The International Center for Studies in Creativity (ICSC) is a unique academic unit within SUNY Buffalo State. Since 1967, they have trained students, groups, teams and organizations to become more effective creative thinkers and problem solvers and to instill these skills in others. As the first school to offer a Master of Science degree in creativity, the ICSC has achieved an international reputation for scholarly research and teaching that focuses on developing creativity, leadership, decision-making and problem solving skills.

Habes is currently a graduate student at the International Center for Studies in Creativity at SUNY Buffalo State. Her mission is to spark the conversation about creativity in her region and to facilitate creative problem solving sessions within her community and beyond.