Commit to be active this summer — we can help
May 10, 2016
Summer at the Rec Center is the perfect time to re-up your commitment to an active lifestyle. Take advantage of our state-of-the-art fitness center and our variety of group fitness classes offered before work, at lunch and right after work. Current students, faculty and staff can purchase a fitness membership online
or at the at the Rec Center East Gym front desk, for unlimited access.
If you know college students home for the summer, share this deal with them because they too, can purchase a summer membership at the Rec Center! They must be currently matriculated at another college or university and present a valid ID card from their institution at the time of purchase.
Go online to see rates
for a single summer session or the full summer. Early bird discounts are in effect through Friday, July 15.
Pair your fitness membership with our weekly free activities and classes to Find your Fit
! This summer we'll bring you aqua jogging, TRX circuit training, laughing yoga, a mindful hike and so much more. Our Find your Fit classes
are open to all current students, faculty and staff. Faculty and staff must register through the University Center for Training and Development
while students should send an e-mail to Campus Rec
For more information, visit our website or contact us at 607-777-PLAY or via e-mail. Then follow us on Facebook and Instagram
for photos, updates, and health and wellness tips.
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Training - register by June 6
May 10, 2016
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (LSSBB) training provided by the Systems Science and Industrial Engineering (SSIE) Department at the Thomas J. Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science is being re-offered via online learning starting Monday, June 13. This training is designed for students or industry professionals seeking to lead projects and expands upon the Green Belt training. This certificate program is open to all current Binghamton University students as well as alumni, non-Binghamton University students and members of industry, non-profit and government agencies and is designed for all those interested in understanding and applying Lean Six Sigma concepts to the workplace. Save money! Register online by Monday, June 6
Béla Fleck and the Flecktones returning to Binghamton
May 10, 2016
Béla Fleck and the Flecktones are reuniting after five years for a limited two-week tour that includes a performance at 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 7, at the Anderson Center for the Performing Arts. Featuring the originals including Béla Fleck, Victor Wooten, Roy “Futureman” Wooten and Howard Levy, this Grammy Award-winning group brings an eclectic mix of jazz, fusion, bluegrass, classical and world music to the stage with a sound that is uniquely their own.
Tickets are $45, inside reserved; $23, lawn seating; and $15 lawn seats only for Binghamton University students. Tickets go on sale at noon today, Monday, Feb. 29. Call 607-777-ARTS or go online
May 9, 2016
Work affecting Murray Hill Road rescheduled to May 9-13
May 3, 2016
Due to rain forecast this week, work affecting Murray Hill Road has been rescheduled to take place May 9-13.
Murray Hill Road in the area of ITC will be restricted to one lane from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, May 9 through Friday May 13. Flag persons will be on site to assist in directing traffic. The restrictions are related to work for the Smart Energy Research and Development Facility. Contact project coordinator Lisa Sklener with any questions via e-mail
or at 607-759-8276.
Communications and Marketing launches new department website
May 3, 2016
University Communications and Marketing launched a redesigned, reorganized department website April 26. The updated site is based on the University's newest, mobile-first templates. Among the material users will find are University branding/visual identity guidelines and University editorial style guidelines, as well as information on web content management system (OmniUpdate) training and assistance, how to partner with department staff to achieve strategic communications goals and how to request a project. In addition, there is a comprehensive Web Toolkit with best practices and instructions for enhancing webpages within OmniUpdate, and a Brand Toolkit with downloads for logos and templates for brochures, presentations, posters and more. View the new site
Research Foundation vacancies
May 3, 2016
May 3, 2016
Nominate someone for Bearcat Recognition
May 2, 2016
“Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.” – Brian Tracy
Every day, we work together as a team to serve our students and perform countless acts that make this University thrive. Our busy schedules often leave little time to sit back and reflect on the work we appreciate from our colleagues. Every day, there are things to be grateful for in one another.
If you would like to recognize a coworker for his or her hard work, friendliness, contributions, etc., complete the online form
to nominate a coworker for Bearcat Recognition. Simply fill out the form and Baxter will deliver a Certificate of Recognition and letter from Vice President Brian Rose, thanking the individual for her/his contributions to the Binghamton University community.
At the end of each semester, all nominees will be listed on our website
Water main break may affect traffic by Physical Facilities
April 18, 2016
There is a water main break between the Physical Facilities Building and Central Heating Plant. Minimize traffic in this area. When the contractor arrives for repairs, the roadway may be barricaded off entirely so drivers are asked to use the entrance between Physical Facilities and the Warehouse to access the compound until further notice.
Reminder: State travel to North Carolina prohibited until further notice regardless of fund source
April 7, 2016
Be advised that Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s recently issued Executive Order banning non-essential travel to North Carolina is still in effect. Any state travel to North Carolina, regardless of the funding source, will be banned unless necessary for the enforcement of New York state law, to meet prior contractual obligations or for the protection of public health, welfare and safety. If you have questions, contact the Travel Office at 607-777-4660 or 607-777-2039. You may view a copy of the Executive Order online
President Harvey Stenger’s Road Map Quarterly Report
April 5, 2016
Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger has released his Road Map Quarterly Report
for the months of January through March 2016. Learn about Binghamton University’s activities and initiatives in his report and those of the vice presidents for academic affairs, advancement, operations, student affairs, research and the director of athletics.
Founding director of LGBTQ Center begins duties today
April 4, 2016
Chief Diversity Office Valerie Hampton announces the appointment of Kelly Clark as founding director of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Center.
Clark has extensive experience as community safety program director and intergenerational programs director of the Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley in Rochester, N.Y. She has also worked in alumni programs at the University of Rochester, as director of multicultural affairs at SUNY Geneseo, and as special assistant to the president for multicultural programs and affirmative action as well as Educational Opportunity Program counselor at SUNY New Paltz.
In her role, Clark will advance the diversity mission of the University by seeking to create an environment that is inclusive and supportive of sexual orientation and gender identity or expression.
“It really is the perfect time to build the center,” said Clark. “Unlike many other centers, President Stenger, Valerie Hampton and others who crafted the plan purposefully placed the center in the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. This will give me the opportunity to work broadly across the entire University, supporting students, faculty and staff as well as gaining support from alumni.”
Clark earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology and master’s degree in human development and counseling from the University of Rochester, and her EdD in executive leadership from St. John Fisher College.
She begins her duties at Binghamton today, Monday, April 4.
Save the date for Jean Fairbairn retirement celebration
March 18, 2016
After 39 years at Binghamton University, Director of Services for Students with Disabilities Jean Fairbairn has announced her “graduation” to the next phase of her life. We will celebrate her longstanding service to the University from 2-4 p.m. Wednesday, July 13. Mark your calendars and save the date, as it will be an awesome celebration! If you are interested in contributing to Jean’s gift, give your donation to Dianne Gray in the SSD office, UU-119. For more information, contact Gray via e-mail
or at 607-777-2686.
Summer hours and holidays memo posted - link repaired
March 11, 2016
The Office of Human Resources has issued the Summer Hours and Holidays Memo for 2016. The memo can be found online
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