Hiroki Sayama, assistant professor of bioengineering and systems science and industrial engineering, was invited as a keynote speaker to the Fourth International Workshop on Guided Self-Organization (GSO 2011) in Hatfield, UK, in September. He gave a talk on “Guiding Designs of Self-Organizing Swarms: Interactive and Automated Approaches”.
Hiroki Sayama| October 25, 2011
Laura Bronstein| October 25, 2011
Laura Bronstein, associate professor and chair of social work, has been selected by the Social Work Leadership Institute from over 70 Hartford Partnership Program for Aging Education (HPPAE) programs nationwide as the 2011 Outstanding Dean/Director. The award recognizes outstanding leaders in social work aging education and service and is a recognition of the leadership, creativity and inspiration that Bronstein brings to these projects. The award will be presented to Bronstein on Friday, Oct. 28, in Atlanta, Ga.
Susan Deer Cloud| September 29, 2011
Susan Deer Cloud ’80, MA ’82, was awarded a New York Foundation for the Arts fellowship for 2011. Deer Cloud, a poet, was one of 105 people to win the award out of 3,692 applicants in five categories. The foundation is the nation’s largest provider of funding, information and services to individual artists. Deer Cloud, a former lecturer at Binghamton University, has two books forthcoming.
Career Development Center| September 27, 2011
The Career Development Center received a Certificate of Appreciation from the New York Regional Office of the Peace Corps for hosting a Peace Corps 50th Anniversary celebration, citing that Binghamton University’s commitment to service and global learning is truly admirable. Since 1966, more than 240 Binghamton alumni have served in 75 countries, the largest number in all of SUNY.
Jennifer Keegin| September 15, 2011
Jennifer Keegin, associate director for campus activities, is co-host of the College Union & Activities Discussion (CUAD) podcast sponsored by the National Association for Campus Activities (NACA) and the Association for College Unions International (ACUI). It is broadcast via BreakDrink.com every other week (Mondays at 1 p.m.). She also serves as the moderator for the weekly #cuad Twitter chat held Tuesdays at 3 p.m.
Heather Hubeny| September 15, 2011
Heather Hubeny, Employee Assistance Program coordinator, was awarded a full scholarship to attend the International Association of Employee Assistance Professionals in Education (IAEAPE) annual conference in Boulder, Colo., in October. This year’s conference, titiled “Continuing the Climb During Turbulent Times: Enhancing Our Ability to Serve Our Institutions,” will include workshops on workplace violence, suicide prevention, conflict resolution and veterans’ issues, among other timely topics of interest.