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June 21, 2007  Volume 28, No. 33
EAP Committee elects new officers

The Employee Assistance Program Committee has elected new officers for the July 1, 2007-June 30, 2008, term.

Sarah Maximiek, who represents United University Professions faculty, is the new EAP chair. Nancy Wolf, Public Employees Federation representative, will continue in the position of EAP vice chair.

The EAP committee is the oldest joint labor/management committee on campus with representatives from all unions and functional administrative areas in the University community.



GIS workshops offered this summer

Two more GIS workshops are planned this summer.

Introduction to ArcGIS 9.2 will be held from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. July 18. It’s designed to introduce users familiar with ArcView 3.2 to ESRI’s newest release: ArcGIS 9.2. Two of the ArcGIS applications, ArcMap and ArcCatalog, will be explored.

Introduction to GPS will run from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 1. The workshop will introduce the theory behind GPS and show participants how to use a GPS in the field. Users learn to set up a data dictionary, collect data, post process data and map it as a usable GIS data layer.

Classes meet in SW-206A. For more information or to get GIS software, contact Kevin Heard, assistant director of the GIS Campus Core Facility, at 777-3536 or giscore@binghamton.edu.



Watson student named Tau Beta Pi Scholar

Anthony Olenik, a mechanical engineering student, has been awarded $2,000 for his senior year of study at the Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science from the Tau Beta Pi engineering honor society.

Tau Beta Pi Scholars are selected based on high scholarship, campus leadership and service, and the promise of future contributions to the engineering profession.



Radio station alumni to reunite on campus

Encouraged by the strong attendance at their reunion during Homecoming 2006, and seeking to relive their glorious on-air days, WHRW alumni are planning a special reunion this summer. They’ll be on campus, broadcasting live, from Friday, June 29, to Sunday, July 1.

Tune in to 90.5 FM or visit www.whrwfm.org all weekend to hear the alumni DJs.
“Whatever your favorite music flavor, be it jazz, folk, blues, classical, rock or even Broadway, be sure to tune in to WHRW-FM,” said Richard Fuller ’73, reunion organizer.



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