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Title IX/Sexual Harassment Prevention Training for Employees
October 18, 2019, 9:59 am | Source
Here is the schedule for the Title IX/Sexual Harassment Prevention training for the fall 2019 semester. Tuesday, October 22 from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm in Decker 201 Thursday, November 21 from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm in Wales 203B Per new New York State law, every employer in New York State is required to […]

What happens when you raise a flag in Starfish?
October 16, 2019, 4:13 am | Source
The chart below describes our early alert workflow.  Intervention efforts are based on the individual flags.

What flags do we have in our Starfish system?
October 9, 2019, 4:11 am | Source
LEVEL 1 FLAGS do not trigger outreach by an Academic Coach in and of themselves.  Students are expected to follow up and resolve issue independently using the suggestions provided by you in the comments box.  Email messages are sent to students through Starfish from the faculty raiser notifying them of the flag and including your […]

Starfish is one LESS thing
October 2, 2019, 4:09 am | Source
Your time is valuable and you want to make sure you’re supporting your students. Starfish can help you complete many administrative tasks while helping your students stay on a path to success. Check out this handy list highlighting many of the ways Starfish can make your work easier.

Webinar: Training Your Frontline Staff to Navigate Difficult and Disruptive Situations
October 1, 2019, 6:16 pm | Source
Training Your Frontline Staff to Navigate Difficult & Disruptive Situations :Improve Service, Interactions & Positive Outcomes  Frontline staff roles are constantly evolving and the pressure of the position requires that they are well trained, exude confidence and have the necessary skills to de-escalate difficult situations. It is critical that frontline staff embrace a customer service culture to […]

First Generation students: Join us for a mentorship lunch on Oct. 2!
October 1, 2019, 2:32 pm | Source
Are you the first person in your family to go to college? Are you taking at least 12 credits this term too? Congratulations: You are considered a first-generation student! First Gen students are invited to lunch at 11 a.m. Oct. 2 in D-201. At lunch you will meet mentors who want to give you that […]

Custom Training with Technology Faculty Ambassadors
October 1, 2019, 2:18 pm | Source
Please complete this form to request a personalized technology training session with Erin Frye and Maria Montemagno, our two Technology Faculty Ambassadors! Custom Training with Technology Faculty Ambassadors To fully realize the potential of our Student Success initiatives, the Technology Faculty Ambassadors (TFAs) serve as faculty experts in Student Success technology to help other faculty understand […]

Nominations for the 2019-2020 Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence
October 1, 2019, 2:18 pm | Source
Would you like to nominate a colleague for the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in one of the following categories? Teaching Professional Service Scholarship and Creative Activities Librarianship Faculty Service Classified Service** If so, NOW is the time!!  A nominating letter can be brief.  For example: “I nominate First Name Last Name for the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence […]

Nominations for the 2019-2020 Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence
September 30, 2019, 8:00 pm | Source
Would you like to nominate a colleague for the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in one of the following categories? Teaching Professional Service Scholarship and Creative Activities Librarianship Faculty Service Classified Service** If so, NOW is the time!!  A nominating letter can be brief.  For example: “I nominate First Name Last Name for the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence […]

Mark your calendars: Career Week 2019 schedule of events
September 30, 2019, 7:39 pm | Source
The Applied Learning & Career Center is once again hard at work planning meaningful events to celebrate National Career Development Month (November). We hope you’ll join us for a variety of career-related activities and events during our 2019 Career Week. Events include: What to Wear to an Interview from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov. […]

Criminal Justice and Emergency Services Advising Days
September 30, 2019, 6:36 pm | Source
Advising days for students in Criminal Justice and Emergency Services programs are as follows:  Monday, Oct. 28, 1 – 3:30 p.m.Tuesday, Oct. 29, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.Wednesday, Oct. 30, 1 – 3:30 p.m.Tuesday, Nov. 5, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Criminal Justice-Corrections, Criminal Justice-Police, Fire Protection Technology and Homeland Security students can make appointments […]

Last call for Health for Haiti 2020 applications!
September 30, 2019, 5:17 pm | Source
Attention, SUNY Broome students: Use your skills and talents to make a positive change in the world. Apply now for the January 2020 BIO/HST 104 class and help our team bring clean water, better nutrition, improved health, and new education and economic opportunities to our neighbors in Haiti! The application deadline is Oct. 1. Information […]

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