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
Register for Eighth Annual John McKenna IV Memorial 5K| March 11, 2014
Held in honor of former Binghamton crew club rower John McKenna, who lost his life in Iraq in 2006, proceeds from the event are split between the Captain John McKenna IV Military Courtesy Room at Albany Airport and Binghamton Crew.
Visit the crew club’s website for course information, as well as online and printable registration forms.
Threat Assessment Training| March 11, 2014
The first session, from 9-11 a.m., will provide a general introduction to threat assessment teams and answers the question, “How and when should I use the University Student Threat Assessment Team?”
The second session, from 1:15-5 p.m., will cover a number of specifics and address what a threat assessment team is, including:
• sources, nature, and prevalence of workplace and campus violence and crime;
• dynamic and varied nature of violent behavior;
• guiding principles of campus threat assessment and management;
• identification of threatening, aberrant and concerning behavior;
• strategies for enhancing the organizational climate for effective systems of early identification, reporting and intervention;
• key components of effective campus threat assessment approaches;
• best practices for team composition, roles, leadership, policies and procedures;
• steps for investigating and evaluating threats and other concerning behavior, including information-gathering and information-sharing considerations;
• understanding relevant legal consideration, including FERPA, HIPAA and ADA;
• utilization of integrated case management strategies; and,
• strategies for tracking and documenting cases
To register for one or both of the sessions, go online.
University to hold “Party with a Purpose”| March 11, 2014
“Party with a Purpose” is a 100-percent student-run event established to raise awareness of the importance of civic engagement and to encourage professional and aspiring, local community leaders to be more active in their surrounding communities. An informative networking experience designed for professionals and aspiring community leaders alike, “Party with a Purpose” serves as a means to give back to the greater Binghamton area.
The concept was created by a small group of Binghamton University Masters of Public Administration graduates, and all funds raised from the event go to Binghamton University’s Philanthropy Incubator for donation to local nonprofit organizations. For more information on the Philanthropy Incubator, go online.
Hors d'oeuvres and pastries will be provided, along with music by Kreative Sound Entertainment. A raffle drawing for prizes will be held at 9 p.m. For more information, contact Leana Testani via e-mail, or call 727-2270.
Eight Annual Health Fair to be held March 25| March 11, 2014
The Health Fair remains free and open to the public, but has moved to the Recreation Center to provide an all-encompassing look at ways to incorporate personal health and wellness into your daily life. Take part in exercise and wellness demos, sample healthy foods and beverages, slow down with a free chair massage, or get informed with blood pressure and cholesterol testing.
More than 60 vendors will be on hand showcasing products. You will also have the chance to grab giveaways and enter drawings. For more information and a full schedule for the day, visit the B-Healthy website. Join us in the Binghamton Healthy Campus initiative by participating in this B-Healthy program. Choose well, be well!
Register for SUNY Conversations in the Disciplines| March 11, 2014
There is no registration fee for Binghamton University faculty and students. In addition, the Department of Physics, Applied Physics and Astronomy is sponsoring a Proposal Writing Workshop prior to the start of the CID. Go online for more information.
Student teams sought for Business Plan Competition| March 11, 2014
The Southern Tier Region semifinal competition of the 2014 New York Business Plan Competition (NYBPC) will be held on April 12 at the Innovative Technologies Complex.
Participating campuses include: Binghamton University, Cornell University, Ithaca College and SUNY Broome Community College.
To apply, go online.
Student teams that meet the eligibility requirements online are invited to submit applications for their idea or venture under one of the following six categories: Biotechnology/Healthcare, Energy/Sustainability, Information Technology/Software, Nanotechnology/Advanced Technology, Products/Services or Social Entrepreneurship/Non-Profit.
The two winning teams in each of the six categories will advance to the final round of the NYBPC at CNSE's Albany Nanotech Complex on April 25. They will compete head-to-head for over $800,000 in cash and in-kind prizes against regional semifinal winners from New York's nine other Regional Economic Development Council zones.
Summer student employment 2014| March 11, 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.
Women’s lacrosse game tonight| March 11, 2014
Funding is competitive and award amounts vary. The maximum award is $300.
Encourage your students to apply. The application deadline is Friday, March 14, 2014.
For more information, go online.
UCTD workshop: Speaking for Success| March 11, 2014
IASH Fellows’ Speaker Series| March 11, 2014
Film screening: “Trans”| March 11, 2014
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Popcorn and pretzels will be served. If you have any questions or concerns, contact Jazell Johnson.