Manas Chatterji, professor of management, was an invited speaker at a meeting on “The Armed Forces: Towards a Post-Interventionist Era” held in Berlin, Germany in June. He spoke on “The Future of Military Intervention in the Framework of a Globalized World” at the meeting, which was sponsored by the German Department of Defense. In July, Chatterji was an invited speaker at an international meeting on Global Finance and Sustainability, held at Karlsruhe, Germany. The meeting was organized in cooperation with the United Nations Environmental Program, international banks and financial institutions. His presentation was titled “Business and Sustainability.”
Manas Chatterji| November 26, 2012
Graduate students shine at national vocal competition| November 26, 2012
Four Binghamton University graduate students studying voice in the Department of Music voice department participated in the National Association of Teachers of Singing Regional Vocal competition at Ithaca College Oct. 27. Emily Geller ‘14, Michael Celentano ‘14, Hana Ryu ‘14 and Robert Heepyoung Oh ‘13 all advanced to the final round. Oh placed first and Celentano placed third in their respective divisions.
Ellen Badger| November 19, 2012
Ellen Badger’s leadership to the profession was recognized with the “Lifetime Achievement Award” at the NAFSA: Association of International Educators Region X Conference in November in appreciation for all she has done to develop the professions serving international education through her service at the regional and national levels of NAFSA.
Stephen Gowe and Jeffrey Horowitz| November 19, 2012
Stephen Gowe and Jeffrey Horowitz are this year’s Professional Employees Council Distinguished Service Award winners and were recognized at the fall luncheon on Oct. 24. Gowe, assistant director of operations for Physical Facilities, has provided over 11 years of service to Binghamton University, participating in a wide variety of projects and job accountabilities; assisting in the planning, budgeting and management of numerous projects around campus; playing an integral role in the construction of the Memorial Courtyard and various other prominent landscaping projects. Gowe was a fundamental member of the 2006 and 2011 flood response teams. Horowitz, assistant director for Residential Life, has been with Binghamton University and Residential Services for over 17 years. Horowitz commits himself not only to the student residents that he oversees in the Dickinson Community, but also to the staff members he supervises. He is known for being a mentor, a leader, an educator and a community member who makes it a point to dedicate his time to helping others. Within the Residential Community, he helps oversee the National Residence Hall Honorary and during his personal time, he is actively involved in the Special Olympics and local soccer leagues around the community.
Manas Chatterji| November 19, 2012
Manas Chatterji, professor of management, was the keynote speaker for the International Meeting on the Economics of Peace and Security, held at American University in Cairo, Egypt in June. The title of his presentation was “Peace Economics and Peace Science - Theory, Methods and Cases.” He also made a refereed presentation titled “Applications of Management Science in Peace Marketing” at the 12th Tinbergen International Meeting on the Network of European Peace Scientists held at the German Institute of Peace and Security, Berlin, Germany in June. The paper was prepared in association with two PhD students in the School of Management.
Thomas A. O’Connor| November 10, 2012
Thomas O’Connor, distinguished professor of Spanish, was appointed this summer by to the Executive Committee of the SUNY Distinguished Academy. The academy’s first meeting was held in Albany on Oct. 22, to organize its by-laws and activities and involve the 444 system-wide distinguished professors in actively furthering the SUNY chancellor’s Six Big Ideas initiative for the system.