Grand Opening: Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center Golisano Center for Community Health

  • April 10, 2016
  • Author: Terri Swiatek

Thursday, June 9 marked the grand opening of the Golisano Center for Community Health at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center (NFMMC) in Niagara Falls, New York. The 26,000 sf facility offers integrated care to adults and children with special needs, including developmentally and intellectually disabled and other at-risk individuals. Aimed at preventing the local special needs population from “slipping through the cracks” of the healthcare system, the Center includes the following components in one cross-functional building intended to promote holistic health: Behavioral health/primary care clinic Health Home program of Niagara County Headquarters for local social services agency Rivershore, Inc. Child Advocacy Center of Niagara, which provides space for multiple community agencies to…

Luke Johnson Honored with the AIA Buffalo/WNY Community Service Award

  • November 13, 2015
  • Author: Danielle Forsyth

Luke Johnson, Assoc. AIA, received the 2015 AIA Buffalo/Western New York Community Service Award for outstanding volunteer service on behalf of architecture and the built environment. Luke has made a priority in his architectural career to promote and enhance the profession through community outreach. He has an incredibly active voice in Buffalo’s design and non-profit communities. Luke currently holds a board position at the Buffalo Architecture Foundation (BAF) and co-chairs the Architecture+Education (Arch+Ed) program run through BAF. Arch+Ed was founded to increase awareness of the importance of design and use architecture as a lens for multidisciplinary and active learning. The program’s success lies in the collaboration between Buffalo Public School teachers, University…

Buffalo Business First Features CannonDesign’s Expanded Services for Healthcare

  • November 12, 2015
  • Author: Terri Swiatek

A new story from Buffalo Business First highlights the steps CannonDesign has taken to diversify and strengthen its health expertise and grow new service offerings for health organizations. The piece focuses on CannonDesign’s Health Executive Education Series, the program the firm implemented to educate key leaders and others across the firm on the impact of the Affordable Key Act and other shifting realities in the business of healthcare, and looks at how this expanded understanding is helping clients in the region including Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center and Erie County Medical Center. CannonDesign’s Elisabeth Perreault offers strong commentary in the article that features numerous key excerpts including: Perreault on the Idea Behind the…

Fast Company Features CannonDesign Ideas to Help Universities

  • October 7, 2015
  • Author: Stephen Blair

Colleges and universities need to find new ways to recruit, retain and graduate STEM students – and design thinking can help. That’s the driving message in Stephen Blair’s new piece for Fast Company, “3 New Ideas to Help Universities Attract and Empower STEM Students,” which identities getting out of the basement, embracing startup culture and infusing cutting-edge technology as key opportunities.f

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