Paul Goldstaub, professor of music, has been awarded the ASCAPLUS Award for composition (concert music division) by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP). The awards are conferred by a panel of prominent composers and critics assembled by ASCAP and are based on “the unique prestige value of each writer’s catalog of original compositions.”
October 19, 2010
October 19, 2010
Tony Villecco, former assistant to the chair for Africana Studies, was invited to perform the National Anthem for former President Clinton last week. President Clinton was in Binghamton on behalf of U.S. Rep. Maurice Hinchey. Villecco retired from the University in August.
October 12, 2010
Elizabeth Brown, scholarly communications and library grants officer, gave four presentations on the new developments in scholarly publishing, library services for grants administration and planning, and a summary of SUNY library digital initiatives earlier this year. The talks were “Promoting Scholarship with Services, Programs and Publishing: the Evolution of Scholarly Communications at Binghamton University” to the ACRL Western New York/Ontario spring 2010 meeting in May; “Open Science and Libraries” at the OpenSciNY Conference at New York University in May; an overview of “Grants Librarianship: Coordination and Planning in Your Library and Beyond” as part of a session on Grants Librarianship at the Special Libraries Association 2010 annual meeting in June; and “Digital Initiatives, Capitalizing on Experience Throughout SUNY,” presented as part of the Power of Tuesday Series of webinars for SUNY librarians in June.
October 5, 2010
Jean Quataert, professor of history and co-editor of the Journal of Women’s History, taught a Lyceum course on human rights on Sept. 22.
September 28, 2010
Lyle Feisel, Dean Emeritus of the Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science, will assume the role of interim executive director for the American Society of Engineering Educators on Nov. 1. The American Society for Engineering Education is committed to furthering education in engineering and engineering technology. This mission is accomplished by promoting excellence in instruction, research, public service and practice; exercising worldwide leadership; fostering the technological education of society; and providing quality products and services to members.
September 22, 2010
The programming initiatives of Brandy Smith, career counselor at the Career Development center, were highlighted in the August 2010 issue of Campus Career Counselor. Smith and the CDC created a “Why We’ll Hire Any Major” Employer Panel and Networking Reception that helped students learn from employers that their major will not necessarily define their future. More than 90 students and six employers took part in the March event.