Campus buildings are seen from a distance after the first snowfall of the academic year on Nov. 13.
Photo by Jonathan Cohen
Flexible Spending Account (FSA) deadline reminder| December 10, 2013
Your 2013 FSA contributions must be exhausted by Dec. 31, 2013 to avoid forfeiture of remaining funds. Your receipts for expenses incurred during the 2013 calendar year may be submitted for reimbursement until March 31, 2014.
For a list of expenses eligible for reimbursement and claim submission information, go online.
Bronstein will discuss “How can the College of Community and Public Affairs build on its commitment to community engagement, social justice, diversity, and academic and scholarly excellence to provide leadership in helping Binghamton University increase research, strengthen graduate education, and build relationships with the community?” Her presentation will be followed by a 30-minute informal chat where faculty, staff and students will have the opportunity to meet and mingle informally with her.
Bronstein’s vitae may be found online.
We hope that you will attend these sessions as campus participation and feedback are critical to selecting the right candidate for Binghamton University. Use the evaluation form found online to provide feedback to the search committee. Evaluations are due by noon Thursday, Dec. 12.
Men’s basketball to hold “Pack The House Day” Dec. 28| December 10, 2013
Coupons are available now at all Binghamton area Weis Markets. The first 2,000 coupons redeemed at the Events Center box office will receive free tickets compliments of Weis.
“Pack the House” Night was also held in conjunction with the Binghamton men’s and women’s opening night basketball doubleheader on Nov. 8. A season-high crowd of 4,318 came out to the Events Center for those games.
NOTE: Coupons can be redeemed weekdays at the Events Center box office from noon-4:30 p.m. or online.
Women’s basketball game Wednesday| December 10, 2013
Materials Science and Engineering/TAE Energy colloquium| December 10, 2013
CANCELED: PowerPoint Presentations: Dos & Don’ts| December 10, 2013
Toys for Tots barrels located across campus| December 10, 2013
Janet Brown, librarian emerita, dies at 93| December 9, 2013
After her retirement in 1987, she continued to audit classes on campus. Brown is survived by a sister and brother-in-law, one nephew and three nieces, as well as by many residents of Endicott. Funeral arrangements are private.
Vice President for Advancement search launched| December 9, 2013
• James Van Voorst, vice president for administration - co-chair
• Paul Turovsky '73, president, Binghamton University Foundation Board - co-chair
• Josephine Allen, professor of social work
• Karen Bromley, distinguished teaching professor of education
• Howard Brown, professor and chair of history
• Gary James, professor of anthropology
• Jonathan Krasno, professor of political science
• Patrick Madden, associate professor of computer science
• Sandra Michael, distinguished service professor of biological sciences
• Natalija Mijatovic, associate professor and chair of art
• Carolyn Mancini, Binghamton University Foundation Board member
• Mark Zurack, Binghamton University Foundation Board member
• Heidi Goldstein, Alumni Association Board vice president
• Raymond Russolillo, Alumni Association Board president
• Laurie Norell, major gifts officer, School of Management
Confidential inquiries, nominations, referrals and resumes with cover letters should be directed to Storbeck/Pimlentel. The complete position profile is available online. Click on VP for Advancement Position Profile.
UUP Executive Board meeting Dec. 11| December 9, 2013
New Fall Commencement procedure for faculty| December 9, 2013
Enjoy two holiday concerts Dec. 12| December 9, 2013
The Mid-Day concert will feature Binghamton University faculty and student performers showcasing a variety of holiday music classics. This concert is free and open to the public. A reception will follow.
The Harpur Chorale, directed by Peter Browne featuring organist Daniel Rosenau, and the Women’s Chorus, directed by Associate Professor Bruce Borton and graduate student Thom Baker, featuring Georgetta Maiolo, flute, and Emily Goetz, marimba, will perform a holiday choral concert that evening. Their program will include “O Magnum Mysterium” by Ned Rorem, “African Noel” by Andre Thomas, “Hanukkah Blessings” by Ron Jeffers, “Winter Cantata” by Vincent Persichetti, “Le sommeil de l’enfant Jesus” a traditional French carol arranged by Ron Jeffers, “Epiphany Alleluias” by John Weaver and much more! This concert is free (but a good-will offering will be received at the door) and open to the public.
Both concerts are sponsored by the Binghamton University Music Department. For more information, call 607-777-2592, visit the Music Department website or become a fan on Facebook.