Michael H. Ranzenhofer's posts related to Education

Your Voice with Senator Ranzenhofer - May 1

Senator Ranzenhofer discusses funding restorations made to EPIC programs in the 2012 State budget, legislation to prohibit cyber-bullying and other issues from the State Capitol.

Ranzenhofer takes lead role in promoting better access to quality affordable healthcare

Legislation Changes New York State Law to Allow College and University Physical Therapy Faculty to Form Non-Profit Practices

Amherst, N.Y. - In a press conference on Monday, June 25 at Daemen College, Daemen officials, State Senator Michael Ranzenhofer, and New York Assemblyman Ray Walter announced a major change in New York State law that will improve access to quality affordable healthcare. The amendment to the law was initiated by Daemen, and received bipartisan support, carrying it through the State Legislature.


Ranzenhofer comments on bill to criminalize cyberbullying

Senator Ranzenhofer comments on his bill, S6614A, to criminalize the act of cyberbullying. The legislation passed the State Senate on June 20.

Monthly Column: 2012 Legislative Session makes investments in local colleges, students

By Michael H. Ranzenhofer

As I mentioned in my July column, the 2012 Legislative Session has New York continuing to move in a more positive direction.  Just as important though are the actions taken during this year’s session to move our higher education institutions in a more positive direction as well, particularly the University at Buffalo, Erie Community College and Daemen College.


LeRoy School Board Meeting

LeRoy, NY - The Le Roy Central School District offered Senator Michael Ranzenhofer their sincere thanks and appreciation for the support he provided the district this past year. The Senator worked with the district to secure some additional funding to help defray unanticipated costs incurred by the district as a result of significant environmental testing. Picture: (from left to right) Kim Cox, Superintendent of Schools; Donald Hobart, Le Roy School Board President; and Senator Ranzenhofer. 

Ranzenhofer honors Daemen President for role in promoting better access to quality healthcare


Amherst, NY - In a farewell ceremony to departing Daemen College President Dr. Edwin Clausen, New York State Senator Michael Ranzenhofer has presented Dr. Clausen with an official pen certificate commemorating a 2012 amendment to New York State law permitting college and university physical therapy faculty to form not-for-profit practices.

The new law was initiated by Daemen and received bipartisan support, carrying it through both houses of the State Legislature in a 164-0 vote as the 2012 Legislative session drew to a close.


Ranzenhofer visits Pavilion High School

Pavilion, N.Y. - Senator Ranzenhofer visits a classroom of students studying government at Pavilion High School. 

Ranzenhofer visits robotics team at Churchville-Chili H.S.

Churchville, N.Y. - A student member of the Greater Rochester Robotics team at Churchville-Chili high school provides an interactive demonstration to Senator Ranzenhofer.

Ranzenhofer secures $290,000 for Space Lab Planetarium

Ensures state-of-the-art facility continues to be a regional asset for students all across Western New York


Williamsville, N.Y. – State Senator Michael H. Ranzenhofer has secured a $290,000 grant for the Williamsville Education Foundation to upgrade and replace outdated equipment for the Space Lab Planetarium at Williamsville North High School.



Ranzenhofer visits Pavilion High School

Pavilion, NY- Senator Mike Ranzenhofer takes questions from seniors at Pavilion Central School District.