ISSUE DATE: March 5, 2001
Students' Hawk$$ taking root off campus
Campus Auxiliary Services is proud to announce the first off-campus vendor for Hawk$$. You can now use your Hawk$$ at P & G's Restaurant on Main Street. Hawk$$ can be used in most campus vending machines and at the Campus Bookstore. CAS is interested in expanding Hawk$$ to other off-campus merchants as a way to better assist students with managing their money. Contact Teresa Gordon at x 3033 with any suggestions to expand the program to other area merchants.
Coalition building workshop
The National Coalition Building Institute will hold a workshop designed to help eliminate prejudice and intergroup conflict on March 22. The NCBI diversity leadership model embraces the idea that every group counts by emphasizing key principles of inclusion, listening, conflict resolution and dialogue. The workshop is free and open to all classified staff. Call x 3954 to enroll.
The Faculty/Staff Development Awards Committee announced the recipients of its awards recently. The committee reviewed 47 applications and selected 17 individuals for awards. The selections were based on career advancement, not only for the benefit of faculty and staff, but also for the benefit of the campus community. The following 17 faculty/staff members will be receiving awards:
|Denise Bauer (Women's Studies)||$180||National Women's Studies Association Conference|
|Olga Bush (Art History)||$100||Research Project in Spain|
|Patrick Saxe (Career Advising)||$320||10th Global National Career Development Conference|
|Lucy Walker (Computer Services)||$50||Introduction to XML Training|
|Antje Ascheid (Communication & Media)||$55||Society for Cinema Studies Conference|
|Smita Mathur (Educational Studies)||$325||Society for Cross-Cultural Research|
|Arnaldo Mejias & Chris Whitaker (EOP)||$175||18th Annual Roundtable on Cross-Cultural Psychology & Education|
|Rosemarie Callihan (Financial Aid)||$200||SUNY Financial Aid Professionals Conference|
|Rachel Reuben (Public Affairs)||$175||Dynamic HTML Workshop|
|Alison Nash (Psychology)||$110||American Psychological Society Convention|
|Pam Atkins (Psych. Counseling Ctr)||$225||Northeast Counseling Center Directors Conference|
|John Agnelli (Residence Life)||$500||20th Annual Conference on the First Year Experience|
|Pat Clarke (Women's Studies)||$95||Women & Society Conference - Registration|
|Michael Cangelosi (Student Development)||$125||Alternative and Complimentary Healthcare|
|Linda Benbow (Sociology)||$100||National Council for Black Studies - 25th Annual|
|Kate Ingram (Theatre Arts)||$90||Voice & Speech Workshop|
The committee that reviewed the applications included: Kris Backhaus (Business), Tony Bonilla (EOP), Elisa Davila (Foreign Languages), Diane Donohue (Financial Aid) and Dott Stockli (Human Resources). The awards were possible thanks to the generous donations from faculty and staff to the SUNY New Paltz Foundation's Family Fund Program. Remember...it's not to late to send in your pledge to the Family Fund; your gift, whatever the amount, will directly benefit students, faculty and staff. For further information, e-mail or call Barbara Klassen at x3239.
The New York State Education Department (NYSED) awarded a $12,193 grant to Chui chun Lee (Library) for her project entitled, "Coordinated Collection Development Aid." This project will enhance and facilitate materials acquisition for regional resource sharing.
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