February 01, 2007 Volume 28, No. 18
Blood drive planned Feb. 13
The Administrative Division will sponsor a blood drive from 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, in the UU-Mandela Room.
The American Red Cross will give a small token of appreciation to those who participate. If you haven’t donated within the last 56 days, you will be eligible to donate at this blood drive.
Those wishing to donate may contact Rhonda Gordineer at 777-2157 or firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an appointment.
Nominees sought for Council/Foundation Award
The Council/Foundation Award for service to the University is the combined award of the Binghamton Council and the Binghamton Foundation presented annually to individuals from the University community.
Up to three awards are given, one each to a faculty or staff member and a student who have served the University with outstanding dedication and who have provided exemplary service and/or leadership. Honorees receive a $1,000 check and certificate that will be presented at the fall Excellence Awards Dinner.
Nominations should include: name of nominee, current status, resume and additional background information, a statement on why the nominee merits the award (up to one typed page), and a minimum of three letters of support.
Nomination forms may be obtained by calling 777-2011. All nominations will remain confidential and are due by Friday, March 16.
Lacrosse team wins sportsmanship award
The Binghamton University men’s lacrosse team has received the 2006 James Adams Sportsmanship Award from U.S. Lacrosse National Headquarters.
Binghamton was cited as having the team and fans who exhibited the best sportsmanship of all of the schools in the Upstate New York District. The team also received the award in 2004.
Named after former coach James Adams, the award is presented annually by the U.S. Lacrosse Men’s Division Collegiate Officials Committee to a program that exemplified the highest standards of class and professionalism.
The team opens its 2007 season Feb. 25 at Cornell.
Art faculty members to stage exhibit
The Art Museum opens this spring semester with a show from the studio art faculty.
The exhibit will run from Feb. 1-March 10 in FA-213 with an opening reception from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1.
The museum is open from noon-4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and from noon-7 p.m. Thursday or by appointment. Admission is free.