BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — D’Youville College will soon be known as D’Youville University.

D’Youville will celebrate its newly granted university status at a ceremony Thursday afternoon.

A press conference where more details will be revealed kicks off at 12:40 p.m.

Leaders with D’Youville and the state will be on hand as speakers at the ceremony.

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