Academic News

Professor & Chair of Chemistry & Biochemistry Publishes Two Articles

Markus Hoffmann, Professor and Chair of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, published two articles in the Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data, one co-authored by undergraduate student Rachel Horowitz.

June 7
Academic News

Psychology Professor Posts Op-ed About Post-Pandemic Return to Work

Dr. Laurel McNall’s op-ed about prioritizing worker well-being as employees return to physical offices was published on Sunday in the Democrat and Chronicle.

June 1
Human Resources

Classified Job Opening: Trades Generalist

There currently is an opening for a Trades Generalist.

June 8
Administrative

University Police Training Exercises in Morgan Hall

University Police will be conducting a joint training with SUNY Geneseo University Police the week of June 14, 2021.

June 7
Human Resources

Registered Nurse Employment Opportunity

SUNY Brockport, State University of New York is accepting applications for a Registered Nurse.

June 2
Administrative

Updated Tobacco, Smoke & Vape-free Campus Policy

There are several changes to the policy that you should know about and be prepared for starting August 1, 2021.

May 27
Academic News,Student News

Recent Publications from Students in Doctor of Nurse Practice Program

Brandon Geer, Mathew Privett, and Meghan Walters are currently enrolled in the Doctor of Nurse Practice (DNP) program at SUNY Brockport and recently published their own peer-reviewed articles.

May 26
Academic News

Fall 2021 Study Abroad Suspended & Remote International Internships Available

After careful consideration, New York State has made the difficult decision to cancel all Fall 2021 SUNY Study Abroad Programs due to uncertainties with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. In response, the Center for Global Education and Engagement will be offering a remote international internship opportunity.

May 25
Human Resources

Important Payroll Information: Juneteenth (June 19, 2021) Holiday Observance

Juneteenth falls on Saturday, June 19, 2021. The State will not be designating another day to be observed as the holiday.

May 24
Academic News

Understanding Academic Tracking & Canonical Literature Through Critical Race Theory

Dr. Henry “Cody” Miller, Assistant Professor of English education, has co-authored a journal column, “Academic Tracking, Canonical Literature, and Disrupting for New Possibilities.”

May 22
Human Resources

Communications Infrastructure Technician Employment Opportunity

SUNY Brockport, State University of New York is accepting applications for a Communications Infrastructure Technician.

May 21
Academic News

Analyzing the Perspectives of Mainstream Teachers Toward English Learners

Dr. Janka Szilagyi, Associate Professor of Education and Human Development, has co-authored an article titled “Language Assessment Literacy: Analyzing the Perspectives of Mainstream Teachers Toward English Learners.”

May 21
Academic News

IMSVI Members Publish Five Papers

Members of the Institute of Movement Studies for Individuals with Visual Impairments (IMSVI) had five papers recently accepted for publication in national and international journals.

May 20
Academic News

Professor Christopher Norment to Retire After 28 Years

Professor Christopher Norment from the Department of Environmental Science and Ecology is retiring after 28 years of commitment and dedication at SUNY Brockport.

May 20
Human Resources

Join Us As We Say Farewell to Donna Napier

After 23 years, Donna Napier is retiring. Join us in wishing her farewell on her final day at SUNY Brockport on Friday, May 28, 2021.

May 19
Administrative,Human Resources

Provost Dr. Katy Heyning to Retire

Please join the campus community as we say farewell to Dr. Katy Heyning, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.

May 18
Academic News

Enrollment Management & Student Affairs Milestones

Join us as we recognize our colleagues as they celebrate their incredible milestones at SUNY Brockport.

May 18
Administrative

Budget Town Hall Recording Available

A recording of the April 29 Budget Town Hall is available for viewing.

May 17
Administrative

Join us in Saying Farewell to Kathryn Warren

Join us in wishing Kathryn Warren farewell on her final day at SUNY Brockport on Friday, May 21.

May 17
Athletics

Coach John Feeney to Retire

John Feeney, SUNY Brockport alum, Women’s Gymnastic Coach, and Lecturer in the Department of KSSPE is retiring.

May 15
Human Resources

Job Opportunity: Accessibility Program Assistant

SUNY Brockport is accepting applications for an Accessibility Program Assistant.

May 14
Academic News

Call for Proposals: CELT 2021-2022 Faculty Learning Community

Interested in facilitating a group of faculty and staff around a common topic that provides the opportunity to work together in a supportive and collaborative environment contributing to successful faculty and staff development?

May 14
Academic News

Director of Campus Recreation Interviewed for Recreation Magazine

Scott Haines, Director of Campus Recreation, was interviewed for Campus Rec magazine on the topic of Risks during the pandemic. Haines also accepted a role on the magazine’s Advisory Board for the magazine.

May 13
Academic News

Anthropology Professor’s Article Discusses Uncovering of Bronze Age Settlement

Alex Smith, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, co-authored an article titled, “Ground-truthing the Site-based Survey at S’Urachi and Su Padrigheddu (West-Central Sardinia): Results of the 2016 and 2017 Seasons” in the FOLD&R Archaeological Survey Series.

May 12
Academic News

Computing Sciences Professor Presents Research at International Conference

Dr. Adita Kulkarni, Assistant Professor in the Department of Computing Sciences, presented her research at the IEEE Global Internet Symposium at the IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications on May 10, 2021.

May 11
Human Resources

Classified Job Opening: Administrative Assistant 1 / Administrative Assistant Trainee - Education, Health and Human Services

There is currently an opening for an Administrative Assistant 1 / Administrative Assistant Trainee.

May 11
Academic News,Student News

Scholars Day Poster Winners

Join us in congratulating the three students who have earned the “Top Poster” award for Scholars Day 2021 and learn more about their award-winning posters.

May 11
Administrative,Student News

Call for Grad Walk Volunteers

Volunteers are needed to help our graduating students celebrate their accomplishments. Please consider volunteering during the series of “Grad Walks” taking place May 17-19.

May 11
Administrative

Thank You for your Input on the Middle States Self-Study Draft

The Steering Committee for Middle States reaccreditation wishes to thank the College community for providing valuable input on the draft Self-Study Report during the Town Halls and through the online forms.

May 10
Academic News,Alumni Updates,Diversity

Department of Theatre & Music Studies Collaborates with Latino Theatre Company

This fall, Stephanie Paredes ’04 will return to the SUNY Brockport campus to direct the Mainstage production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Water by the Spoonful by Tony Award® winner Quiara Alegría Hudes.

May 10
Human Resources

Classified Job Opening: Office Assistant 2 - Procurement and Payment Services

There is currently an opening for an Office Assistant 2 within Procurement and Payment Services.

May 7
Administrative

Friday: Open Office Hours with President Macpherson & Jim Wall

President Heidi Macpherson and Jim Wall (Vice President for Administration and Finance) will host open office hours virtually via Teams on Friday, May 7, from 10:10-11 am. The deadline to sign-up is 12 pm on May 6.

May 7
Academic News,Alumni Updates

Summer Must-Read Roundup: Books by Brockport

Hundreds of faculty members, emeriti, and alumni are published authors. Browse some summer reading material written by Brockport’s own.

May 6
Student News

COVID-19 Stories of Resilience: Curated by ENG 112

Students recount and reflect on interviews with people they know who were profoundly affected by the pandemic.

May 6
Academic News,Student News

SUNY Brockport Double Major Earns Student Research Award

Matthew Too (double major in Biochemistry and Mathematics) won the Student Research Award from the Eastern Analytical Symposium (EAS).

June 7
Academic News

Women & Gender Studies Professor Interviewed by Business Insider

Dr. Barb LeSavoy, Associate Professor in the Department of Women and Gender Studies, was recently interviewed by Business Insider on what intersectional feminist books to read for 2020-21.

May 31
Administrative

Outdoor Worker Safety

Sun safety information for state employees who spend more than five hours outdoor each workweek.

June 7
Human Resources

AIG June Meetings

Meet with AIG representative Robert Leombruno about your retirement plan.

June 7
Athletics

Egypt Page Wins the Long Jump National Title

Egypt Page won his first NCAA Division III National Outdoor Championship title after posting a first-place leap of 7.42m to win the long jump national crown on Thursday, May 27 at Irwin Belk Track at North Carolina A&T State University

June 1
Diversity

Faces of Pride Campaign

Are you a member of the SUNY Brockport community and want to demonstrate your support for LGBTQIA+ Golden Eagles? Sign up to be featured in our Faces of Pride Campaign throughout the month of June.

May 26
Academic News

KSSPE Faculty Member Participates in UUP Roundtable for Issues in Higher Education

Dr. Houston-Wilson, Co-Chair of the UUP Committee on Teacher Education in Higher Education, provided testimony related to access issues for teacher educators as it relates to admittance into graduate school.

May 25
Academic News

Bravo Awards for April 2021

Bravo is an opportunity for employees to recognize and celebrate the incredible work of their SUNY Brockport colleagues.

May 25
Administrative

New Policy Published: State-Funded Travel Policy

This new policy has completed its 30-day Campus Review and is now published.

May 24
Human Resources

Classified Job Opening: Plant Utilities Assistant

There is currently an opening for a Plant Utilities Assistant.

May 21
Human Resources

Problem Solving Techniques Certificate Program for CSEA Employees

The Problem Solving Techniques Certificate Program provides a self-directed way for employees to acquire a better understanding of how to identify a problem, evaluate the options, and apply the best solution.

May 21
Academic News

2021 Chancellor’s Award Winners

Please join us in congratulating this year’s three Chancellor’s Award winners. The winners will be recognized at Faculty/Staff Convocation on Tuesday, August 24.

May 21
Academic News

KSSPE Faculty Elected Vice President of the International Council of Sport Science & Physical Education

Dr. Cesar R. Torres was elected vice-president (2021-2025) of the International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education.

May 20
Academic News,Student News

89.1 The Point Wins Nine State Awards

89.1 The Point/WBSU Brockport were named winners in nine of 17 categories in the 2021 New York State Broadcasters Association Excellence in Broadcasting Awards competition.

May 19
Facilities Updates

Upcoming Fire Inspection

The Fire Inspector will return from May 24 - 26 to begin reinspection of the SUNY Brockport campus.

May 19
Human Resources

Job Opportunity: IT Security Analyst

SUNY Brockport, State University of New York is accepting applications for a Security Analyst.

May 18
Human Resources

SUNY Brockport Summer Office Hours

Summer Office Hours, 8 am - 4 pm, are effective Thursday, May 27, 2021 through Wednesday, August 18, 2021.

May 17
Academic News

2021-2021 EMSA Award Winners

A round of applause for all of our EMSA Colleagues nominated for this year’s EMSA Awards. Please join us in congratulating those recognized.

May 17
Human Resources

Senior Counselor Employment Opportunity

SUNY Brockport is accepting applications for the Senior Counselor position.

May 17
Academic News

Environmental Science Instructor Receives $23,334 Grant from the St. Lawrence River Research & Education Fund

Dr. Jacob Straub (Environmental Science and Ecology) received funds from the St. Lawrence River Research and Education Fund to study thiamine concentrations in breeding double-crested cormorants.

May 14
Human Resources

Summer Work Life Program

We are pleased to announce that the College will be offering the Summer Work Life Program again this year.

May 14
Human Resources

Classified Job Opening: Maintenance Assistant Painter

There is currently an opening for a Maintenance Assistant Painter.

May 13
Academic News,Student News

Sign the Class of 2021 Commencement Guestbook

Share your congratulations and best wishes for the Class of 2021 graduates. Guestbook entries will be on full display on the college’s homepage during the week of Grad Walks and Virtual Commencement.

May 13
Academic News,Student News

2020 Library Research Award Winners

Join the Friends of Drake Library in congratulating the winners of the 2020 Library Research Awards.

May 12
Student News

Student Organization Award Finalists & Recipients

On behalf of Brockport Student Government, Campus Recreation, and Student Union and Activities, we are honored to celebrate this year’s recipients and finalists for our various student organization awards.

May 11
Human Resources

Classified Job Opening: Administrative Assistant 1 / Administrative Assistant Trainee - School of Business and Management

There is currently an opening for an Administrative Assistant 1 / Administrative Assistant Trainee.

May 11

May 2021 AIG Meetings

Discuss your future at meetings throughout the month of May with Robert Leombruno from AIG.

May 11
Academic News

A Musical Conclusion to the Semester

A few faculty members from the Department of Theatre and Music Studies have produced two free concert videos to celebrate the end of the semester.

May 10
Academic News

Reminder: Fall 2021 Online Content & Drake Library

Before leaving for the summer, take a few minutes to review course materials that you usually access through Drake Memorial Library, especially online and streaming content.

May 10
Student News

Subway Closed for Remainder of the Semester

Due to unforeseen circumstances Subway, located in the Seymour College Union, will be closed for the remainder of the semester.

May 7
Academic News

How Park & Recreation Agencies Work with Non-Profit Organizations to Reach Their Goals

With colleagues from Penn State University, Nick Pitas recently published a peer-reviewed article examining how local park and recreation agencies partner with non-profit organizations to deliver services.

May 7
Administrative

Free Mental Health Crisis Intervention Training from SUNY

The isolation, stress, uncertainty, and anxiety of the pandemic have led to alarming rises in mental health struggles among young adults, with 1 in 4 people aged 18-24 contemplating suicide in 2020 as compared to 1 in 10 in 2018.

May 6
Alumni Updates

Alum Served as Nurse to the First Family

A career in the Army Nurse Corps has stationed Racheal Wood ’05 around the world, including the White House Medical Unit.

May 6
Academic News

How Can Fictional English Teachers Inform Real English Teachers’ Practice?

Dr. Cody Miller, Assistant Professor of English education, was interviewed by the School Library Connection journal on fictional English teachers in young adult literature.

June 2
Academic News

Special Thanks from the Leap Ahead Tutoring Program

The Office of Student Employment wants to acknowledge the students and staff across campus who helped us create Leap Ahead Tutoring - a free, 100% virtual tutoring program for families in the larger community.

May 26
Academic News

SUNY Brockport’s Online RN-BSN Program Ranked #1 in New York and #6 Nationally

SUNY Brockport’s online RN-BSN program was ranked sixth out of more than 500 programs across the United States and first in New York by RegisteredNursing.org.

June 7
Human Resources

Summer COVID-19 Guidance

On behalf of the Office of Human Resources, below is the current guidance on COVID-19 guidance for the SUNY Brockport community during the upcoming summer months.

June 4
Human Resources

Due July 1: Performance Programs & Evaluations for UUP, M/C & Classified M/C Employees

Supervisors should begin meeting with their staff to complete and submit these documents to Human Resources.

June 1
Academic News

SUNY Brockport Faculty/Staff Present at Conference on Online Learning

Dr. Jie Zhang, Dr. Mary Jo Orzech, and Ann Giralico Pearlman, members of SUNY Brockport’s Collaborative Online Learning Program and Open Educational Resources, presented at the 2021 SUNY Conference on Instruction and Technology.

May 26
Academic News

Recognizing Risk & Presence of PTSD in Women

Dr. Elizabeth Heavey, graduate nursing program director, published an article in The Nurse Practitioner that was the CEU feature for the June issue of the publication.

May 25
Administrative

Residential Life Welcomes Sarah Roffe

Residential Life/Learning Communities would like to welcome and introduce Sarah Roffe as our new Administrative Assistant. Roffe’s first day at SUNY Brockport is Thursday, May 27.

May 25
Administrative

Walk!Bike!Brockport! Canalway Challenge

Walk!Bike!Brockport! invites you to join Brockport’s greater community Organization Challenge. Stay active this season with your own personal challenge as part of the community’s total.

May 24
Human Resources

Classified Job Opening: Facility Operations Assistant 1 (Grounds)

There currently is an opening for a Facility Operations Assistant 1 (Grounds).

May 21

Information Regarding Paid Voting Leave for State Elections

Under the New York State Election Law, all state employees of SUNY Brockport, who have registered to vote, may take up to two hours of leave without charge to leave accruals to vote in any New York State election.

May 21
Academic News

COVID-19 Misinformation & Hostile Media Bias

Dr. Alexander Moe, Assistant Professor of Journalism, Broadcasting, and Public Relations, is second author on two papers related to COVID-19 and social media accepted into the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) annual conference in August.

May 20
Student News

The Department of Social Work Celebrates 2021 Graduates

Join the Department of Social Work as we recognize our 2021 graduates with a celebratory video.

May 20
Human Resources

Director of Facilities Planning & Construction Job Opportunity

Reporting to the Vice President for Administration and Finance, the Director of Facilities Planning and Construction is responsible for planning, architectural and engineering design, and construction of capital facilities and minor alterations projects.

May 19
Administrative

Revised Policy Published: Use of Campus Trademarks & Logos Policy

This policy has completed its 30-day Campus Review and is now published.

May 18
Academic News

Feedback Requested on Drake Library’s Art Index

Drake Library is reviewing our subscription for Art Index which runs through June 30, 2021 and is up for renewal. We welcome feedback on this resource through Friday, May 21.

May 18
Academic News

Distinguished Service Professor Receives $319,845 Grant from Lavelle Fund for the Blind

Distinguished Service Professor Lauren Lieberman (KSSPE) received funding from Lavelle Fund for the Blind, Inc., to develop trainings and training materials designed to teach physical activity to children with visual impairments and other disabilities.

May 17
Academic News,Alumni Updates

History Alum Publishes Novel on North Korea & Lands New Job

History alum Dr. Benjamin Young recently published a book of North Korea and was recently hired to work at the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University.

May 17
Academic News

Seeking Proposals for Fall 2021 CELT Workshops

Have an idea for a workshop or presentation you would like to share with our Brockport community in the areas of teaching, scholarship, or service?

May 16
Academic News

Brockport Professors Receive $4,538 for Study to Improve Quality of Life for Caregivers of Visually Impaired Adults

Pamela Beach, Afeez Hazzan, and Lauren Lieberman were awarded $4,538 through the New York State Commission for the Blind to improve the quality of life among family caregivers of older adults with visual impairments.

May 14
Information Technology

Multi-Factor Authentication Rolling Out to All Remaining Brockport Accounts

On Monday, May 24, 2021, Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) registration will be turned on for all remaining Brockport accounts. Departmental generic account security will be addressed in a separate project later this year and will not get MFA at this time.

May 14
Academic News

Anthropology Professor Contributes to Published Book on the Archaeology of Island Colonization

Alex Smith, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, was a contributor to a published book in the series “Society and Ecology in Island and Coastal Archaeology.”

May 13
Human Resources

End of Semester Pool Testing

Please see the updated information and times regarding end-of-semester pool testing for the week of May 24, 2021.

May 13
Administrative

Congratulations & Farewell to Katie Spence

Katie Spence, Bookstore Course Materials Manager, has accepted a new position. Please join the Bookstore in thanking Katie for her contributions and wishing her well.

May 12
Human Resources

Classified Job Opening: Administrative Assistant 1 / Administrative Assistant Trainee - Financial Aid

There is currently an opening for an Administrative Assistant 1 / Administrative Assistant Trainee.

May 11
Human Resources

Classified Job Opening: Administrative Assistant 1 / Administrative Assistant Trainee - Campus Recreation

There is currently an opening for an Administrative Assistant 1 / Administrative Assistant Trainee.

May 11
Alumni Updates

Employee to Donate Portion of Liver to Alum

John Carlson is traveling to Cleveland this weekend to donate part of his liver to alum Elizabeth Ewell Turner ’09 who worked with Carlson in the Mailroom for three years.

May 11
Administrative

Revised Policy: Tobacco-Free, Smoke-Free & Vape-Free Campus Policy

This revised policy was previously named the “Smoke-Free Campus with Minor Exemptions Policy.”

May 10
Information Technology

Update to Campus Single Sign-On

Brockport IT is updating the campus single sign-on (SSO) over the next few months to make signing into your Brockport accounts easier and more secure.

May 10
Academic News,Student News

Distinguished Professor Award Highlight: Sarah Kirkpatrick

Environmental Science and Ecology student Sarah Kirkpatrick earned the Distinguished Professor Award in Spring 2020 for her research project working at Lake Ontario.

May 7
Academic News

Registration Open: National Science Foundation Virtual Grants Conference

Register now to attend the National Science Foundation (NSF) for their virtual conference from June 7-11, 2021 broadcast live on Zoom.

May 7
Academic News

Counselor Education Professor Elected as Regional Officer

Dr. Claudette Brown-Smythe is responsible for leading the North Atlantic Region of the American Counseling Association board in providing leadership training, professional development, legislative training to regional members, and continuing education and public policy.

May 6
Academic News,Student News

Graduating Student Leaders Earn Top Honors

Meet the Class of 2021 graduates who have been honored with the college’s most prestigious student awards.

May 6