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April 22, 2010  Volume 31, No. 29
May 6 reception to pay tribute to President Lois B. DeFleur

Faculty, staff and students are invited to a celebratory reception to honor President Lois B. DeFleur on the occasion of her retirement. The reception will take place from 3-6 p.m. Thursday, May 6, in the Mandela Room.

To commemorate DeFleur’s spirit of excellence and dedication to academics, the Lois B. DeFleur Faculty Prize for Academic Achievement has been established.

If you wish to donate, visit and select Other, specify from the account dropdown menu, and then type “DeFleur Faculty Prize —Account #21318” in the “If ‘Other,’ please specify" box.

‘Building Communities Inside Your Classroom’ May 17-18

The Institute for Student Centered Learning (ISCL) on behalf of the Center for Learning and Teaching (CLT) and the provost’s office invites faculty and instructors of record to “Building Communities Inside Your Classroom and Beyond” from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday, May 17, and 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, May 18, in SL-212.

Learn from colleagues who are building communities within their classroom walls and beyond to the campus, the local community and across the globe; explore resources and technologies to support these activities; imagine and create ideas in a hands-on environment; and, with the support of your peers, learn about how you might do these things in your own classroom.

Refreshments and lunches will be provided both days.

For more information, contact Hilton Baxter at 777-6376 or e-mail Register by May 10.

University Orchestra presents ‘Slavic Spring’

The Binghamton University Symphony Orchestra closes its 2009-2010 season with a “Slavic Spring” program featuring the music of Smetana, Liszt and Dvorak. The concert, originally scheduled for May 1, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, May 2, in the Osterhout Concert Theater.

Director Timothy Perry leads the orchestra in Smetana’s overture to The Bartered Bride and Antonin Dvorak’s Symphony No. 6 in D Major. Assistant conductor Heather Worden conducts Franz Liszt’s Symphonic Poem #3 Les Preludes.

Tickets for this concert are $10 for the general public, $5 for faculty, staff and seniors, and free for students. For more information, go to

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