The Binghamton Buzz - Episode 6 – Co-Rec Craze| November 15, 2013
In this episode of the Binghamton Buzz, we caught the co-rec craze. Co-Rec football is an annual Binghamton tradition that runs during the Fall semester. This game creates friendly competition within the communities and does a great job uniting the University communities as a whole!
Watch it online
Honor a veteran this holiday season| November 15, 2013
CSEA Local 648 is sponsoring a holiday drive for the New York State Veterans Home in Oxford, N.Y.
We will collect items for the veterans that reside at the Veterans Home. The following is a list of suggested items that they would like:
- electric shavers (Norelco preferred)
- large or XL cardigan sweaters with buttons
- movie DVDs
- music CDs or DVDs
- baseball caps
- pillow pets
- stuffed animals
All items should be new or in pristine condition and can be dropped off at the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies office, LN-1129, or at the Union Office, LN-G256, by Wednesday, Dec. 18.
If you have questions, call Barb Knighton at 621-6079 or 777-2730.
Snow Lots in effect| November 15, 2013
Parking Services reminds the campus community that Snow Lots are in effect through Sunday, March 30. Parking is allowed overnight in the following lots: E1, H, I, M1, N, O1, O2, R, S1, S2, S3, T1, X, Y1, Y3, Y4, Y5, ZZ north, ZZ south and the parking garage. For a complete list of parking lot designations, go online
Christmas/New Year’s holiday memo online| November 14, 2013
The Office of Human Resources has released the annual memo regarding the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, as well as the days in between. The memo can be viewed online
. The form to request leave without pay that is referenced in the memo can be found here
Professional vacancy in Department of Chemistry| November 13, 2013
Professional vacancy in Division of Student Affairs| November 12, 2013
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
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