All members of the New York State Police at Binghamton University, including chiefs, lieutenants, investigators, officers, security services assistants and dispatchers recently completed a training program titled Cultural Competency conducted by Nicole Sirju-Johnson, director of the Multicultural Resource Center. Diversity, inclusion and cultural competency were included in the training.
January 4, 2014
December 6, 2013
Steve Seepersaud, communications manager for the Office of Alumni Relations and School of Management, was named to the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District II Opportunity & Inclusion Committee. CASE is committed to the diversification of the educational advancement profession.
November 19, 2013
The following Binghamton University personnel taught Lyceum courses recently:
* Bruce Lercher, professor emeritus, mathematics - “More Numbers: Imaginary, Complex, Transcendental” - Sept. 23, 30
* Alice Mitchell, Bartle professor emerita, music - “The Symphony” - Sept. 23, 30, Oct. 7
* Dara Silberstein, executive director, women, gender, sexuality studies; Moulay-Ali Bouanani, lecturer, Africana studies; Seokyung Han, Philosophy, Interpretation and Culture Program - “Feminism, Gender and Nation” - Sept. 24, Oct. 1, 8, 15
* David Clark, associate professor, political science - “NATO: Crisis—What Crisis?” - Oct. 2
* Barry E. Jones, associate professor, economics - “The Future of the Euro” - Oct. 16
* Richard Boswell, professor emeritus, Romance languages - “So You’re Going to Paris” - Sept. 26, Oct. 3
* Elliot Kamlett, lecturer, accounting - “Good Guys or Bad Guys” - Sept. 26, Oct. 3
* Albert Hamme, professor emeritus, music - “Music in Two Parts: Jazz and Big Band” - Oct. 9
* Jonathan Cohen, photographer; Diane Butler, director, art museum - “Photography: Technique and Art” - Oct. 10, 17
October 22, 2013
The Campus Recreation 2013 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Team placed 8th out of 275 teams for the Oct. 19 walk at Rec Park in Binghamton. Over 40 members participated on the team, raising a grand total of $2,329, almost $1,000 more than last year!
October 22, 2013
Martin Bidney, professor emeritus of English and comparative literature, has published Poems of Wine and Tavern Romance: A Dialogue with the Persian Poet Hafiz (Albany: State University of New York Press, 2013) pp. xxxi + 197. It features 103 poems by the 14th-century Sufi monk, translated by Bidney from the 1814 German version of Joseph von Hammer which inspired Goethe to reply with his 1819 West-East Divan (translated by Bidney in 2010). It also includes 103 “reply” lyrics by Bidney.
October 1, 2013
Tiffany Baugh-Helton, a graduate student in the History Department, was awarded first place by The Michigan Historical Review for its 2013 student essay competition for her essay, “A Woman’s Place Is in Her Union: The UAW’s 1944 National Women’s Conference and Women’s Labor Activism.” Her winning essay will be published in the spring 2013 issue of the MHR, and earned her a $1,000 prize.