Professional vacancy in Information Technology Services| November 12, 2013
2014 Summer Scholars and Artists Program| November 12, 2013
The Binghamton University Undergraduate Research Center offers the Summer Scholars and Artists Program to support undergraduates in special research, scholarship or creative activities during summer 2014. Each fellowship consists of a $3,000 student award and $1,000 to the faculty mentor. Deadline is Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. For more information, go online
Weather-related absences memo released| November 11, 2013
The Office of Human Resources has released a memo regarding weather-related absences. The memo can be viewed online
Student Chancellor’s Award and President’s Award nominations due in December| November 8, 2013
Nominations are sought for the Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence and the President’s Award for Undergraduate Student Excellence. The Chancellor’s Award honors graduate and undergraduate students graduating during the 2013-2014 academic year. The application deadline is Friday, Dec. 13.
The President’s Award recognizes juniors and seniors. The deadline to nominate a senior is Friday, Dec. 13. Nominations for juniors are due Friday, Feb. 21, 2014.
for more information. Contact Janice McDonald
at 607-777-4324 with questions.
Office of Media and Public Relations unveils new Experts List| November 7, 2013
The Office of Media and Public Relations has recently re-launched the University Experts List, a searchable database highlighting faculty and staff members who are experts in their respective fields. This allows the media and general public to get in contact with experts for interviews, speaking engagements, and general questions and advice.
The University Experts List can be found here
. If you would like to be added to the list, or know a faculty member who should be, go online
. Each submission will be reviewed before approval.
Any questions or concerns can be directed to the Media and Public Relations Office by calling 607-777-2174.
Student Association seeking volunteers for annual toy drive| November 7, 2013
The Student Association is gearing up for its annual toy drive, Operation SAnta, and we need your help! The SA works in conjunction with the Binghamton City School District to sponsor local families and students for the holidays. We are seeking offices, departments, organizations and student groups to come together and support our drive through the act of gift giving.
If you are interested in participating in this year's holiday drive or you would like to learn more about what we do, go online
to read our letter and fill out our registration form! Or stop by the Student Association office (UUW-203, behind M&T Bank) and speak to a receptionist.
Contact Chief Elf Francesca Lucia
for more information!
Nominations sought for University Award for Excellence in International Education| November 7, 2013
Nominations are being sought for the University Award for Excellence in International Education. Completed dossiers are due in the Office of the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost by Friday, Feb.14, 2014. E-mail the complete nomination dossier to Cheryl Nestlerode
for information regarding the award.
SEFA supports the Southern Tier region| November 6, 2013
The State Employees Federated Appeal is at the halfway mark, as noted in President Harvey Stenger’s reminder letter found online
. SEFA supports charities that are providing services today to people in your neighborhood – people you know. Binghamton University employees who wish to donate can do so through the SEFA Campaign. A searchable list of SEFA charities is posted on the SEFA website
. Your contribution through SEFA can be critical in providing the kind of long-term support that is truly needed. For more information on how to donate, contact Martha Gahring
or Cornelia Mead
. Send donations and payroll deduction forms to Cornelia Mead, Student Affairs, AD-420.
Secure bicycles to approved bicycle racks| November 6, 2013
Students, faculty and staff are reminded to secure bicycles to approved bicycle racks. Bicycles secured to other objects, such as walkway handrails and building entrance/exit architecture, may impede pedestrian traffic, emergency exits, and snow removal or maintenance operations. These bicycles are subject to removal by the University. If you have any questions, contact Physical Facilities
and/or University Police
Barnes and Noble renovations underway| November 6, 2013
Renovations are taking place on the first and second floors of the Barnes and Noble bookstore in UUW. A display case is being built on the second floor, and new flooring will be installed in the cash register area on the first floor, along with other improvements. The store will remain open during the work, which is scheduled to be complete by January. Contact Jim Collins
at 607-777-3970 or Eric Booth
at 607-777-3414 with any questions.
Professional vacancy| November 5, 2013
Financial representatives available for one-on-one counseling sessions| November 5, 2013
Human Resources would like to remind you that financial representatives from TIAA-CREF, ING, MetLife and VALIC are on campus several times each month throughout the year and are available for one-on-one counseling sessions. All plans are Alternate Funding Vehicles for those employees represented by UUP or MC and who participate in the Optional Retirement Plan and are also available for supplemental retirement accounts for all New York State employees. Appointments are required.
To schedule an appointment:
TIAA-CREF – Call 866-843-5640
ING – Call 315-446-0100 or send an e-mail
METLIFE – Call 607-798-1624 Ext. 3009 or send an e-mail
VALIC – Call 908-470-4359 or send an e-mail
Binghamton Weekly Wellness Update #11| November 5, 2013
Episode #11 of the Binghamton Weekly Wellness Update is live! BWWU is the number one source for health and wellness news and events here at Binghamton University. Share the video with students, staff, faculty and your social media outlets.
If you have any questions, comments or concerns, e-mail REACH
Save the date: Day at the Oakdale Mall| November 4, 2013
Binghamton University will hold its fourth-annual community outreach event at the Oakdale Mall early next year. Faculty, staff and students will have an opportunity to showcase their work through hands-on demonstrations, crafts and performances from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 22, 2014, in the Center Court. If your department, program or club would like to participate, contact Darcy Fauci
Nominations sought for Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence| October 18, 2013
Nominations are being sought for the Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence in Professional and Classified Service. The deadline for nominations is Friday, Dec. 13, with completed dossiers (electronic submissions preferred) due to the Office of the Vice President for Administration, attention Tracey Debnar, by Friday, Dec. 20. Go online
for information regarding both awards.
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