President’s Quarterly Report released| April 8, 2013
Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger has released his quarterly report for the months of January through March 2013. Learn about Binghamton University’s activities and initiatives in his report and those of the vice presidents for academic affairs, administration, external affairs, student affairs, research and the director of athletics. The complete report can be found online
Interpersonal Violence Prevention assistance available| April 8, 2013
Interpersonal Violence Prevention Coordinator Jessica Krohn reminds campus that the IVP program exists to provide victim-centered information, referrals and advocacy to students, living on and off campus, who have questions about or have been a victim of interpersonal violence. Interpersonal violence includes harassment (in person and online), stalking, bullying, relationship and/or dating violence, sexual coercion, assault and rape. Krohn can answer questions, provide referrals for University and community resources and serve as an advocate for students who have experienced interpersonal violence.
Professional vacancy for Events Center| April 5, 2013
Faculty and staff: Were you a member of a fraternity or sorority?| April 5, 2013
As the fraternity and sorority system on campus seeks to improve and grow, the Greek Life Review Team is looking for partners who can talk about their own experiences as a member of a fraternity or sorority -- and use them to mentor students.
Professional vacancy for Confucius Institute| April 4, 2013
Summer faculty appointments on the Research Foundation payroll| April 4, 2013
Faculty who have funding to receive summer salary from their sponsored project administered through the Research Foundation need to contact Tom Popielarski in the RF HR/Payroll Office to insure all forms are completed.
2013 SUNY Critical Issues in Higher Education Conference| April 4, 2013
Registration is open for the 2013 SUNY Critical Issues in Higher Education Conference, Oct. 29-30, in New York City. This year’s conference is titled “Building a Smarter University: Big Data, Innovation and Ingenuity.” The conference will examine how the big data movement could help build smarter universities – improving the student learning experience, enhancing the research enterprise, supporting effective community outreach, strengthening the education pipeline and advancing the university infrastructure. To learn more about the conference and to register, visit the SUNY website
TIAA-CREF counseling sessions| April 4, 2013
Individual counseling sessions with a TIAA-CREF representative have been scheduled for May 7, 8, and 15, and June 5, 6, and 11. Space is limited, so call to schedule an appointment as soon as possible. Call 800-732-8353 or 866-843-5640.
Summer 2013 Orientation dates| April 3, 2013
New Student Programs announces the Summer 2013 Orientation dates for new incoming students. Students and family members will register for an Orientation date from the list below online
, beginning May 6 (the link to the online registration system will not be available until May 6).
June 24 (Harpur, Watson, CCPA, Decker)
June 26 (Harpur, SOM, Watson)
Orientation Summer 2013 dates
June 28 (Harpur, SOM, CCPA, Decker)
July 8-9 (Harpur, SSS)
July 11-12 (Professional)
July 15-16 (Harpur, BAP)
July 18-19 (Harpur)
July 22-23 (Harpur, BAP)
July 25-26 (Harpur)
July 29-30 (Professional)
Teaching research sessions May 21-22| April 3, 2013
How do you know your instructional efforts are worthwhile? Teaching in any discipline can be considered an experiment. With a bit of thought and planning, you can discover what is best for student learning, how to replicate the successes of others in your field, even publish practical discoveries from your own teaching. The 15th spring conference of the Institute for Student-Centered Learning will explore how teaching can be informed by research and how to integrate your own scholarship into your courses. Join us from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, and from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, May 22.
Pre-registration for fall 2013| April 2, 2013
Graduate student registration begins at 9 a.m. Friday, April 5 at 9 a.m. Undergraduate student registration begins at 9 a.m. Monday, April 8. Students have received communication directing them to check their registration start time (or time tickets) on BU BRAIN. Registration start time is based on the number of earned credit hours (in-progress courses are not included). Pre-registration closes on the last day of spring 2013 classes or 11:59 p.m. Friday, May 10.
Student Opinion of Teaching (SOOT) requests for spring 2013| April 2, 2013
The online Student Opinion of Teaching Survey period is April 19 to May 10. Read the memo and get information on SOOT requests for spring 2013 online
Two new research grants announced| April 2, 2013
SUNY and the Research Foundation announce two grant programs:
1. SUNY/RF Research Collaboration Fund: This program is designed to encourage new and existing inter-SUNY collaborations in areas that can be developed into long term partnerships with sustained growth. The program will consider inter-disciplinary, multi-investigator, multi-campus proposals for research projects or pilot studies needed to generate preliminary data to qualify for future funding for larger-scale proposals. Projects can be proposed as either one or two year projects at a maximum of $50,000 per year. Deadline for applications is May 15, 2013. Complete details can be found online
2. SUNY Faculty Research Travel Grant Program: This program grants travel funds of up to $1,000 for faculty to meet with program officers at federal funding agencies. Applications must be submitted at least one month prior to the meeting and include an estimate of travel expenses. Complete details can be found online
if interested in applying to either of these programs.
Writers sought for ‘Ask a Scientist’| March 27, 2013
The Binghamton University "Ask a Scientist" program is seeking contributors. In a partnership with the Press & Sun Bulletin, faculty, staff and graduate students answer questions submitted by area school children. Answers, which run 250-500 words, are published in the newspaper and appear on the University’s Web site. Deadlines are flexible.
CCE faculty/staff listserv and newsletter| March 22, 2013
Stay up to date on the latest community engagement-related grants, conferences, workshops and publication opportunities via the CCE's new Faculty/Staff Community Engagement Newsletter. To receive the newsletter, register for the CCE's faculty/staff listserv
or e-mail CCE with your request to be added. Newsletters are distributed two to three times per semester and include information and resources to help you formulate or expand your community-based projects, research and course components.
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