April 14, 2005 Volume 26, No. 25
Student earns five-year teaching fellowship
Sarah Angell, a graduate student in chemistry who is also getting a MAT degree, has earned a Knowles Science Teaching Fellowship.
The Janet H. and C. Harry Knowles Foundation was established in 1999 to strengthen the quality of science and mathematics teaching in grades 9-12 in U. S. schools.
The five-year fellowship provides a stipend and tuition while the recipient is still in school and support for summer teaching advancement activities and class-room materials during the school year after graduation.
Angell is a graduate teaching fellow on a National Science Foundation K-12 grant at Binghamton. Partnering with a third-grade teacher in the Binghamton School District, she co-teaches hands-on, inquiry-based science lessons.
EOP recognizes supportive faculty, staff on May 14
The Educational Opportunity Program will honor 19 Binghamton University faculty and staff mem-bers for their support of the EOP’s mission and students during a recognition ceremony at 4 p.m., Saturday, May 14 in FA-Watters Theater.
Recipients include Lucille Friend, secretary I, Registrar; Susan Holden, coordinator of administra-tive services and events, Center for Quality; Susan Strehle, chair, English, General Literature and Rhetoric; Elizabeth Tricomi, direc-tor Writing Center/ESL; Valerie Hampton, affirmative action officer, Affirmative Action; Janet Hogan, information literacy coordinator/
reference librarian, Library Ser-vices; Cindy Kery, assistant to the director, TRIO; Nancy Paul, director, Career Development Center; Julia Miller, director, Academic Advising.
The EOP will also honor six graduate students who served as instructors in the EOP Sum-mer Program: Michelle Goins, Letitia Moffitt, Beth Couture, Matthew Phifer, Denise Yull and Daniel McKinney.
Sodexho Campus Services and Library Services will receive the Michael V. Boyd Excellence Awards at the ceremony, for their contributions to EOP and advocating for its students.
Trip explores culture of Greece
The Office of Continuing Edu-cation and Outreach’s fall 2005 international study program will explore the culture, art, history, religion and architecture of Greece. The trip, scheduled for Sept.
9-30, will provide travelers with the chance to experience and gain a better understanding about past Greek periods, focusing on Athens, Delphi, Olympia, Crete and Santorini.
For more information, call 777-6857 or visit
Evening of Big Band Music
World-renowned jazz wind player Bill Easley joins the Harpur Jazz Ensemble for “An Evening of Swingin’ Big Band Music” at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 21, in the Anderson Center’s Osterhout Concert Theater. Michael Carbone will directs the Jazz Ensemble during the performance sponsored by the Department of Music and the Harpur Jazz Project.
Easley has had a diversified career spanning more than 40 years. His arsenal of woodwind instruments includes: tenor, alto and soprano saxophones; clarinet and bass clarinet; flute, alto flute and piccolo.
Michael Carbone is an instrum-ental music teacher in the Johnson City School district where he is director of the concert band and jazz ensemble. He joined the Binghamton University music faculty in 1997 and serves as the director of Jazz Studies and as the director of the Harpur Jazz Ensemble.
Tickets are $10 for the general public, $7 for faculty/staff/seniors and free for students. Tickets are available at the Anderson Center Box Office from noon–5:30 p.m. weekdays, by calling 777-ARTS, online at or at the door. For more information, call the Music Department at (607) 777-2592 or