’s most famous college student today.

UB sophomore Silvana C. D’Ettorre had the honor of introducing President Barack H. Obama before his much anticipated speech on higher education at the University at Buffalo this morning before a crowd over over 7,000 people.

Video of President Obama’s full speech.

WGRZ-TV: UB Sophomore Introduces President

For more stories, notes and photos from the day’s event, stay tuned to the UB Admissions Facebook page

UPDATE: For a roundup of social media posts and pictures, check out this Storify of the president’s visit.

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