Appreciation Day scheduled for August 9
President Lois B. DeFleur invites all Binghamton University faculty and staff to Appreciation Day — a picnic from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 9, in front of the Library Tower. Supervisors are asked to adjust employee schedules so that all clerical and support staff can attend the picnic for at least one hour.
Invitations have been sent, which include official forms for the prize drawings. If you haven’t received an invitation, contact Peg Kelly at 777-4502.
Chambers appointed deputy chief of police
University Police have announced that Investigator Daniel Chambers has been appointed to the new deputy chief of police for special services position. In his new role, Chambers will oversee parking services campus wide and on campus property, as well as security operations for events such as those held at the Events Center.
Chambers will report directly to Tim Faughnan, deputy chief of police. Lieutenant Matthew Rossie will fill the investigator’s position vacated by Chambers, and patrol officer Madeline Bay will fill the lieutenant’s position.
Carpenter appointed interim SEHD dean
Provost Mary Ann Swain an-nounced last month that Robert Carpenter, director of the Div-ision of Education, has agreed to serve as the interim dean of the School of Education and Human Development. Carpenter replaced Ernie Rose, who left the University for another position.
“It is with great pleasure that I announce that Robert Carpenter has agreed to serve as the interim dean,” said Swain. “Bob served the school very well in this capacity previously. He, therefore, understands both the needs of SEHD and how the University works. I am delighted to be able to work with him once again and I greatly appreciate his dedication to the school and his willingness to assume this leadership position.”
Business marketing to be roundtable focus
“10 Common Sense Ways to Market Your Business” will be the topic of the Small Business Development Center’s Women Business Owners roundtable discussion from 7:30-9:30 a.m. Friday, July 22, at the Bing-hamton Regency on Water Street in downtown Binghamton.
Cheryl Fabrizi, owner of Fab Idea, a marketing consulting and services business, will discuss marketing tactics for small businesses and offer tips on cultivating new and repeat cus-tomers as well as manageable and cost-effective ways to market.
Fabrizi’s marketing background includes positions with QVC, Caesar’s Casinos and Gentex.
The roundtable costs $8 a person, payable at the door, and includes a continental breakfast. Attendees are encouraged to bring business cards and brochures to share.
Advance registration is required. Call the SBDC at 607-777-4024 to register.
America East names new commissioner
Patrick Nero, director of ath-letics at the University of Maine, has been named commissioner of the America East Conference, replacing Chris Monasch who resigned to become director of athletics at St. John’s University.
Nero begins his duties on August 8.
Promotions and reassignments
Wilfrid Guillaume, SG-9
Maintenance Assistant, Physical Facilities
Robert Post, SG-9
Senior Grounds Worker, Physical Facilities
Joan Gates SG-9
Senior Offset Print Machine Operator, Print Shop
Douglas Vandermark, SG-6
Grounds Worker, Physical Facilities
Todd Benedict, SG-6
Plant Utilities Helper, Physical Facilities
Carolyn ScottThe STAR Award celebrates specific acts of exemplary service and on-going dedication to the principles of quality service. Win-ners receive a STAR pin, a $50 check and a letter from President Lois B. DeFleur. Carolyn Scott, Sodexho Campus Services cashier at the Gourmet Coffee Bean Kiosk, and Janice Kinzer, EngiNet infor-mation specialist, received the award in May.