October 6, 2014
October 3, 2014
The Wanda Bartle/Barnes & Noble Book Awards
October 2, 2014
This award was established in 1996 to honor Wanda Bartle, the wife of Glenn G. Bartle, first president of the University. There are two separate awards: one for the spring ’15 semester and a second for the fall ’15 term; the University Women and Binghamton University Bookstore will award each recipient a semester’s worth of textbooks.
Recipients are selected by the University Women’s Club of Binghamton University. To qualify, an applicant must be a female undergraduate with a minimum 3.0 Binghamton University GPA (a transfer student’s GPA must include 12+ Binghamton credits) with proof of financial aid. The student must also be involved in community service and/or intend to enter a profession oriented toward helping others.
Interested students must apply to University Women by letter that must include a brief personal history, area of academic study, most recent Binghamton GPA, description of community service and professional career plans. Applicants must also attach the following materials with the letter:
a) Proof of financial aid
b) One letter of reference from a University faculty/staff member or community supervisor
c) Your résumé
Also include your local mailing address, phone number and e-mail address.
Submit all materials by Saturday, Dec. 6 to:
P.O. Box 6000
Binghamton, NY 13902
If you have questions, contact Beth Kilmarx
or Kelly Pueschel
Research Foundation vacancy
October 2, 2014
Pharmacy school video
September 26, 2014
Everything you need to know about the future Binghamton University School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Go online
to view video.
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September 24, 2014
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Participants wanted for Social Skill Assessment Study
September 24, 2014
The Institute for Child Development at Binghamton University is running a study to examine the consistency of social skill measurement so that it can be used with accuracy when measuring social skill intervention effects.
If your child is between the ages of 3 and 12, he/she is eligible to participate in this study. Children with and without autism qualify for participation. Children will participate by taking a social skill assessment in a naturalistic play scenario. The study also involves the child’s parent or guardian completing a few brief questionnaires that will be completed at the time of the child’s appointment.
For participating, all families will receive $15.
or call 607-777-7273 for more information and to set up your appointment today.
Center of Excellence door access Sept. 15 – Nov. 15
September 12, 2014
Due to work associated with construction of the Smart Energy R&D Building, the overhead door and door adjacent to it in the Center of Excellence will be unavailable from Monday, Sept. 15 through Saturday, Nov. 15. Signs will be posted to indicate this closure. Contact Lisa Sklener with any questions via e-mail
or at 759-8276.
Important health insurance dates
September 11, 2014
The Office of Human Resources announces the following employee benefit enrollment dates for 2015:
• Flexible Spending Account (FSA) open enrollment: Oct. 6-Nov. 7, 2014
• PEP (Productivity Enhancement Program) enrollment: Oct. 27-Nov. 28, 2014
• Health Insurance Pre-Tax/Post-Tax Status Change enrollment: Nov. 1-30, 2014
Health insurance Annual Option Transfer dates have not yet been announced. Additional information will follow as it becomes available.
Make responsible choices: A message from President Stenger to students
September 9, 2014
With the new school year just beginning, President Stenger has challenged students to make their college experience a healthy and beneficial time, encouraging them to get involved, meet new people and make good choices! See the video online
Clery Act report, policies on Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace and Domestic Violence in the Workplace
September 9, 2014
The Office of Human Resources has issued the annual memo regarding the Clery Act, as well as policies on a Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace and Domestic Violence in the Workplace, and other annual training reminders. The memo can be viewed online
Join LinkedIn group for international interests
September 3, 2014
The Binghamton University Globalistas (BUGS), a volunteer group of faculty, staff and students devoted to internationalization, created a LinkedIn group for students, alumni, faculty and staff to discuss international topics. The group, named B Global, is a place to talk about international travel, study, work and more. With more than 400 participants, B Global is also a great way to learn about globally oriented events on campus. To join, go online
Writers Sought for Ask a Scientist
August 21, 2014
The Binghamton University "Ask a Scientist" program is seeking contributors. In a partnership with the Press & Sun Bulletin, faculty and staff answer questions submitted by area school children. Answers, which run 250-450 words, are published in the newspaper and appear on the University’s Web site. Deadlines are flexible. For more information or to participate, contact John Brhel by e-mail
or at 777-2380. To see a recent column, visit the Media and Public Relations website
Application deadlines for the Dr. Nuala McGann Drescher Affirmative Action/Diversity Leave Program
August 6, 2014
Application deadlines for the Dr. Nuala McGann Drescher Affirmative Action/Diversity Leave Program are listed below:
Oct. 8, 2014 for leaves in the spring 2015 semester
March 4, 2015 for leaves in the fall 2015 semester
Oct. 7, 2015 for leaves in the spring 2016 semester
The program guidelines can be found online
Smoking policy revised to include tobacco use
June 30, 2014
Binghamton University has revised its Smoking Policy effective July 1, 2014, to a Tobacco Use and Smoking Policy. The policy will now prevent the use of tobacco (defined in the policy), smoking and electronic cigarettes in buildings, state vehicles and outdoors within 25 feet of flammable materials, air intakes, trash cans, entrances to buildings or operable windows, and on various loading docks. The new policy can be found online
Questions regarding the policy can be directed to JoAnn Navarro
, associate vice president for administrative services and interim CIO.
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