Tag Day 2014
Caitlyn Carlson, director of the Binghamton Fund, adds tags to works of art in the University Art Museum for Binghamton University's first Tag Day. The day was designed to engage and educate students, faculty and staff about the importance of giving back.
Photo by Jonathan Cohen
Student Affairs makes several staff changes| February 25, 2014
Elizabeth Carter has been promoted to assistant vice president for student development. She will continue to oversee a wide variety of student support service areas, with direct oversight of the International Student and Scholar Services Office, the Career Development Center, the Center for Civic Engagement and Services for Students with Disabilities. Carter will also continue to serve as the Interim Director of Career Services until June 2014.
Marty Wygmans is now serving as the executive director of student services, reporting directly to Carter. In her new role, she will supervise New Student Programs, Transfer Student Services, Discovery and Leadership Programs in addition to continuing to oversee various TRIO programs.
David Husch has moved from his position as director of Off-Campus Programs within the Dean of Students Office to assume a new role within Auxiliary Services as University director of transportation. In his former capacity, he served as the administrative liaison to OCCT. He will continue with responsibility for that relationship, while adding responsibility for the University’s contract with Broome County Transit and the Hertz 24/7 Program. Husch will also chair a revitalized University Transportation Committee.
Milton Chester has assumed new duties within the Dean of Students Office and will now serve as the assistant dean for Off Campus Programs, focusing on developing stronger partnerships and mutually beneficial relationships with surrounding communities to promote more community-student dialogue and involvement. Chester will represent the University on various community boards and be at the forefront of town-gown matters that impact students.
Pam Misener has joined the Division of Student Affairs as community schools coordinator. She holds a master's of education with a specialization in social justice education, and comes to Binghamton from an administrative position at Dartmouth College.
For more information on the changes, go online.
For more information, go online. Contact Don Loewen at 777-2142 or via e-mail with questions.
Call for abstracts: Student Research Poster Session at Innovation Day| February 25, 2014
This is a call for abstracts for the Student Research Poster Session. This session will include posters from across campus to be displayed during the student poster session. Posters should illustrate results from research on Big Data and analytics, and enabling technologies from disciplines such as engineering, management, biological sciences, chemistry, physics, finance and marketing.
Deadline for submission of poster abstracts is March 21, 2014.
For more information, contact Brenda Gates.
Writing by Degrees 2014| February 25, 2014
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Volunteer automobile survey for student research| February 25, 2014
Entire campus has access to research on information technology| February 24, 2014
Gartner, a worldwide company and the oldest to focus on the IT industry, provides fact-based research and consulting services to help their clients use and manage IT for optimum performance.
For information on how Gartner research can help faculty, students and staff, read about it in Inside. To access Gartner research, go online.
We’ve made it to the Shorty Award finals!| February 24, 2014
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Vehicles now prohibited between Union and Engineering Building| February 21, 2014
SPIR soliciting project proposals for academic year 2014-15| February 21, 2014
SPIR at Binghamton University is currently soliciting proposals for the academic year 2014-15 period of performance. The submission deadline is 5 p.m. Friday, April 11, 2014.
For more information, go online.
Entrepreneurship Across the Curriculum deadline extended to March 15| February 21, 2014
Watson School to offer continuing education for professional engineers| February 20, 2014
Professional vacancy| February 20, 2014
Feedback wanted for May 31 planned campus electrical shutdown| February 20, 2014
• Anderson Center
• Bearcats Sports Complex
• Center of Excellence
• East Campus Housing, including C4
• Engineering and Science
• Events Center
• Fine Arts music wing
• Physical Facilities
• Science 5
• University Downtown Center
• West Gym
Physical Facilities would like to know if there are temporary power needs in affected buildings beyond what is typically provided by emergency generators (see below*), or event schedule conflicts on the planned May 31 date.
*During planned shutdowns, emergency generators will provide power for fire alarms, emergency lighting and equipment tied to red outlets (used in most buildings to denote outlets connected to emergency power). Check with your Building Administrator if you have questions about what equipment is tied to emergency power.
Contact Tom Seidel with any questions or feedback via e-mail, or call 777-4468.
Nominations sought for Council/Foundation Award| February 19, 2014
Nominations should be submitted using the nomination form online, and should include the name of the nominee; a current resume, curriculum vitae or job description; a letter of nomination (up to two typed pages); and a minimum of three and maximum of seven letters of support. All nominations will remain confidential, and are due by Friday, March 28 electronically, in PDF format, to Laura O’Neil. For additional information or questions, contact O’Neil at 777-4895.
Help Interpersonal Violence Prevention Team plan campus-wide event| February 19, 2014