Free autism spectrum disorders screening clinic April 26| April 17, 2014
The Institute for Child Development will offer a free autism spectrum disorders (ASD) screening clinic to determine if children are exhibiting signs associated with ASD, so that families can seek more in-depth diagnostic evaluation. Children ages 1 to 5 and their families are eligible for the free screening at the ICD. Appointments start at 9 a.m. To schedule an appointment, call 855-910-4ASD, or visit The Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders website
and click on the link for the Free ASD Screening Clinic to use the online form.
Latin dancing and fun to support healthcare in Dominican Republic| April 17, 2014
Join the Decker School of Nursing and the Southern Tier Latinos Association for a night of Latin dancing and fun as they raise funds for the annual student trip to the Dominican Republic to provide healthcare and community services. All proceeds from this event will support the cost of medical supplies that will be used during the June 1-15 trip when Decker nursing students are providing care and education.
The Latin Music Dance Party will be held from 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Friday, April 18, at the DoubleTree by Hilton, 225 Water St., Binghamton. Visit the Facebook page for details
The mission of the Southern Tier Latinos Association is to assist individuals, organizations and businesses with opportunities to learn more about the Hispanic/Latino culture. Contact Jose Caceres for more information
Chinese language and Beijing Opera summer camp| April 17, 2014
The Confucius Institute will host a Chinese language/performing arts summer day-camp from July 28 through Aug. 15. “Sounds of China: STARTALK Learn Chinese through Beijing Opera Performance” will be held from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday, on campus. An application is required, but the program is free and open to students entering grades 6-12.
To register, go online
. The application deadline is Friday, May 9.
New my.binghamton.edu portal| April 16, 2014
Starting today, signing into BU BRAIN Self Service and other campus resources is easier than ever! The previous login page
has been redirected to my.binghamton.edu
. This portal allows you to authenticate once, providing access to your BU BRAIN Self Service, Blackboard, B-Engaged and TutorTrac accounts. Quick links with easy login access for B-Mail, QuikPAY, myHealth and other services are also available through the portal.
Try MyBinghamton now!
If you have any questions, contact the ITS Help Desk
Volunteers sought for Spring 2014 Commencement| April 16, 2014
The Office of Commencement invites all faculty, staff and students to support the Spring 2014 graduates by volunteering at Commencement. Your participation will ensure the atmosphere is enjoyable for our graduates and their guests, and that the event runs smoothly.
Refreshments will be provided and all volunteers receive a thank-you gift.
Go online to register
Cheer coach position available| April 16, 2014
The Athletics Department is looking for a part-time coach for the Bearcats cheer team. It is preferred that candidates have college-level experience (coaching or cheering). Candidates must possess first-aid, CPR and AACCA safety certifications. The season runs from September through March, with approximately 30 home games.
Interested candidates should forward their resume and letter of interest to Dave Simek
Working with Transgender Individuals and Their Families| April 16, 2014
The Lesbian and Gay Family Building Project is hosting a Provider Training Day event, "Working with Transgender Individuals and Their Families," from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, April 25, at the University Downtown Center. Designed for health and human service providers and educators, participants in this 6-hour training will gain skills, knowledge and understanding; find resources; and identify and demonstrate strategies for providing competent, compassionate and inclusive services to transgender-spectrum individuals and their families. Breakfast and lunch are included. Certificate of completion provided. Registration is required
- Student: $25
- Early registration (by April 18): $50
- Later registration (by April 21): $75
Participants wanted for Lyme disease survey| April 16, 2014
The Binghamton University Lyme Disease Research Project is studying Lyme disease risk in Broome County and on campus. This project is led by Ralph Garruto in the Department of Anthropology.
In order to participate you must:
- Be 18 years or older
- Live in Broome County and/or frequent the Binghamton University Campus
- Be willing to fill out a 20 minute self-administered survey online or in person
To participate, go online
or fill out a paper survey in S1-111A.
Participants who fill out the survey will be eligible to win a $50 Amazon gift card. Winners will be contacted Sunday, April 27. Survey participants who wish to enter the raffle must provide a Binghamton University e-mail address and/or a home address.
All surveys and information provided will be kept confidential. The Binghamton Lyme Disease Research Project thanks you for input and cooperation with this study.
This project has been reviewed and approved by the Binghamton University Human Subjects Research Committee. Contact Anne Casella, administrator, via e-mail
or at 607-777-3918 for additional information.
Research Foundation business system shutdown| April 15, 2014
The Research Foundation business system will be shut down the week of April 28 and will become available Monday, May 5. The shutdown is necessary to complete a major upgrade to the system and to put new Principal Investigator Reporting Tools into production. During the shutdown, no business transactions can be processed. Forward payroll, purchasing and accounts payable documents, and any requests to establish a new Research Foundation account, to Sponsored Funds as soon as possible. Further information will be available as the shutdown timeframe approaches.
Student Opinion of Teaching (SOOT) requests for Spring 2014| April 15, 2014
The online Student Opinion of Teaching Survey period is from April 18 to May 9. To read the memo and get information on SOOT requests for Spring 2014, go online
Anderson Center reception room/patio work update| April 15, 2014
The contractor has revised work plans regarding Anderson Center reception room/patio renovations. Patio construction will take place through May 15. The work to replace the walkway from lot D and the Parking Structure to the Anderson Center will take place later this year. The door adjacent to B-33 will also remain open. Contact project coordinator Ed Harrison
with any questions at 777-5889.
BingPing - Trails On Campus| April 14, 2014
Did you know that there are 11 miles of trails on campus? Get up, get moving and stay healthy with the Steps to B-Healthy walking program. Remember: choose well, be well. Learn more about BingPings and the Healthy Campus Initiative online
TIAA-CREF workshop: “A healthy retirement includes healthcare”| April 14, 2014
TIAA-CREF will offer a workshop called “A healthy retirement includes healthcare” from 10-11 a.m. Thursday, April 24, in UUW-324. Retirees, faculty and staff who want to learn more about budgeting for the costs of healthcare in retirement are welcome to attend, but need to register by calling 800-732-8353 or visiting the TIAA-CREF website
. Should any retiree require a parking pass for the event, stop at the Information Booth as you enter the University and provide the attendant with your name. For questions, contact Corinna Kruman at 777-5959 or send her an e-mail
Fundraiser to benefit Institute for Child Development| April 14, 2014
There will be a fundraising benefit to raise awareness of autism spectrum disorder from 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at TLC’s Pizzeria, 904 Front Street, Binghamton. Family friendly activities, entertainment and basket raffles will be set up throughout the day to promote community engagement and discussion about the impact of ASD on the lives of those affected and their families. All tips and 10 percent of all sales will be donated to the Institute for Child Development.
University Union Room 120 closed April 14-20| April 14, 2014
Room 120 of the University Union will be offline from Monday, April 14 through Sunday, April 20 for electrical maintenance work. Contact Monika Furch with any questions via e-mail
or call 777-7070.
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