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October 18, 2007  Volume 29, No. 8
Flu clinics scheduled for November

The annual employee flu clinics with tabling on men’s health issues have been scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 14 and 15, at various sites.

Shots will be available from 6:30-9 a.m. Nov. 14 in the Physical Facilities Break Room and from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. that day in the UU-East Lounge. They’ll also be offered Nov. 15 from 9-10:30 a.m. in Room 223 at the University Downtown Center, from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Innovative Technologies Complex first floor front lobby and from 1:45-4 p.m. in the UU-East Lounge.

Clinics are walk-in only; no appointments are given. The flu vaccine cost of $22 is payable by cash or check only to UHS Occupational Health. The clinics are sponsored by the Employee Assistance Program. Call 777-6655 or visit for details.

Webb takes on new role in Student Affairs

Terrence Webb has been named interim assistant vice president for student life, Lloyd Howe, interim vice president for student affairs, announced.

Webb, director of residential life, last week assumed the responsibilities previously fulfilled by Kenneth Holmes, who took a position at the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut.

Webb, who came to Binghamton in 2003, previously oversaw housing at Kent State University and the University of North Dakota at Grand Forks. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from North Dakota.

Guidance counselors to visit campus Thursday

Close to 100 guidance counselors from high schools across the Southern Tier will converge on campus Thursday, Oct. 18, to learn more about the State University of New York and the variety of opportunities the system offers prospective freshmen and transfer students.

Known as Operation Inform or OpInform, the event will be led by representatives from 34 SUNY campuses, who will provide the latest information on SUNY programs, financial aid and the application process. In addition, a series of workshops will cover transfer admissions and other topics.

OpInform, which starts at 8 a.m., will feature question-and-answer sessions, professional exchanges, displays from SUNY colleges and campus tours.

Every year, SUNY campuses hold OpInform events around the state.

Bernardo Lecture scheduled Nov. 8

Deborah Parker, professor in the Department of Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese at the University of Virginia, will give the Bernardo Lecture at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, in the Anderson Center Reception Room. Parker will speak on “From Experience to Expression: Representations of Captivity in Michelangelo’s Art, Poetry and Letters.”

The endowed annual lecture is funded by Reta and Aldo Bernardo, distinguished service professor emeritus of romance languages. A reception in LN-Faculty Lounge will precede the lecture at 4:30 p.m. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Child abuse reporting workshop set

Do you need to complete the “Identification and Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect” workshop, which is required for professionals in the education, health, law enforcement and associated fields?

The School of Education will offer this workshop on Saturday, Nov. 3.

For more information, visit Registration is required. If you have questions, call Julie Quinn in SOE at 777-2727.

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Last Updated: 10/14/08