Wednesday, September 17, 2014 (Today)

9:00 AMConsulting

The University Center for Training and Development holds consulting hours from 9-11:30 a.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday morning, in LN-G112. Stop by with your questions about Banner, Blackboard, BU Business Systems, Google, Hyperion or MS Office. One of our staff members will be on-site to assist you or refer you for additional assistance.

Training/Workshops

12:00 PMSmoothies, juicing, green drinks — what is healthy, what is hype

Seems like everywhere you turn there are a number of "healthy" beverages available — smoothies, juicing, green drinks, etc. — with a variety of optional additives including energy, protein, herbs and vitamins. Alexa Schmidt, registered dietician for Binghamton University Dining Services by Sodexo, will discuss the pros and cons of these drinks, how to decide which options are the best for you and what is absolutely hype. You'll have the chance to sample some new recipes and take them home. This program is free for current students, faculty and staff. Bring your University ID card to enter the Rec Center. Class size is limited. Register at http://binghamton.edu/uctd.

Health & Recreation

1:00 PMInformation session -- Internships and service-learning abroad

Come learn about other study-abroad options: internships, service-learning, volunteer opportunities, field work and independent research.

General Events

2:00 PMShoreTel telephone training

Introduction to using the ShoreTel telephone and desktop communicator. To register, contact the UCTD at 777-6362 or http://uctd.binghamton.edu.

Training/Workshops

4:00 PMInformation Session -- KAIST

Watson students looking to go abroad? Come find out about this program and how to get started!

General Events

4:30 PMWhat to say to an employer at the Job & Internship Fair

Attend this session to ensure you're making a good first impression, understand the types of topics/questions to ask an employer -- and what not to ask -- and can demonstrate professionalism, wear the right clothes, research participating employers and learn the main elements of a good 30-second commercial. For more information, contact the CCPD at careers@binghamton.edu.

Career Events

4:30 PMInformation session -- how to study abroad more affordably

Come learn about the different ways you can save money and study abroad! You will be able to talk to an advisor and have your questions answered and get you started in the process. **Note location -- ground floor, library**

General Events

6:00 PMMicrosoft coding competition

Participate in a coding competition sponsored by Microsoft and have the chance to show off your skills. For more information, contact hirebing@binghmton.edu.

Career Events

6:00 PMNew England Center for Children information session

Meet with a representative of the New England Center for Children. For more information, contact the CCPD at hirebing@binghamton.edu.

Career Events

6:00 PMCiti's ICG Technology information session

Meet and network with a representative from Citi's ICG Technology Department. For more information, contact hirebing@binghamton.edu.

Career Events

8:00 PMGeneral Electric information session

Information session with a GE representative. For more information, contact the CCPD at hirebing@binghamton.edu.

Career Events

Thursday, September 18, 2014

9:00 AMConsulting

The University Center for Training and Development holds consulting hours from 9-11:30 a.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday morning, in LN-G112. Stop by with your questions about Banner, Blackboard, BU Business Systems, Google, Hyperion or MS Office. One of our staff members will be on-site to assist you or refer you for additional assistance.

Training/Workshops

10:00 AMHR Transaction Forms

Human Resources will hold a workshop on HR forms transaction applications for department end-users. To register, contact the UCTD at 777-6362 or http://uctd.binghamton.edu.

Training/Workshops

11:00 AMFall Job & Internship Fair

Representatives from more than 90 for-profit, government and not-for-profit organizations will be available to speak with students regarding full-time and internship opportunities.View which organizations have registered by going to https://binghamton.experience.com/stu/cf_registered_employers?fhnd=6737. For more information, contact the CCPD at careers@binghamton.edu.

Career Events

12:00 PMInformation session -- Korea

If this is an area of interest for you, come learn about the programs offered and how to get the process started. Bring a friend, too! **Note location -- ground floor, library**

General Events

12:15 PMBack to school: Strategies for adult college students

Have you been thinking of going back to college, but think you're too old? You should know that the number of adult college students has risen significantly over the last generation and will continue to rise. Navigating college is perplexing for all students, especially mature learners. This workshop, led by Paul Miller, assistant professor at SUNY Empire State College, is intended for adults in college or thinking about enrolling in higher education. It will provide strategies and profiles of adult college students who completed their educations while working, raising families and being active in their communities. Miller has worked with adult students at the basic, secondary and higher education levels for over 25 years. Feel free to bring your lunch. To register, contact the UCTD at 777-6362 or http://uctd.binghamton.edu.

Training/Workshops

1:00 PMInformation session -- Study abroad in France

Come learn how you can study abroad in France. Bring a friend, too!

General Events

1:00 PMInformation session -- France

Come learn about the study-abroad options offered here. You will be able to talk to an advisor and have your questions answered. Bring a friend, too!

General Events

1:00 PMTravel Expense Reporting

This workshop will cover enhancements in expense reports, an overview of new forms and the basics of travel policies. To register, contact the UCTD at 777-6362 or http://uctd.binghamton.edu.

Training/Workshops

3:00 PMInformation session -- study abroad in Latin America

Come learn about the study-abroad options offered and how to get the process started. There will be an advisor here that you can talk with to have all your questions answered!

General Events

3:30 PMInformation session -- study abroad in Graz, Austria

Come learn about Binghamton's Graz program and how to get started with the application process. Bring a friend too!

General Events

4:30 PMInformation session -- Winter study abroad

Interested in a short term program during winter intercession? Come find out the options available to you! **Note location-ground floor, library**

General Events

5:00 PMTarget information session

Information session with a Target representative. For more information, contact the CCPD at hirebing@binghamton.edu.

Career Events

5:00 PMPeace Corps information session

Information session with a Peace Corps representative. For more information, contact the CCPD at hirebing@binghamton.edu.

Career Events

5:00 PMAlumni Art Show 2014

Opening of the Alumni Art Show 2014 with gallery talk with artist Anthony Brunelli '92 and gallery director John Brunelli '97.

General Events

7:00 PMBAE information session

Information session with a BAE representative. For more information, contact the CCPD at hirebing@binghamton.edu.

General Events

Friday, September 19, 2014

All DayMen's tennis @ Penn Invite

Bearcats Athletics

All DayWomen's tennis @ Brown Invite

Bearcats Athletics

12:00 PMFollowing up with employers after a job fair

What you do -- or don't do -- after the Job & Internship Fair can have a significant impact on your job/internship search success. Learn how to effectively follow up with recruiters after the fair and maximize those newly made connections to increase your search success! For more information, contact the CCPD at careers@binghamton.edu.

Career Events

12:00 PMAlumni Art Show 2014

Twenty-four alumni artists, representing five decades of fine arts graduates, are featured in the fall exhibition. Go online for more information at http://www.binghamton.edu/art-museum/.

General Events

3:00 PMVolleyball vs. Bethune-Cookman (away)

Bearcats Athletics

7:00 PMWomen's soccer @ St. Bonaventure

Bearcats Athletics

7:00 PMVolleyball @ Maryland-Eastern Shore

Bearcats Athletics

Saturday, September 20, 2014

All DayWomen's tennis @ Brown Invite

Bearcats Athletics

All DayMen's tennis @ Penn Invite

Bearcats Athletics

All DayGolf @ Cornell Invitational

Bearcats Athletics

8:00 AM2nd Annual Conference on Foreign Language Teaching

The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, Harpur College of Arts and Sciences, and the Graduate School of Education will hold their Secnd Annual Conference on Foreign Language Teaching on Saturday and Sunday, September 20-21. Share your love of language and collaborate with educators and students of all levels. This year's conference theme is "Modernizing Modern Language Teaching: Reinventing the Classroom and the Curriculum." Many exciting presentations and workshops are planned! The keynote speaker is Candace R. Black of Eastridge High School, Rochester, N.Y., who will present "The Magic of Technology -- A New Reality Facing World Language Educators." For more information, visit http://binghamton.edu/romance/language-conference.

General Events

10:00 AMVolleyball vs. Rider (away)

Bearcats Athletics

10:00 AMRed Cross CPR/AED certification for professional rescuers and healthcare providers

Campus Recreation is offering an American Red Cross CPR/AED certification class for professional rescuers and healthcare providers. Designed for individuals with a duty to respond to emergencies, this program combines discussions, video and hands-on training to teach you how to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults, children and infants until more advanced medical personnel take over. Topics include primary assessment, ventilations, choking, CPR and use of an AED. The cost is $95 and includes certification (valid for two years), a copy of the handbook and reusable breathing barrier. A 30-minute lunch break is included in schedule. Register at the Rec Center front desk by noon Friday, Sept. 19. Class size is limited. For more information, contact Campus Recreation at 607-777-PLAY.

Health & Recreation

12:00 PMAlumni Art Show 2014

Twenty-four alumni artists, representing five decades of fine arts graduates, are featured in the fall exhibition. Go online for more information at http://www.binghamton.edu/art-museum/.

General Events

2:00 PMVolleyball vs. Campbell (away)

Bearcats Athletics

7:00 PMMen's soccer vs. Lafayette

Bearcats Athletics

7:30 PMIncurable Romantics: Timothy Perry and Friends

The award-winning duo of clarinetist Timothy Perry and pianist Margaret Reitz returns with a program devoted to the essences of Romanticism: passion, imagination, freedom, virtuosit, and the primacy of the human heart. They are joined by organist Jonathan Biggers, bassoonist Martha Weber and clarinetist Sarah Chandler for a brilliant program of works by Brahms, Piazzolla, Richard Strauss, Ponchielli, Cavallini, and Verdi/Lovreglio. Tickets are $10 general public, $7 faculty/staff/seniors/alumni and $5 for students and are available at the Anderson Center Box Office from noon-5:30 p.m. weekdays, by calling 607-777-ARTS, online at http://anderson.binghamton.edu or at the door. For more information, call 607-777-2592, visit http://music.binghamton.edu or become a fan on Facebook. This event is sponsored by the Binghamton University Music Department.

On Stage

Sunday, September 21, 2014

All DayWomen's tennis @ Brown Invite

Bearcats Athletics

All DayGolf @ Cornell Invitational

Bearcats Athletics

1:00 PMWomen's soccer vs. Cornell

Bearcats Athletics

Monday, September 22, 2014

10:00 AMOverview of Google Drive and Docs

Take a cruise around Google Drive. Learn how to create, share and organize documents, spreadsheets, presentations and more. With Google Drive, you can share and collaborate on documents in real time and access your documents from anywhere. Also learn how to upload and download documents to and from Google Drive. Drive lets you open files in over 30 file types and has a powerful search feature. Come take a ride and see what this Drive is all about. To register, contact the UCTD at 777-6362 or http://uctd.binghamton.edu.

Training/Workshops

12:00 PMStudent success strategies

The Center for Learning and Teaching invites new faculty to attend an informational seminar on strategies to increase student success in the classroom. Unlike many other factors that predict achievement in higher education, an effective learning environment can be intentionally established and nurtured by instructors. This seminar will provide an opportunity for you to discuss with colleagues the attributes of your courses that increase student success. Bring your Internet-connected device to fully take part in the interactive discussion. To register, complete the form at https://docs.google.com/a/binghamton.edu/forms/d/1x7psVaumd8yNALfCJwSuYLCkQb6tpOcl9hRwFMPlI4s/viewform. E-mail hbaxter@binghamton.edu with questions.

General Events

5:30 PMRed Cross Adult CPR/AED review

Campus Recreation is also offering an abbreviated American Red Cross Adult CPR/AED course. This course briefly reviews course information and allows practice of skills and knowledge before testing. Participants must bring their current certification card to class for verification. Participants without a current card will not be allowed to write the examination. The cost is $40 and only includes the certification (valid for two years). Participants are encouraged to bring their own Adult Reference Ready Card. Register at the Rec Center front desk by noon Friday, Sept. 19. Class size is limited. For more information, contact Campus Recreation at 607-777-PLAY.

Health & Recreation

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

9:00 AMConsulting

The University Center for Training and Development holds consulting hours from 9-11:30 a.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday morning, in LN-G112. Stop by with your questions about Banner, Blackboard, BU Business Systems, Google, Hyperion or MS Office. One of our staff members will be on-site to assist you or refer you for additional assistance.

Training/Workshops

11:30 AMRajagopalan Radhakrishnan, PhD '83 on "Untangling the Crisis in the Humanities: A Binghamton Prophet"

The Fernand Braudel Center for the Study of Economies, Historical Systems, and Civilizations, with co-sponsorship by the Department of English, General Literature and Rhetoric, and the Department of Comparative Literature present a lecture series: Crises and Transitions in the Capitalist World-Economy, featuring Rajagopalan Radhakrishnan. R. Radhakrishnan speaking on "Untangling the Crisis in the Humanities: A Binghamton Prophet." The event is free and open to the public; all are welcome. For more information, call the Center at 607-777-4924, or e-mail fbcenter@binghamton.edu.

Speakers

1:00 PMBusiness Intelligence Report Training

An introduction to the Business Intelligence reporting tool including dashboards for finance, expenditure inquiry, etc. This session will also include general accounting-related items such as account numbers and sub-accounts. To register, contact the UCTD at 777-6362 or http://uctd.binghamton.edu.

Training/Workshops

4:00 PMInformation session -- study abroad in Italy

Come learn how you can study abroad in Italy. Bring a friend, too!

General Events

5:00 PMMacy's information session

Information session with a Macy's representative. For more information, contact the CCPD at hirebing@binghamton.edu.

Career Events

5:30 PMLa Table Française

Join students and faculty every Tuesday. Enjoy your meal while conversing in French. All levels of proficiency welcome. For more information contact Associate Professor Dora Polachek at dpolachk@binghamton.edu or 607-777-6507.

General Events

7:00 PMMen's soccer vs. Syracuse

Bearcats Athletics

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

All DayResidence halls close 2 p.m.

University Academic Calendar

All DayClasses recess at 1 p.m.

University Academic Calendar

6:30 AMFlu clinic for faculty, staff and retirees

Walk-in clinic for single dose vial adult flu vaccine.Cost is $25, payable by cash or check only to service provider UHS Occupational Medicine. Sponsored by the Employee Assistance Program. Contact Diane or Ellen at 777-6655.

Health & Recreation

9:00 AMConsulting

The University Center for Training and Development holds consulting hours from 9-11:30 a.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday morning, in LN-G112. Stop by with your questions about Banner, Blackboard, BU Business Systems, Google, Hyperion or MS Office. One of our staff members will be on-site to assist you or refer you for additional assistance.

Training/Workshops

10:00 AMFlu clinic for faculty, staff and retirees

Walk-in clinic for single dose vial adult flu vaccine.Cost is $25, payable by cash or check only to service provider UHS Occupational Medicine. Sponsored by the Employee Assistance Program. Contact Diane or Ellen at 777-6655.

Health & Recreation

12:00 PMSolar and Energy Efficiency

Learn how you can fix your electric rates for decades by going solar. Save energy dollars and increase comfort in your home through the financial incentives available through the Green Jobs Green New York Program. You can sign up for a free solar site assessment or reduced-cost comprehensive home energy assessment right at this workshop, organized Southern Tier Solar Works, a program of the Binghamton Regional Sustainability Coalition. To register, contact the UCTD at 777-6362 or http://uctd.binghamton.edu.

Training/Workshops

1:00 PMMicrosoft Word accessibility - Equal access for persons with disabilities

Your electronic documents can be fully accessible to people with disabilities and easier to read for everyone. This workshop teaches faculty and staff how to create Word documents in formats that work well with adaptive technologies (e.g., screen-reader software). You will learn what you need to do to make your documents fully accessible and will demonstrate adaptive technology "reading" accessible and inaccessible documents. Accessible documents are also more portable (accessible across various web-browsers, computer systems and a multitude of portable devices). The skills you learn will not only help you make your documents accessible to people with disabilities, but make more effective and efficient use of many Word features. This workshop is co-sponsored by Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) and the University Center for Training and Development (UCTD). All participants are welcome. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, call UCTD (777-6362) or SSD (777-2686) in advance of your participation. To register, contact the UCTD at 777-6362 or http://uctd.binghamton.edu.

Training/Workshops

7:00 PMVolleyball @ Cornell

Bearcats Athletics

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